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Sunday, March 27, 2011

Sunday Stills~The Color Blue

~When I get the blues,
I go off into the hills and scream.~
~Annie Pollard 1887~

Ah...the color blue...it's the photo challenge for this week's Sunday Stills...but no blue skies...

Well, I'm gonna sneak this one in...it's not blue sky but blue clouds. The sun was rising behind me, and the gray clouds illuminated to this dark, threatening blue hue. It only lasted few minutes, and then it was back to just an overcast sky.


Blue Cloud Sunrise
Blue Cloud Sunrise


When I saw the icicles hanging off the barn roof and the lighting was good, I climbed the fence to get a macro...not until I downloaded the photos to the camera did I see the the beautiful blue reflection of the old barn wood and paint.

Blue Icicles
Blue Reflections

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22 comments:

thecrazysheeplady said...

Nice reflection!

Shirley said...

Wow, those are two stunning photographs! What's with icicles- it's spring!

maggiescamera said...

The icicle picture is really great. I like that the lines repeat the same ones of the icicle on the blue paint.

Lee said...

Cool shots, especially the icicles. Love the colors and textures.

Nuzzling Muzzles said...

Both photos offer definite moods and a ranch feeling.

Crystal said...

I sure like the yellow of the hill in the first pic, very nice!

Lori Skoog said...

Excellent photos....both of them. Good composition and great color.

Oregon Equestrian said...

I like the icicles and blue paint.

Isn't it amazing how we get sunshine at the same time we have dark, dark storm clouds. Good catch. It's a stunning photo.

oneoldcowgirl said...

Amazing how much glass and ice are alike isn't it? Beautifull shots.

Devin Greaney said...

The ice jumped out at me... Great work!!!

Linda said...

Your ice shot is frame-worthy!

picturesbybrenda said...

oh my goodness, that icicle shot is amazing! Love the blue of the old wood!

wilsonc said...

Love both photos, but the icicle shot is my favorite. Beautiful piece of art.

Susan said...

Wow! I'm always amazed at what you can find if you look.
It looks like the snowstorm missed you guys. It looks like mid winter in the mountains here.

dibear said...

I LOVE the icicle shot! I think this one needs to be framed. :)

Jame said...

That icicle photo is just....amazing!

cdncowgirl said...

Gorgeous!!

MTWaggin said...

Blue reflections - WOWWWWWW

Stan said...

Yippee-i-o!! Got here--I think I may have simply overlooked the link to Comments; anyway, Blue Reflections is a beauty of a shot!! As I said earlier, it was well worth the effort to get it. I guess there are some photo-ops unique to living on a farm. Nice to see you making the most of it. Cheers!

Ed said...

WOW! Excellent pic..:-)

CTG Ponies said...

Very cool! Love the reflection.

Celeste said...

Love that icicle shot - so neat.

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