Nurture Photography – Spring {Yellow/Easter}

April 5, 2013

Β Yellow – a school bus on the playground.

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Yellow – safety poles in a parking lot.2013 03 26_0119

Yellow – a plastic cup to dye Easter eggs.

eggs in coloring solution

Yellow – eggs after they have been dyed for Easter.

colored Easter eggs pre-decorating

Yellow – Easter grass to display colored Easter eggs.

colored eggs

 

I had so much fun trying to figure out what and how to photograph for the Nurture Photography Spring Challenge.

I often take my girls to the playground at the park that’s close to our house and when we go there I’m rarely without my camera.

So, as I was walking around, keeping my girls in sight as they played, I looked around for things to focus my viewfinder on and stumbled upon –

the school bus that’s usually full of little boys and girls pretending to go to school.

The safety poles that my girls will always try to climb like little monkeys on the way back to the car.

And then of course, there was lots of fun to be had with the Easter preparations…

colored plastic cups full of vinegar and water for –

Colored eggs

that needed to be decorated and displayed.

Nurture Photography Challenge - Spring 2013 Edition
Linking up with Kristi, Alicia and Rebecca!

  • Sarah Halstead (@InTheMomentWith) April 5, 2013 at 11:47 am

    Love your yellow photos! Beautiful eggs!

    • Susi April 5, 2013 at 2:13 pm

      Thank you, Sarah. πŸ™‚

  • Molly April 5, 2013 at 12:15 pm

    I love the picture of the yellow safety barrier, they look like a row of candy stuck in the ground

    Mollyxxx
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    • Susi April 5, 2013 at 2:13 pm

      Ha. I hadn’t looked at it that way but you are right. πŸ™‚

  • Tiaras & Tantrums April 5, 2013 at 12:32 pm

    those are some really bright posts!

    • Susi April 5, 2013 at 2:11 pm

      I know, I saw them and knew I had to use them for this prompt! πŸ™‚

  • Kristi {at} Live & Love Out Loud April 5, 2013 at 10:10 pm

    Isn’t it amazing how all those bits of yellow just pop out of nowhere? Like the world around you just knew that you were looking for it? πŸ™‚ Love the lines in the second photo!

    Thanks so much for joining us in the spring edition of the Nurture Photography Challenge, Susi. I can’t wait to see what you come up with for next week’s prompt: Turquoise/Splash. Have a great weekend!
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    • Susi April 5, 2013 at 11:33 pm

      Thanks, Kristi. I appreciate it and I’m looking forward to next week. Already looking for ideas and trying to figure things out!

  • Beth Ann Chiles April 6, 2013 at 9:17 am

    The yellow pictures are great!! Thanks for sharing!!! You did a great job! As usual! πŸ™‚
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    • Susi April 6, 2013 at 10:54 am

      Thanks, Beth Ann. I appreciate it. πŸ™‚

  • alicia April 6, 2013 at 10:25 am

    You managed to find quite a bit of yellow! Impressive. It’s amazing what we can find when we really start seeking it out. Your second photo is a fun find. Love the lines. Thanks so much for joining our spring challenge!
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    • Susi April 6, 2013 at 10:53 am

      Thanks, Alicia. You are right. Once I started looking around me things just seemed to pop out. πŸ™‚

  • Rebecca April 6, 2013 at 10:42 am

    Loving all of this yellow, you managed to find so much of it! We didn’t dye any eggs this year, but yours look lovely!

    Thanks for taking part in the Nurture Photography Challenge!
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    • Susi April 6, 2013 at 10:53 am

      Thanks, Rebecca. In the end I found quite a few yellow things but had to decide what I wanted to use. I just love that school bus on the playground it’s so cute and bright! πŸ™‚

  • noelle d April 6, 2013 at 3:04 pm

    love the eggs… we could NOT get the yellow dye to work on our eggs…
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    • Susi April 6, 2013 at 8:24 pm

      Noelle, I used pure vinegar this year and it seemed to work. πŸ™‚

  • Kelly April 6, 2013 at 4:18 pm

    I like the colored eggs drying in the box…so colorful!

    And Susi! LOVE the new layout digs!!! VERY nice!! πŸ™‚
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    • Susi April 6, 2013 at 8:23 pm

      Thanks so much Kelly – all around! πŸ™‚

  • AnnMarie April 6, 2013 at 6:23 pm

    I forgot how much I love the color yellow until I read this. Great shots! Yellow reminds me of summer and summer makes me happy and now I am happier having read this. Thanks!

    • Susi April 6, 2013 at 8:21 pm

      AnnMarie, you are welcome. Glad I could make you smile and put you in a happy mood. πŸ™‚

  • Sandra April 7, 2013 at 5:33 pm

    Nice yellows! I was just introduced to this photo challenge, too. Still thinking about linking my old Yellow post… It’s nice how you were able to blend both Yellow and Easter together in your pics. Lovely!
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    • Susi April 7, 2013 at 9:58 pm

      Thanks, Sandra. I’m really enjoying doing these challenges. I love Kristi’s blog. She’s a huge inspiration to me. πŸ™‚

  • Nina April 8, 2013 at 1:31 pm

    Hi Susi,
    Oh I love your bright yellow Pictures! And what’s best … the bus reminds me of the favourite toy of our boys when they were small – so sweet, thank you for bringing those days back to me πŸ™‚
    I’m popping by from the Spring Nurture Photography Challenge,
    Nina

    • Susi April 8, 2013 at 7:07 pm

      Hi Nina, and welcome. So glad, I could make you smile and bring back happy memories. Thank you so much for stopping by. πŸ™‚

  • TBM April 9, 2013 at 3:25 am

    Next year I may need to dye Easter Eggs. it’s been years since I have.

    • Susi April 9, 2013 at 9:09 am

      My kids won’t let me get away with not dying any Easter eggs just, yet. πŸ™‚

  • Laurie April 10, 2013 at 10:02 am

    This was a fun challenge, and you had not exception!! Great yellow finds;)

    • Susi April 10, 2013 at 11:28 am

      Thanks, Laurie.

  • Christine Bewley April 11, 2013 at 10:00 am

    I love the yellow poles! The angle is great.

    I haven’t dyed my own Easter eggs since I was a kid. Every year I say that I will, but then we never do. I love seeing others egg creations though!
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    • Susi April 11, 2013 at 11:35 am

      Thanks, Christine. I was trying out different angle but liked this one best. πŸ™‚ Thanks for stopping by!!!!

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