Bi-Monthly Challenge – “Purple!”

Written by Hockomock Joe on . Posted in Monthly Challenge

March / April Challenge, 2014 

 

P U R P L E!

 

It’s been a while since we have featured a color so PURPLE ends that drought! Size as you would for competition and send it to Joe. The ONLY rule is that the image must be shot from March 1st to April 30th of 2014!

 

The January/February Challenge of Utensils had eleven submissions.

 

1. Joe’s “Need I Say More?

Color Purple

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(this idea was NOT taken from Lynne’s comment the other night as I had checked the book out on 2/26)

 

2. Jac’s “Purple Haze over the Town River“ 

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3. Marian’sPurple Potato Slices

Purple_Potato_Slices

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. Steph’s “Mardi Gras Wannabe Beads!“ 

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5. Jim’sPurple Door

jim Purple Door (1 of 1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. Kathy K.’s “Lenten Purple

Kathy K Purple

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. Ruth’s “Edible Purple Asparagus

ruth asparagus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. Deedee’s “Purple Threads

Deedee purple

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9. Al’s “First Crocuses of 2014″

al Purple-Crocuses_

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10. Mariann’s “And, Now a Word from Our Sponsor!

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11. Jeff W.’sBirdhouse for Peeps!

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Bi-Monthly Challenge – “Utensils”

Written by Hockomock Joe on . Posted in Monthly Challenge

January / February, 2014

 

If it’s January, it must be time for another round of bi-monthly challenges. Tip of the lens cap to those who submitted for the Nov/Dec “Reflections” as we had sixteen images! 

 

Now this one should be a little easier – these items can be found in your kitchen and other rooms around your house. You don’t even have to go outside! Only rule: must be shot anytime AFTER December 31, 2013. 

 

1. Early Bird Jim’s “Mortar and Pestle”

Jim January Challange (1 of 2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Joe’s “Writing Utensils

Utensils W

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Did you count seven?)

 

3. Ellen’sGetting to the Core

Ellen Best

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. Jac’s “Antique Kitchen Thingamajig“ 

Jac Antique_Utensil1a-1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. Marian’s “Antique Sausage Stuffer

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6. Ruth’s “Sparkling Spoons!

ruth spoons reflecting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 7. Kathy K.’s “Service for a Giant“ 

kathy k photo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. Mariann’s “Falling Utensils

Marainn falling utensils

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 9. Deedee’s “Vermonter’s Essentials

Deedee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10. Phil’s “Moving Utensil

phil Moving Utensil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11. Al’s ”Cooktop Utensil – a Bird’s Eye View”

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Bi – Monthly Challenge – “Reflections”

Written by Hockomock Joe on . Posted in Monthly Challenge

It’s been a while since I threw a new challenge your way, so here it is!

 

For November and December, I’m collecting “Reflections!“ 

As always the image must be shot after November 1st of this year. Size it as you would for HDP projections and send it to me (Joe Kennedy)!

 

"Reflecting of Fall"

“Reflecting on Fall”

 

 

 

Steph’s “Window Reflection

Steph Reflection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jac’s “Watery Reflection“ 

Jac Reflection1-1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joe’s “Self-Reflection“ 

Self Portrait

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ron’s “Reflective Pond

Ron Reflective Pond

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marian’s “Reflection of a Tree

Marians Reflection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

David the Lee’s “High Rise Reflection

David L Sunset of Boston High Rise

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Joyce’s “Mirror Pond

Joyce Ball

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pres. Phil’s “Reflection in a Skyscraper

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Ruth’sCity within a City

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Deedee’s “Carousel Reflection

Deedee Carousel Mirror

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rick’s “ReFALLection!

rick refallection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Al’s “Well-rounded Reflection

Al_A Well Rounded Reflection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rich’s “Reflection of Maine

rich Reflections of Maine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marian’s “Reflecting Upon a Buck

(I never post two from one member, but this was the exception)

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Jeff T.’s “Reflections of a Blue Knight

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Phil N.’s “Quincy Shore Reflection

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Jeff W.’s “Braga Bridge Reflection“ 

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A Gated Community. . .

Written by Hockomock Joe on . Posted in Monthly Challenge

Time to get you back outside! Let’s focus on gates – they are all over the area. Some very functional while some are just decorative! Others are very plain with a few others quite ornate. So keep your eyes open for a gate or two as you are walking, biking, kayaking, or driving about.

Here is one that is functional, ornate and has a camera that captures the license plates of those motorists who drive through it without the proper authority – want to see my ticket??

"North Gate, Siena"

“North Gate, Siena”

 

 

“Lynne’s Mansiongate”

"Lynne Gate"

 

 Joe’s “Water Gate”

"Water Gate"

 

 Phil N.’s Bridgegate

Phil Gate

 

Jac’s Stone Gate

Jac Gate

 

 

Ruth’s “Rocky Gate”

Rocky's gate_Ruth_Douillette

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kathy K.’s Garden Gate (Myrtle Beach)

K K Gate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marian’s Farmgate

"Farm Gate"

Al’s Horsegate

"Horse Gate"

 

 

StephGate

steph gate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Phil’s Half Gate

PhilGate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ron’s Gates, Gates, and More Gates!

Gates Gates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dena’s Nature’s Gate

Dena Naturesgate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lena’s Cemeterygate

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Jim’s Billgates! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bill C.’s Closed Gate!

Closed Gate