Tag Archives: Color

Weekly Photo Challenge: ORANGE

Who doesn’t love orange? I certainly do! It gives me joy, sparks my enthusiasm, makes me happy. What’s not to love? Surely one of the reasons for the worldwide popularity of Hallowe’en is — PUMPKINS! Which are orange-est of the oranges. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: YELLOW

What’s yellow? Mexico is yellow! So many things that were beautiful, eye-catching, interesting, different about San Miguel de Allende, a colonial city in central Mexico, happened to be yellow. Here are some. Our casita on Calle 28 de abril was always cheerful … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: SATURATION

I love love love color, the more saturated the better! It restores my flagging spirits, it makes the world a livelier and more cheerful place, it makes me gasp sometimes for sheer beauty. Perhaps that’s why I love the high … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: POINT OF VIEW

Roses being as voluptuous as they are, they’re usually shown full blown, full face. Is there such a thing as an austere rose? I think so. I think this one is showing off its pure profile. And the elegant purple … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: COLOR

The greens of nature can be meltingly tender, as the first buds of spring: or they can be gobsmackingly bright, as rice fields in full panoply: Ireland is the Land of a Thousand Greens (as well as a Thousand Welcomes), … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: COLOR!

My favorite photography subject of all has made it to this week’s Photo Challenge: COLOR!!!!!!! Here’s what painter Marc Chagall had to say about color: “Color is all. When color is right, form is right. Color is everything, color is vibration … Continue reading

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Phonography Challenge: My Neighborhood

Well, I did truly take it with my new but already trusty iPhone — but have no idea how I’d submit it as a WordPress post that way. So this photograph of an alleyway just beyond a neighborhood favorite, Cup … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: ILLUMINATION

Light Up the Night! That’s what happened when the fire alarm went off at two in the morning at our hotel in Portland, Maine. Flashing red lights, great yellow spotlights, night to day as the movie term has it:

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Weekly Photo Challenge: PURPLE (Again)

More conventional, yes — but no less beautiful. There are a myriad purple flowers. Here are just three of my favorites. First up, two strong colors side by side that don’t knock each other out, but simply up the ante: Purple … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: PURPLE

So, in this tangle of footwear at the entrance to our house, à la Japonaise, which are the shoes you notice first? Got it in one, of course. The purple Crocs! Purple is a color with ATTITUDE. Just like what … Continue reading

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