I had a marvelous response from all of you on last week’s theme of Fire or Season of Summer. Thanks everyone you always amaze and delight me. I’m proud to announce our featured bloggers this week. Their posts really grabbed my attention. Please check out their posts and congratulate them. Maybe you will be chosen next week.
A Mom’s Blog – You can feel the heat and summer in these photos.
FunFamilyFeats – Summer fun at the beach and a fire to boot!
Corners of the World – Such a fun and awesome summer photo!
ArtKorppi – Wonderful bonfire photos from Seurasaari, Helsinki.
Geophilia Photography – Awe inspiring fiery sky.
Wandering Iris – See the marvelous wave she caught in her last photo.
The Day After – Stunning sunsets with touches of fire in the sky.
Yarnspinnerr – Doesn’t the photo of the swimming pool look so inviting.
This week’s Topics: Earth / Harvest
We are now into our Five Elements/Seasons series and today our topic is Earth or the Harvest Season. In the description of the Earth Element you can maybe get some ideas for your entry.
Someone with well developed Earth energy is a well grounded, nurturing, compassionate person, sometimes depicted as the archtypical “earth mother”. Earth people like to bring others together and make good mediators or peacemakers and reliable friends. They often enjoy both preparing food and eating. The color for earth is yellow.
This series in particular, look through your archives of photos since we are covering all the seasons of the year. I hope even those of you who don’t have the typical seasons because you live near the equator I hope you want to use the color or element for your posts. Have fun and be as creative as you like.
Current Series: Five Elements/Seasons
- Wood / Spring
- Fire / Summer
- Earth / Harvest
- Metal / Fall – A person with well balanced Metal energy is well organized, self disciplined, and conscientious. They like structure in their life. They are most comfortable in situations when they know the rules and can succeed by following them. Metal Qi bestows a deep inner strength, like ore mined from the mountains. The color for Metal is white.
- Water / Winter – The Water energy is a strong generative force centered in the lower belly. When the Kidney Qi is strong, a person is fearless, determined, and can endure many hardships in pursuit of their goals. Persevering by will power is characteristic of those with strong Kidney Qi. The color for water is blue.
The Next Series – Just Some Stuff
- Black and White Photos – to kick off the return of my B&W Challenge
- Roads: country, freeways, streets – to kick off the return of my Which Way Challenge
- Wheels: transportation, water wheels, spinning wheels
- Contrasting Colors: Purple/pink, yellow – orange and blue – red and green
- Buildings: houses, barns, commercial
How It Works?
Most weeks I will come up with a topic. Feel free to write me with things you want to learn about.
Go through you photo archives and see what photos you have that fits the current week’s challenge, or better yet grab you camera and take a new photo!
ENJOY and have FUN.
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My Entry for the Week
Qi (energy) hugs