Weekly Photo Challenge: Solitary and Jakesprinter Sunday Post: People

Interesting how these two photo challenges came up with topics that are the opposite of one another this week. Because I see a relationship between the two, I have opted to combine them.

First is the Weekly Photo Challenge submission: solitary. My son, viewing the waterfall we set out to see on a summer hike.

I think this is about as solitary as you can get!

Now, to Jakesprinter Sunday Post. People. Lots of people.



These photos were taken in Portland, OR in July of 2011. The first is the Saturday Market, the second and third were taken at the American Idol concert.

There you have it – solitary and people!

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I'm me - nothing unusual, just me. Widowed, 2 grown children who are my best friends, 1 dog, retired, loving being retired. I am woman, I am strong.
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20 Responses to Weekly Photo Challenge: Solitary and Jakesprinter Sunday Post: People

  1. Angelia Sims says:

    That is a lot of people! The waterfall is beautiful. 🙂


  2. Perfect for the theme, Carol!


  3. I agree with you, the themes fit together very well – Solitary People!


  4. Not a crowd person at all, At All, AT ALL… I especially enjoyed the Zen-ness of the solitary photo of your son.


  5. jakesprinter says:

    Beautiful post my friend powerful images ,Thanks for sharing my friend 🙂


  6. Miljo Anne says:

    We just had american idol (batch of Phillip Phillips) concert last friday here in the Philippines. sad i didn’t make it…


  7. Excellent idea to combine the two challenges, Carol. I love the colorful photo of the street musicians and the solitary one of your son and the waterfall. So many people at that American Idol concert!


  8. I absolutely adore the soul of this photo – your son with the beautiful back drop of Mother Nature in her grandest dressings… a waterfall.

    Stunning Carol ~


  9. Bams Triwoko says:

    Great post… 🙂


  10. Colline says:

    That is a lot of people! Hope the music was good.


  11. Kathy says:

    Enjoyed how you brought together two dualities–the quality of being solitary, and the quality of being surrounded by people. Very creative!


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  13. Thanks for sharing these great photos, Carol. I’m following your blog now…hope you will stop by and visit mine: http://viviankirkfield.wordpress.com/2012/09/23/sunday-post-people-who-are-the-most-important-people-in-your-life/
    I especially love the waterfall one…a priceless picture. 🙂


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  18. Joanne says:

    Oh yes, I see the connection between the two Carol, although the calm of your son looking at the waterfall is far more appealing than the crowds! I can imagine how fabulous the American Idol concert must have been though. I’ve watched each season since the one that Adam Lambert was in. 🙂


  19. ailsapm says:

    As there hasn’t been a new WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge so far this week, perhaps you’d like to join in the Weekly Travel Theme http://wheresmybackpack.com/2012/09/28/travel-theme-foliage/ xxx Ailsa


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