Lens-Artists Challenge: Treasure Hunt

Inspired by Lens-Artists Challenge #85: Treasure Hunt

This week we’re going on a Treasure Hunt! The challenge is to search for specific items – either from your archives or newly captured – from the list below. Extra credit items are a bit more challenging. Focus on quality over quantity and hit us with your best shot(s)!  

    • Challenge Items: Sunrise and/or sunset, Something cold and/or hot, a bird, a dog, a funny sign, a bicycle, a seascape and/or mountain landscape, a rainbow, a church, a musical instrument, a boat, a plane, a waterfall.
    • Extra Credit Items:  An expressive portrait of one or more people, a very unusual place, knitting or sewing, a fish, an animal you don’t normally see, a bucket, a hammer, a street performer, a double rainbow, multiple challenge items in a single image.

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A photo scavenger hunt!

This reminds me of party activities when I was a kid – going house to house asking for odd items. Like a feather or a paper clip. We also searched for items in the yard. The object of the game was to complete your collection before anyone else did.

For this challenge, I scavenged through my archives and found these photos…

A bird

bird on wall

…painted on the side of a building in Burlington, Vermont.

A dog

dog

…missing his humans on Christmas Day in Washington, DC. (also substituting for a person in the “expressive portrait” category).

A waterfall

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…flowing in a park in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Guitars in the making at the Martin Guitar Factory…

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…in Nazareth, Pennsylvania.

A fish at the entrance to a seascape

seascape fish

…in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire.

A sunset behind a mountain landscape. Boats settled in for the night…

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…in North Ferrisburgh, Vermont.

The End

 

 

 

 

27 thoughts on “Lens-Artists Challenge: Treasure Hunt

  1. LOL for your little pup’s expressive portrait OLU. Loved your response and your memory of scavenger hunts. Years ago we were invited to a party where the host sent us on a hunt using coded messages. I’d broken my arm the day before and couldn’t play but several of the party-goers knocked on my door to see if I was actually part of the coded solution! I wasn’t 😡.

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    1. Thank you – so glad you liked it (and didn’t mind subbing the dog for a person). Scavenger hunts were fun! I never went on one as an adult. Your experience must have been so frustrating. Hopefully you had another chance 🙂

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  2. A very “serene” and beautiful selection! Love the dog and absolutely adore the bird painting – the bricks shining through making the structure enhance the picture.

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