Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Close Up

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Close up of art in Melbourne

Each week Cee of Cee’s Photography challenges bloggers with a fun prompt. This week we’re to find photos of subjects that are macros or close ups.

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Chicken Feet, Yannan, China

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Taipei, Taiwan

If you want to see more close up fun fotos, click here.

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Cee’s Which Way Challenge

 

 

On Friday’s Cee challenged bloggers to post photos that depict ways, paths, roads, taken and not.

Since Cee is super busy not just blogging but caring for an adorable, yet ill dog, she’s cutting back on challenges, but I like this one so I put one up for the week.
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Cee’s Which Way Challenge

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Hanging Temple, Shanxi, China

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Entrance to caves, Shanxi, China

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Hanging Temple, Shanxi, China, 2013

On Friday’s Cee challenges bloggers to post photos that depict ways, paths, roads, taken and not. This week Cee’s on vacation so I’m not linking this post, but I am wishing her “Bon Voyage!”
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WPC: All Time Favorites

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Kyoto, Japan

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Indonesia

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Chicago, IL, USA

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Street art, Melbourne

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Chicago, IL

So WordPress is ending this fun, community-building, delightful challenge. They haven’t given a reason why, which is disappointing. I loved getting a new theme to inspire me and to get a chance to see how others had responded. I connected with other bloggers and I’ll sorely missed that.

It makes sense if an individual’s life changes and they must end a weekly challenge, but WordPress is a viable, successful company. If they want to hire me to handle this, I’m game. It wouldn’t be pricey.

Perhaps an individual with loads of followers will fill the gap, but it’s a commitment. I’ll follow if someone does.

I’ll be in shock for quite a while. What a shame WP. You didn’t have to go this route.
How sad.

I hope that this is like the “New Coke” fiasco and that they do resume this challenge. Again, I’d be happy to freelance as their new WPC Creator.

1. Each week, WordPress will provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new post!) anytime before the following Wednesday when the next photo theme will be announced.

2. To make it easy for others to check out your photos, title your blog post “Weekly Photo Challenge: (theme of the week)” and be sure to use the “postaday″ tag.

3. Follow The Daily Post so that you don’t miss out on weekly challenge announcements, and subscribe to our newsletter – we’ll highlight great posts. Add Media photos from each month’s most popular challenge.

Just a few wonderful posts:

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge, Y

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Each week Cee of Cee’s Photography challenges bloggers with a fun prompt. This week we’re to find photos of subjects that either begin or end with Y or the caption contains the word “Why.”

If you want to see more Y photos, click here.

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Taiwan’s Confucian Temple

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Taipei has a beautiful Confucian temple, which is free to visit. Located a short walk from the Yuan Shan MRT station (Red Line), the temple is free to visit and offers a free film in English, which explains the basics of Confucianism. If you visit when there isn’t a tour, the brochure

The temple’s architecture is based on Qufu religious architecture and southern Fu Jianese architecture. Since I’ve seen a lot of Chinese temples this one didn’t wow me, but I always enjoy the art and symmetry of these temples. It’s a serene sight.

Free admission.

Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 8:30 am to 9:00 pm
Sunday and Mondays 8:30 to 5:00pm. Closed on Sunday

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