Category Archives: Weekly Photo Challenge

A Photo a Week Challenge: Vanishing Point

Nancy Merrill Photography’s challenge this week is Vanishing Point. I captured a young man cutting the grass on a gargantuan front lawn of a local stately home. The cut lines give a wonderful perspective of a vanishing point. Please visit … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Gates and Fences This week’s challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography is “Gates and Fences.” Gates and fences can be important features in a garden. I would like to share a gate and a fence in … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Multiple Shapes

Nancy Merrill’s weekly challenge is to share photos involving multiple shapes. This photo of an heirloom peony is a good example of multiple shapes coming together to make a breathtakingly lovely flower. The peony was a gift from my Aunt … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: WATER

WATER is the subject of Nancy Merrill’s photo challenge this week. I am pleased to offer two contrasting photographs of flowing water. One shows a peaceful trickle in a Charlotte garden water feature. The other is a mighty torrent in … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Loving Daughters

No longer having a garden, I have not been able to participate in Cathy’s In a Vase on Monday meme. But my three sweet daughters have given my Arranger a monthly gift of flowers to brighten our apartment. The flowers … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: PROPS

Nancy Merrill is pushing the envelope this week with her challenge: share a photo of someone or something that needs PROPS to tell their story. What would a great garden orchestra need but its props–its musical instruments, of course. I … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: ATTITUDE

Nancy Merrill has challenged us this week to share a subject showing off an “attitude.” Attitude, in this context, usually means something like, “Don’t mess with me. I have my opinion and that’s it.” I think most folks will look … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Natural Lighting

The challenge this week from Nancy Merrill is to share a photograph taken with natural light. During a visit to the Atlanta Botanic Garden several years ago, I was privileged to view a number of Chihuly masterpieces in the garden. … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: REFLECTION

Nancy Merrill’s challenge this week is to share a photo that reflects the word “reflection.” I had two choices, so decided to include them both. This is a photo of a painting by Richard Estes, in the Atlanta Art Gallery. … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: FROM THE SIDE

Nancy Merrill has given us a real challenge this week: to view a subject from the side. I saw this rooster casually reclining in garden bathtub at a recent Home and Gardening Show here in Charlotte. I hope this view … Continue reading

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