Archive | November 2, 2012

Cee’s Photo Challenge: Orange

Colors are amazing! I’m excited to share in Cee’s Photo Challenge: Orange. I love the definition of orange that was given on her post. You can check it out at

http://ceeslifephotographyblog.wordpress.com/2012/10/30/cees-fun-foto-challenge-orange/

You’ll not only find the definition but also some great photos and fun entries to visit. I’m running a little late on entering the challenge, but didn’t want to pass up the opportunity. So here are some photos to share that depicts my take on the color Orange!!

Nature holds so many shades of orange. Makes you smile and feel good on the inside. It changes the atmosphere. Just like people, fragrance and music, color has powerful influence. Looking at my images, you’d think the challenge was the color orange AND circles. Everything I included is round. Oh well, orange and round is good. Not to mention couldn’t resist my favorite subject of including a flower or two.

Thankful to have been able to share. It was fun! Hope it put a smile on your face as it has mine!!

Quote by Reggie Joiner…

“Orange is one of God’s favorite colors. He stuck it right there between red and orange as the second color in the rainbow. He decorates entire forests with shades of orange every autumn. It shows up in sunrises at the start of the day, sunsets at the end of the day, and in the glow of the moon at the right time of night.”

When I looked up to see who this person was, turns out he is the author of (never would have guessed it) a children ministry’s curriculum he titled Think Orange. How fitting for the theme. I looked further to see what was meant by thinking orange and I liked the answer given: 

It stated, if you paint only with red, you will get what only red can do. If you paint only with yellow, you will get what only yellow can do. When you paint with red and yellow, you’ll get new possibilities, fresh solutions and vibrant outcomes.

Thanks again Cee for a fun filled challenge. I now have a new favorite quote.

Joy, Peace and Blessings, Kulia…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Foriegn

I almost didn’t make it due to schedule and routines of life, but here is my take on the Weekly Photo Challenge: Foreign. Images I chose for the challenge are outside of my everyday environment. Some have become less and less foreign to me because I revisit them often…like the food!!

The things that are not apart of everyday life that come to my mind tend to be times when experiencing special cultural celebrations; visiting famous tourist spots; and especially my favorite, enjoying foods that we don’t normally prepare for ourselves. I believe going further than the norm is good. It makes us think and causes us to stretch and grow as individuals. Funny I should say this, I was not a person who liked a lot of change. But as wisdom often comes with time, I have learned that change, diversity, a step beyond the usual is a wonderful thing. Without variety and even sometimes without the unexpected, life would be very dull. These photos I’ve shared with you are from a wonderful visit to mainland Japan and Okinawa.

Through those things that are foreign to me…I expand who I am.

Great Fun! Good Challenge!

Blessings, Grace and Peace to all. Hope you enjoyed your visit 🙂

Kulia…