WordPress weekly photo challenge: Color

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I’m participating in the WordPress weekly photo challenge and this week’s theme is color. The goal is to select photos that feature one color prominently in the frame. What a fun challenge!

For this specific challenge, I decided to share photos I took in a single day, while visiting the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. There sure is a lot of color there if you look closely.

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My first photo is of a busy bee on bright yellow flowers. I’ll share more photos of bees on these flowers in an upcoming post in the next week or so, so stay tuned.

Wordpress weekly photo challenge: Color - yellow flowers and bee
WordPress weekly photo challenge: Color – yellow flowers and bee

I wanted to photograph this protea pin cushion up close and I used the purple flowers as a contrasting background. The bright blue sky helps too. If you like protea pin cushion flowers, you can view more here.

Wordpress weekly photo challenge: Color - orange protea pin cushion flower
WordPress weekly photo challenge: Color – orange protea pin cushion flower

Besides lilac blooms, I’m not sure there’s anything more beautiful than wisteria blooms. If you like wisteria, I’ll be posting more photos of it in the next week or two. Remember to subscribe to this blog if you haven’t already.

Wordpress weekly photo challenge: Color - purple wisteria
WordPress weekly photo challenge: Color – purple wisteria

If you follow this post, you just saw the photo below this morning, but I wanted to share it with the people who do the WordPress weekly photo challenge. I really like how the pink flowers stand out next to this amazing giant owl butterfly.

Wordpress weekly photo challenge: Color - pink flowers and giant owl butterfly
WordPress weekly photo challenge: Color – pink flowers and giant owl butterfly

I used the last photo in a post earlier this week but I thought it’d fit perfectly here too. These fluffy yellow blooms belong to a very large tree that was covered with thousands of them.

Wordpress weekly photo challenge: Color - yellow fluffy blooms
WordPress weekly photo challenge: Color – yellow fluffy blooms

I hope you enjoyed my photo picks for this colorful theme!

20 thoughts on “WordPress weekly photo challenge: Color

  1. That pin cushion flower is so neat. I want those in my yard…although what grows in San Diego probably wouldn’t make it through an Idaho winter. Love all your color photos. Amazing.

    • I’m not sure how cold tolerant it is. It’s actually from South Africa, so I don’t know how cold it gets in the winter. It freezes here every winter, but not down to your temperatures. It might sit in a bulb for the winter, so you might want to look into it. The blooms are very cool!

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  3. Gorgeous photos! I can’t help but get down and photograph flowers too! The colors are so vibrant in your photographs and that Owl butterfly is of another world! Thank you for sharing.

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    • Thank you, Nancy! I really like that one too. I have a few others from the same flowers I need to post all together, including one with a different depth of field from the same angle that’s pretty interesting.

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