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April 13, 2013

Colors of Your World

Filed under: Photo assignments — Karma @ 10:40 am
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(from April 2011 archives)
As so often happens to me when I am making my way around the blogosphere visiting all of you, I got inspired this morning. This time my inspiration came from Joanne at Home Life Online and this post of hers.
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(from April 2012 archives)

I’d like to use Joanne’s lovely post as the basis for a photo hunt. Many of you mentioned in the comments of my last post how much you enjoyed the photo hunts that I’ve posted in the past. I fell out of the habit in recent months, but Joanne’s post got me thinking. So here’s what I am proposing: Choose a color that you are drawn to. Post at least 3 photos (can be more if you like!) that feature this color in some way. Tell me what it is that draws you to this color. If you’d like, take it a step further and do a little research like Joanne did and find out some of the psychology of your chosen color.
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(from August 2010 archives)

I’m going to post a deadline of Sunday, April 28th for this photo hunt, but you know how I am about deadlines – it is more of a loose goal than a firm commitment. If you want to participate and you need more time, just let me know. As we have done in the past, leave me a link to your post in the comments of this post and I will do a wrap up post a few days after the deadline. It would be great if you could help me spread the word about this photo hunt to your own blog readers so that we can have lots of participation. Thanks, and I hope you have fun with your chosen color!

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42 Comments »

  1. Perfect! Its so exciting.. wow! 😀

    Comment by sonali — April 13, 2013 @ 12:01 pm | Reply

    • I’ll be looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

      Comment by Karma — April 16, 2013 @ 8:32 am | Reply

  2. Happiness! I love these challenges!

    Comment by Carol — April 14, 2013 @ 4:26 pm | Reply

  3. I love this idea, Karma, and will do my best to submit something. I may have to use my archives since I really shouldn’t be uploading new photos to this poor old laptop. It might overwhelm it. 🙂

    Comment by Robin — April 14, 2013 @ 5:49 pm | Reply

    • You always do a lovely job, Robin!

      Comment by Karma — April 16, 2013 @ 8:33 am | Reply

  4. […] hunt exactly, but it is a challenge.  A fun and, for me, easy challenge as it involves color.  In Colors of Your World, Karma has asked us to choose a color we are drawn to, post three (or more) photos featuring that […]

    Pingback by Colors of Your World | breezes at dawn — April 15, 2013 @ 6:38 pm | Reply

  5. I didn’t want to miss out so I did it right away. Here’s mine:

    http://breezesatdawn.wordpress.com/2013/04/15/colors-of-your-world/

    Thanks again, Karma!

    Comment by Robin — April 15, 2013 @ 6:39 pm | Reply

    • As much as I am looking forward to seeing what you’ve done, I’m going to hold back until I post my own post. That’s the hard part of posting these photo hunts – it is difficult not visiting the posts that come in because I prefer not to be influenced by anyone else’s work. Thanks again for playing, and I will eventually be over to see of course!

      Comment by Karma — April 16, 2013 @ 8:35 am | Reply

      • I understand that completely, Karma. I do the same thing. 🙂

        Comment by Robin — April 16, 2013 @ 7:07 pm

  6. […] here, and the photos I have added showing The Colour Purple in my life ~ this is my contribution to Karma’s “Colours of Your World” photo assignment. And it gets even better, after Karma red read my last post here, “The […]

    Pingback by The Psychology of Colours ~ The Colour Purple | Home Life Online — April 16, 2013 @ 2:30 am | Reply

  7. I’m loving this Karma, another photo hunt, and I was your inspiration, YAY! I have added my contribution, http://homelifeonline.wordpress.com/2013/04/16/the-psychology-of-colours-the-colour-purple/, and now I will visit Robin at Breezes at Dawn. I didn’t want to be influenced in any way by seeing what someone else had done. (Especially Robin, you know how fabulous she is!)

    Thank you for coming up with another challenge. 🙂

    Comment by Joanne — April 16, 2013 @ 2:41 am | Reply

    • Thanks for the inspiration Joanne! I hope lots of folks decide to participate. And I know exactly how you feel about not wanting to be influenced by others – I have that issue each time I do one of these photo hunts. I know what color I wish to choose, but I’ve not yet decided what my photos will be, so I’m not quite ready to come and have a peek at your post!
      🙂

      Comment by Karma — April 16, 2013 @ 8:37 am | Reply

  8. I plan to do just this, Karma – write up a post (with pix) of my favorite color – brown. 🙂

    Comment by Stacy — April 16, 2013 @ 1:09 pm | Reply

    • Thanks for the blog visit Stacy! I’ll look forward to your post. Don’t forget to leave me a link or a pingback when you post. 🙂

      Comment by Karma — April 16, 2013 @ 10:30 pm | Reply

  9. Very cool! I want to take new photos…but will have to consider where I can find color in Michigan in April…this year. When most of our world is brown. But still…first I need to think about which color I’m most drawn to…..hmmmmmmm

    Comment by dawnkinster — April 16, 2013 @ 10:45 pm | Reply

    • It is unfortunate that things are still so brown 😦 . Perhaps a botanical garden or nursery could help you with some color? Maybe a mix of old and new photos would work for your post?

      Comment by Karma — April 17, 2013 @ 8:17 am | Reply

  10. […] response to Karma’s “Colors of Your World” photo challenge and Joanne’s  ”Psychology of Colour” essay, I delved into my color with […]

    Pingback by Surrounded in Brown | Dream Tree Bayou — April 18, 2013 @ 9:38 am | Reply

  11. I just posted on my favorite color with a reference to your photo challenge:

    http://stacyallbritton.com/2013/04/18/surrounded-in-brown/

    Hope you like it! Thanks for the idea. ❤

    Comment by Stacy — April 18, 2013 @ 9:40 am | Reply

  12. Hello Karen ! Without knowing about your photo assignment, the most recent post I wrote is about one of my favourite colours. Would you allow me to send a link of it to your blog as my participation to your challenge ? And add a mention about your photo challenge, naturellement ?

    Comment by Isabelle — April 20, 2013 @ 5:47 am | Reply

    • That sounds great, Isa! I’ll be looking forward to reading it.

      Comment by Karma — April 20, 2013 @ 8:00 am | Reply

  13. […] has challenged us once again.  This time she wonders what colors we are drawn to.  I love all color so it’s going to be hard to choose.  Plus I like to find new photos for […]

    Pingback by The colors of our world | Change Is Hard — April 20, 2013 @ 11:28 am | Reply

  14. Lovely idea…and lovely color in this post. Some of us are soooo tired of white. We’re ready for a little color in our world. Just might participate…we shall see. Hope you are doing OK, Ms. Karma.

    Comment by Kathy — April 21, 2013 @ 12:01 pm | Reply

    • Hi Kathy – I was away for the weekend and just got around to peeking in at my blog. I think its wonderful you are thinking of participating. I got the ping-back where you’ve mentioned it to your readers – thanks for passing this idea along!

      Comment by Karma — April 21, 2013 @ 9:19 pm | Reply

      • I played there too!

        Comment by Kathy — April 23, 2013 @ 6:42 am

      • Ok – thanks for telling me! I prefer not to read posts related to my photo hunts before I post my own, so I will be back to read in a few days! 🙂

        Comment by Karma — April 23, 2013 @ 3:57 pm

  15. […] readers.  Karma, over at her blog, has posted a new photo challenge.  It’s called “Colors of Your World“.    She requests that we find a color we love, to which we’re drawn.  We’re […]

    Pingback by Fun, Fun, Fun | Lake Superior Spirit — April 21, 2013 @ 4:17 pm | Reply

  16. I followed Kathy Drew over here to see what you were up too? Kathy’s enthusiasm caught my attention, of course maybe that was her new point and shoot!
    I will see what I can share with you all!

    Comment by jeffstroud — April 22, 2013 @ 6:58 am | Reply

    • I’m glad you popped over Jeff! I will look forward to seeing what you come up with.

      Comment by Karma — April 23, 2013 @ 3:55 pm | Reply

  17. OK. I’m in. http://crittersnus.blogspot.ca/2013/04/the-colours-of-my-world.html

    Thanks for the inspiration.

    Comment by sybil — April 24, 2013 @ 6:50 pm | Reply

  18. […] Karma challenged us to find photos of a color we are drawn to I was stumped.  I love all color.  Sure a lot of my clothes are blue and green.  And gray and […]

    Pingback by Color me red | Change Is Hard — April 25, 2013 @ 7:37 pm | Reply

  19. Here’s my contribution to your photo hunt Karma! Thanks for putting it together! http://dawnkinster.wordpress.com/2013/04/25/color-me-red/

    Comment by Dawn — April 25, 2013 @ 7:38 pm | Reply

  20. […] is the Karma photo hunt challenge – the first photo hunt we’ve had from Karma in awhile. Karma has challenged us to […]

    Pingback by Colors of Your World | Wanderings of an Elusive Mind — April 27, 2013 @ 1:09 pm | Reply

  21. Karma, just before deadline, here is my entry: http://cjvl.wordpress.com/2013/04/27/colors-of-your-world/ . Now off to battle piles of pine needles and tomorrow I will view all of the entries.

    Comment by Carol — April 27, 2013 @ 1:18 pm | Reply

  22. […] to Karma’s photo hunt contest , We must choose a color that we are drawn to and post at-least three […]

    Pingback by Colors of my World | Dreams Hope Destiny — April 27, 2013 @ 2:46 pm | Reply

  23. Its wonderful to see everyone’s contributions from here! Lovely pictures, brilliant choices.

    Comment by sonali — April 27, 2013 @ 3:10 pm | Reply

  24. […] just now heard about Karma’s photo assignment, and it’s due in less than an hour.  I need to pay more attention!  Here’s what Karma […]

    Pingback by Colors of Your World: A Photo Assignment ~ | A Matter of Perspective — April 27, 2013 @ 11:20 pm | Reply

  25. Did I make it? Did I get it in under the deadline? It’s 11:25 p.m. EST ~ I’m thinking I made it! Here’s my contribution:
    http://tamaraeckstadt.wordpress.com/2013/04/27/colors-of-your-world-a-photo-assignment/ Can’t wait to go an check out everyone else’s choices. And thanks to Carol (Wanderings of an Elusive Mind) for posting awhile ago and bringing my attention to Karma’s assignment! 🙂

    Comment by Tamara Eckstadt — April 27, 2013 @ 11:25 pm | Reply

  26. Hello Karma. I’ve added another post in my series of focusing on colours, this time it’s blue! Thought I’d add the link here today as I don’t think anyone else has written about blue, yet it is apparently the most universally liked colour. http://homelifeonline.wordpress.com/2013/04/29/psychology-of-colours-naturally-blue/

    Comment by Joanne — April 29, 2013 @ 12:58 am | Reply

  27. Hi Karma,
    Many years ago I gave a seminar on marketing with color to a group of business people. Would you believe that 60% of our decisions regarding purchases have to do with how we feel about color? We take its impact on our lives for granted.

    Yesterday I wrote a post about the color of dune grass. It’s probably the most sentimental thing I’ve written about color to date. Whether we realize it or not, color is personal. I’m far too late for your deadline and review, but please accept my contribution as a Post Script.
    http://flandrumhill.wordpress.com/2013/05/08/the-color-of-dune-grass/

    Comment by flandrumhill — May 9, 2013 @ 6:51 am | Reply

  28. […] response to Karma’s “Colors of Your World” photo challenge and Joanne’s  “Psychology of Colour” essay, I delved into my color with […]

    Pingback by Surrounded by Brown | Stacy Rambles — March 31, 2017 @ 8:34 am | Reply


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