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5/14/11

Scavenger Hunt Sunday



1.  Give me flowers!

(It was such a cold winter for GA that only one 
of my dyanthus survived.  It's FULL of lovely 
pink blooms now, tho!)



2.  Visual Contrast

(Sam had Field Day on Wednesday and earned 
a bright blue ribbon.  I so love that his school 
doesn't base the ribbons solely on performance, 
the winning students have to show great 
sportsmanship, as well.)





3.  Friendship

(Lots of fun friends to play with at the park.)

The Paper Mama



4.  Before & After

(I added a yellow rose to my garden this year 
and I already love it!)

MellowYellowBadge



5.  Dark

(We recently had a very dark day when we 
found this sweet little bird in our garage.  He 
seemed fine in the beginning, but didn't make 
it.  Sam was fascinated by his tiny claws.)









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50 comments:

Rochelle@AFamilyofLooneys said...

Yeah for Sam!
The first flower photo is gorgeous.

mummyof6monsters said...

wow,great pics!Love the climbing kids!Great shot:)

alicia said...

Your photography just keeps getting better and better. Thanks so much for participating in my 30 days of spring challenge. I'm sharing one of yours on my blog tomorrow.

Buckeroomama said...

That silhouette shot is amazing, Dina!!

Kimberley said...

Wow, these are some great shots! I like the friendship one the best!

Brooke said...

Love your flower shots! and yikes, that birdy... how sad!

Melissa said...

Oh wow, your frienship shot is awesome!!! I love your before/after too. Great idea.

Jess said...

The light on your flowers is just perfect!

Marsha Young@Spots and Wrinkles said...

Love that yellow rose. Glad you and Sam had a great Field Day! Have a great weekend.

I am stuggling with this awful-duvet-dilemma over at Spots and Wrinkles! :)

Talk to you soon.

Cedar said...

Terrific photos! I love the play at the park and all the beautiful flowers! Great photo of the bird feet, though sad "dark" interpretation.

Tiffany said...

the first is awesome and the flower is pretty. I love the before/after of the 3rd!

Smo said...

That dark shot is AMAZING!

Sue said...

I had a dead bird on my back porch yesterday. It made me so sad.

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PS. I think Ben Franklin got it right, by the way...

Linda R. said...

Your flower shot is soooo pretty.. And love your Before and after shot.. I also just found a dead bird in my backyard.. I snap a shot of him but it didn't turn out.. Yours looks great..

Pieni Lintu said...

Poor little bird. :(

deb duty said...

The first shot is so beautiful! Love the before and after too. Great job!

Rosie@leavesnbloom said...

Firstly congratulations to Sam and I love that friendship one and the detail in your dark prompt. Those claws do look interesting though it's a pity about the bird - I'm sure the kids were not too happy about that.

misc.alaina said...

Great shots! Love the before and after of the rose - nice timing on that!!

Our Beaten Path said...

Your photos are amazing!! Amazing! Love them all! Also love that quote that you used. It's so true.

Bossy Betty said...

Great pictures--such stories in each one!

Ashley Sisk said...

While those tiny claws are wonderful, I am in love with your friendship shot. Fantastic - should be a poster.

Nicolasa said...

How awesome to get a ribbon! :-) I love playing at the park... with or without kids!

Chic Homeschool Mama said...

Yikes on the bird Dina- amazing that with that happening you thought to pull out the camera. I absolutely love your before & after- one of those things where I bang my head against the wall & say "why didn't I think of that" :)

Allison Hoffman said...

love the light and silhouette on the climbing shot!!

fiddlehead said...

Holy cow....this are all amazing shots. That friends shot is perfect for a card to a friend. I love them all....even the the bird feet.

Selena @ Stoneyville said...

I love the flower shot, the light is just perfect in it!

Kim, USA said...

Very pretty cool photos!!
MYM

Genie said...

Love the photos and love the stories. What a striking series. Great shots. Hope you have a nice week.

Seizing My Day said...

WOW... esp. the bird details! =)

awarewriter said...

The crow is one powerful image. It begs to be in B&W.

Victoria said...

Interesting series... I wish I could join in on Scavenger Hunt Sunday but I swear my life is in an uproar right now... I do enjoy coming here to check out your Macro Monday post and then finding a bonus with the other images that are part of the Scavenger Hunt Sunday series... I particularly like the yellow roses and the silhouette image of children playing along with the perfect quote to go with it! (as for dark, enough sadness in my life right now so I found it hard to view... BUT that means the photograph spoke to me which is good)

Carletta said...

Ah, poor little birdie!
It is nature's way and it was certainly a way for Sam to learn a little about birds.
And, all your entries are super for the hunt!

Carletta's Captures

Trish ~ ♥ ~ said...

Sadly, something like 90,000 birds die from window strikes each year, in NYC alone.

Linda Makiej said...

really beautiful work...
Have a great week!
Glad to be following you...

Dianne said...

the sweet little bud and then the open flower is so lovely

chubskulit said...

Beautiful captures.

Mellow Yellow at my page, have a great week!

Teresa said...

What an interesting collection of photos. I just love the before and after!

Liz said...

Beautiful shots.

Have a fabulous week!

Liz @ MLC

Kala said...

Gorgeous light and color in the first image!

HOOTIN' ANNI said...

I love the soft, carnation like fragrance of a dianthus!! Too sad about the wee bird....:o(

Here's an open invitation to view my 'legendary' MERMAID'S PURSE...a sea 'oddity'. If you have time...come on over for a visit!!

Have a super Monday.

Tara said...

man, I love all your pictures!! The first one is just beautiful! The silhouette was amazing! And the bird... well its just cool!

rebekah said...

Love the before and after... my mum's favourite roses are yellow. These look beautiful! Sure to bring a smile to your face when in the garden!

Kristy said...

Cool take on a before n after!

January said...

beautiful photos..i love the yellow rose best..

Visiting from Mellow Yellow Monday
Hope you can come and visit my MYMs: Starting Solids, Missy Yellow, May 15, 2011, and Cosmic Bracelet. Thanks!

Serline said...

Very eclectic "collection", but I love the photo and quote for "Friendship".

melifaif said...

You are impressive and inspiring. Love the quote picture.

Valeria said...

I love all your shots. Give me flower is stunning and the dark, really hit the spot.

Kat Sloma said...

Dina, I think you are the queen of white/bright color contrast! :) Thanks so much for participating in Exploring with a Camera.

My Photographic Eye by Irela said...

Wow...they are all so great. But I especially love the last three. Awesome.

Nicolle said...

I love the yellow rose. So pretty! Also the silhouette is fantastic, and would definitely be a great framed print! Your photos are always so beautiful, and so inspirational to me.

:)