Well, I don’t live near the ocean, or at least not so near that I make frequent jaunts to the shore. This challenge requires some creativity. I have photos of oceans of flowers, oceans of fields and forests, oceans of books, etc. If one thinks outside the box even a little bit, one can come up with a multitude of oceans waiting to be photographed. As it turns out however, I didn’t wander too far from the literal meaning of the word “oceans”. . .but I did wander. Mothers’ Day 2009, one of my daughters flew me to Chicago to spend the weekend with my children and grandchild who live there. Mothers’ Day was glorious and a trip to “that big lake” by Chicago seemed in order. Following are a few snapshots recording our time at “the ocean.” Enjoy.
21 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Oceans”
Beautiful photos! They inspire relaxation. Especially the last one. I also like the one with the bench in the foreground.
Oh.. and I like the theme you are using now. I too change it on my other blog rather often 🙂
Thanks, Marina. I got so many great shots that weekend in Chicago that I had trouble picking just a few. Wish all photo shoots were as productive. Glad you like the new theme, too. I finally found one I’m sticking with for a while.
I agree 100%. Very relaxing photographs.
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Oh how beautiful !
I like these pictures .
Thanks! Fortunately it was a gorgeous day, especially since I was visiting for the weekend only. Hoping to get back up there this Mothers’ Day. Thanks for stopping by and for pausing to leave a comment. Much appreciated.
stylish minimalism, well done!
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I like this theme but the text needs to be bold… or maybe I need better glasses…LOL
Love it either way.
Thanks for stopping by my blog today. Jackie
🙂 Thanks for stopping in and for taking the time to comment! Text? I’m still working on that one. One day I’ll get it right.
I changed the type. It was bothering me, too. At my age I need “bolder!” Let me know what you think.
Wonderful job and we wouldn’t have known Lake Michigan from the dark blue sea. LOL! I love your Ocean. 🙂
LOL! Glad you enjoyed the lake…er…ocean! It was a great day and we (my daughters and I) got great photos.
I like the last picture most 🙂
Wish I could be there right now 🙂
Thanks, Kim. I’m with you; wishing I could be there now. . .wait. . .that’s Chicago! Maybe I’d rather be at a sunny beach in warmer climes right now! 🙂 At any rate, thanks for stopping by and for taking time to comment. Have a great day!
Thx, have a great day too, Cecelia!
I just love the fact of being at the sea. No matter how cold it may be 🙂
Interesting batch of minimalist photos where the washed out colours of the beach hardware contrast with the beautiful blues of the sea and the sky.
Thanks! These are some of my favorite photos, one of those days where every shot was workin for me. Thanks for stopping by, and for pausing to comment.
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