A Photo a Week Challenge: HATS

Nancy Merrill Photography has again give us a great challenge this week: HATS.

Looking back through my archives, I found this picture of my two oldest grandchildren getting ready for tennis lessons. The hats were the crowning addition.

Twelve years later there was a different kind of hat when they graduated from high school.

Please visit Nancy at https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2020/09/03/a-photo-a-week-challenge-hats-off/ and see what she has in mind this week. Also, you can enjoy others who are responding to her challenge.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Vacation Memories

This week’s challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography is VACATION MEMORIES.

A four-day visit to Niagara on the Lake in Canada was delightful. Good friends, great theater, fun wine tastings, superb food, beautiful gardens, and of course a visit to the falls.

Visit Nancy at her site https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2020/08/28/a-photo-a-week-challenge-vacation-memories/. You will enjoy her photos and what others are sharing in meeting the challenge.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: NOSTALGIC

Nancy Merrill Photography challenges us each week to share a photo that expresses the theme of the week. This time it is NOSTALGIC.

When the grandkids were small, we had them wait (patiently?) on the steps while an adult made sure Santa had come. Those were precious moments that can only be relived when they have children of their own.

Please visit Nancy at https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2020/08/20/a-photo-a-week-challenge-nostalgic/ and see what sparked her interest in nostalgia.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Happiness

This week’s photo challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography is HAPPINESS.

I can’t think of much that gives me more happiness than remembering my grandson catching his first fish. It made him a fisherman for life.

There are some things in life that deserve a smile

Why not drop over to Nancy’s site and see what she and other are sharing this week.

https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2020/08/14/a-photo-a-week-challenge-happiness-is-2/

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Insects

The topic of this week’s challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography is INSECTS.

I looked back in my “critters” files and found these beauties:

An ant wearing white socks on its forelegs

A June bug waiting to get in my screened porch

Please visit Nancy at https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2020/07/16/a-photo-a-week-challenge-insects/ to her contribution this week.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Threes and Threes

This week Nancy Merrill’s photo challenge is about composition: “Threes and Threes.” We are to display the main subject, not in the center, but placed off to about one third. I was pleased to have found these three items in just about the right position:

You just might want to visit Nancy at https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2020/07/09/a-photo-a-week-challenge-threes-and-threes/. She will be displaying her contribution and challenge, and you can follow how other challengees are responding.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: DUSK

The theme for Nancy Merrill Photography’s challenge this week is DUSK.

This photo taken during a vacation in upper New York captures the last rays of sunset at dusk.

The day is almost over, but there is still enough light at dusk to enjoy this snowy evening. We don’t get snow here that often in our part of North Carolina, so each time it is memorable.

Each week Nancy gives fellow photographers a topic challenge to share their work. See her contribution and others at https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2020/06/26/a-photo-a-week-challenge-dusk/.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: ANYTHING

Nancy Merrill’s photo challenge topic is “ANYTHING.” That certainly gives plenty of room to consider. As a long time gardener and lover of beautiful flowers, I decided to share a photo of one of my favorites.

This is a pink tree peony. I don’t know its name, but it really doesn’t need a name. It looks almost unreal. Remember when we were kids, we made flowers out of crepe paper? Nothing could match this.

Let me suggest that you visit Nancy’s blog at https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2020/06/18/a-photo-a-week-challenge-anything/. There should be a lot of other bloggers there sharing their photos of “anything.”

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A Photo a Week Challenge: WATER

The subject of Nancy Merrill’s photo challenge this week is WATER.

Here are my offerings depicting water:

With:

Without:

Please visit Nancy at https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2020/06/11/a-photo-a-week-challenge-water-3/ to see contribution this week. Other challengers can also be reached through her website.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Light and Dark

The theme of this week’s photo challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography is LIGHT AND DARK.

‘Clarence’ is one of my favorite bearded iris, and I think it captures this week’s theme dramatically.

Why don’t you step over to https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2020/06/04/a-photo-a-week-challenge-light-and-dark/ to see how Nancy interprets her theme. Many others will do likewise.

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