Weekly Photo Challenge – Orange II

For my second entry in the weekly challenge of orange, I bring some images taken yesterday in Cork City and combine these with some old favourites.

Love these challenges and you can see my first entry here.

To find out more about this challenge just click here.

Let me know what you think and which one best fits the theme.

29 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge – Orange II

    1. Thank you Laura. Personally I like the Tea Shack, the first image – taken on a day with beautiful skies. Wished they had stayed for a bit longer. Now it is just πŸ’¦πŸ’¦πŸ’¦

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      1. I love it! Yesterday was a welcome respite; the temps are back down today to -7 (feels like -15) :-/
        It should warm up for the week-end but not the lovely +12 we had yesterday!
        Oh well, go with the flow!

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  1. Great set John, the first one hits you in the face with those 2 intense colours and the orange what I see. But my fav. is the traffic lights – something about the composition appeals to me

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    1. Thank you Lee, I was of the mind that the first image merited a post all of its own – to me it is very striking and yet such a humble thing. I tried doing the traffic lights in B/W but leaving in the orange colour but that did not work. The one criticism on the light shot is I think there is too much space on the this. Thanks for your feedback, really appreciate. MM πŸ€

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      1. Clarify – too much space on the this. I’m particularly dense tonight as I had a long 14 hour drive today πŸ™‚ but I’d like to see what you were thinking. I agree with the B&W not working as I like the houses behind giving the lights a sense of place and echoing the colour even if it is more yellow than orange.

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      2. I am thinking a crop on the lhs would make the image too thin and tall, but a shift of the camera to the right slightly might have worked better. I just sense that the space between the large traffic light and the left hand side of the image is a little too much and not offering anything interesting. Me being picky?? That is some drive – over here we would be in the ocean if we stayed driving for that long, or anything near. πŸ€

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      3. Thanks for the clarification, I wondered if it would be something about the lhs πŸ™‚ I think that is what appeals to me about the whole shot – that there is that space and the larger traffic light isn’t obeying the ‘rule of thirds’

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