June 26, 2015

Colors and Themes

These photos are from Grandview in West Virginia. We were in this beautiful park on a pretty morning, and I took more pictures than I can possibly post. Here I'm focusing on colors and linking to a few relevant memes, starting with a blue sky and Skywatch Friday.

Next we have some green plants growing through cracks between layers of rocks. We were on the Tunnel Trail, which would be a good place to have a geologist along to discuss the rock formations.

Thank you to the young lady for wearing a red shirt! Red never fails to brighten an image and draw the eye. Some photographers dress their children in red or carry a red jacket for their spouse to wear in photos. And red happens to be the theme that Mersad chose  for this week's My Town Shoot Out.

I don't know this person but she was taking a picture while I was taking a picture of her.

We saw a bright shiny motorcycle in the parking lot. It's orange paint qualifies it for a spot on Orange You Glad It's Friday.

I was pleased to see pink rhododendron blooming in the park. The plants are often tall enough that the flowers are at eye-level.  They always seemed a bit magical to me.

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  1. Lovely series of images. I have to add this park on my list of places to visit. Love the ferns and rhododendron. Happy weekend!

  2. I'm just this summer discovering the beauty of the rhododendron♪ http://lauriekazmierczak.com/blaze/

  3. I've enjoyed your photos and the explanations that go with them today. Thanks for stopping by my blog and for your kind words.

  4. Pretty and eye-catching photos!

  5. Isn't if funny how plants can thrive and survive in the oddest spost. If I planted a plant in those cracks,.. it would die.

  6. The rhodo is very pretty. Gorgeous colour. And love all the green of the ferns.


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