Thematic Photographic 121 see more interpretations of Yellow at Written Ink
Once again Carmi has made it difficult for me to choose between photos ;) With a color theme there are just so many different ways you can go. Unlimited subjects, limited only by color. Most often I like to choose the less traveled path.
Halloween is the Pagan New Year. And while I have a traditional spooky shot or two left to post for the holiday (and will before Sunday) I got to thinking about the meanings behind the customs. It was a day to celebrate the harvest and prepare for the coming dark of winter. In lieu of that I thought I would make use of this theme to honor the Sun that I so deeply miss during the winter months.
Nothing says sunshine to me like flowers. Hope y'all enjoy them as much as I do. I may revisit this theme later in the week for some yellows that aren't flowers.
Sometimes I like to play with my editing program. The colors and the spread of these petals reminded me of the rays of the sun. The little guys in the center seemed to be paying homage, so I titled it Worship.
The South Carolina summer sun is harsh, very bright and intense. Someday I'll get a polarizer for my camera. These are Golden Ragwort, a
Sometimes it's just all about the texture.
This is Wild Strawberry blossom. Unlike the wild strawberries I remember growing up as a kid in Michigan, these seem not to have any taste at all.
I'll leave you with this shot, which like my first photo, is a Yellow Jessimine ... the State Flower of South Carolina. While the first is a macro of the inside of the flower with the sun shining behind, here she is in all her glory basking in the sunbeams.