Monday, May 31, 2010

I'm Sending You on a Scavenger Hunt!


i'm sending you on a scavenger hunt!
yep, you heard me...
instead of me being the one taking all the photos
i want to see some from you!

nothing fancy...you can even use your cell phone if you want

 here's what to do....
print the following list and carry it around with you
and whenever you come upon something on the list...snap it!
now that sounds easy, doesn't it?
i'd love to collect all the following from you
  
ALL THINGS SUMMER:

Still Needed:


lightening bug
...
someone jet-skiing
...
someone water-skiing
...
someone diving into a body of water
...
someone eating an ice cream cone
...
a campfire
...
someone playing tennis
...
lightening
...
an army of ants
...
A plane pulling a banner (usually seen at the beach)
...
a dolphin
...
 a ladybug

Already Found:  (scroll down for photos)
 family of ducks (at least 3 together) (Betty Anne)
 bird in flight (Betty Anne)
 a sailboat (Beth)
 seashells (Mary Elizabeth)
sandcastle (Joanna Jenkins)
 a horse (Betty Anne)
lawn sprinkler (in operation) (Betty Anne)
butterfly (Barbara)
someone riding a bicycle (Carmen)
 a slice of watermelon (Betty Anne)
 an ice cold drink in a glass (Carmen)
  flip-flops (Carmen)
 a bouquet of flowers (Carmen)
 a beautiful sunset (Barbara)
 someone fishing (Betty Anne)
someone holding an umbrella (Betty Anne)
 someone running (Betty Anne)
a caterpillar (Carmen)
 a rainbow (Carmen)
a waterfall (Betty Anne)
A water fountain (Carmen)
pelican (Mary Elizabeth)
rabbit (Betty Anne)
raindrops on a window (Maggie)
someone grilling (Betty Anne)
mosquito (Betty Anne)
turtle (Barbara)
poison ivy (Barbara)
full moon (Barbara)
hummingbird (Marisa & Izzy) 
(i made an exception since both came in together & are excellent)

as the list dwindles, i will continue to add items to make the hunt last through the month.

either email me your photo or make your own post with the photo (but let me know about it)
then I'll post your photo here.

 ACCEPTED PHOTOS:
~  photos that are taken during the month of June by you ~
~ subjects need to be clearly identifiable (no blurry, far away subjects will be accepted) ~
 ~ all subjects need to be living (not artificial) ~
~ only one photo for each item will be accepted ~
the first email or comment I receive for an item that fits the criteria
 will be the one that is accepted and used in the collage


 ~ PRIZE ~
the top three hunters at the end of the month will receive an 8x10 print of the final collage!


HAPPY HUNTING!
a n d   h a v e   f u n !


.. .. .. .. .. .. ..  f o u n d .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..


Sand Castle ~ found by Joanna Jenkins @ The Fifty Factor
isn't this colorful?  someone was having fun on the beach!


Sailboat ~ found by Beth @ Be Yourself...Everyone Else is Taken
so peaceful....don't you wish your were there?


Butterfly ~ found by Barbara @ Long Hollow
WOW...absolutely stunning!


Beautiful Sunset ~ found by Barbara @ Long Hollow
stunning!


A Family of Ducks ~ found by Betty Anne @ Simply Being Me
absolutely adorable!

Bird in Flight ~ found by Betty Anne @ Simply Being Me
love this...great capture!

 Horse ~ found by Betty Anne @ Simply Being Me
every time I see this I chuckle so!

Lawn Sprinkler in operation ~ found by Betty Anne @ Simply Being Me
this photo has a story behind it ~ read here!

Someone Fishing ~ found by Betty Anne @ Simply Being Me
these guys look so relaxed!

 Slice of watermelon ~ found by Betty Anne @ Simply Being Me
looks like someone's enjoying that!


Flip-flops ~ found by Carmen @ Carmen's Chronicles
very cool flip-flops!


Ice cold drink in a glass ~ found by Carmen @ Carmen's Chronicles
this is what I call a real summer time treat!


Rainbow ~ found by Carmen @ Carmen's Chronicles
great capture!


Caterpillar ~ found by Carmen @ Carmen's Chronicles
nice close-up ~ looks like he's done some major damage there!


Bouquet of flowers ~ found by Carmen @ Carmen's Chronicles


Seashells ~ found by Mary Elizabeth @ Feathering An Empty Nest


Waterfall ~ found by Betty Anne @ Simply Being Me


Someone Running ~ found by Betty Anne @ Simply Being Me


Someone Holding an Umbrella ~ found by Betty Anne @ Simply Being Me


Water Fountain ~ found by Carmen @ Carmen's Chronicles


Someone riding a bike ~ found by Carmen @ Carmen's Chronicles


Pelican ~ found by Mary Elizabeth @ Feathering an Empty Nest
great capture!


Rabbit ~ found by Betty Anne @ Simply Being Me


Raindrops on a Window ~ found by Maggie @ Stepping Out With Red Shoes On


Someone Grilling ~ found by Betty Anne @ Simply Being Me


Mosquito ~ found by Betty Anne @ Simply Being Me


turtle - found by Barbara @ Long Hollow


poison ivy ~ found by Barbara @ Long Hollow


full moon ~ found by Barbara @ Long Hollow
stunning!


the following two hummingbird captures came in together 
& both are fabulous so I made an exception and used both!  
Thanks Izzy & Marisa
hummingbird ~ found by Marisa @ Getting Back to Basics


hummingbird ~ found by Izzy @ Stone Spirit