Lens Artists Challenge — Red — Large to Small

I saw some blogger friends’ entries for this photo challenge, and I thought I would join in and see what I can do. Patti Moed of Creative Exploration In Words And Pictures, in her Lens Artist Challenge, challenges us to choose a color and select photos of things in that color ranged from large to small.

Red is considered a warm color, but many of the red things in this post will cool you down, a nice thought in the heat I’ve been experiencing lately.

The above photo was taken at Applegate Farms in Montclair, New Jersey, a great place for ice cream made on the premises. I went there earlier in the pandemic in company with a French bulldog friend.

The above photo doesn’t give you much sense of size, but these baby ducklings were in a red plastic tub large enough to hold this small cockapoo doggy and his stylish red hoodie, with room to spare.

This refreshing cranberry spritzer was served to me at The Committed Pig Burger and Pancake House in Summit, New Jersey. I thought it looked so pretty in its Mason jar, but I am debating in my mind whether it is larger or smaller than the next item.

This peony from my garden was fairly large — larger or smaller than a cranberry spritzer? It’s hard to say as their shapes were so different and difficult to compare, and, of course, I never saw them side by side. Perhaps, if the peony was a cup, it would hold the spritzer.

And, now, we’re back to cool and refreshing things. The frozen dessert below was purchased at Sonny’s in Cedar Grove, New Jersey. It is a self-serve frozen dessert bar. You can find frozen yogurt, frozen custard, Italian ice or gelato you can swirl yourself into a cup. You can layer flavors and add toppings from a variety of syrups, candies, nuts, fruits and (one of my favorites) these popping boba that burst fruit juices into your mouth. The desserts are sold by weight. Any of the red things in this photo — the strawberries, raspberries, popping boba or red plastic spoon — are smaller than my peony for sure.

8 thoughts on “Lens Artists Challenge — Red — Large to Small

  1. Hi, Susan. Glad you joined us! I love your refreshingly red choices for this challenge! That spritzer looks good to me right now. We’ve been in the 90’s too in NH!

    1. Thank you, Patti. πŸ™‚ That does warmer than I would expect for New Hampshire. Yes, I’ve been craving icy and frozen things a lot, especially as I’ve been doing a lot of driving in a car without working air conditioning. πŸ˜›

    1. Thanks Laurie. That photo seems to be a popular one. I thought it was pretty, and it did taste good as well. πŸ™‚

  2. Fun choices all Susan – thanks so much for joining us. I’m a relocated Jersey girl myself so I especially enjoyed your post. Took me right back to my roots!

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