Color

It took me a while to decide what I wanted ti use as a subject for today’s 48 Weeks photo. The theme is color, and, well, I have so many brightly colored things at home. I have my collection of lipsticks, assorted books and notebooks wit colorful covers, markers, gel pens, crayons, and the list goes on. Today, though, I woke up missing my crochet hooks, after I realized that I hadn’t made anything in a long time. After pulling out my crochet supplies, I remembered just how colorful my set of hooks are, and so right there I figured out what I wanted my photo to look like.

Shot with a Sony TX10 camera and post-processed on Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

So, these are my crochet hooks, plus a teeny tiny cupcake I made today. I’m a little bit annoyed that my frame cut off the tip of one of the gold hooks on the right. I didn’t notice that until after I had uploaded the image, and I don’t want to have to re-edit. Oh well. Should I have put sprinkles on the cupcake?

So this photo challenge has really become more of a study in framing and photo composition for me. I’ve used our point and shoot camera in all except one of the photos. But let’s see, I still have 42 weeks to go. Hopefully I get to shift to the SLR soon.

What brings color to your life today?

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About MrsC | Patricia Cuyugan

I am a happy mom and housewife. Outside of this, I'm also a writer, a crocheter, and a self-taught home cook. I'm part of a book club, and I enjoy binge-watching my favorite TV shows. I'm super entertaining on Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat! Follow me: MrsPCuyugan.

8 thoughts on “Color

  1. Wow you’re into crochet! That was my first love too… ’til my wrist doctor asked me to stop for my hand’s sake =( I’ve a really bad case of CTS. Sucks big time!

    Lovely colours of the hooks you got there! Have you tried using bamboo hooks? =)
    See you again next week, Pat!

  2. Makulay ang buhay! I remember my Home Economics classes in elementary and high school. I never finished a crochet project. Thanks to my sister because without her I wouldn’t have passed this subject! Hehe. Yes, framing and composition are crucial in taking good photos. 🙂 May 42 weeks pa tayo to practice.

  3. First, I have tried crocheting. Elementary or high school days, I guess. I eventually gave it up because I haven’t thought of cupcakes. I just knew of little bags and barbie dresses that don’t match up to what’s in my imagination.

    Second, why do you have so many hooks? I haven’t known there are sizes for these. I just buy them and use them. Lol. No wonder I haven’t perfected any.

    Lastly, more cupcakes please!!! Hihi. When I saw your cupcake I thought about parties and giveaways! This can be the star of the loot bags! Soo adorbs.

  4. Wow, those are some lovely crochet hooks you have there! I didn’t even know they come in colors other than the plain metallic silver. Haha. Then again, I only got to to use one in Home Economics class way back high school because it was a requirement.

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