Weekly Photo Challenge: Green

Weekly Photo Challenge: Green

“Its not easy being GREEN” –Kermit

Green is most commonly associated with growth and renewal in nature. But green has other connotations as well. One who does not feel well may be green around the gills. Someone who is jealous or envious may be green with envy or, as Shakespeare put it, a green-eyed monster. Serpents in folklore are often green. I could go on…

A few of my favorite green things…

(click on a thumbnail for a larger image and slide show.)

Images are from Bali, Ecuador, Florida Everglades, my garden, and my local watering hole.

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Ron Mayhew

Fine Art Photographer specializing in Still Life and Commercial Photography.

This Post Has 42 Comments

    1. Thank you Marion, for your kind words.

  1. Gorgeous shades of green 🙂

    1. Thanks Madhu. Nature never ceases to amaze.

    1. Behind the green door, of course. 😉

  2. A wonderful series…

    1. Thank you Robin and thanks for visiting.

  3. Great images for the theme, Ron. Now I’m green with envy. 🙂

    1. But surely not Shakespeare’s Green-eyed Monster. 🙂

  4. they are all stunning; i think the bamboo is my favorite – there’s something soothing about staring into a thick cluster of bamboo…

    1. Thank you Lisa. I’m not surprised. I had you pegged as a bamboo freak, like me.

  5. i especially liked the photo with the tiny bird ^^ great pics!

    1. Thank you KZ. The hummingbird is one of my favorites too.

  6. Oh wow, Gorgeous! I love green. At one stage I only wore pink and green … !!! together … 🙂 I know, and I think I have something to give to Parisians … 🙂 hehehe! 🙂

    1. Those Parisians just don’t know what the have been missing, you trendsetter, you. 🙂

  7. Wonderful green!!!! Green is a really nice colour,,,Always good in pictures, and in real life…
    I loved all your pics…May be touched my heart a little bit more “Green things 9″…So tiny and beautiful!!!!!

    1. Thank you for your kind comments. Yes, when the light strikes the hummingbirds just so they look like little jewels.

  8. Thoroughly delightful! Thank you.

  9. Love the vibrant green in your photos. I especially like the expression on the frog’s face – he looks like he visited your favourite watering hole. Hehe.

    1. Thank you AM. I hadn’t thought about it, but he does look quite content, doesn’t he?

  10. It’s funny how my initial thought was Kermit the Frog, too. I love your pictures – the green is so vibrant in them!

    1. Thank you and thanks so much for visiting.

  11. Ah, Ron, I don’t know how I managed to miss your marvellous collection – some masterful shots, and a lively exploration through many shades of green 🙂

  12. As always, thank you for your comment.

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