Saturday, August 31, 2019

The Written Word - Photo Challenge - August 2019

Today's post is a photo challenge. This is put together each month by PJ over at A'lil HooHaa blog. On the first of the month he gives out the theme. That gives us all month to find ways to interpret the theme with our photography. We post on the last day of the month, then hop over to his blog and link up. It is always fun for me to see what others have done. You don't have to be a professional, good thing too because I'm not, you also don't need any fancy equipment. You can use a point and shoot, cell phone, smartphone, tablet, DSLR or whatever you have that can take a picture.
This month the theme is: "the written word".

Of course the first thing that popped into my head was the Bible. It is the written word of God. Jesus is the word come to life but how else could I take photos of the written word?
 A note from a dear friend. It was encouraging and made my day. Something we as a society have gotten away from. A hand written note.
Here in Atlanta, the written word is all over, buildings, bridges, parking garages in the form of graffiti but it is also a form of art. The written word come to life on the side of a building. Sometimes in picture form, other times in names, statements, or just art.

Don't worry, Georgia is a hands free state and I wasn't driving but it did give me a great opportunity for some shots I can't get any other way.
Thanks for stopping by!


  1. Love your shots, and I'm glad you didn't drive and snap pictures ;-)

    Hand written notes are the best! People who take the time to sit down and tell you something on a piece of paper or even a pretty card are so thoughtful.

  2. Environmental graffiti is amazing. If only we could offer these young artists jobs in which to showcase their creativity.

  3. Dawn, Handwriting is great. Nice to get mail and a personal touch. Interesting graffiti. Thanks for sharing. Sylvia D.

  4. I so agree with your first photo. The written word of God will last throughout the ages in some form or another. Sometimes I think graffiti is more art than words! Sadly, I believe hand-written notes are becoming a thing of the past.

  5. Good set of photos for this challenge. The written note is so true. Years ago, when fresh out of high school, I'd send friends cards. Now, it would be an email. Crazy how rare things like this are.

  6. I wondered how many Bible photos we'd see this month. Yours looks well-loved, well-used and maybe even handed down generation to generation? Your comment about handwritten notes is so true. I try to send thank you notes at least a few times a year, and almost always get a comment from the recipient.