Shades of Autumn Photo Challenge: Orange

If I thought last week’s challenge to find something yellow was next to impossible, I cannot begin to explain how hard finding something orange was…  Seriously, where is all of the orange stuff? Kid you not, even the pumpkins were white. White pumpkins?! What is that? Then I remembered that I’d picked up some oranges on my last trip to the grocery store, so I took them out of the fridge and snapped away.

Shades of Autumn Photo Challenge: OrangeNot the most inspired photographs but then, while driving to church on Sunday night, I saw this

Shades of Autumn Photo Challenge: Orange
And this

Shades of Autumn Photo Challenge: OrangeI was late for church but I think sometimes we need to just pull over and admire the gift of color that God gives us


Shades of Autumn Photo ChallengeThe Shades of Autumn Photo Challenge is hosted by Alicia at Project Alicia, Kristi at live and love…out loud and Rebecca at Bumbles & Light. There’s also a flickr group and a Pinterest board for those of you who are looking for some photographic inspiration…

The themes are:

7 ~ Green
14 ~ Yellow
21 ~ Orange
28 ~ Red

4 ~ Purple
11 ~ Brown
18 ~ White
25 ~ Shades of Autumn Finale

To participate:

Share your favorite images inspired by the Autumn shade of the week each Friday. Your image must contain at least 50% of the color of the week; the autumn shade should be the main focus of your photograph. Selective coloring is discouraged.

Images can either be linked through your Shades of Autumn blog post or to a picture on Flickr (please do not just link to your blog’s homepage). You can also add your pictures to the Shades of Autumn Flickr Group.

Don’t forget to hit the linky, it’ll be open from 12:01 AM Friday to 11:59 PM Wednesday, and grab the badge.

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  • Beautiful captures.

  • Tina G

    beautiful pics 🙂 love the sunsets!

  • I love the photos of the sun! And you’re right, sometimes it’s okay to just stop and enjoy God’s creation. Even if it means that you’re going to be late for church. 
    Thanks for joining us in the Shades of Autumn Photo Challenge again this week. I’m so sorry that I couldn’t pull it together to come to the conference. Let me know if you’re planning on coming out for Bloggy Boot Camp in April. We can meet then! Anyway, hope you’re having fun. Have a great weekend. 

    • Kristi, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family…

      I ended up not going to the conference ~ on Friday my 14 year old invited me to school for lunch and she looked heartbroken when I said I couldn’t make it. Then today we decided to go on a Civil War driving tour for her history class. I’m out the cost of the conference but we made some beautiful memories.

      I’ll have to look into the Bloggy Boot Camp…

  • Beautiful sky nice shots

  • Barbara Jackson

    The colour of that sky is just glorious – great capture!

    • Isn’t it beautiful? Love the colors of the sky…

  • Cedar

    Oranges for orange; perfect!  Beautiful sunsets!

  • i love the last one!

  • Beautiful sunset! Great idea for the first few photos too, I had a tough time finding orange in nature, Chicago seems to have skipped that colour and then we’ve been having a lot of rain too.

    Thanks so much for taking part in the Shades of Autumn Photo Challenge, I’m looking forward to seeing your photos for the next colour, red!

    • Thank you. Yeah, I thought yellow was tough, orange was almost impossible.

  • Lovely capture of the sunset.. I too had to think creatively for shots of Orange. 

    • Thank you. That sunset was a gift.

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