Today's Challenge - My Special Place

Posted by Magda (Vancouver, Canada) on 7 November 2008 in People & Portrait.

Well, this is my second favourite place - at the front of my computer screen viewing my daily photographs. I spend most of my evenings here. When the house is quiet and all tidied up I can sit down and play with my photos as much as my heart desires... :) But, my favourite spot of all is our backyard when I can sit down in my couch-swing and relax.... Then I can trully enjoy the beautiful flowers, birds and listen to my girls squealing in delight... Unfortunately, it's pouring rain, cold and grey out there now, so the computer will have to do until Spring....

I understand that this isn't a quality photograph but it's the only image I can come up with at this moment to fit today's theme. ;)

Thank you so much for taking your time to visit and comment on my photographs. It is greatly appreciated! :)
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jamesy from christchurch, New Zealand

I think it is a stunning photo Magda. I can imagine you there half the night looking at photos of your beautfiul girls. That looks like a mighty big computer screen

7 Nov 2008 6:27am

@jamesy: LOL Thank you, Jamesy! My hubby spoils me..... (grin)

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

In Canada when winter comes homes are very warm and cosy... Nice picture.

7 Nov 2008 7:20am

Linerberry from Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand

Its a perfect image Magda! Thank you for sharing your world:-)

7 Nov 2008 8:36am

KIJI from valenciennes, France

Frankly, I like this idea :)
It's really one of my Favourite Place too

7 Nov 2008 8:53am

dobbino from Cape Town, South Africa

No need at all to apologize - this is a lovely image, even though it would be nice to see your back yard as well sometime. Thank you for all your visits, and it's great to meet you too. Have a lovely weekend.

7 Nov 2008 9:54am

Kylie Greenan from Richmond, Australia

Superb image, I absolutely love it, what a big screen you have! So great to see where you spend your time looking at images, thanks so much for sharing this with us and participating in the challenge Magda!

7 Nov 2008 12:25pm

Judy from Brooksville-Florida,, United States

What could be better? Yes, perhaps your back yard, but under the circumstances ... second best is WONDERFUL, Magda!

7 Nov 2008 12:55pm

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Fantastic, it'll probably not come as a suprise that many people will think of this as their favourites places, I had on my self-portrait, so I couldn't use it again lol bravo for this!

7 Nov 2008 1:08pm

Giovanni from Milan, Italy

I like your special place, Magda!and I will wait next Spring for an image of your beautiful backyard !

7 Nov 2008 1:45pm

willow from Chelsea, United States

Perfect image for the day!

7 Nov 2008 4:31pm

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Well done. I think you represent here one of the special place of all of us.

7 Nov 2008 7:56pm

San G. from Encino, California, United States

I totally get it Magda! I tried figuring the challenge out, and thought about the dining table with extended family all around it, or our backyard with its surprises and fun, and then I wondered where I spend most of my time ... in front of the computer - looking at photographs! Not having a shot like that, I went with the ancestral shot of Norway ... and a few more photos in the wings in days to come. I appreciate that you have this great shot of you "in the act of being in your favorite place."

7 Nov 2008 8:26pm

Veronelle from Lens, France

great capture inventive

7 Nov 2008 8:32pm

manel from Girona, Spain

Original idea. Muy buena.

7 Nov 2008 9:29pm

Fliss from Melbourne Beach, United States

Oh... I just LOVE to play around with the photos... so I know how you feel...

7 Nov 2008 9:36pm

Sandrine from Cincinnati, United States

Great place! I love mine too!

7 Nov 2008 10:58pm

Bill from Belton, United States

So many of us find that the computer and our photos, if not the first choice, is indeed a shared choice. I think this is a great shot that tells the story you wished to tell.

8 Nov 2008 12:16am

Shawna from Regina, Canada

Thanks so much for telling me I was on the spotlight page. I didn't know!! I also didn't know there was a challenge going on.

8 Nov 2008 2:14am

Shawna from Regina, Canada

Me again, Thanks for all the very nice comments on my images. I use PS minimally. I love HDR so I use Photomatix for that and I am lazy and I go searching for actions that I like. It makes life so much easier. I shoot everything raw so I love Camera Raw and use that all the time.

8 Nov 2008 2:26am

Nan from Quezon City, Philippines

I can totally relate. At the end of the day, it's us and out little PC's with the photos. Here's my part for the challenge. :)

8 Nov 2008 3:37am

PD from Overland Park, Kansas, United States

Nice Image Magda, and what a monitor!! Can't wait for the next challenge

8 Nov 2008 3:47am

Bertrand Duhamel from Granby, Canada

That's true for me also ... in front of the Lightroom screen
What a nice way to relax ;o)
Great capture Magda !

8 Nov 2008 1:34pm

Kathryn from Warburton, Australia

yeah i agree with everyone - this place is great and that screen is HUGE - you lucky thing!!! and i think also that it is a good image - nice angle to get both you and the screen in with nice tight cropping! well done and thanks for sharing it with us!

8 Nov 2008 8:46pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

I understand your second choice... it's mine also because when i'm at home it's the place where i like to be and where i spend a lot of time, with lot of pleasure, especially on Am3 and other blogs about photo... :-))

9 Nov 2008 9:55am

JJ from Jersey City, United States

Hadnt really thought about it but my favorite place is probably the same sitting at my computer in the evening looking at photos googling this and that, wonderful capture

14 Nov 2008 1:53am

Nikon D80
1/10 second
ISO 400
66 mm (35mm equiv.)

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