Entries from Candi's Corner: Wanderlust and Passions tagged with 'PhotoHunt'

PhotoHunt: fresh

The theme for this week's photohunt is fresh. I looked up the theme list right before we were heading out to dinner last night, so I grabbed my camera on the way to Akaya Japanese Restaurant and took a...

PhotoHunt: three

The theme for this week's photohunt is three. I am going to indulge my passion for mythology and sculpture and use the Laocoon statue, carved by the three Rhodian sculptors Agesander, Polydoros, and Athenodoros (as attributed by Pliny the...

PhotoHunt: spiral

The theme for this week's photohunt is spiral. I kind of had a "ha" moment when I checked the themes last night, since I just posted a spiral staircase photo for my "Guess Where" post from yesterday. But when...

PhotoHunt: foreign

The theme for this week's photohunt is foreign. We love traveling, both in our country and to foreign countries. As much as it is exciting to stumble upon home treasures, it is eye-opening, educational and enchanting to view foreign...

PhotoHunt: broken

The theme for this week's photohunt is broken. I thought I'll continue blogging about our visit to Arches National Park last September (shouldn't I be done already?)Here is a photo of broken tree branches n front of Skyline Arch....

PhotoHunt: average

The theme for this week's photohunt is average. What a tough theme! We took this photo from the top of Rome's famous Spanish Steps on a beautiful summer day in June of 2008. I'd like to think that the...

PhotoHunt: spotted

The theme for this week's photohunt is spotted. I had hard time with this theme. Browsing my photo collection, I realized that I do indeed have some photos that fit the theme, mainly spotted animals photos. And although I...

PhotoHunt: balanced

The theme for this week's photohunt is balanced. I immediately thought of Arches National Park in Utah. The Park is a mecca for arches and rock formations, many of which seem to be magically balanced. Interestingly, one of the...

PhotoHunt: jiggly

The theme for this week's photohunt is jiggly. If I hadn't used the elephant photos for bulky last week, I'd have used them for jiggly today; everything in the elephant jiggles:) But here I am this week, left with...

PhotoHunt: bulky

It is my first 2010 photohunt , and the theme is bulky. Yay! I decided to go to Thailand for this week's photohunt theme. More specifically, the sweet, gentle, bulky and giant elephants at Thai Elephant Conservation Center in...

PhotoHunt: fast

The theme for this week's photohunt is fast. I try not to do anything fast. I really make it a point to slow down. During our road trip from Portland, Oregon to Jacksonville, Florida in September, however, I was...

PhotoHunt: undesirable

The theme for this week's photohunt is "undesirable". This is how it was this time last year in Spokane. These amounts of snow are just undesirable to me. Happy Weekend all!...

PhotoHunt: curved

The theme for this week's photohunt is curved. Since I am starting blogging about Arches National Park, I thought I'll choose a curved object from our photo collection from the trip to the park. Boy, I had many choices....

PhotoHunt: Bird(s)

After some technical difficulties, the blogging is back! And just in time for this week's photohunt bird(s) theme. I decided to share the first bird photo I find. Birds in Cannon Beach along the serene Oregon Coast taken during...

PhotoHunt: bag(s)

The theme for this week's photohunt is bags. I almost hit a wall this week, until I found a photo of a horse carriage in Rome, and guess what the horse is wearing? A poop bag! The above photo...

PhotoHunt:tied

The theme for this week's photohunt is tied. These colorful wooden buoys tied to the sides of this lobster restaurant in Bar Harbor, Maine are cute, but they are only a decorative display.In a more practical sense, distinctive buoys...

PhotoHunt:free week!

It is an open theme this week for photohunt! I browsed my recent albums, and decided to post couple photos from our recent "stop" in Colorado in mid September. My in laws bought an off-road truck after they bought...

PhotoHunt:sports

The theme for this week's photohunt is sports. I browsed many of my photos, and finally settled for the obvious. We had the chance to watch the Houston Rockets play the Boston Celtics last year, thanks to my lovely...

PhotoHunt:words

The theme for this week's photohunt is words. After being away from blogging, I am glad to be back in time for this hunt. I love words, and am amazed by the different characters and languages that make up...

PhotoHunt: surprise

The theme for this week's photohunt is surprise. I struggled a bit with this theme until I started browsing our Italy album from last year, and found photos of a coastal town we visited that, up until now, I...

PhotoHunt:ripples

The theme for this week's photohunt is ripples. The ripples of the Thai and Buddhisms flags from the Golden Mount, Bangkok. Happy weekend all and thanks for stopping by:)...

PhotoHunt: artificial

The theme for this week's photohunt is artificial. I was browsing my photos looking for a shot of artificial plants or flowers, when I stumbled upon our photos from our last Las Vegas trip three years ago, and there...

PhotoHunt: low

The theme for this week's photohunt is low. I am struggling with this one. Many things come to mind when I think low;but the term itself is very subjective, and dependent on the level you are comparing things with....

PhotoHunt: entertainment

The theme for this week's photohunt is entertainment. A navy band playing beautiful tunes on the Spanish Steps in Rome. Piazza Spagna is normally packed with people, but it was even more so for the special entertainment. Thanks for...

PhotoHunt: untensils

The theme for this week's photohunt is utensils. A bamboo cup carved for us by our guide during our trek in Northern Thailand. Bill put it to use immediately. Happy weekend everyone....

PhotoHunt:rock

The theme for this week's photohunt is rock. At first I had the idea of posting some of the many photos of the different amazing architecture and ruins of ancient Rome, which I am very much enchanted with. Then...

PhotoHunt:garbage

The theme for this week's photohunt is garbage. This is a very interesting theme, I am curious to see what others would come up with. I couldn't choose between couple photos, so I decided to post them both. The...

PhotoHunt:pink

The theme for this week's photohunt is pink. I love the color pink, and I have many items of pink clothing. In an attempt to resist posting a photo of myself, I chose three photos from three different parts...

PhotoHunt: flags

The theme for this week's photohunt is flags. Browsing my photos, I realized that I have many photos of flags from many places we have visited and lived. Flags fly high above government buildings, historic monuments, and many other...

PhotoHunt:creamy

The theme for this week's photohunt is creamy. Last evening I decided to reproduce one of the desserts we learned to make in the cooking school we took in Chiang Mai couple weeks ago, and it turned out very...

PhotoHunt: lock

The theme for this week'sphotohunt is lock. I had hard time with this one, and had to think and search a lot to be able to come up with something close enough to the theme.Finally, I settled on this...

PhotoHunt:advertisement

The theme for this week's photohunt is advertisement. After a fantastic two week vacation in beautiful Thailand, I was hoping my first photohunt back will give me a chance to post one of the 1200+ photos we took there....

PhotoHunt: painted

The theme for this week's photohunt is painted. The first thing that came to my mind when I saw the theme this week was art paintings, so I browsed some of the art photos I have, and decided to...

PhotoHunt: in memory

The theme for this week's photohunt is in memory.. I have recently written a post about visiting USS Arizona Memorial in Hawaii, a memorial built to honor the dead in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, in 1941.That would...

PhotoHunt: walking

The theme for this week's photohunt is walking. I do a lot of walking and hiking, so my choices are endless. I decided to go with walking on the Appian Way in Rome; my favorite city. The Appian Way,...

PhotoHunt:protect(ion)

The theme for week's photohunt is protect(ion). I really had hard time with this and had to think outside the box to come up with something. Annie suggested using the Japanese fishing shrine from my previous post, and I...

PhotoHunt: purple

The theme for this week's photohunt is purple. I love the color purple, it is one of my favorite colors. I struggled,however, trying to find a photo to post for purple. I couldn't think of any photos that I...

PhotoHunt: triangle(s)

The theme for this week's photohunt is triangle(s). I am sharing a photo of one of the many beautiful and awe inspiring churches in my favorite city in the world, Rome. Santa Maria di Perpetuo Soccorso was built in...

PhotoHunt: stripes

The theme for this week's photohunt is stripes. I decided to show off one of my unfinished/I hope I will ever finish, quilt projects. This pattern for a wall hanging is called Ribbons, by Carol Doak. Lining up equal...

PhotoHunt:hands

The theme for this week's photohunt is hands. It took me a while, going through my photos to find a hand representation I like.First I was going to go with some sculptures from the Vatican Museum, then I decided...

PhotoHunt: yellow.

The theme for this week's photohunt is yellow. Golden yellow Aspen trees in the the White Mountains, Colorado last fall....

PhotoHunt:four

The theme for this week's photohunt is four. Browsing through my photos, a photo of San Marco's Basilica in Venice caught my attention. The four bronze horses on the facade of the cathedral are replicas. San Marco's original horses(date...

PhotoHunt: space

The theme for this week's photohunt is space. To start with, I thought this should be an easy topic ,right? It is so open, I could just choose a space. My favorite space, perhaps? Then I got to thinking...

PhotoHunt:thankful

The theme for this week's photohunt is thankful. As I sit here on a beautiful day,looking out at the Pacific, watching whale splashing, feeling the ocean breezes, and listening to the waves rolling over the rocky beaches, I can...

PhotoHunt: warm

The theme for this week's photohunt is warm. Since I have recently posted a photo of a Maui sunrise, I am going with a photo of a beautiful, warm Maui sunset....

PhotoHunt: nautical

The theme for this week's photohunt is nautical. I must admit, it took me a while hunting through my photos to find something I can/want to go with. I settled for the photo we have taken of a five-masted...

PhotoHunt: bridge(s)

When I saw the theme for this week's photohunt, bridges, I immediately thought of Venice, and the many bridges photos we have. But then browsing my photos, I thought I'll go with something less famous, and more understated.: Bump...

PhotoHunt: furry

I enjoyed searching my pictures for this week's photohunt : furry. My first photo is of an American Indian dressed up in traditional costume during a Pow Wow in Albuquerque,NM, he is wearing feathers on the shoulders and fur...

PhotoHunt: chipped

This will be my first photohunt .I think it is a lot of fun going through photos looking for a theme. I had a little hard time with this one, so I decided on this photo taken in Venice,a building...