Jan 10, 2021

I Spy - Photo Challenge No. 1

Happy Sunday!

I recently came across a new Photography challenge and since I do enjoy photography so much (although I'm not very good at it), I decided to join in :-) Check it out at A Camera and a Cookbook, maybe some of you would like to share too! This is the first challenge and I'm not sure that I can manage to share each weekend, but I will try. 





The photography prompts for this week are:

I Spy No. 1

  • Hello 2021
  • Goal
  • Old
  • Green
  • Happy


Hello 2021

First (short) hike of 2021 at a local park


Goals:

To start each day with a tall glass of (lemon) water and to drink more water throughout the day! (It's so easy to neglect when I always have a cup of coffee nearby!!


Old

Dried Flowers saved from an old bouquet of flowers.

A very old doily made either by my mom or grandma that's been in my family for as long as I remember and I brought it with me when I moved to the States.

And I used a photo app to make the photo old.



Green:

Green pine needles covered in snow. A picture from our recent hike.


Happy:

Happy us since 1997 :-)
We didn't plan on wearing coordinating clothes on this day. He just happened to grab a white tshirt too and both of us are in blue jeans almost daily :)

This photo may not quality since I wasn't the one taking the photo, but it sure makes me happy :-)


All pictures were taken with a Canon  DSLR camera.



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18 comments:

  1. Such gorgeous photography Ellie! I really love the winter scene especially!

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    1. Thanks Amy! Being behind the camera is so much more fun than being in front of it!!

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  2. Beautiful photos, especially the pine needles covered in snow.
    xoxo
    Lovely
    www.mynameislovely.com

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  3. This is such a fun challenge! Love the pictures!

    Jennifer
    Curated By Jennifer

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  4. Love the photos!
    Have a great day!
    Marilyn❤️

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  5. What wonderful photos!
    Such a pretty snowy scene and the dried flowers are beautiful x

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  6. I think you are way better at this photography thing than you think you are. These are fabulous!

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    1. Thanks so much, Joanne! So glad I found this challenge (through your blog) so I can have a reason to photograph random things!! So fun!

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  7. I love the pine needles covered in snow. And your "old" picture is gorgeous. Maybe I should start adding lemon to my water to make me want to drink it more :)

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    1. Thanks Natasha. I read about the health benefits of lemon water a while ago and I've been trying to keep them in the house since then. I used to just add them to a cup of tea (which sadly I don't drink often) but they're perfect in plain water too!

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  8. So many great shots! I had a hard time choosing a favorite. I love your pic for you "goal." Really creative and a great goal! I love your interpretation of "happy" as well. 1997 is the year I got married! The "green" pic is beautiful! Being a southerner, photos like this make me so happy because we go years without ever seeing snow.

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    1. Thanks so much, Lysha! Whenever we have bad winter weather I wish I'd live somewhere south but I know I'd miss the snow! It makes everything look so pretty!

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  9. Blown away with the simple beauty of your photos!! Head of the class with you!! I am a huge fan of snow and yet living in far west Texas, we rarely see much. What a gorgeous shot of the field and the trees in the snow. And the snow-dipped pine needles. Congratulations on your years as a couple. My PC and I used to try to match for church on Sundays. But it was intentional. Unintentional is cuter!!

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    1. Thanks so much for stopping by! I was surprised by the recent snow in parts of Texas!

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