52 Weeks Of Photo Challenges

A theme based photo blog

29. Stacked High

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Earlier this week I took a stroll downtown Sarasota looking for blog photos with a friend. I feel like my photo search is beginning to get harder! Several of the themes I have left have me totally stumped. Photos seem to be less planned and more of a coincidence. This is a good example of stumbling onto something very random, interesting and totally unexpected.

I have driven down Main Street many times and never would have noticed this shop if I hadn’t been on foot AND carrying a camera. I seem to look more closely at everything when I am looking for a photo. I noticed a really pretty ballet costume just inside a shop door that caught my eye. I thought it might fit the glitter theme… I told the shop keeper that I was working on a photo blog and he quickly ushered me to the back room to show me stacks and stacks of his other costumes. Unbeknownst to me this man has a thriving business supplying the finest dancers all over the United States with hand beaded Russian made ballet costumes. I thought these photos fit perfectly with the “Stacked High” theme. AND because I was looking more closely I discovered something new and interesting about someplace familiar to me! http://www.tutustar.com to read more about something in our own back yard!ImageImageImageImage

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Author: Mindy Towns

Hi, my name is Mindy Towns, I live in Lakewood Ranch, Florida. Along with several friends I have been participating in a weekly, theme based, photo blog since August 2012. Each year we receive a new list of 52 themes. We then post a photo each week that fits one of the themes along with a brief description about why we feel the photo fits the theme. Over the years I have learned a lot about my camera, new photography technics and also a lot about my fellow bloggers. I've peeked into their homes, met their families and traveled to exotic places through their photos. This year I am challenging myself further by trying to become even more creative in my posts. I found the cutest little Playmobil person complete with a camera and a little dog. She is going to be my little personal assistant over the coming months. I'm going to use many of the photo skills I have learned from participating in the photo challenge along with some new photoshop tools I have been practicing. I hope you will continue to follow my blog as I change things up a bit this year. Perhaps some of you will raid someones toy chest or toss something cute into your Target shopping cart and get a little silly with me. If you want to see examples of my grown up photography please visit one of my links listed on this blogs home page!

9 thoughts on “29. Stacked High

  1. Mindy!!! What lovely colors! I want one of those dresses to fulfill a childhood dream of doing ballet. I love the 3rd photo. What a great fit for the theme.

  2. Well that’s pretty good for stacked high. Lots of Tutu’s. I’m betting it won’t be too long before we see glitter from Mr Tutu’s as well. Nice job.

  3. very interesting. Good selection for the theme.

  4. We all need to get out more with our camers and discover new and interesting things. I agree, with camera in hand you see the world with a lot more discern.

  5. the colors are just crazy gorgeous!

  6. Once again your eye for capturing the unusual and the beauty in it— breathtaking—- you have come a long way Miss Mindy!!!

  7. You are tutu much, Miss Mindy! Great find! Lovey photos!

  8. Wasn’t this place amazing ! Your photos made me feel like I was right there again. Beautiful.

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