One of these things…

Decaying Pier and Orange Cone, Howe Sound, Sea to Sky Highway, British Columbia, Canada
The one thing that doesn’t belong
Makes the whole thing better

One of these things…
Howe Sound
Sea to Sky Highway
Britannia Beach
British Columbia, Canada


Normally, a few swipes of the rubber stamp tool and I’d take that orange cone out. In fact, I did just that with Brooding Monochrome for, well, reasons which should be obvious from the title. <grin>

I was tempted to repeat that here, but there was something decidedly odd-ball charming about that one bright orange thing in a scene of moody monotone — so completely out of place, and yet… it belongs.

So, here’s one for Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge.

And, yes, all of this is a metaphor for appreciating diversity, for loving the outlier, for being unafraid to be the Odd Ball.