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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Wood or Season of Spring

I had a marvelous response from all of you on last week’s theme of Circles and Curves.  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.

022414-feature-bannerFeatured Bloggers

A New Day – There is something about this photo that makes me want to keep staring at it.  Wonderful eye!

Hamburg und Mee(h)r – I’ve been an admirer of their photography for the past couple of years.  Check out their wonderful variety of circles and curves

Lins Doodles – Has some wonderful circles and curves, but I like the photos of the bridge and Northumberlandia best.

Compass Photography – They captured Mother Nature in it’s finest.

Life Is Great – Wonderful photos of an iron fence.  The brick background add a lot of texture and color too.

Finale To An Entrance – I adore this shot of an old fan.

Mannalexandra – All the shiny silver and curvy lines caught my attention.  A must see.

This week’s Topics:  Wood / Spring

Iris fields.

Iris fields.

Today starts our new Five Elements/Seasons series and today our topic is Wood or the Season of Spring.  In the description of of the Wood Element you can maybe get some ideas for your entry.

People who have strong energy of the Wood element have a clear vision and goals, and know how to bring them into being. They excel at planning and decision making. Their piercing, penetrating eyes may attract you.  Color for wood is green.

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

  • Fire / Summer – People with strong Fire energy may be quite charismatic. They excel at commanding others to action. They may love talking and socializing.  Color for fire is red.
  • Earth / Harvest – 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.
  • 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.

Create a Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge Post

  1. Then add a link to your blog in my comment box.
  2. To make it easy for others to check out your photos and post, title your blog post “Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge” tag.
  3. Remember to Follow My Blog to get your weekly reminders.
  4. I usually will respond to your entry on your blog, rather than on my page.

Please check out my Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge to check out more of what this challenge is about.


If you adore challenges as much as I do, please check out WordPress’s Blog Event Listing for other challenges.

My Entry for the Week


Local park in the spring time.

Local park in the spring time.

Aged wooden pole

Aged wooden pole

Dogwood blossoms.

Dogwood blossoms.

Iris gardens.

Iris gardens.

Qi (energy) hugs


110 replies »

  1. Hi, Cee! Wonderful photos. I love them all. I’m so thrilled I’ve been featured this week! Thank you so much.


  2. These are gorgeous, Cee. Oregon is a “wood” state. I’ll have to check my photos later this evening, and respond to this post. I think I am a “wood” person! 🙂


  3. Cee, I was delighted to see that I had posted something fitting into your theme this week. I am even a spring baby, myself, and I have green eyes, so I could not resist adding a link to you. I see the ping above, so I won’t add yet another link. Cheers, Brenda


  4. Wow, what beutiful gallery – Spring is only weeks away – but it feels like ages … great subject – will come back with my entry later.


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