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Weekly Photo Challenge: Rainbow Colors – ROYVBIV

19/06/2015

“I kind of view everybody like a rainbow. Everybody on the planet has all the colors of the rainbow inside.” Alexia Fast

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rainbow Colors - Adirondack Chairs in ROYVBIV

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rainbow Colors – Adirondack Chairs in ROYVBIV

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rainbow Colors - A range of items in ROYVBIV

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rainbow Colors – A range of items in ROYVBIV

Walk on a rainbow trail; walk on a trail of song, and all about you will be beauty. There is a way out of every dark mist, over a rainbow trail. Robert Motherwell

I love color and I enjoy taking pictures with lots of colorful items… So why was this task a challenge? Good question. I’d say I had a surfeit of colorful items to choose and soon, they became a huge kaleidoscope of vivid colors dancing in my head. The Adirondack chairs are from a furniture maker in the Rhinebeck region. The collage includes shots of richly colored plastic soup bowls and cups in a store, a colorful set of toy dragons, a beautiful double rainbow I caught outside my local CVS, Rainbow in a hand-blown glass, a colorful Hudson Valley skyline, the lit up Frank Gehry building in Manhattan, a glass making shop in Seattle, Washington and Word Art (Tomorrow). If we look around us, we will see color everywhere. It is above and below and beautiful. Wishing All a Very Happy And Rainbow Filled Father’s Day Weekend!

And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow.” Gilbert K. Chesterton

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rainbow Colors in a Glass in ROYVBIV

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rainbow Colors in a Glass in ROYVBIV

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rainbow Colors – A range of items in ROYVBIV

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rainbow Colors – A range of items in ROYVBIV

I remember opening my dad’s closet and there were, like, 40 suits, every color of the rainbow, plaid and winter and summer. He had two jewelry boxes full of watches and lighters and cuff links. And just… he was that guy. He was probably unfulfilled in his life in many ways. Jon Hamm

 

Above is an interior shot of that beautiful glass. I bought a set of 4 on sale, at Bloomingdale’s, many years ago. They are hand blown and signed. Each one is quite different. Frankly, they are so pretty that I often forget they are drinking glasses; heavy and beautiful too. The collage is a blend of some of the items mentioned above including a colorful barge on the Hudson River. When we take time to look around and pay attention to the world we inhabit, we see that there is so much color in nature that I can never get enough of it. In case you were wondering, Yes, for once, I left out my lovely colorful flowers. I wanted to give them a break. Have A Happy And Colorful Father’s Day Weekend!

More Below!
“Let no one who loves be unhappy, even love unreturned has its rainbow.” James M. Barrie

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rainbow Colors – A range of items in ROYVBIV

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rainbow Colors – A range of items in ROYVBIV

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rainbow Colors in Word  Art in ROYVBIV

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rainbow Colors in Word Art in ROYVBIV

When you look at the world, the world isn’t just one palette. It’s a beautiful rainbow, and why not have someone to represent that rainbow? Joan Smalls

Hello world again yes.

I thought it would be cool to add that Word Art frame in here as it does have all the colors we need. If you look closely, you’d see m=numbers. yes, it is interactive and is a piece in progress… When the mood calls, we add some color to the mix. Hope you Father’s Day is Happy and Colorful!

My fellow bloggers were equally creative with their selections. Check out how others interpreted the theme below.

This post was inspired by a prompt from WP Daily Post: Weekly Photo Challenge: Roy G. Biv  For this week’s photo challenge, share with us a photo that expresses Roy G. Biv; whether you opt for a single photo or seven, we want to see all the colors of the rainbow. Roy G. Biv” is an acronym made of the first letters of the seven colors of the rainbow, to help you remember: Red. Orange. Yellow. Green. Blue. Indigo. Violet. It’s also your photo challenge theme for this week!

Positive Motivation Tip:  If we look, we will see rainbows everywhere… Life is full of colors.

 

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PHOTO CREDITS/ATTRIBUTIONS: All Photos from my Personal Collection.

Until Next Time…
Ask. Believe. Receive. ©
Elizabeth Obih-Frank
Mirth and Motivation
Positive Kismet

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101 Comments leave one →
  1. 19/06/2015 2:18 pm

    I love the chairs! awesome rainbow!

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  2. Brian Eychdee permalink
    19/06/2015 3:01 pm

    Cool stuff! Thanks!

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  3. Chelley @ A is For Adelaide permalink
    19/06/2015 3:09 pm

    I love the chairs! Where I am in New England, this would be such a fun look overlooking the ocean!

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  4. Sharon Ulery Ruggieri permalink
    19/06/2015 7:00 pm

    You’re right. Color is everywhere, I love the color of Arizona sunsets, especially in Sedona and I love rainbows. Who doesn’t?

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  5. 19/06/2015 7:31 pm

    I particularly like the colored deck chairs, they say it all in regards to color without being garish.

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  6. LifeAsAConvert permalink
    19/06/2015 8:54 pm

    I think all of these pictures capture the theme. There is just something oddly satisfying about those chairs though.

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  7. Beth@FrugalFroggie permalink
    19/06/2015 8:57 pm

    Such beautiful pictures. I have a rainbow shirt that would go nicely with the pictures.

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  8. Michelle hwee permalink
    19/06/2015 9:04 pm

    I am just blown away with the beauty and colors of this post. Gorgeous and very well done!

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  9. SexyMoxieMama permalink
    19/06/2015 9:43 pm

    Oh my goodness! I LOVE this post. It is so vibrant and colorful and alive. Thanks for sharing. Beautiful!

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  10. Shannon permalink
    19/06/2015 10:40 pm

    I really needed that final positive motivation tip, it is so poignant and beautiful!

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  11. 19/06/2015 10:49 pm

    Reblogged this on The Blogging Path.

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  12. Heather permalink
    19/06/2015 11:04 pm

    I love color as well. Each color represents a feeling for me. I love that glass you got. Beautiful shot!

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  13. ronleyba permalink
    19/06/2015 11:35 pm

    I love different colors and I definitely love rainbow. Great images and photos!

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  14. Esme Sy permalink
    20/06/2015 1:36 am

    I love colors, too and yes, life is full of colors. I love the quote by Gilbert K. Chesterton.

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  15. 20/06/2015 2:49 am

    Another lovely post. The colours of the rainbow certainly speak to a wisdom and perspective we experience all to infrequently. Thank you for giving me a moment of perspective on this Saturday morning 🙂

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  16. 20/06/2015 3:26 am

    Now THAT’S what I call colorful! I love those chairs.

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  17. sylvain landry photographe permalink
    20/06/2015 4:06 am

    Good for the challenge
    i like your point of view

    come to see mine and tell me what you think about

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  18. 20/06/2015 4:07 am

    Stunning colours 🌈

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  19. Jessica Beal Harlow permalink
    20/06/2015 5:34 am

    It is so true that if we really look around us in the world, there is a rainbow color everywhere. Life would be less if it was in just black and white!

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  20. 20/06/2015 5:42 am

    I love your Weekly photo challenge. The colors are so vivid like a rainbow effect.

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  21. 20/06/2015 6:44 am

    I really want all of those chairs in all of those colors!

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  22. dameonsmom permalink
    20/06/2015 9:21 am

    I love your photos! Who doesn’t love a beautiful rainbow or all the colors found inside?

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  23. tonee78 permalink
    20/06/2015 11:08 am

    i love your pics! What a great challenge! You really covered all the colors of the rainbow!

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  24. Norah Salazar permalink
    20/06/2015 2:03 pm

    I am a makeup artist by trade so I also appreciate vibrant colors, it is a daily source of inspiration for me. Love the colors you gathered in your collage

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  25. mythirtyspot permalink
    20/06/2015 3:16 pm

    Love this post! Love rainbow anything! Those chairs are awesome and would be so pretty to have with a beach house. – Erin Kennedy

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  26. Brandy M. permalink
    20/06/2015 5:56 pm

    I love the top photo with the chairs. It could strike everyone with a different meaning. I am in love with the bright colors and how it screams summer as we hit it in full force tomorrow with the solstice.

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    • 21/06/2015 10:02 am

      They are Adirondack Chairs and are popularly used in the NorthEast during the summer days. People have them on their porches and outside… Truly beautiful TY! 🙂

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  27. Dawn McAlexander Crawford permalink
    20/06/2015 6:23 pm

    All those beautiful colors! It is definitely summer, as I can tell by these photos!

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  28. Sojourner Williams permalink
    20/06/2015 7:21 pm

    Lovely photos. So uplifting 🙂 Thank you.

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  29. Fred permalink
    20/06/2015 7:29 pm

    How did you take your photo “Rainbow Colors in a Glass”? Amazing photograph. Very imaginative how you composed that photo. – Fred

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    • 21/06/2015 9:59 am

      It wasn’t hard. I lay the glass on its side and took an interior shot of it. I took some with flash and some without flash… Lots of fun. TY!

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  30. Nova permalink
    20/06/2015 8:17 pm

    Rainbow colors are just amazing, every colors is present to make everyone’s smile whenever they look at the rainbow

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  31. Kendra permalink
    20/06/2015 8:36 pm

    I love your photo challenges! They’re always so beautiful and this one is my favorite!

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  32. The Foodie Affair permalink
    20/06/2015 8:39 pm

    Such beautiful rainbow colors in those Adirondack chairs. The double rainbow is stunning too!

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  33. R U S S permalink
    20/06/2015 9:49 pm

    Trials, problems, and challenges always come our way. While they can drive us crazy, they’re meant to make life less boring and overcoming these hurdles make life sweeter. A rainbow for me, is a symbol of hope and joy – a reminder that life will not always be crappy, that I should always look forward to happier days. This is a lovely post, Elizabeth.

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  34. foundfrolicking permalink
    20/06/2015 11:16 pm

    Love all of the rainbow images! I think rainbows are a great reminder of how important variety is in our own lives and in society to be beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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  35. Papaleng Pagulong permalink
    20/06/2015 11:29 pm

    Great photos. somehow I felt dizzy looking at photo set 3. The chairs photo is just fantastic.

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  36. Papaleng Pagulong permalink
    20/06/2015 11:57 pm

    The Rainbow Colors in Word Art in ROYVBIV is something street art practitioners should take into consideration. It would be a head-turner seeing them painted on public walls.

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  37. John Lopez permalink
    21/06/2015 2:11 am

    What a great different photos. Very colorful and eye catching. I love seeing photo challenge like this.

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  38. Louise ღ (@louisechelle) permalink
    21/06/2015 3:04 am

    I believe that colors are capable of changing our mood. I remember when I was younger, I would get sad when it rains because I can’t play outside. Whenever I see a rainbow, I become all cheerful again. I always thought it was because it used to be the symbol of that the rain is gone. But thinking about it now, subconsciously, the beauty of the colors in the rainbow amazes me and changes my mood; that after that dark rainy hour is a colorful sunshine.

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  39. bismah2010 permalink
    21/06/2015 6:03 am

    I love photos with lots of colors especially bright ones. They really do give off a warm and happy feeling!

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  40. Nicol Wong permalink
    21/06/2015 6:03 am

    i love the colours of the rainbow. can brighten any mood and its the only time i like the colour green lol

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  41. Manu Kalia permalink
    21/06/2015 7:35 am

    I might looking forward on trying a different color taking pictures challenge with the kids.

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  42. KarenT permalink
    21/06/2015 10:00 am

    I love the chairs. Now I have an idea, I will color the chairs in our patio in ROYGBIV

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  43. The Trophy WifeStyle permalink
    21/06/2015 10:25 am

    Omg Loving the Adirondack (can’t spell lol) chairs pic!!! I don’t know what it is about those chairs but they always make me happy when I see them!

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  44. marly_ms permalink
    21/06/2015 10:48 am

    What a lovely capture. Rainbow colors are happy colors.

    Mhar Sefcik

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  45. Rosey permalink
    21/06/2015 11:41 am

    Oh man those chairs look inviting. They make me to go on vacation pronto!

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  46. Lisa Rios permalink
    21/06/2015 11:50 am

    The rainbow colors Adirondack chairs in Royvbiv looks so pretty. I love the one with the Word Art as well, which is very much creative. Thanks for sharing!

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  47. Stephanie Pass permalink
    21/06/2015 1:04 pm

    I love rainbows and rainbows of colors. Those Adirondack chairs look so fun!

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  48. Amanda Love permalink
    21/06/2015 5:00 pm

    We just had a few rainbows over our house just recently and I should have taken photos because I haven’t seen one in quite a while. Love the colors!

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  49. Sunshine Kelly permalink
    21/06/2015 5:07 pm

    Colors actually can affect our mood and emotions. I love rainbow whenever I see one I will be very happy. Anyway talking about rainbow colors hey I just bought a rainbow color skirt, isn’t that cool.

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  50. The Pinterested Parent permalink
    21/06/2015 6:49 pm

    I love color too. I need color in my life. I love all of these pictures. They are all amazing.

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  51. Bernadette Callahan permalink
    21/06/2015 7:09 pm

    Love a colorful post! Most of the time we are too distracted to find the colors in everyday.

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  52. Lois Jones permalink
    21/06/2015 9:12 pm

    My best friend would go nuts over those chairs. She would want them in her yard just for the colors! Great post!

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  53. sinyees permalink
    21/06/2015 9:14 pm

    I love colorful stuffs… So nice!!! Thanks for sharing

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  54. amayachika permalink
    21/06/2015 9:19 pm

    I so love rainbows colors! If I see colors like this, it makes me happy. It motivates me to appreciate life more!

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  55. MomGlenz permalink
    21/06/2015 10:01 pm

    Great photos you have here as usual! Thanks for sharing …

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  56. Makeba G. permalink
    21/06/2015 10:46 pm

    Wow I love the photo of the chairs!! Seeing rainbows of colors anywhere is so cool!

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  57. Tiffany Yong permalink
    22/06/2015 1:13 am

    Many people love rainbows because of their colours. I love rainbow because when they are joined together, they create the white light we see… just like our life, it is wonderful and colourful when we split them up and see them bit by bit

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  58. Franc Ramon permalink
    22/06/2015 2:12 am

    ROYGBIV did help us remember all the colors of the rainbow before. These are collections are really colorful, catchy and creative.

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  59. Gilliannong.com permalink
    22/06/2015 5:55 am

    Rainbow colours seem so fun & lively.. but i;m more of a minimalist person.. i pick a color n stick to it

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  60. Virginia permalink
    22/06/2015 8:12 am

    I lovr color as well! Makes me happy!

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  61. Chanel Marie permalink
    22/06/2015 10:55 am

    Wow! I love this challenge! Brings out all the colorful stuff life can bring! ^_^

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  62. Fatemah Sajwani permalink
    22/06/2015 12:01 pm

    This is by far my favorite photo challenge post on your blog Liz. I am a big rainbow fan and I am actually waiting for the monsoons to start so I can enjoy the scenic rainbows in my city.

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  63. Peachy A. permalink
    22/06/2015 1:07 pm

    I like Rainbow colors too and when I see colorful photos, it brightens up my day. I love all your photos in this post.

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  64. TravelandEat permalink
    22/06/2015 4:05 pm

    I love richly colored furniture and I would love to have that colorful chair.It best on my little garden. .

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  65. Fernando permalink
    22/06/2015 4:14 pm

    We love colors in different ways but rainbow colors says it all. More color combination are available nowadays but rainbow is the best. Fernando Lachica

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  66. Chanel Marie permalink
    23/06/2015 4:53 am

    I love the rainbow colors! Reminds me of the rainbow connection!

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  67. 22/06/2015 10:55 am

    Thank you!

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