2012 Photography Challenge- Colors!

by Susan Myers on November 17, 2012

Colors - Newspaper Machines /Suzys Artsy Craftys SitcomOur theme this week is colors!  I challenged you to take a photo of something colorful.  My entry this week is a line of newspaper machines that I discovered while traveling in Florida this past summer.  We stopped at a gas station to fill up and I happened to notice this colorful line of machines.  So naturally I had to get out the the car and snap some photos while my husband handled filling the tank while he pretended not to know the crazy lady who was taking photos of the newspaper machines.

Some folks just don’t appreciate art.  Ha!

So how did you do?

Email your color submissions to me!  Check out the Submission Guidelines.  I will post your photos here along with any information that you would like to include.  If you have a website, feel free to add a link to your site!  I will be taking color submissions all week!  Feel free to send your original photo!

Our theme for next week is “Serenity”.  See the information at the bottom of the post for details!

This weeks Submissions:

swizzle collection Equipping Catholic Families

Can you believe that my Dad handed over his vintage swizzle stick collection? Isn’t this awesome?  My Dad has always had a lot of collections…but we didn’t know that this was one of them.  Do they still make swizzle sticks?  I haven’t gotten my kids to count them yet, but there must be a couple hundred in this box!  Just looking for a way to show off this collection or make an activity of it…and couldn’t resist sending it in for your “Colors” Photography Challenge. ~Monica- www.equippingcatholicfamilies.com.

This photo was taken while camping of my daughter's foot.  The photo was taken with my Nikon D40 and I used photoshop to change the background to black/white.  The Stuff of Success .

This photo was taken while camping of my daughter’s foot.  The photo was taken with my Nikon D40 and I used photoshop to change the background to black/white.  ~Athena - The Stuff of Success .

One of the many colorful rides at the annual National Peanut Festival Fair in Dothan, Alabama. ~Randal Bradford-  Dothan, Alabama

Photo of our purple smoke tree with the leaves turning fall colors.~ Brenda Williams – Weatherford, OK – Cats, Kids and Crafts

My colors were found while visiting a junk shop in Cave Spring, GA last week.  I found the antique glassware sitting in front of the window in a back room of the store.  The sun was shining through reflecting the colors beautifully. ~Vonne Pope

The doll family ready for vacation. Hope they have lots of fun! ~ Angie- Rome, GA 

Portland OR Home,  past summer,  long before Christmas. Just  loved what was done with the chicken wire and Christmas bulbs, let alone the home’s colors!- Just Peachy

Farmers Market

The first photo was taken at a market in my new home, Monterrey, Mexico. The next one is things I crafted from teabags for my wife. The final one is of some flowers in a park in my old home, Antwerp, Belgium. ~ Luc, 
Monterrey, Mexico

Aloha OR. A couple of kids had  fun with a surprise late winter snowfall. March 2012~ Just Peachy

Here’s some colors, my hand dyed silk ribbons hanging in my studio, just begging to be used:)- Lisette Root

Our Theme for Next Week- Serenity

The definition of serenity is calm, peace, tranquility, composure, peace of mind, stillness, calmness, quietness, peacefulness, quietude, placidity.  Your challenge is to come up with a photograph that shows your definition of serenity.  Would you like a few examples (at least of what my idea of serenity is?).

Now go take some beautiful shots!  I’ll see you back next week!

 

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1 Garden Lily November 21, 2012 at 1:02 am

I don’t think I’ve ever seen so many newspaper boxes in a row, and so colourful too! Nice angle, and the palm trees behind are a great backdrop to the boxes. Nice job.

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2 Brenda Williams November 18, 2012 at 9:25 am

This week was especially awesome! Love the newspaper racks! The swizzle stick collections is really a colorful collection of history. Thank you and everyone else for showing such neat photos.

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