Winter in Wisconsin can be very monochromatic. I do tend to feel SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder), and remind myself to take Vitamin D and get outside on any day when the sun shines. The challenge is to embrace this fact and celebrate it. So then why not embrace all the seasons in monochrome? It seems counter-intuitive, for the colors of the rest of the seasons are, I think, their most spectacular features. But a challenge should be challenging. Can I find visual interest in photos of all the seasons without color? Let’s find out.
Here we go…WINTER.
You know what? That was pretty fun. I do mourn the loss of color, but without it, I appreciate form, texture, and contrast all the more.
Thank you, Tina, for hosting this seasonal challenge!
A very clever portrayal of the seasons via SAD. I thought I’d commented earlier that I too used to suffer it but not since moving south. Sun here is much warmer and brighter it seems. Hope your holiday spirit is lifted
Thanks, Tina! Visiting my kids, music and friends lift my spirits quite a bit at this time of year.
Great post, Scillagrace. Your shots are marvelously expressive of each season.
Thanks, Patti. My mom still says she prefers the Emerald City to Kansas. 😉
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