Sunday, June 12, 2011

scavenger hunt: june 12

1. Fruit - Let's face it. Bananas are not photogenic. I tried anyway and predictably, my shots were boring. The good news is that I was finally motivated to learn how to apply a texture. It's been on my to do list for a while. Why did I wait so long?  It's easy!

2. Long Exposure - I remembered the perfect shot for this prompt from last summer's trip to Arkansas. The shutter speed is 1/30 so the movement of the water is nice and blurred.
I couldn't resist trying out a texture on this shot too.

3. Shape - I found two in one, a globe and a sunburst.

4. Green - This one was easy. There's green all around. I chose a fern.

5. Childhood Memory - I scanned in a bunch of my parents' slides last year. This is a 1972 day trip to the New Orleans French Quarter. I was six years old and I remember it being very hard to sit still for what seemed like an eternity.
My brother had to sit still too.  These photos makes me wonder where the artist is now.  I wish I could send him his photo from almost 40 years ago.  He had very good taste in pants, don't you think? :)

30 comments:

  1. I LOVE your "Green" shot!

    Textures could really be addictive, couldn't they? =)

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  2. What a great hunt! I really like the childhood memory.
    Have a blessed Sunday. xxx

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  3. Textures are so time consuming or as Buckeroomama says 'addictive' It's like being in the sweetie shop and not being able to make up my mind what to choose. Your textures were lovely on the photos especially the long exposure one of the water.

    I would love to scan all of our slides from the 70's.

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  4. lovely set - great long exposure shot - I think they could get addictive

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  5. You aren't the only one who did bananas this week for 'fruit'. Hehe ;)
    Love your 'green' shot!

    Katie

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  6. Fantastic shots, Deb! Love those "memories"...and your "green" is stunning.

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  7. Nice photos and most I like long exposure pics and childhood memory photos !!!! Tectures are cool too !

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  8. I love all of these!!! Good job!

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  9. I love all of these!!! Good job!

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  10. great set! fruit is my favorite!
    thanks for visiting me!
    much love, d.

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  11. Love those first 2 shots! Love the texture on the banana shot! I think textures are addictive sometimes ;)

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  12. Deb you took some great pictures this week and I love your childhood memory shots - those are precious. Do you have the pictures he drew? I agree, his pants are pretty cool.

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  13. Great use of texture! I forget to use them.... I think i need to search for some better ones. Mine are all blah. Anyway.... Love the long exposure and childhood memory ones!

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  14. So very cool.. I love the texture you put on your bananas. and your long exposure shot looks dreamy..

    Hugs, Linda

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  15. I love your fruit shot - about time you used texture. So easy right?

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  16. Great photos.....you have inspired me to give photoshop a try tonight. It's funny how once you get comfortable with something you put off learning something new. I have tryed layers several times and not sure why I end up closing the program. Silly I know. You made bananas look so interesting.

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  17. I love that green shot! Very vibrant! Your childhood memory is very nice! I agree, great pants! ;0)

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  18. Who knew bananas could be interesting?? :) ~ And the pants...wow! The question now is, when are they going to be back in style?? ~ Love your long exposure! ...btw, love to vacation at Seaside/Watercolor, just a little down the coast from Destin! The beaches in that area are just amazing. Glad you got to get away! Looks like you had a great time :)

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  19. You made bananas look good.
    I love the shape shot, beautiful colors.

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  20. How cool that you have those childhood photos of you and your brother. So glad you decided to play with textures. They are fun and easy! Have a great week!

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  21. Love the texture! When I get some free time I'm dying to try it.

    I have the girls this week, I'll try when they leave!

    Love those pictures of you and your brother, how special!!

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  22. Great idea adding texture to the banana shot, I so want to go to New Orleans someday.

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  23. Terrific set! Textures can be addicting, but they can really jazz up a photo! I love bananas!

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  24. Love your long exposure and your green shot (the light hitting the fern is perfect!).

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  25. Gorgeous photos. Great job with your texture. Love your long exposure and green.

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  26. Oh my goodness... I LOVE the pants from 40 years ago!! LOL~~ =) Fabulous texture pic!! I have not done that yet either... I am not sure my photo program has texture?? hm... I love love your shape pic... the ball pops right out of the pic!! =) Have a lovely week!

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  27. my almost 9 year old son's comment is hysterical!! he heard me laughing at the striped pants... asked to see... and he said this: "I wonder what his underpants look like"... oh dear... little boys!!

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  28. I am intrigued by the subject of your Shape photo, reminds me of mementos we brought back from the brief excursion into Tijuana during my honeymoon many years ago ;-)

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