Weekly Photo Challenge – The Hue of You

Lemon Thyme at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix

This week’s photo challenge turned out to be very difficult for me. From the challenge post:

For this challenge, we want to keep it simple: share a photograph with a prominent color (or assortment of colors) that reveals more about you. It could be a symbolic, meaningful shade; a color that expresses how you currently feel; or a combination of colors that excites you and tells a visual story.

I used to think that blue is my favorite color. Just check my closet for my collection of shirts for confirmation of that notion. I have since learned that in nature, though, when I see warm colors standing out against cooler surroundings, I really appreciate the color contrast. Looking through my catalog of landscape and floral photographs, I find the most appealing to me contain a complement of warm and cool colors.

I submit for your entertainment, a collection of images that best describe “The hue of me.”

Sunset over the Isla de Pajaros off the coast of Mazatlan, Mexico

Cactus blossom along the trail in the White Tank Mountains near Buckeye Arizona

The Mittens in Monument Valley Arizona

Mexican Fairy Duster at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix Arizona

Water wheel in the shadow of the red rocks of Sedona Arizona

Unusual plant at the medicinal garden near Huatulco Mexico (I would love to know the variety of plant this is. Please comment if you know.)

John Steiner

http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/10/18/hue-photo-challenge/

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8 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge – The Hue of You

  1. John – your mystery flower looks like a member of the “bird of paradise” family. Several varieties in Mexico. Also like your posting on the Boston area – one of my favorites as well.

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