The topic of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is yellow. Yellow building – Regensburg, Germany Yellow rose – Chicago, IL 1st Presbyterian Church light fixture – Evanston, IL Sunset at an outdoor concert – Elk Grove Village, IL Brookfield Zoo entrance – Brookfield/Chicago, IL Fish – Brookfield Zoo Autumn color reflected in a pond […]Read More CFFC: Yellow
Lens-Artists’ weekly photo challenge #70 has the topic monochrome. Monochrome can be either black & white or varying hues of the same color. Normally, to create a black & white photo, I use my photo software to change it from color to B&W, since I do virtually all my photography in color. In this photo, […]Read More Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Monochrome
Melanie B. Cee hosts the weekly Share Your World challenge; this week with a nod to Halloween! Questions: Where’s the line between respectful disagreement and being downright mean (bullying) to someone? I think it is when insults and name-calling begin. This is not only mean but also indicates that the person disagreeing no longer has […]Read More SYW: On Disagreements, Politicians, Idyllic Gardens and Trick-or-Treating
Granny Shot It’s 11-Day Halloween decorations photo challenge is coming to a close! My contribution today is from our community’s Great Pumpkin Contest! There were 14 entries and below each was a little bag where residents could place their votes for the one they thought was best. It was a very hard decision and several […]Read More It’s Almost Here!
On this cold October day, I went with my sister, her husband, my niece and her boyfriend to visit the very uncrowded Brookfield Zoo! Here and there were whimsical Halloween displays, so I am posting them here for Granny Shot It’s 11-day Halloween Decoration Challenge (Day 10).Read More Halloween Decorations at the Zoo
Granny Shot It is having a temporary photo challenge, 11 Days of Halloween Decorations. I took these on a walk today in my Arlington Heights neighborhood.Read More Halloween Decorations: 6 More Days!
A Guy Called Bloke has questions for readers called The Daily Four. Today is Game 16. Here are the questions and my answers. At which point of the day do you achieve the ‘Ah yes that hits the spot!’ with your hot drinks? Usually it’s with coffee first thing in the morning, usually freshly brewed. […]Read More The Daily Four: On drinking coffee, being honest, buying records, and noise
I posted a photo of my pot of asters last week for Cee’s FOTD, but I am revisiting them as a couple of them are beginning to turn red! Posted for Cee’s FOTD 10/23/19.Read More FOTD: Autumnal Asters
What: Crocuses usually come up in early spring – not these! These are September crocuses. Where: Point Defiance Park, Tacoma, WA When: September 15, 2019 How: Sony alpha 68 18-55mm lens Why: Cee’s FOTD 10/5/19Read More FOTD: September Crocuses
More tulips for Cee’s FOTD 4/28/19! I am happy to say that my tulips survived the *SURPRISE* all-day snowfall yesterday! Late April snowfall (our front yard and back deck): Tulips:Read More FOTD: Tulips after late April snow!