Weekly Photo Challenge: Object

Today I’m participating in the WordPress weekly photo challenge and this week’s theme is “object”. Remember you can click on each photo for a larger view.

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Christmas was just a few weeks ago and it was the opportunity to see many bright objects around town, including this cute polar bear and its Coca Cola bottle.

Christmas lights : polar bear and Coca Cola bottle
Christmas lights : polar bear and Coca Cola bottle

This is the largest Christmas tree in the world made out of large Lego bricks, at Legoland California. Pretty cool!

Weekly Photo Challenge: Object - Lego Christmas tree at Legoland
Weekly Photo Challenge: Object – Lego Christmas tree at Legoland

You can find man made objects when you go hiking in nature, like this wooden bridge.

Bridge in the woods of a San Diego county park
Bridge in the woods of a San Diego county park

You can find interesting objects in more crowded places too, such as this koala crossing sign at the San Diego Zoo.

KOALA XING sign at the San Diego Zoo
KOALA XING sign at the San Diego Zoo

Finally, I know I shared this last photo a few days ago but I thought it’d work great for this theme. This is a water puddle in the shape of the United States, with the reflection of a red truck’s front grill and the blue sky. A red, white a blue US map, right on the pavement.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Object - water puddle in the shape of the United States
Weekly Photo Challenge: Object – water puddle in the shape of the United States

WordPress weekly photo challenge: Juxtaposition

Today I’m participating in the WordPress weekly photo challenge and this week’s theme is “juxtaposition”. Remember you can click on each photo for a larger view. If you like what you see, feel free to subscribe and receive nature photography updates a few times a week.

I took this first photo with my cell phone camera after my kids pointed out that the water puddle was in the shape of the United States. It’s not until I opened the image on my computer that I realized the water puddle even has the red, white and blue colors of the USA. I love the way it looks and I wish I had had my good camera with me at the time.

Wordpress weekly photo challenge: Juxtaposition of red, white and blue on a water puddle the shape of the USA
WordPress weekly photo challenge: Juxtaposition of red, white and blue on a water puddle the shape of the USA

I’ve shared this other photo on my blog before but I think it fits the theme of juxtaposition perfectly. This is a photo of my car roof covered in water droplets with the blue sky and white clouds reflecting into it. Once again I only had my cell phone camera to capture the image but hey, that’s the magic of Photoshop.

Blue sky and white clouds reflecting on car roof with raindrops
Blue sky and white clouds reflecting on car roof with raindrops

I hope you enjoyed my selections for this interesting theme.