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Photo Challenges

Challenges are listed alphabetically in the following two categories.

  1. Challenges that run for an entire month or daily.
  2. Challenges that run weekly, bi-weekly, or once a month.

Challenges that run for an entire month or daily

Title:  2020 Home Challenge

Title:  Are you Square?

  • Host Name:  Becky
  • Host Blog:  The Life of B
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo – July 2021
  • Short Description: A month long challenge with a topic.  Whilst I will be posting a Square shaped photograph daily, you don’t have to. You can join in daily for the whole month, or pop in and out. Whatever suits you, your blog and your circumstances. Just remember the only rule is that your photograph must be square in shape!
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Quarterly and runs for an entire month.  Months for this challenge is April, July, October and January

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Title: Changing Focus

  • Host Name: Write Gardener
  • Host Blog: wRighTing My Life
  • Type of Challenge: Blogger’s Interpretation (photography, writing or music)
  • Short Description: New topic each month. Bloggers can freely use their creativity to interpret the topic via 1 or more photos with or without narrative or music just as long as it’s related to the topic and posted any time during that month.
  • Day Challenge is Published: The last Sunday of each month (related posts can be made anytime during that month.

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Title:  Color and Letters

  • Host Name:  CitySonnet
  • Host Blog: CitySonnet
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description:  Colors and Photo Challenge is a fun way to take a photo a day and share your photos by posting a picture of your interpretation of the prompt. Post daily, weekly, as often as you like.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Daily, First day of each month new list with daily prompts for inspiration.

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Title:   Fandango’s One-Word Challenge

  • fowcHost Name:  Fandango
  • Host Blog:  Fivedotoh.com
  • Type of Challenge:  Open to writing, photography, or art.
  • Short Description:  A daily one-word prompt to take the place of the now defunct WordPress daily prompt.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Daily

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Title:  Flower of the Day (FOTD)

  • Host Name:  Cee Neuner
  • Host Blog:  Cee’s Photo Challenges
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description:  This challenge is all about bringing a little beauty and color into our daily lives.  Feel free to post every day or when you you feel like it.  You can either post new flower photos or dig back into your archives.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Daily

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Title: Food Around the World

  • Host Name: Julie
  • Host Blog: Eat, Play Live
  • Type of Challenge: General, photo, writing
  • Short description of challenge: Combining the love for food and travel, share us a dish based on the featured monthly prompt. The prompt could be around a particular dish, an ingredient, or a tool.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency: Monthly., New prompt released the first of the month.

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Title:  One-to-three Photo Challenge

  • Host Name:  Kate
  • Host Blog:  The Squirrel Chase.com
  • Type of Challenge: Photo, specifically photo processing
  • Short Description: Take one image and get creative with it: process it three different ways. Then share your creations and a description of how you made them.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Monthly, 1st of each Month

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Title:  Photo A Day Challenge

  • Host Name:  CitySonnet
  • Host Blog: CitySonnet
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description:  Photo A Day Challenge is a fun way to take a photo a day and share your photos by posting a picture of your interpretation of the prompt. Post daily, weekly, as often as you like.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Daily, First day of each month new list with daily prompts for inspiration.

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Title:   (The) Ragtag Daily Prompt

  • Host Name: Ragtag Community
  • Host Blog:  TheRagtagCommunity.wordpress.com
  • Type of Challenge:  Writing and Photography
  • Short Description: The Ragtag Daily Prompt is run by a small community of bloggers. We invite you to join us in being creative. Writing and/or photography welcome.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Daily


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Title:  Share Your Desktop Photo Challenge

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  • Host Name:  Clare Horan
  • Host Blog:  Clare’s Cosmos
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description: On the 15th day of each month, I will share the photo I have set as the wallpaper on my desktop and invite others to do so also by sharing the photo only and not a screen shop of their desktop (to maintain personal privacy). I will include a short description and ask participants to provide as little or as much detail regarding their photo as they wish.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  15th, Monthly

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Title:   Wednesday and Saturday Challenge

  • Host Name:  GC The Main Aisle.com and SueW Nan’s Farm.net
  • Host Blog:   Weekly Prompts – Your second chance to be creative
  • Type of Challenge:   Weekly Prompts for writing, photography, artwork
  • Short Description:  Topic specific for each day.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Wednesday and Saturdays

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Challenges that run weekly, bi-weekly, or once a month

Title:  A Photo A Week

  • Host Name:  Nancy Merrill
  • Host Blog:  Nancy Merrill Photography
  • Type of Challenge:  Photography
  • Short Description: New, random theme each week.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Thursday mornings, Weekly

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Title:  All Seasons

  • Host Name:  Jesh
  • Host Blog:  The Jesh Studio
  • Type of Challenge:  Photography
  • Short Description:  All Seasons is about the experience in the season, so it is beyond nature and weather.  People may include travels, birthdays and other events, the latest on their hobbies and interests, etc.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency: Sunday through Friday 7 pm

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Title: Amazing Stonework

  • Host Name: Anita
  • Host Blog: For the Love of
  • Type of challenge: Photography
  • Short Description: Pictures of older buildings showing the amazing artwork created with stone or concrete around windows, doors, rooftops and even along the faces of the buildings. Lets see again the beauty in the intricate details that we don’t see in the more modern architectures.
  • Day of Challenge: Monday, Weekly

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Title: Around the World Weekly Photo

  • Host Name: Uprooted Wanderers
  • Host Blog:  Uprooted Wanderers
  • Type of Challenge: Photo with a story
  • Short Description: Share a photo of something that has brought a moment of joy into your travels, or focus on your own part of the world. The world comes in all shades and flavors! Whether you want to share destinations, food, portraits, memories… Anything!   #aroundtheworldWP
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Monday, Weekly

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Title:  Bird Weekly – Photo Challenge

  • bird_weekly_badge_400Host Name:  Lisa
  • Host Blog:  Our Eyes Open
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description:  This weekly bird photo challenge is topic related.  This challenge is for hard core birders, backyard birding, novice nature lovers who happen to photograph birds and anyone who receives joy from watching & photographing birds. You DO NOT have to be a professional photographer to play along.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency: Friday, Weekly

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Title:  Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge (CBWC)

  • Host Name:  Cee Neuner
  • Host Blog:  Cee’s Photo Challenges
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description: A different theme each week.  Black and white, sepia, desaturated, selective coloring photography all allowed.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Thursday, Weekly

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Title:  Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge (CFFC)

  • Host Name:  Cee Neuner
  • Host Blog:  Cee’s Photo Challenges
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description: A different theme each week.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Tuesday, Weekly

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Title:  Cee’s Midweek Madness Challenge (CMMC)

  • Host Name:  Cee Neuner
  • Host Blog:  Cee’s Photo Challenges
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description: Each week a different challenge – First Wednesday –  Macros or close ups.; Second Wednesday Colors; Third Wednesday – Pick a topic from my photo, and Alphabet.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Wednesday, Weekly

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Title: Cellpic Sunday

  • Host Name: Johnbo
  • Host Blog: Journeys By Johnbo
  • Type of Challenge: Photography
  • Short description of challenge: The photo must be captured with a cell phone, tablet, or another mobile device (drone images included). The second rule is to link the challenge-response to the latest Cellpic Sunday post at https://photobyjohnbo.wordpress.com/ or leave a comment with a link to your post within the comment.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency: Sunday, Weekly

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Title:  (The) Changing Seasons Challenge

  • Host Name:  Su Leslie
  • Host Blog:  Zimmerbith
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo, it’s mainly a photo challenge, but most people write about their month too.
  • Short Description: The Changing Seasons is a monthly challenge where bloggers around the world share what’s been happening in their month.  There are two ways to participate:  Version One (photographic) each month, post 5-20 photos in a gallery that you feel represent your month; or Version Two:  Each month, post a photo, recipe, painting, drawing, video, whatever that you feel says something about your month.   Don’t use archive stuff. Only new material!  Tag your posts with #MonthlyPhotoChallenge and #TheChangingSeasons so others can find them.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Monthy, published near the end of the month.

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Title:  Fan of…

  • Host Name: Jez Braithwaite
  • Host Blog:  Fan of… Daily Post
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description: I thought I’d challenge myself to post something that I am a Fan Of….
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Weekly, Monday

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Title:  Friendly Friday Photo Challenge

  • ff-logo-jan27-255x300-1Host Name: Sandy and Amanda
  • Host Blog:  Something to Ponder About and The Sandy Chronicles
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description: New theme each week, co-hosting on alternate weeks.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Weekly, Fridays

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Title:  Jo’s Monday Walk

  • Host Name:  RestlessJo
  • Host Blog: Restlessjo
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description: A few people have asked me about rules and regulations for joining my Monday walks.  Well, that part’s easy.  I don’t have any!  Walking is one of the great pleasures of my life.  Ever since I began my blog I have enjoyed introducing people to new places, and the walks are another way to do it.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Monday, Weekly

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Title:  Just One Person From Around the World

  • Host Name:  CadyLuckLeedy
  • Host Blog: CadyLuckLeedy
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description:  There are a lot of folks in the world, everyday folks, just trying to provide food and shelter and love, trying to make a living, keep their kids educated and take care of their families, without an agenda. My challenge focuses on a photo of one person that celebrates ordinary folks at work, play, etc, just getting on with their lives, while we were living under extraordinary circumstances.
  • Day challenge is published: Weekly on Wednesday

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Title:  Kammie’s Oddball Challenge

  • Host Name:  Kammie – The Nut House blog
  • Host Blog:  The Nut House
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description: Odd Ball Photos are those great photos that you take which really don’t seem to fit into a common category.  We’ve all taken them and like them, because we just can’t hit delete and get rid of them.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Thursday, Weekly

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Title:    Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge

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Title:   Life in Colour

  • Host name: Jude
  • Host Blog: Travel Words
  • Description: Each month a new colour theme will be announced. I will publish weekly, maybe twice weekly, but you can post any time during the month as often as you like. Use a pingback or leave a comment on my post. NOTE: There is no badge, but please use the TAG ‘colour2021’ which makes it easy to find.
  • Day challenge is published: Sunday, Weekly – Change of colour will be on the first Sunday of the month

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Title:   Lithans Weekly Photo Challenge ( LWPC)

  • Host name: Lithans 
  • Host blog URL: Lithians
  • Type of challenge: Photography
  • Short description: A weekly photo challenge where I’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration each monday.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency: Monday, weekly.

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Title: Mid-Week Monochrome (MWM)

  • Host Blog:  Brashley Photography
  • Type of Challenge:  Photography
  • Short Description: A weekly open topic photography challenge, where the only rule is your image has to be monochrome or sepia, and readers can join in this weekly post by linking their post to the relevant week, and by tagging their images with MWM or Mid-Week Monochrome.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Wedneday, Weekly

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Title: Monday Windows

  • Host Name: Ludwig Keck
  • Host Blog: Monday Window
  • Type of Challenge: Photography
  • Short Description:  Windows are all around us, windows to look into, windows to look out of. This challenge is to look AT windows, photograph interesting ones and share the images.  You can either post new photos of windows or dig some out of your archives.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency: Monday, Weekly

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Title:  Monthly Meet Up – 2019 Windows

  • Host Name: Wild Daffodil
  • Host Blog: Wild Daffodil
  • Type of Challenge: Photography
  • Short Description: For 2019 we have a new Monthly Meet-Up Photo Challenge – just a one word prompt for the whole year.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency: 1st Tuesday of the Month

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Title:  One Word Sunday

  • Host Name:  Debbie
  • Host Blog:  travelwithintent.com
  • Type of Challenge:  Photography
  • Short Description:  Photography – one or more photos with your interpretation of my one-word theme. Themes are announced in advance.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Sunday, Weekly

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Title: Photographing Public Art Challenge (PPAC)

  • Host Name: Marsha and Cee
  • Host Blog: Marsha Ingrao – Always Write and CeeNPhotography
  • Type of Challenge: Photography
  • Short Description: Public art is which encompasses any form of art you see in a public place, large or small. statues, murals, graffiti, gardens, Christmas lights, even buildings or bridges. The art should be visible from streets, sidewalks or public places.
  • Day Challenge is published and frequency: Friday, Weekly

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Title: Pic and a Word Challenge

  • Host Blog:  Pic and a Word Challenge
  • Type of Challenge:  Writing and Photo
  • Short Description: “Creativity Challenge”: any form of imagery and/or writing.  The Pic and a Word Challenge is a weekly creativity challenge. I provide one word and a photograph and respondents can respond with words and/or images which reflect or are inspired by the given word and/or photograph.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Sunday, Weekly

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Title:   Pull Up A Seat

  • Host Name: Kate
  • Host Blog:  XingfuMama
  • Type of Challenge:  Photography
  • Short Description: Photo challenge of places one sits, might sit or art about sitting and maybe a little background or story about the spot or picture of the view.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Friday, Weekly

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Title:   Sculpture Saturdays

  • Host Name: Susan Kelly
  • Host Blog:   No Fixed Plans
  • Type of Challenge:  Photography
  • Short Description:  It’s open ended so any sculpture or 3D art work
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Saturday, weekly

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Title: Street Art

  • Host Name: Twenty-Four
  • Host Blog:  Twenty-four
  • Type of Challenge: Photo
  • Short Description: Everyone who knows me, knows I love street art. So I will be posting a photo of street art that I have discovered every Saturday. You can include anything in the topic as long as it is accessible to the public.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency: Saturday, weekly

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Title:  Sunday Stills Photo Challenge

  • Host Name: Terri Webster Schrandt or Second Wind Leisure
  • Host Blog:  secondwindleisure.com
  • Type of Challenge:  Photography
  • Short Description: Sunday Stills is a photography challenge with a weekly theme (similar to the WPC). Each week I post the theme with images of my own interpretation. There is also an optional Link-Up using InLinkz.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Sunday, Weekly

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Title:   The Saturday Symphony

  • picsart_07-11-02.14.51-2Host Name: Jude Itakali
  • Host Blog: Tales Told Different
  • Type of Challenge:  General (writing, artwork and photograph)
  • Short Description: Sharing Different Perspectives.  Any form of writing, images and art is allowed.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency: Saturday, Weekly

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Title:   Thursday Doors

  • Host Name: Dan Antion
  • Host Blog:  No Facilities
  • Type of Challenge:  Photography
  • Short Description: Thursday Doors is a weekly feature allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favorite door photos from around the world.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Thursday, weekly

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Title:  Thursday Tree Love

  • Host Name: Parul Thakur
  • Host Blog: Happinessandfood.com
  • Type of Challenge: Photography
  • Short Description: Every second and fourth Thursday of a month, I invite bloggers to share pictures of trees.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency: Thursday – 2nd and 4th of a month

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Title:  Thursday Trio Challenge

  • Host Name: Carol
  • Host Blog:  Mama Cormier
  • Type of Challenge: Photography
  • Short Description: The challenge is to find subjects that show up in a cluster or group of three. They can be birds, animals, people, flowers or inanimate objects. They can be staged or things you find naturally in the great outdoors or indoors. There are no other rules.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency: Thursday, Weekly

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Title:  Vintage Neon Signs

  • Host Name: Tammi B
  • Host Blog:  Vintage Neon Sig Challenge (NSPC)
  • Type of Challenge: Photography
  • Short Description: Any neon sign is fine; doesn’t have to be vintage.  Just keep your eye open, wherever you go!
  • Day challenge is published and frequency: Monday, Weekly

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Title:  V.J.’s Weekly Challenge

  • vjwcbannerHost Name: V.J.
  • Host Blog:  OneWoman’sQuestII.com
  • Type of Challenge:  Poets, Writers, Photographers
  • Short Description: I am hosting a weekly challenge, geared towards self-discovery and creative expression – for poets, writers, photographers, etc.  Everyone is welcome.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Monday, Weekly

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Title:  Water Water Everywhere (WWE)

  • Host Name:  Jez Braithwaite
  • Host Blog:  Jez Braithwaite
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description:  Please feel free to post your photos of anything that goes into or has anything to do with water. Please post on your blog and put the link in the comments of this post. Tag with WWE and Water Water Everywhere.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Monday, Weekly

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Title:   Weekend Coffee Share

  • Host Name: Natalie
  • Host Blog:  Natalie the Explorer
  • Type of Challenge: General – Writing and Photography welcome
  • Short Description: Weekend Coffee Share is a time for us to take a break out of our lives and enjoy some time catching up with friends (old and new)!
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Friday, Weekly

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Title:  Weekend Sky

  • Host Name:  Hammad Rais
  • Host Blog:  Blog of Hammad Rais
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description:  Any photo featuring a full or partial view of the sky is eligible for this challenge.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Saturday, Weekly

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Title:  Which Way Challenge

  • Host Name:  Alive and Trekking
  • Host Blog:  Alive and Trekking
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description: This Which Way challenge is all about capturing the roads, walks, trails, rails, steps, signs, etc. we move from one place to another on.  You can walk on them, climb them, drive them, ride on them, as long as the specific way is visible.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Friday, Weekly

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Title:   Writer’s Quotes Wednesdays Writing Challenge

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  • Host Name: Marsha Ingrao
  • Host Blog:  Marsha Ingrao – Always Write
  • Type of Challenge: General – Writing and Photography welcome
  • Short Description: Pick a quote that fits the weekly topic or theme. Write a response or find a photo that works well with the quote.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Wednesday, Weekly

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  1. Cee, Thanks so much for including my Weather Vane Wednesday challenge. I’ve concluded the challenge at this time, and if you could would it be possible to remove it from the Photo Challenge list. Thanks so much for listing it. I enjoyed doing it and appreciate your support. Kathy

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      • Cee…I knew when I was fretting over where to find the next vane it was time to stop. Thanks so much for listing me, and for all the fun challenges and inspiration you provide to all of us bloggers. It is so appreciated! ❤

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  2. Hi Cee, would you like to include my Monthly Meet-Up where for 2019 we are sharing photos of WINDOWS on the first Tuesday of every month. The photos can be archive or current all welcome. Here is a link to May’s Post: https://daffodilwild.wordpress.com/2019/05/07/windows-greenway-and-tyneham/
    It will be open for the whole of May and until Tuesday 4th June, when June’s WINDOWS will start.
    https://daffodilwild.wordpress.com/photo-challenge/

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  3. Hello Cee! I don’t know if you know the blogger Basil René… But he just started a weekly photo prompt, and I’d like to help him getting it known. So here’s the link to the first edition, in case you’d like to add it to your photo challenge list, or even better, if you’d like to play along 🙂 I have no doubt you’ll have an awesome picture to share!!

    https://lifecaptured.blog/2020/05/16/introducing-the-weekly-life-captured-photo-challenge-giving-support/

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    • I know Basil Renél. I left a comment on the challenge prompt and asked if he wants his challenge posted on my list to let me know. I need his permission to list lit. Thanks for letting me know of this challenge. 😀

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  4. Hi, Cee. FYI – I’ve decided not to continue my two challenges, Sunshine’s Macro Monday and Sunshine’s Reflections. Even though I enjoyed hosting the challenges, it also increased my appreciation for the time and energy you invest in all you do. Thank you so much!

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