Cee’s fun foto challenge: all one color

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Today I’m participating in Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge to show photos featuring all one color. You can click on the photos below for a larger view. If you like what you see, feel free to subscribe and receive nature photography updates a few times a week.

Here’s a splash of green and some raindrops for the first photo of this theme.

Cee's fun foto challenge: raindrops on green branches
Cee’s fun foto challenge: raindrops on green branches

This iceplant is called lampranthus productus and I love its bright purple blooms in the winter. Yes, there’s a little yellow in the middle of each flower but I couldn’t resist featuring my favorite color for this theme.

Cee's fun foto challenge: lampranthus productus iceplant
Cee’s fun foto challenge: lampranthus productus iceplant

Frost of dead leaves makes for an interesting color.

Cee's fun foto challenge: Frost on leaves
Cee’s fun foto challenge: Frost on leaves

The same goes for frost on ice plants.

Cee's fun foto challenge: frost on ice plants in San Diego
Cee’s fun foto challenge: frost on ice plants in San Diego

I don’t know what these pink flowers are but I sure love the color.

Cee's fun foto challenge: all one color - bright pink flowers
Cee’s fun foto challenge: all one color – bright pink flowers

All for my last photo, I’ll share a splash of yellow, yellow lily that is.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: all one color - yellow lily
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: all one color – yellow lily

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Pink

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This week’s Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge theme is “the color of your choice – pick one color”. I thought of picking blue, then purple, then yellow, then red, but finally I settled on pink. Why? Because I’m a girl and I like pink. And living with two boys, I live life without pink, except for the clothes in my closet. Pink can be soft or bold, in your face or more subtle. Either way, you can’t go wrong with pink.

So here’s a splash of pink for you in slideshow format. You can click on any picture to view all of them in a larger format.

What’s your favorite color?

Did you like the original water lilies? There’s more where it came from

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Do you remember the photo of the water lilies I took at San Diego’s Balboa Park? The one I used for the month of August in my 2013 photo calendar? Well, I went back to my memory card and looked if there were more photos good enough to share. I found a few, so here we go.

Remember to click on each photo for a larger view.

Here’s the whole patch where my water lilies came from. I like capturing reflections in the water. Unfortunately it’s not always easy to find a good angle to photograph the water lilies from to get their best shot, as well as an interesting building reflection, so it can be tricky. I think this photo came out OK.

Water lilies at Balboa Park in San Diego
Water lilies at Balboa Park in San Diego

Here’s the photo of the three pink water lilies on the right, the one I used in the calendar.

Pink water lilies at San Diego's Balboa Park
Pink water lilies at San Diego’s Balboa Park

And here’s a photo of the single water lily closer to the front of the first picture.

Pink water lily and lily pads at the pond in Balboa Park, San Diego
Pink water lily and lily pads at the pond in Balboa Park, San Diego

This pond at Balboa Park also displays white water lilies but I think pink beats white any day when it comes to standing out on the green lily pads. What do you think?