My friend Jo, over at Chronicles of Illusions, has always been, in my opinion, a wonderful photographer. She recently did a blog titled “Red, white, yellow, blue and green – Kiwi style” and has passed the challenge along to me. We have to use our own photos to come up with representations/examples of these colors. I reluctantly accepted.
Disclaimer: I’m not really a photographer. I don’t even play one on TV. I do own a rather nice 35mm camera, but don’t use it very often. Most likely, I have my cell phone close, however, and work with its very limited 2 Megapixel camera. So…here you go, Jo. Before you ask, no, I didn’t post these on the challenge page (as with the Cap’n, it’s solely for you!). 🙂
RED – A picture of an Olina Tango Lily from my front flower bed. Grown from bulbs, I saw these in a catalog one day and simply had to try them. Every year they have more blooms and seem even more dramatic! If I ever move from this house, you better believe I’m taking some of these bad boys with me!
WHITE – Another flower from my front bed, a white Stargazer Lily. My lilies started out spectacular this year, but unfortunately, the drought this summer burnt them all to crispy critters, not very long after they started blooming. 😦
YELLOW – This guy is a Tiger Swallowtail. In case you’re wondering, this one was almost as big as my hand! We grow ’em big in the South! 😉
BLUE – This is a picture from my trip to the Chattanooga, TN Aquarium. I don’t know what kind of shark this was, but it was neat being able to be so close to them. This curious fella kept coming by for another look.
GREEN – The Ents come down to the edge to drink. 😉 This is from a trip canoeing the Red River a couple of years ago. I have a ton of nature pictures that would’ve worked for GREEN, but this one has…character.
So there you have it! The rules say we’re supposed to pass the challenge along to five others, but I’m not sure that I even know five others who take enough pictures to try it, so I’m opening it up to anyone who wants to participate. To anyone reading this: If you’re up to the challenge, I’d love to see the colors of YOUR world! 😀
P.S. Here is an excellent entry for this challenge from another dear friend: Roughwater John, the pirate!