Foto Flip Friday

Published on June 5th, 2015

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Foto Flip Friday – June Theme: “Red” (Week 1)

Welcome to a brand new edition of Foto Flip Friday – a selected showcase of photos dredged up from my bountiful photo archives and whittled into a pretty little “flip/flop” postcard each Friday.  And to add to the fun, each month I’ll challenge myself to unearth a series of images that meet a monthly theme.

This month is a FFF anniversary of sorts – one year ago today (June) I launched the first ever Foto Flip Friday, with a theme of “Follow Your Dreams“. What with 12 consecutive months of photo themes, the truth is I’m kinda running out of ideas here (suggestions most welcome!) That plus, I rather like the notion of using just a single color for a monthly theme as it invites images of a wide variety of subjects. Furthermore, as we’ve only so far used the color “Yellow“, “Blue“, and “White“, there’s still plenty of colors we’ve not yet covered. All which is to say…

This month’s FFF theme is RED

For starters, we have a truly (leastwise imho) WOWZER image from a seriously WOWZER place – my recent visit to one of the World’s most legendary wildlife corners (do mouseover to see a short message on the back of each postcard).

(simply mouseover the image and watch the *magic!)

Foto Flip Friday June 2015 Theme: Red Galapagos Frigate Bird Postcard photo Front

Foto Flip Friday June 2015 Theme: Red Galapagos Frigate Bird Postcard photo Back

* Well o.k. for those viewing in IE, not so much a magical “flip” as a fading change. If you want to see the flip/flop, try viewing in Chrome or Firefox.
 

And here we have another “red” beauty from one of my all-time-favorite (of 40!) countries:

Foto Flip Friday June 2015 Theme: Red - Moroccan Rugs Postcard photo Front

Foto Flip Friday June 2015 Theme: Red - Moroccan Rugs Postcard photo Back

 

All this month I’ll be rummaging through my archives for more “red” images, so check back next Friday to see another flip/flop postcard or two from my past.

And meanwhile – if you’d like to submit a “red” photo of your own (in landscape format, min. 700 px. wide), just upload it to an online source (e.g. your blog, Facebook, Flickr, etc – make sure the privacy settings are set to “public”), and post a link to it in the comments below.

Who knows?  I might just whittle it into a flip/flop digital postcard here!


About the Author

Off-the-beaten-path travel is my passion,and I’ve always lived life “like-a-kid-in-a-candy-store” – eager to sample as many flavors as I can. Indeed, my life motto has long been: This ain’t a dress rehearsal, folks!



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