Black & White & Color Photo Challenge

I have a spot in my backyard garden where nothing will grow. It’s near the path and the sprinklers just won’t reach it, no matter how I  configure the nozzles. I decided to find a Buddha statue to place there but have had little luck finding just the right size and style that I really liked. Then, while my daughter and I were in Leavenworth (where we were supposed to be purchasing Christmas gifts for friends and family) I saw it.  Exactly what I had envisioned for the bare patch!

I will be placing it in the garden when the weather warms up, but for now here it is by the fountain. Black & White, or Color? Either way I am happy with it 🙂

 

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Black & White & Color Photo Challenge

One perfect Fall leaf!

We have had a few dry days here and the fallen leaves are finally drying out. I couldn’t resist documenting this rare occurrence in December in the  Pacific Northwest.

 

 

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Black & White & Color Photo Challenge

I did some experimenting in the kitchen the other day. I wanted to make candy turtles but wasn’t sure which type of caramel or chocolate combination would be best. The hubby and I are in agreement with the caramel choice but not on the chocolate options.

You know what, they are all good! But now which beauty shot is best? I leave that to you good people, I know you will pick the best one! 🙂

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Black & White & Color Photo Challenge

We finally had a break in the rain this morning. I went for a long walk and saw so many ways that the rain made the environment better. The air is clear, the foliage is well hydrated and the colors are so vibrant today. Everything is pretty well saturated and this bush has more rain drops than berries right now!

I love the reflections in the water drops 🙂

Which version do you prefer?

 

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Black & White & Color Photo Challenge

I am really missing Tucson and the sunlight! Today I chose a throw back picture from a hike through Sabino canyon. I loved how this cactus was growing out of the top of a rock, defying gravity and the lack of natural resources in the area!

 

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Black & White & Color Photo Challenge

We, brilliantly, left our rock climbing gear in Arizona last month. So we had to buy a few items when we returned to Washington. I feel that there is a big difference between the color and black and white version, do you agree?

 

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Of course the price is the same for both sets of gear from REI- a lot!

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Black & White & Color Photo Challenge

The bees have been very busy in my backyard this summer! Now I am not sure what to do with this nest.

 

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Black and white photo of a yellow jacket nest

 

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Color photo of the yellow jacket nest

Any suggestions?

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