No Snow Photo Hunt

Karen thought her list was an easy one this month.  Simple items referring to winter and the month of February.  In some ways, she was right.  In others, I had to get a bit creative.

Photos taken with an Apple iPhone 4 using the Pro HDR app, except where noted.

1. Flake

You would think considering the time of year and where I live, this would have been an easy one.  Any other year, it would have been. This year I returned to a favorite breakfast cereal from my youth.  Hey, they’re gr-r-reat!

Tasty Flakes

Tasty Flakes

2. Bow

With stores filled with Valentine’s Day merchandise, finding a bow was easy.  Finding one  worthy of Karen’s photo hunt took a little more time until I walked into the Gertrude Hawk shop.  A golden bow on a deep red heart shaped box.  Perfect!

Gold Bow

Gold Bow

3. Mug

When participating in Karen’s photo hunts, I put the list on my iPhone so I can refer to it wherever I happen to be.  When attending a family celebration at the local Spaghetti Warehouse restaurant I ordered one of my favorite sodas, a bottle of IBC Root Beer poured into a large glass mug.

Mug of Root Beer

Mug of Root Beer

4. Row

This one I knew what I was going to photograph.  I walked out to my company’s warehouse and looked for a pallet of soda.  It turned out to be a pallet of Lipton tea and I lined up this photo of the blue caps in rows.

Rows of Tea

Rows of Tea

5. Bun

Years ago my local malls were filled with Cindy Cinnamon Rolls locations.  They were huge buns with billions of calories and people did not care they were so good.  Alas, I could only find this coffee bun at Dunkin’ Donuts.  Tasted okay but I do miss Cindy’s.

Milk and Coffee Bun

Milk and Coffee Bun

6. Something Heart Shaped in Unusual Places

This was not taken with my iPhone nor this month.  I still wanted to include it as I have shared it previously online but not on this blog.

Waterfall flowing into a heart shaped pool looking down from the Gorge Trail in Watkins Glen State Park, Watkins Glen, New York.

Waterfall flowing into a heart shaped pool looking down from the Gorge Trail in Watkins Glen State Park, Watkins Glen, New York. Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/20s, f/16, ISO 6400, EV 0, 28mm focal length.

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12 Responses to No Snow Photo Hunt

  1. Barbara says:

    These are all fantastic choices (and wonderful photographs!) Nice!

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  2. kanniduba says:

    Wow! That last shot is incredible!! :)

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  3. Robin says:

    These are all great, but the last one is amazing! :)

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  4. flandrumhill says:

    They’re all great shots but I am especially impressed with the rows of blue caps. The blue and brown look so good together.

    The heart-shaped waterfall pool isn’t in-your-face obvious, which is probably what makes it so beautiful.

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  5. Karma says:

    Love your take on the hunt as I knew I would! Those rows of bottle caps look really cool and the heart shaped basin is pretty amazing! But shouldn’t that have been a “Mug” Root Beer?? ;-)

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  6. Karma says:

    Oh, and thanks so much for participating! :-)

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  7. Kathy says:

    Ha ha, Frosted Flake(s)! Funny… Fun to see what you came up with. I am so in love with rows of tea, you can’t imagine. It is the BEST!

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  8. Dawn says:

    Great photos…but that heart shaped pool? Priceless.

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  10. Sybil says:

    The heart-shaped pond is lovely Scott

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