A Word A Week Photography Challenge 2014

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Once a week I will dip into my old English Oxford dictionary and pick a word on the page it falls open at.  The challenge is to post a photograph, poem, story – whatever the genre you like best to describe of what that word means to you. Put a link back to my challenge page so others can take part if they wish.

I’m loving other bloggers posts who pick up the gauntlet and because they are so good and so much thought  been put into them I am also going to reblog one or two other participants entries a week to share with you all.   I’ve been missing some posts so it would be really helpful if you could add a tag called  ‘A Word A Week Photo Challenge’ so I can read and share with others.

2014 – 2015

current week -Contrast

 

previous weeks were;

run, frame,atmospheric,violetUnduate, yellow,waiting, gap,reflect,wind,track,high,shadow,lines,behind,pose,two

2012 – 2013

Week One – Different

Week Two – colourful

Week Three – food

Week Four – dog

Week Five – love

Week Six – mother

Week seven – Journey

Week Eight – Flower

Week Nine – Year

Week Ten – Blue

Week Eleven – Light

Week Twelve – Wood

Week Thirteen – Clouds

Week Fouteen – Round

Week Fifteen – Weather

Week Sixteen – Smile

Week Seventeen – Island

Week Eighteen – Garden

Week Nineteen – Industrial

Week Twenty – Zoom

Week Twenty One – Dance

Week 22 – Hat

Week 23 – Action

Week 24 – Parade

Week 25 – Music

Week 26 – Old

Week 27 – Dawn

Week 28 – Worker

Week 29 – Sleep

Week 30 – Orange

Week 31 – Mountain

Week 32 – Angle

week 33 – metallic

week 34 – vibrant

week 35 – tropical

week 35 – boat

week 36- distant

week 37 – unexpected

week 38 – curve or roof

week 39 – castle

week 40 – bisect

week 41 – herd

week 42 – decadent

week 43 – pink

week 44 – ornate

week 45 – square

week 46 – arch

week 47 – mistake

week 48 – underneath

week 49 – sihouette

week 50 – fur

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  53. Hi!: I’m brand new to this and want to participate~ ergo I don’t know how to “link” to your post! If you could just visit my site and comment on the photo – titled A WORD A DAY – I’d be grateful! maybe you could even tell me how in your comment! THANKS! Hope you don’t take offense! :)

    xx,
    A

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  64. Hi! I just found out about a word a week challenge and really love your creative Idea. Soon I will participate too! cheers

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  75. This is a great idea. As a budding photographer, this really inspires me to go out looking for what others might see as mundane and turn it into art. Thanks!

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  90. Thank you for stopping by my blog. Yours is very interesting. You sound like a wanderer. Hope you find that book in you yet. You would certainly have a lot to share. Good luck and God bless.

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  102. I re-blogged an article the other day made by a friend of mine. There was a button at the top that said reblog which I did and it appeared on my blog. I’m not seeing option on yours or am I doing something incorrect?

  103. Hi Skinnywench,
    Thanks for visiting my site and liking ‘Services Rendered Shout-Out (chp. 6). I like the idea of your photograph challange. It’s a great way to push the creative juices!

  104. Thanks so much for visiting my blog. Your “zoom” photos are truly amazing! Although I am not really able to travel the world, I am so pleased that I can do so vicariously through your lens. God bless!

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  109. Thanks for liking my blog post #BlogFlash2013 Day 5: Health. I wish I had more talent for photography. I guess I’ll just have to live vicariously through you!

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  118. Hi, this idea is very interesting. I would like to participate also.
    pls kindly advise, a week is count from what day? and is today still count as week 20?
    Thank you… :)

    • Hi Chiemay – The word for this week is Zoom and the next word for the week will be published in 7 days time. I normally post the new word every Sunday if possible. HOpe you are able to join in :)

      • noted. I really want to join although i’m not so good in photography..

        Thank you for your information :)

  119. Thank you for another like on my blog Island hopping in Greece. As you may have noticed I have just started an account of a new trip to the Dodecanese islands. This time I’ll try to include more photos. I love your photography.

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  123. Love the idea and your photographs. really makes you browse your old photos. If I understood what standard menu meant ( mentioned by a previous blogger) I might try it out.thanks for stopping by my blog.

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  135. A word a week challenge is a different way of getting people to participate in a group artistic project. I am sure you will get some colourful photographs of food and dogs and later of course great love poems. You are definitely the mother of the Challenge because in spite of all your journey blogs that you write you have the time to think up way to make people open up to you. I guess they open up to you just as a flower opens up itself to the rising sun. They enjoy the warmth you bring to them with your encouragement to write or photograph something new every day within the year. Your encouragement to the aspiring new photographer to see the blue in the light and not just the red’s and yellows. Your encouragement to some will be as hard to do as it is hard to drill a hole in an oak wood plank using the old hand brace and bit. And to some the encouragement and challenge will be as elusive as a cloud rushing by on a windy day. Round and round they will go trying to come up with an idea but in the end they will choose not to pursue the challenge but instead leave their cameras, computers and note pads unattended and just enjoy the nice weather outside. Of course they will do it with a smile because in their hearts they know that if they wanted to they could have done a wonderful job. I for one will not take up the challenge because I think it would be too hard to come up with ideas for all those words.
    Thank You.
    Jose

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  145. Alright, I feel really silly for saying this but I don’t understand how this photo challenge works. Where do I find the theme for every week, and where I do post a link to my contribution? I’d really like to participate but I’m confused.

    • Dont feel silly there a lots of things about this bloggin milarky that confund me too!. First follow my blog that way every time I post the challenge you will get notification, create a post as normal. Third add a tag ‘A Word A Week Challenge’ that way your post will pop when people type that title in the search under the reader. Now the complicated bit as far as I am concerned is adding a link in your blog back to my original post. This notifies me in my commnets that you have taken part. The link is the http://www.suellewellyn etc at the top of your page – just copy and paste it in I think – if anyone else knows any better please advise – good luck

      • OK, thank you, I’ll try it out. I think I need to link to a specific post of yours in order for you to get the pingback notification.

  146. Thank you for stopping by the B bus, encouraging and inspiring us to keep photographing and blogging our travels near and far. Your blog is great and the images are diversely wonderful . We are honored that you chose to like our post!

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  171. I love the word of the week idea. How clever, but I don’t understand how to participate. I have a great picture for blue and light… not sure which it this weeks word. I am a newbe blogger, so I am just starting to get it. How do I join in the photo fun? Cheers.

    • Dear reblogger – first create a post, second add a link back in the post to my post on the word a week challenge (copy URL and paste) third, add subject and add tags as normal but add the tag ‘a word a week challenge’ fourth publish.
      Its as easy as that :) good luck

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