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Sunday Stills: A #White-Washed World

With winter still in full swing in the northern hemisphere, I wanted to challenge us all to look at and photograph objects that are the color white. If you live in or around snow, then show us your snowy scenes. If not, the color white is all around us. I'm still a newbie to living …

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Sunday Stills: #Feeding Those Birds!

February is National Bird Feeding Month if you are wondering what inspired the Sunday Stills challenge theme this week. Black-Billed Grosbeak I shared a similar post last year about the need to provide food for the birds, especially in the winter months. By February in the northern hemisphere, seeds, grains and other feed are buried …

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Sunday Stills Color Challenge: A #Rosy Outlook

It is time for another Sunday Stills monthly color challenge! This one is rosy red. Just in time for Valentine’s Day (if you celebrate), you can show us your favorite things that are rosy red. “Rosy” implies a little pink in the red, but the range can be dark pink to deep burgundy for this …

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Sunday Stills: I’ve #Fallen For…

This week’s theme is “fallen.” With Valentine’s Day approaching, you can use a play on words like “fallen” in love, or go with the more obvious showing things that have fallen: leaves, branches, flower petals, night, rain, hail, windsurfers, heroes, people… well, I will leave it to your creative and capable imaginations! Here are some …

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Sunday Stills: Your Favorite #Landscape

We all love landscape photography. When you first began snapping photos, perhaps you naturally gravitated toward landscapes (or waterscapes—same thing), due to their ease of accessibility. Who doesn’t stand in awe of a wonderful vista and wish they had their phone or camera handy? This is an easy challenge this week as you share your …

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Sunday Stills: #Fog at My Feet, Head in the #Clouds

January has usually been a month where it feels like my head is either in a fog or UP in the clouds. So far this year, with so much going on with our move to Washington, I feel slightly unmotivated and a little out-of-sorts. I have a lot to look forward to and I am …

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Sunday Stills: Monthly Color Challenge—#Glacier #Blue

Welcome back to the Sunday Stills Monthly color challenge. Last October and November I thought it would be fun to share images based on a color theme. For January, “glacier” blue seems like a good choice. If you have seen a glacier, there is a particular color of blue, almost turquoise, that is found within …

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Sunday Stills: Lighting Up the #Night

This week, as the northern hemisphere languishes in gloomy, shortened Winter days, let’s explore night photography. For those enjoying sunny summers or climates, it gets dark somewhere, right? I admit right off that I am no expert when it comes to night photography. I know there are all kinds of aperture settings to capture images …

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Sunday Stills: Your 2020 #Retrospective

I had originally thought to take a break until January 10, then realized I’m a bit bored, so why not jump back into blogging? Especially with this theme of looking back on our 2020 retrospective. A retrospective shows our year in words, photos, stories, and other creative endeavors. Share your good and bad, your best …

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A Fresh Start for the Sunday Stills Photo Challenge

Looking for a fresh start to 2021? Sunday Stills starts with a bang on January 3rd! Join myself and several other bloggers who host a variety of challenges, now that the (weird) holidays are essentially over. Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com We’ve always spent New Years' Eve at home enjoying quiet dinners and movies …

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Sunday Stills: Holiday #Lights and Beyond

When I selected the theme of lights, I thought about the traditional holiday lights we all enjoy seeing this time of year. But as usual, the theme morphed into other interpretations, as it should. Join me this week from my temporary home in Spokane, Washington. Lights on the Road We drove out of the driveway …

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Sunday Stills: City #Sidewalks

In a few days, I am trading my city/suburban sidewalks for rural ones, as we make our way north to the Spokane, Washington area. This week’s Sunday Stills theme is sidewalks, walkways, rural paths, etc! Join me for a walk down memory lane as I share some of my favorite walks. One of my favorite …

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Sunday Stills: The #Textures of Our Lives

A similar theme to weathered from a few weeks ago, textures all around us seem to be abundant in Autumn. As we bundle up for warmth in the northern hemisphere, we wrap ourselves in textures. Art is the colors and textures of your imagination.Meghan Trainor This week's theme for Sunday Stills is texture if you …

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Sunday Stills: We Are #Thankful Through it All

As folks prepare for Thanksgiving in the US this week, it will be a completely different holiday this year. As we navigate through a pandemic that has sickened millions and taken the lives of loved ones, we stand in fear of continuing the spread of the Covid virus by reducing our time spent with family …

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Sunday Stills: Fall Color Challenge—Shades of #Auburn

Welcome to this month’s Fall color challenge. In October we explored the color ochre and its myriad interpretations. We aim to discover the various shades of auburn this month. In the image above you get an idea of the range of Auburn shades. November, with its Autumn colors, seems like a great month to enjoy …

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