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color story photo assignment ~ for the love of "red"

you may already know i am part of the c and c photography course.
camilla and carolyn have joined together to share their talents with so many.
i deeply admire their generous hearts and incredible talent.

so when carolyn posted this week's photo assignment, requesting a color study.
i just had to pick red.

i love red... all shades of it....

it's even the color of our old 2 story house gables....


it's my go to color when i paint.

it's the color of my deeply loved brayer.

it comes in many shades... all so lovely.

it's the color of our broom.:)
here's my sweet hubby, working hard.

he worked so hard, he needed to make some lunch.
kind of a sad shade of green on the romaine.... :)
but it's the color of tomatoes... i can not wait til they are garden fresh. 

as i mentioned our house gables are red.

it's the color of my favorite berry wreath hanging on the old entrance door.

i use it over and over when i paint.

and i do believe if i closed my eyes... and imagined a color...
even before the vision was clear...the color would be RED.

it's my favorite color in nature.
i adore red willow. "happy sigh"

i ♥ red.


thanks so much carolyn and camilla.
i am truly enjoying this course.
i love checking out all the assignments  that my classmates are posting.
i love seeing all the different ideas and perspectives.

happy saturday to all.....

xxo, kim

Reader Comments (34)

I love all your shades of red, particulary the gables.

Have a lovely weekend.

April 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterLinda

Lovely reds. I like the books with the apple photo and what a beautiful house. Have a nice weekend.

April 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJane

Kim, I have to tell you that I am always excited to see what you've photographed. I really like the paint photos and the photo with the books. I love the way you compose your photos. These are just gorgeous.

April 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterErin Wallace

It's my go to color too, when I paint ;)
Beautiful pictures and the water is so clear!

April 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPatricia

i love the many shades of red, and the peek into you daily world. love that old sign! even these untextured photos have a real vintage feeling -- your special talent! very nice.

April 10, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterlucy

Your reds are so pretty, I like your apple diptych especially. And your red willows, of course. Your house is lovely, lots of character, I love old houses (having one myself).

April 10, 2010 | Unregistered Commentermaccandace

Ohhhh...these are all so wonderful. I never really give red enough credit! I think I need to now.

April 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCaroline

I so love all these reds!!! I've often said that if it isn't red, it just isn't!! You've made my point!! Wonderful, wonderful imagery!!

April 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterNeuroknitter

I really like all the red that you chose, especially the paint brush. I find inspiration everytime I stop here!

April 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJane

Hey Kim, I love red to! Great photos, really like your paintbrush ones. Red Willow is beautiful.
Have a good weekend.

April 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterTina

Great photos! Red is my favorite also! It's also the favorite of my daughter and mother.

April 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterLouisiana Belle

No wonder hearts are red. Yours is truly singing in your photos. What a treat to see them.

April 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSusan {Florali}

great reds...
love the apple on the old scale.

April 10, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterchasity

Love the Reds... great job

April 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterLinda

isnt it amazing how varied the colors are in our really captured some everyday reds and made them into a special study Kim!

April 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterELK

Lovely red photo poems!

April 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRose Notes

i love red accents anywhere but on red clothing at i alone in this ?

April 10, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterbeth

Lovely photos, as always and lovely was my post a few days ago in my color series, I had a lot of fun with that one!

April 10, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterkelly@thebluemuse

mmm, i am with u on the red love. your story is fun, and i can feel your love in it. the apples on the book for some reason really get me. it's so classic, yet so real. the red is so natural. your assignment made me feel that, just how natural red is. altho it is my favorite color, too, it is so refreshing to see it through another's eyes. thanks.

April 10, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterheather

Luscious red paint in the second shot - beauty! The apple on the old books - gorgeous photo! Also love the gables, the muted red, earthy tone. The berry wreath is gorgeous and so is the 'old toys' sign! You have so much 'vintage stuff' around - LOVE that! So inspiring!

April 11, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterYvonne

oh Kim...your eye for color and story telling is fabulous...
very well done on all.

April 11, 2010 | Unregistered Commentert does wool

Love the different shades of red, and your shot of the tomatoes and lettuce is so fresh. Mmm.. making me hungry for salad.

April 11, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterClare B

Viewing all the photos, and reading about them was like a story I did not want to end. Beautiful photos and shades of red.

April 11, 2010 | Unregistered Commentersersk

Loving your story Kim...looks like a best seller, especially with red.
Your house is so special, growing up in Scandinavia that is what I remeber so much, the tradtional colorscheme, red with white trim.
I love your closeups...and the dippy. I bet this was not even a challenge for you ms. "paint diva"-clever with the tubes of paint.
Love work Kim.

April 11, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCamilla~ Bloom

Mmm I have that same paint! RIGHT I MUST POST MY OWN NOW! Three assignments and not one of them up! You make it look so lovely though...

April 11, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAnge

I loooovvveee all of your red, especially the perspective in that first shot. I can't wait for garden fresh tomatoes too. It's right around the corner!


April 11, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterEarth Mama

so many lovely shades of red. i really like the reds in the first two shots. great light in each photo too! and it's always nice to have a husband that makes lunch and will let you take pictures of him cleaning up ; )

April 11, 2010 | Unregistered Commentergonzomama

:) Very nice, gentle ....Such earthly colors.

April 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterNijola

The wreath and scale with apple are beautiful. Thank you for sharing your amazing work. I love the close ups.

April 12, 2010 | Unregistered Commentersimplyussix

Gorgeous color study!

April 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMama Zen

These are so great, Kim! I love the shots of the paint! xo

April 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMaegan Beishline

Oh those are lovely! I have enjoyed some of your actions and plan on using one of your textures for our next assignment. Thank you so much for your generosity.


April 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterOnce Upon A Parent

Great story and wonderful images Kim. I love what you did with the paint tubes!! Brilliant!

April 14, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterStephanie

oo, don't know how i missed these - lovely. that faded book, that apple, that paint. delish!

April 18, 2010 | Unregistered Commentermagpie

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