Monday, February 27, 2012

Thematic Photographic 185 - Greyish


Shaded
Boca Raton, FL, January 2012

This week's Thematic theme, greyish, reflects the tone with which I've been viewing the world of late. Here in the Great White North, it's the middle of a winter that's been anything but wintry. A decided lack of snow has left the landscape muddy, washed out, seemingly colorless. Some days, life as a whole seems to reflect the view outside as we collectively plod through a time of year that many of us find endlessly dreary. Or something like that.

However we see it, I wanted to use photography as a way of exploring the mood, of turning the morose into something just a little bit brighter. Because even if it isn't brilliantly colorful and bright, it can have an appeal all its own. Beauty comes in many forms, after all, and over the next week I hope we'll all find ways to find it in the more subdued edges of the spectrum.

Your turn: Take a greyish picture - it can be monochrome, near-monochrome, or something that reminds you of the color and/or the tone - and share it on your blog or website. Leave a comment here letting folks know where to find it. Visit other participants to spread the photographic goodness. Don't be afraid to invite a friend along, as we're always happy to welcome new folks to the Thematic fold. What's Thematic? Click here and all will be explained.

19 comments:

fredamans said...

Here is my greyish outlook o n life; http://fredamans.blogspot.com/2012/02/thematic-photograohic-greyish.html

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

There is plenty o'grey on this Tufted Titmouse.
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A Paperback Writer Photos said...

Here's my grayish thought for a Monday:
http://apaperbackwriterphotos.blogspot.com/2012/02/photo-non-contest-185-grayish.html

On My Soapbox said...

Here's my addition to the winter weariness! Hurry up, Spring, hurry up!

RANU CHAKRABORTY said...

Mine's here : http://mypinkcloud-ranu.blogspot.in/2012/02/water-crisis.html

Tina´s PicStory said...

some grey (and red) for you :)

Gilly said...

A nice (?) overcast grey day gave me the chance to take these

Kalei's Best Friend said...

here is mine... had to go back a year to find this.
http://afreshstartwithkalei.blogspot.com/2012/02/thematic-photograph-185greyish.html
i love your example! has a retro-vintage look

Bob Scotney said...

Photos from 1940 and buildings from much earlier make up my greyish take.
http://bit.ly/wWAg8n

Lisa Shafer said...

My greyish game is on!
http://lisashafer.blogspot.com/2012/02/photo-mysteries-writers-game-13.html

Karen S. said...

Such a peaceful photo Carmi....funny how just a lamp shade can look so important! Here's mine

http://twincitiesblather.blogspot.com/2012/02/thematic-photographic-185-greyish.html

Filip Demuinck said...

The last two pictures of my Jedua Dessert article are interesting grey.

Greetings,
Filip

http://filipdemuinck-kristelpardon.blogspot.com/2011/10/passing-through-judean-dessert-with.html

Michael Manning said...

Greyish days challenge our optimism, Carmi. We've had a milder winter here in Arizona than normal!

Elizabeth Sigalet said...

Some rainy ocean grey here.

lailani said...

The grey of late winter, and spanish moss, and an airstream!

http://thegreengrassgrowsallaround.blogspot.com/2012/02/thematic-photography-185-greyish.html

Max Sartin said...

Here's mine, and happy Leap Day.

Karen (formerly kcinnova) said...

Hi, Carmi -- I've got 3 days worth of Greyish in one post:

http://spokalulu.wordpress.com/2012/02/29/shades-of-gray/

lailani said...

I had more grey shots than I realized :)

http://thegreengrassgrowsallaround.blogspot.com/2012/03/thematic-photographic-greyish-continued.html

Karen S. said...

In honor of Theodor Seuss Geisel's birthday and all things greyish... here is my Take Two

http://twincitiesblather.blogspot.com/2012/03/thematic-photographic-185-greyish-take.html