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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Abstract Photography

031715abstract_1This is the fourth week of my Just Some Fun Topics challenge series.

This week’s topic is Abstract Photography.  Here is a definition I found which may help you out.

Like abstract art, abstract photography concentrates on shape, form, colour, pattern and texture. The viewer is often unable to see the whole object. The subject of the photo is often only a small part of the idea of the image. Viewers may only know the essence of the image subject or understand it by what is implied. 

Often the image will not be a literal view of the subject itself. The subject tends to come second to seeing. The impact of aspects of the subject become a form of expressing the point. (definition found here)

If you are more of a visual person, go to google and search for “abstract photography photos”.  You be shown a variety of different photos that fit this category.

Feel free to dig around in your archives for photos if you don’t have anything knew you can photograph.   Most of all I hope you have fun.  This is definitely one where you can add photos of your favorite things.

I had a marvelous response from all of you on last week’s theme of Farm Animals.  Thanks everyone you always amaze and delight me.  I’m proud to announce our featured bloggers from last week’s topic. 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

@Vanilla – An absolutely superb photo of two people on a motorcycle.

Leya – A marvelous gallery of photos catching people unaware.

Zombie Flamingoes – Now this photo shows how to touring in style.

New / Amsterdam – Wonderful close up of a woman.

Shoot ‘n Go – An interesting variety of photos in her gallery.  I especially like the man with the snakes and the beige/brownish one titled “Taking a coffee break”.

Through My Eyes – A very emotionally charged monochrome photo.

The New 3 Rs:  Retire, Recharge, Reconnect – I adore this photo.  I really like how these two people are so different.

Oh Danny Boy – Wonderful candid photo of two men.

The World is a Book … – Oh the simple joys of life…laughter.

Current Series – Just some fun topics

he Next Series – The Letter “C”

  • Colorful Monotones (no sepia or black and white)
  • Churches (any religious building)
  • Close-up
  • Clouds
  • Cars – New, Vintage, Toy, etc.

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.


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My Entry for the Week

An aged piece of sawed driftwood, found at Driftwood Beach, Oregon.031715abstract


Close up of part of a goat’s shiny wool.031715abstract_4


Uncles of a dahlia with mist drops.031715abstract_3

Part of a sea anemone of some sort.


Qi (energy) hugs,


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  1. Thank you so much, Cee! I appreciate all the effort and time you hosting these challenges. Your support means a lot to me. 🙂


    • What I usually do is download the photo to your hard drive and then add it like normal photos. Feel free to contact me if you need more information.


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