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May 4, 2013

Wrapping Up Color

Filed under: Photo assignments — Karma @ 8:35 pm
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It has taken me a week to do it, but I am back with a little wrap of the Color Photo Hunt! I’d say I was slacking, but I really haven’t been. I’ve been taking pictures and working outside and reveling in the fact that spring has really, truly arrived. My usual Saturday morning ritual of catching up with all of you over a cup of coffee was even put on hold for a visit to the garden center. Another blog post relating to that is still to come, but let me get on with the wrap-up!

Robin jumped in right away with a post about the color purple. She found a stunning variety of shots to showcase in purple. I don’t think she had to hunt too hard for her beautiful collection!

Joanne, my inspiration for this photo hunt, also brought us a lovely variety of photos of purple. Her purple Australian sunset is amazing! Joanne also includes the psychology of purple. Joanne has been delving into the psychology of colors, so I am happy to add a link to another post she did about blue. I just love the shot of the misty morning in this one.

Kathy found it pretty much impossible to choose one color to which she is drawn, so she chose them all! ROYGBIV is her favorite. I still remember learning that mnemonic device for the order of the colors of the rainbow when I was a child. Click here to have some fun checking out Kathy’s post!

Stacy did a color that many of us probably would not have considered when thinking about the colors that we are drawn to – she chose brown. For anyone who loves nature, this is really a perfect choice when you think about it!

Isa hadn’t even realized I had posted a photo hunt, but she happened to pop over and see my post and kindly asked if she could include a link to a recent post of hers about the color green. I said, “Mais bien sûr!” (French for “but of course!”) Well, I didn’t actually say that but I wish I had been witty like that at the time! Isa has a pretty collection of shots to remind us in those days without much color, that spring will someday arrive.

It wasn’t too hard to figure out what color Sybil would choose when it came to this challenge, even though she did try to trick us! If there is one blogger that I read that is a more hard-core gardening lover than me, it has to be Sybil, so her color naturally had to be green! I still remember Sybil’s response to Scott’s “Winter” photo challenge because it made me laugh and I totally agree.

Dawn was totally right when she said that I posted a photo hunt about color at a time when a lot of color was not easy to come by for those of us in the northern climes. But a color hunt would have been too easy in the middle of summer, wouldn’t it, Dawn? Dawn wracked her brain and came up with some beauties to feature about the color red and the joy that often goes with it.

Carol is another who had trouble choosing just one color to present in her photo hunt. She talked about neutrals, and burgundy and green, and gave us a nice peek into her life. I love blog posts that give us those little peeks, don’t you?

Indecisive bloggers turned out to be quite common in this photo hunt! But you know I’ve never been a stickler for the so-called “rules”. Sonali’s lovely post starts with a beautiful burst of yellow, which I thought was going to be her color choice, but she went on to present a pretty variety of colors.

Apparently I made Tamara worry that she wouldn’t get her post in on time! (Tamara – see that part in the last paragraph about me not being a stickler for rules, LOL!) Tamara is another lover of purple and has a sweet post presenting her favorites.

If you happened to miss my post (but probably not since I haven’t post anything else in a week, I’m guessing!) it was completely in the pink!

I’m glad so many of you jumped in and enjoyed this photo hunt. I thank Joanne one more time for the inspiration. I can’t promise it with any regularity, but I will try to come up with a few more photo hunts in the future, oh, I don’t know, maybe when I feel like it? 😉


  1. Thanks for the photo challenge. I really need to screw up the courage to convert my blog to WordPress. We don’t get interesting challenges in Blogger.

    Comment by sybil — May 4, 2013 @ 8:42 pm | Reply

    • Glad you enjoyed it. I do enjoy the features that WordPress has to offer. Do you get trackbacks on Blogger when someone links to your posts?

      Comment by Karma — May 5, 2013 @ 8:33 am | Reply

  2. Thank you for inspiring us, Karma. And thank you for doing a wrap-up so we can visit any color blogs we missed.

    Comment by Kathy — May 5, 2013 @ 9:36 am | Reply

    • You are very welcome, Kathy. 🙂

      Comment by Karma — May 6, 2013 @ 8:41 am | Reply

  3. Merci pour cette chasse aux couleurs. J’aime beaucoup découvrir les choix des autres aussi. Merci pour le résumé. Que de travail alors que le printemps t’attire au jardin 😉

    Comment by isathreadsoflife — May 5, 2013 @ 3:35 pm | Reply

    • De rien! Printemps heureux a tu! 🙂

      Comment by Karma — May 11, 2013 @ 2:45 pm | Reply

  4. Thank you so much, Karma. It was fun, as always. 🙂

    Comment by Robin — May 10, 2013 @ 11:07 am | Reply

    • Happy to add a little fun when I can!

      Comment by Karma — May 11, 2013 @ 2:45 pm | Reply

  5. It was great fun reading everyone else’s posts about their favourite colours Karma! I’m finding that these photo hunts are a great way to introduce yourself to new blogging friends too. 🙂

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

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