Seven Day Challenge-Day 2

Challenge Rules:

  • Seven days.
  • Seven black and white photos of your life.
  • No people.
  • No explanation.
  • Challenge someone new each day.   (Instead, I offer an open invitation to any photographer who would like to join in.)
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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: In The Distance

Kilauea Point Lighthouse, Kauai, Hawaii

 

Looking down the beach into the distance next to where we stayed in Kapaa, Kauai.

 

Gazing at the distant clouds while enjoying a refreshing drink.

 

Cee’s Challenge

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Seven Day Challenge-Day One

I was invited by Elizabeth at Tea and Paper  to join the B&W seven day challenge.

Rules are:

  • Seven days.
  • Seven black and white photos of your life.
  • No people.
  • No explanation.
  • Challenge someone new each day.   (Instead, I offer an open invitation to any photographer who would like to join in.)
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Twittering Tale #54

Kat’s challenge is to write a story with 140 characters or less using the above photo prompt. My first attempt at this challenge.  The image inspired me to make an attempt.

 

You told me to run for the old cabin.

It’s so dark and cold in here. Where are you?

Waiting is torture.

Wish I hadn’t lost my phone in the bog.

   ~  ~      ~ ~     ~ ~     ~ ~      ~ ~        ~ ~

  * After posting this, I found out a ‘space’ is a character, so I kind of flubbed this challenge initially and went over the “character” count. I tried!

  • The next day, I deleted my last two lines and voila, I had a character count of exactly 140. Did it change the story line? A tiny bit.
  • Last two lines: What’s that sound? No!!!

 

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Road to Solitude

(Photo taken my daughter in Banff, Alberta a few years ago. )

One steadfast resolve

Searching for quiet spaces

Where mind can feel peace

Moment found in calming lake

Leaving is such sweet sorrow

 

 

  • (I indulged in borrowing William Shakespeare’s  words,  parting is “such sweet sorrow.”  It just came to me and who could say it better.)

Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Tuesday Challenge: Quiet & Space

Ronovan Writes Weekly Poetry Challenge #171: Lake & Calm

Patrick’s Pic and a Word Challenge #109: Steadfast

 

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Travel Theme: Storm

Big, scary storms are unusual in our area of the world. This summer Sudbury, Ontario was hit by three high wind storms that toppled trees and hydro lines. If you add hail to that, it’s not very pleasant to get caught in.

You’ll see photos of two of them. Unfortunately with the third one, I have no images. When out in the elements and one sees a menacing green cloud in the sky, it’s time to take cover. We had less than a minute to react. The wind gust almost blew me over.

This amazing storm cloud showed itself while we enjoyed the safety of our balcony. After this shot, the sky changed drastically and we got pelted with sheets of rain.

This storm cloud is looming at the edge of our balcony view. When I saw it coming, I ran for my camera.

Ailsa’s Challenge

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K’lee & Dale’s Cosmic Photo Challenge: Looking Down

Two rock formations captured while looking down. First, a gorge at Athabasca Falls, Alberta. Second, a weathered rock slab. The crack peaked my curiosity.

Waterfalls as seen from a helicopter ride into a remote area of Kauai, Hawaii. Next, sparkly ripples at a river’s edge.

Looking across and down to capture the cloud reflections in a pond. I thought the B/W version was interesting.

Shadow selfies from two different seasons, so I know I was there.

 

 

K’Lee & Dale’s Challenge

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