2020 WEEK 43: Yellow

Your challenge this week is to take a photo with the color yellow in it. The color yellow can fill the frame or simply be an accent in your photo. The point of the challenge is to “look for yellow” and then capture a pleasing composition that includes yellow.

Aspen Embrace by Jeanie Sumrall-Ajero
Aspen Embrace by Jeanie Sumrall-Ajero

For inspiration, you might want to look up the meaning of yellow. Or do a google image search for yellow. Or simply walk around your home/neighborhood/town and look for the color yellow to catch your eye.

Pineview Falls - Class IV-V by Jeanie Sumrall-Ajero
Pineview Falls – Class IV-V by Jeanie Sumrall-Ajero

As for technique, feel free to be creative. In addition to obvious subjects lemons, flowers, fall leaves, warning signs, taxis, etc. you might want to experiment with Intentional Camera Movement (ICM), abstracts, shallow DOF, etc. Anything goes as long as your resulting image includes the color yellow.

Aspen ICM by Jeanie Sumrall-Ajero

To recap this week’s challenge:

  • Take a photo that includes the color yellow.
  • Post your photo during the week of Sunday, October 18 and Saturday, October 24.
  • Please remember to comment on at least FIVE photo submissions this week by answering the question “why?” in your comments. In other words, “why do I like (or not like) this photo?” or “why did this photo catch my eye?” Thank you!

The friendly community guidelines are pretty simple:

  • Take a new photo for the current weekly theme, not something from your back catalog or someone else’s image.
  • Post your photo each week to our active communities on Facebook or Flickr (or both). Tag the photo:  #2020photochallenge #photochallenge #tempusaura
  • Don’t leave home without your camera. Participating in the 2020 Trevor Carpenter Photo Challenge is fun and easy.

About thedigitaljeanie

I’m a self-taught photographer and way back when I used to love taking photos, but I allowed a business that I started in 2004 to take over my life and my photographic repertoire was reduced to quick product shots and how-to tutorials. When I joined the PhotoChallenge in December 2015, I was looking to rekindle my creativity and bring some joy back into my photography. I jumped in with both feet and have not looked back. I believe that photography can change the way we see and interact with the world around us. Some people may think that I hide behind the camera, but I feel that I experience the world in a much more intimate way when I am creating a composition in my viewfinder. In those moments distractions disappear, my mind focuses and I am fully present. It is just me and my camera capturing a moment in time that might otherwise go unnoticed. My background is as varied as the photos that I take. I’ve trained and worked as a software engineer, a massage therapist, an English teacher in Vietnam, a photo restoration artist (which is how I learned Photoshop) and for the past twelve years I have run a small software business with my husband where I have been published in numerous books and magazines, appeared on PBS television, created designs for fabric, quilts and machine embroidery and won awards for some of my quilts. It should come as no surprise that I am intensely curious about life and love to learn new things. I am blessed to live in the beautiful state of Colorado, USA in the Rocky Mountain foothills outside of Fort Collins with my husband and cat. You can find me online at: Photos: flickr.com/photos/the-digital-jeanie/ Day job: KaleidoscopeCollections.com Facebook: facebook.com/jeaniesa