Weekly Photo Challenge: The Hue of You … Blue


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Cool Blue

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This was the first image that came to mind when I reflected on this challenge.

These organ pipes in the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona reflect a full spectrum of colours from the church’s gorgeous stained glass windows.

Here the major hues are a delicious lapis and turquoise blue.

Divine!

With my birthday in December, the month of turquoise, it seems fitting that the colours that most resonate with me are those depicted here.

And there’s just enough of the warmer shades to provide a sense of balance.

Blue is a spiritual colour. The colour of communication. The colour of the Throat Chakra.

As a writer and communicator this seems entirely appropriate.

For a complete interpretation of the colour “blue” in colour psychology, click here.

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Thanks for visiting …

Dorothy πŸ™‚

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Shout Outs

Cee’s Photography

artBea

scottseyephotos

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Β©Dorothy Chiotti, Aimwell CreativeWorks 2013

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