This week’s Sunday Stills Challenge is Amethyst, a beautiful purple colored stone, February’s birthstone.
Who doesn’t like purple? There’s a wide array of colors between red and blue to suit every taste.
There’s no shortage of purple in the flower world – see for yourself.
My favorite is lavender the herb – which comes in all shades of purple, especially lavender the color. I grow several varieties in my garden and love visiting the lavender festival in Sequim, one of the largest in North America.
Finally, what could be better than a purple sunset? These two were taken over my backyard.
This one was not.
And that’s enough purple for today. 🙂
Sharing with Sunday Stills Challenge, Amethyst.
Well first off, the purple view of the Grand Canyon is incredible, Susanne! I also love the lavender chair in the lavender field. I’m going to have to check out Sequim one of these days. There is a good-sized lavender farm out this way in the GreenBluff area that’s closer to home. Nice food photography of the purple cookies–you are quite talented with your lens, my friend!
Aw thanks so much, Terri! I really appreciate your photo challenge as it helps me focus my efforts! I loved seeing the sunset over the Grand Canyon, it truly was spectacular. And it’s definitely worth stopping by Sequim to visit the dozens of lavender farms in the area, on any summer trip to the Olympic Peninsula! 🙂
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Very nice selections, Susanne. That top photo is amazing.
Thanks so much, Graham.
I could practically smell the lavender. Thanks for reminding me of Sequim too.
So glad you enjoyed it. I could never do a gallery of purple without including lavender.
Good choices, Susanne. Not much can beat a lavender field in full flower.
Best wishes, Pete.
Thanks, Pete. I love visiting the lavender fields. It’s therapeutic!
The smell of the lavender, and the bees in summer. I love that too. 🙂
Yes, me too! I love watching the bees! 🐝
That Grand Canyon shot is just stunning! But you have so many other wonderful purple images too 😀 I love the lavender and all the flowers. It’s my favourite colour and you’ve really done it justice 💜💜
Thank you so much! It was hard to pick just a few pictures because there’s so much purple in nature! And any post from me on purple will always include lavender as it’s my favorite herb/flower in the garden, and we visit Sequim every year where it grows abundantly! 🙂
Sequim sounds and looks amazing! I think we passed nearby on our WA road trip, but not in lavender season.
We always swing by one of the lavender fields during the summer and try our best to go during the festival in July.
Now I would like a to have a macaroon.
Me too! 🙂 🙂
Beautiful! Thank you- very soothing and colorful!
So glad you enjoyed it! Thank you! 😊
Wow!! Fabulous purple photos. I love the purple macroons.
Thank you so much! The macaroons are really inviting, aren’t they? 😉 🙂
The Grand Canyon photo is amazing!! Actually all of them are!😀
Thanks so much! It was so hard to choose from my favorite purple pictures! 🙂