Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: Not Too #Jaded

What now? You know me and my attempt at writing clever blog post titles. This week’s color challenge is not JUST green, but JADE. See the example. Original Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com The example image of colors may help you with future monthly color challenges from March through June. I do adore the … Continue reading Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: Not Too #Jaded

Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: February’s #Amethyst Leads to Spring

After enduring a long, grey and white winter, I’m ready for some color! How about you? Rather than use the predictable reds or pinks typical for February in recognition of Valentine's Day, I thought the purple tones of amethyst would be fun to explore. Photo by Jonny Lew on Pexels.com Photo by Anni Roenkae on … Continue reading Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: February’s #Amethyst Leads to Spring

Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge #White: Life Inside a Snow Globe

Welcome to the first monthly color challenge of 2022. With only so many colors from which to choose, there will always be repeats. We looked at the color white last February 2021. Without resorting to black and white photography, show us the color white. Renoir said once that nothing was so difficult, and at the … Continue reading Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge #White: Life Inside a Snow Globe

Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: #Metallic Taste

This is our last color challenge for 2021 and we’re going out with a bang—metallic! Just in time for holiday decorating. Nothing says festive like silver bells, gold stars, and coppery tree ornaments. If you decorate a Christmas tree, I imagine you’ll find a few metallic objects readily available to photograph. As for “metallic taste” … Continue reading Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: #Metallic Taste

Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: Drinking in the Ruby #Wine

Welcome to the November monthly color challenge! This month’s color is “ruby wine.” Think rich burgundies, deep red fall leaves and loads of florals, food, maroon automobiles, animals… well the list is endless. This image shows the color that heads toward the brownish-red part of the spectrum but any color that is close will do! … Continue reading Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: Drinking in the Ruby #Wine

Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: All that is #Gold

September's Sunday Stills color challenge is harvest gold. “All that is gold does not glitter,Not all those who wander are lost;The old that is strong does not wither,Deep roots are not reached by the frost."JRR Tolkein, The Fellowship of the Ring As I enjoy an Eastern Washington Autumn with all the golden colors so typical … Continue reading Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: All that is #Gold

Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: Walking in a #Burlywood World

My last Sunday Stills Photo Challenge post of August before my short break is the popular monthly color challenge. This month’s color is burlywood, a light shade of brown, kind of like khakis. A very non-descript color in the world of browns and tans, but it seems to be a popular neutral as well. August … Continue reading Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: Walking in a #Burlywood World

Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: Ageless and #Evergreen

In keeping with inspiration from July square trees, this week, Sunday Stills focuses on the color evergreen for the monthly color challenge. You will remember I am now surrounded by evergreen trees, and I couldn’t be happier. Evergreen is considered a dark green and also the name we ascribe to most pine trees and other … Continue reading Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: Ageless and #Evergreen

Sunday Stills Color Challenge: A Portland Summer in #Pink

Welcome to the Sunday Stills Monthly Color challenge this week! June's color is any shade of pink. “Pink is a beautiful color, because it is one of the colors that the sun makes at twilight and in the dawns.”C. JoyBell Depending on where you live geographically, you may be experiencing shades of pink all around … Continue reading Sunday Stills Color Challenge: A Portland Summer in #Pink

Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: May #Gray

Welcome to the Sunday Stills monthly color challenge! This month’s theme is gray. I chose gray, because, a) I’m running out of interesting colors, and b) I recall years of gray days during the month of May growing up in my home town of San Diego. Marine fog typically rolls in between May and July … Continue reading Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: May #Gray

Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: Views in #Violet

I’m back to hosting Sunday Stills! A huge thank-you to my friend Marsha at Always Write for taking the reins for three weeks while we moved into our new house. I certainly missed you all while away from blogging although I tried to follow some posts when possible. We are still without an internet connection … Continue reading Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: Views in #Violet