Capture the Colour…

TravelSupermaket.com has posted a Photo Challenge, with a deadline of August 29th. The challenge is called Capture the Colour. Entrants are to post travel photos showing Blue, Green, Yellow, White and Red, following the rules at:  http://www.travelsupermarket.com/c/holidays/capture-the-colour/

Entrants are also asked to invite five other bloggers. Since I’m joining this so late, I’ve picked five who I hope will be able to meet the challenge in time – and they are listed at the bottom of this post.

Here are my color entries:

Blue – Tower Bridge and Blue Skies over London – Taken May, 2010. We’d had many grey skies, but as we crossed another bridge in the top of a bus, this lovely sight greeted us!

Green: Foliage at a lookout point on the Pali Highway, Oahu, Hawaii taken November, 2011 – We’d been talking about this trip for 35 years, and my husband always wanted to drive the Pali Highway. The views didn’t disappoint!

Yellow: Black-eyed Susans in a Connecticut garden.  Taken June, 2012 in our front yard. These happy faces greet us every day in the Summer.

White: Queen Victoria Statue in front of St. Paul’s Cathedral, London. Taken May, 2010.  St. Paul’s has an austere elegance, not only inside the sanctuary, but also outside.  This statue echoes the pristine white image of the Cathedral. I just love all of it, including the lovely gold elements that offset the white.

Red: Changing Guard at Buckingham Palace. Taken May, 2010. I’ve wanted to see this since as a child I first heard A. A. Milne’s poem “Buckingham Palace.”  I’ve been to London several times before, but this trip marked my first time seeing the Changing of the Guard – I was just thrilled!

My nominees to also take up this challenge follow. I do hope they will have time to do this, as they all have stunning photos to share!

For additional info, see:

https://www.facebook.com/travelsupermarket

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30 Responses to Capture the Colour…

  1. Madhu says:

    I like the green best of all! Good luck with the challenge TRS 🙂

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  2. Fergiemoto says:

    Great examples! Well done.

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  3. cyberbonn says:

    You’ve been nominated for the Beautiful Blogger Award. Info here: http://me0wz.wordpress.com/2012/08/29/beautiful-blogger-award/

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  5. colonialist says:

    Wonderful examples of each colour. You have given a very hard act for anyone to follow!

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  6. What a fun idea..I really like your shots especially RED, very creative! 🙂

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  7. Super choices. Love the touch of gold on the ‘white’.

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  8. TheBlackTwig says:

    Truly bursting with colors! I especially like the yellow and red photos. 🙂

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  9. bulldogsturf says:

    What lovely captures…enjoyed them all…

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  10. eof737 says:

    Excellent shots! I like them all… 🙂

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  11. Marianne says:

    Great photos, M. I love how the red of the soldiers jackets stands out. There´s so little other colour in the photograph.

    Good luck with your entry! 🙂

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  12. adinparadise says:

    Love your photos for this challenge. They’re all really good, but I especially love the Queen Vic. one. 🙂 Thanks for the nomination, and good luck. 🙂

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  13. Great picks, great pix- I particularly like the changing of the guard! Good luck 🙂

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  14. Imelda says:

    Good luck on the competition. Your photos are lovely. The bridge sure is stunning. 🙂

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  15. Buen travajo! I’m quite tardy as well; maybe I’ll get a turtle prize for being at the end! Z

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