Tag Archives: weeklyphotochallenge2013

Weekly Photo Challenge: MINIMALIST

  Flower in the crannied wall, I pluck you out of the crannies, I hold you here, root and all, in my hand, Little flower — but if I could understand What you are, root and all, and all in … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: COMMUNITY

What more community is necessary than a boy and his new dog, tired out together:

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Weekly Photo Challenge: GRAND

Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, ¬†Or what’s a heaven for? These lines from Robert Browning are perhaps the encouragement behind Northampton’s grand aspirations. We live in a moderate sized town, in the middle of one of … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: LIGHT

Light is the source of many things. For instance, light, especially red light, can signal excitement, adventure, danger: But light, especially soft yellow light, can also mean serenity. Isn’t this as inviting a nook as you can imagine? Take a … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: UNEXPECTED

When you enter a staid stone New England library in July, I think you’ll agree it’s unexpected to come across a bronze bust of its founder looking like this: (Of course in winter he’ll be wearing a ski cap and … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: LAYERS (2)

A sandwich is definitely made up of layers, yes? So now for something completely different: a blue sky sandwich!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: LAYERS

And here it is, one of Nature’s favorite artistic principles — the layered look. Or perhaps we can call it An Autumn Collage:

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Weekly Photo Challenge: HABIT

Nothing unexpected, unusual, or dramatic. This week’s photo challenge asks for the ordinary, the quotiedien, the habitual. This is the earliest “habitual” for me, it’s what I see these days when I open my eyes first thing in the morning: … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: EERIE

I think I love eerie effects — when I control them. Not in horror movies, or even scary stories! I hate those. But just plain eerie effects? Here are some. (Or maybe it’s a twisted sense of humor. You decide.) … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: HORIZON

This photograph, for me, ¬†represents two dimensions of the weekly photo challenge, Horizon. First, to me it seems more painterly than photographic, something I have long hoped to achieve but not yet accomplished. Here I feel like I’m at least … Continue reading

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