Abstract

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I selected some photos to submit to WP Weekly Photo Challenge: Abstract.

Ben Huberman, WP editor, asks us to turn the concrete and familiar into something new and mysterious.

‘This week, find your own (proverbial?) chestnut tree. Point your camera at something familiar and turn it into something else. Whether it’s a wall in your house, a friend’s arm, or a billboard seen from afar, we may or may not recognize what it actually is. But we’ll certainly discover something else about it in the process.”

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Sakura, the Cherry Blossom Festival in Holland

This post goes in response to my friend @desleyjane – Seven Days of Nature challenge.

During Sakura, or the so-called Cherry Blossom Festival, the Japanese celebrate the arrival of spring. It is tradition to picnic with family and friends under the blossoming cherry trees. The cherry blossom represents a new beginning, but at the same time refers to the transience of life.

I saw blogger GF-Chopstix at Gluten Free. Lekker Food! Leaker Life! , posting photos of the Cherries Blossom in the US. That is when I had just heard of the Dutch-Japanese version of the Cherry Blossom Festival, happening at the Cherry Blossom Park at  ‘Amsterdamse Bos’, in Amstelveen, Holland.

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Dried Leaf

This post goes in response to my friend @desleyjane – Seven Days of Nature challenge.

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This is day five to share seven nature shots over seven days and nominate a new person each day. Visit Musings of a Frequent Flying Scientist, Desley’s blog, to enjoy her superb macro shots. Peerless.

After sharing sunrise scenes, birds and tulips, today I am sharing another face of Nature’s beauty represented by a dried leaf.

I will nominate Gun at Rantings of a Third Kind.  Please, feel free to not participate, if you don’t join challenges. But you all can head to her blog to enjoy poetry and her photos.

Hope you enjoy…

Exquisite Tulips

This post goes in response to my friend @desleyjane – Seven Days of Nature challenge.

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This is day four to share seven nature shots over seven days and nominate a new person each day. Visit Musings of a Frequent Flying Scientist, Desley’s blog, to enjoy her superb macro shots. Peerless.

I will nominate Anna @ Una Vista di San Fermo.  Please, feel free to not participate, if you don’t join challenges. You all can head to her blog to enjoy beautiful shots of Italy sights and art, graciously interpreted by her.

Hope you enjoy…

Morning in Amsterdam

This post goes in response to my friend @desleyjane – Seven Days of Nature challenge.

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It is Day 3 to share seven nature shots over seven days and nominate a new person each day. Visit Musings of a Frequent Flying Scientist, Desley’s blog, to enjoy her superb macro shots. Peerless.

I will nominate Le Drake Noir.  Head to the blog, as you will enjoy as much as I do. Drake, feel free to not participate, if you don’t join challenges.

Hope you enjoy…

Swimming at Dawn

This post goes in response to my friend @desleyjane – Seven Days of Nature challenge.

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This is day two to share seven nature shots over seven days and nominate a new person each day. Visit Musings of a Frequent Flying Scientist, Desley’s blog, to enjoy her superb macro shots. Peerless.

I will nominate Sandra at Momma’s Views.  Please, feel free to not participate, if you don’t join challenges. But you all can head to her blog to enjoy fresh opinions, diversity, photos, curios discoveries, as well as a lively and engaging community of bloggers led by the fantastic personality of Sandra, who will welcome everyone wholeheartedly.

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Spring is Getting Serious

This post goes in response to my friend @desleyjane – Seven Days of Nature challenge. I had totally missed to see that she had challenged to share seven nature shots over seven days and nominate a new person each day. Visit Musings of a Frequent Flying Scientist, Desley’s blog, to enjoy her superb macro shots. Peerless.

I will nominate Leya. Head to her blog to enjoy stunning photos, and if you have time, leave a comment as she is a wonderful person to interact with. Lena, feel free to not participate, if you don’t join challenges.

Hope you enjoy…