For this week’s Photo Challenge, on The Daily Post, Jen asked us to think about the “details” that become evident when we get up close to a subject. I took this photo of a Camellia at the Hidden Lake Gardens in southern Michigan. I was fascinated by the image as soon as I framed it through my viewfinder. I was excited by the sensuousness of the curves and intrigued by the multiple shades of white. The detail of the color illustrates why we can’t go into a paint store and say I want a gallon of white – without giving a whole lot more detail.
I am making Granddaughter Emily a 13th birthday quilt and need more fabric. Picking fabrics is a creative activity that excites my soul – allowing me to be an artists. I am guessing that artists feel the same type of excitement as they are mixing colors on a pallet – working to find that perfect shade. It creates a grittiness […]
This weeks WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is once again a reflection of their earlier post on color and photography. The title of the photo challenge is “The Hue of You”. In spite of the vivid trees in my neighborhood, I am feeling rather muted lately – in a gentle way. My posts over the past few days have mostly portrayed […]
The WP Weekly Photo Challenge is color and I had been thinking of sending some strong color to friends back north. I am hoping that the color will create some heat for when we return to Michigan the end of this week. I hope everyone in the north is feeling it warm up as they have been viewing these hot […]