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Sunday, March 8, 2009

CreativePhotography#5 - CC#50 - UM#46

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This is my 5th effort at Creative Photography

Roger suggests we focus on Spring this week
so here are PSE6 variations on my White Azalea Collage
Original Collage
Poster Edges
Posterize with Poster Edges addedBlack & White Scenic LandscapeBlack & White - NewspaperWhich do YOU like best & why?
Click to embiggen for better viewing

and for others participating in Creative Photography

his is my 50thMisty Dawn started the meme and explains the rules here.
Molly meets Wrigley
Six month old Jack Russell Terrier
Click to embiggen for better viewing.

This is the 319th issue of ...
I'm participating for the 46th time today
How about you?

What comes to YOUR mind?
If you'd like to play here, copy and paste the clues in comments along with your responses ... or post on your blog and let me know so I can visit ;--)

I say ... and you think ... ?
  1. Mourning :: grief
  2. Approval :: okay
  3. Lotion :: Aveda ... my favorite!
  4. Pespire :: I have no clue unless this is misspelled ;--)
  5. Language :: communication
  6. Defection :: abandon
  7. Play :: ful
  8. Graphic :: design
  9. Spicy :: deliciously flavorful
  10. In love :: with life!

Your turn: I say ... and you think ... ?

  1. Mourning ::
  2. Approval ::
  3. Lotion ::
  4. Pespire ::
  5. Language ::
  6. Defection ::
  7. Play ::
  8. Graphic ::
  9. Spicy ::
  10. In love ::
Click for others muttering this week.
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Thought for Today
"It's a strange world of language in which skating on thin ice can get you into hot water." Franklin P. Jones


i beati said...

fun collage

Sandee said...

I ♥ your collages. This one is no exception. Spring is in the air.

1. Mourning:: Pain
2. Approval:: Permission
3. Lotion:: Smooth
4. Pespire:: Glow
5. Language:: English
6. Defection:: Turncoat
7. Play:: Ball
8. Graphic:: Explicit
9. Spicy:: Hot
10. In love:: Me

Have a terrific Sunday. Big hug. :)

Anonymous said...

Beautiful array of pictures, I like the newspaper effects of black and white :)

I'm loving the collage of Molly meets Wrigley! Playful and loving feel :)

Maude Lynn said...

Just look at Molly's tail! Did they end up getting along?

Kay said...

I think I like the Poster Edges the best. They are all very creative and beautiful.

Travis Cody said...

I like the equalize one, because it's bright and springlike.

kitten said...

What pretty flowers! Like how you played with different looks. Those pups are sure pretty also.
Mourning ::grief, hurt, pain and loss.
Approval :: permission
Lotion :: Shea Butter
Pespire ::a municipality in the Honduran department of Choluteca.
Language :: Body
Defection ::abandonment
Play :: shakespeare
Graphic ::To much info
Spicy :: hot
In love ::with my kids
Hope you had a wonderful weekend!

Joyce said...

Hi, Virginia,
'Equalize' is my favorite photo effect this time.
Here are my mutterings:
1. Mourning ::dove
2. Approval ::people-pleaser
3. Lotion ::Aveeno
4. Perspire ::sweat of your brow
5. Language ::Tower of Babel
6. Defection ::from duty
7. Play ::by play
8. Graphic ::novel;manga
9. Spicy ::jalapeno pepper
10. In love ::with life

Gattina said...

What a cute dog meeting, lol !

Mom Knows Everything said...

I like the inverted one best...it's the purple color to it that I like.

Awww the doggies look like they are having fun playing. :o)

1. Mourning :: died
2. Approval :: agree
3. Lotion :: hand cream
4. Pespire :: sweat
5. Language :: english
6. Defection :: avoid
7. Play :: kids
8. Graphic :: designs
9. Spicy :: hot
10. In love :: married

Hootin Anni said...

I actually LOVE the 'natural' photos best, the sunlight and the backdrop is perfect.

Anonymous said...

I miss the mutterings... :(

Love the photos which were equalize...why, bec I love how the light comes in...just inspiring!

Misty DawnS said...

My favorite is the Inverted, because of all the purple, and I ♥ purple!!!

I LOVE the pictures of Molly and Wrigley. They look excited to have a new friendship.

Mourning:: heartbreak
Approval:: need
Lotion:: moisturizing
Pespire:: I LOVED your answer on this!!!
Language:: grammar
Defection:: abandonment
Play:: ball
Graphic:: Arts
Spicy:: heartburn
In love:: content

P.S. I just scrolled up to read everyone else's answers. I see that my BBFF Tammy and I answered the same about the Azaleas... I also see we answered the same for the same reason! Hehehe - we're so much alike!

Grandy said...

Oh I like what you've done with the pictures. I see you are enjoying it. :)

Hope you are well, Storyteller!!

Unknown said...

What a bust day! Poster edges and B&W Newspaper. :)

1. Mourning :: death
2. Approval :: nod
3. Lotion :: cream
4. Pespire :: sweat
5. Language :: talk
6. Defection :: flawwed
7. Play :: game
8. Graphic :: cartoon
9. Spicy :: hot
10. In love :: together

RW said...

Those are all great! Send some of that warm weather up here will you please!! :D

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