Today I’m participating in Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge and her theme is “two colors or hues only”. I encourage you to click on each photo to see a larger view. If you like what you see, please subscribe to this blog to receive updates of the new photos I post, usually 3 to 5 times a week.
I realized it was quite a challenge to find photos that only showed two colors, and not three or more, but here’s a nice selection of my favorites, like this photo of a beautiful blue sky after the rain and a tree branch covered with leftover raindrops.
To continue with the water theme, here are some sea jellies lit up in blue in an aquarium, with the water as a black background.
I love to capture red and green on the same picture. These complementary colors are some of my favorite to see in nature, as on this Cotoneaster Lacteus bush in seeds.
Here’s another example to illustrate how well red and green go together on this passion flower in full bloom.
This cactus covered with many tiny yellow blooms is a great attraction for a busy bee looking to collect nectar and pollen.
Very close to the complementary red and green I shared above, here is a splash of pink and green with this beautiful pink powder puff flower.
Yellow and green aren’t complementary colors but I still like the way they look together with this yellow rose flower about to open.
Nature sure knows how to make good use of complementary colors everywhere, such as purple and yellow on this large lily flower.
Orange and blue are another set of complementary colors. Is there any better background than a bright blue sky for these orange maple leaves?
Finally, the good thing about white is that it goes well with almost any other color. I love the soft glow it emits when put against a green background. Enjoy this white rose covered with dew drops and a white powder puff bloom as my last two choices for this colorful theme.
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Today I’m participating in the A Word A Week Challenge. This week’s theme is “lines”. I encourage you to click on each photo to see a larger view. If you like what you see, please subscribe to this blog to receive updates of the new photos I post, usually 3 to 5 times a week.
For this “line” photo theme, I decided to use a few random photos I took recently, displaying the various aspects of fall in San Diego. I love the fall foliage of the sycamore tree captured in the right light. You can clearly see the lines running through every leaf of the tree.
The warm weather here means we get a lot of blooms in the fall, like this purple bougainvillea. Bougainvillea trees always seem to grow new branches at random heights and directions, creating a disorganized web of lines.
Finally, check out the many, many lines of this pink powder puff bloom. Can you guess how many lines that would be?
Today I’m taking part in Macro Monday at Lisa’s Chaos. This is my first time and I hope to participate every week if I have the photos to contribute.
For this macro theme, I’m featuring a couple of photos I took this weekend at the San Diego Zoo. The weather was mostly cloudy but it still made for some decent lighting to capture these close-up shots.
As always, you can click on each image to view it in a larger format. Enjoy!