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Photo challenge :: Through the glass

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Here’s a challenge you can take up even if you’re stuck in an office, a car or a train or if it’s raining a downpour outside.

Your challenge is to take and post a photograph taken through a window! The subject is entirely up to you, as long as it is taken through a window of some sort. You can be as creative with that as you like.

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You can photograph whatever you would like, but the image needs to be snapped between now and the end of the crop — this weekend’s challenges are not for older images already in your photo library.

Post your image on Flickr, on your blog or in another online photo gallery. Leave a link to it in the comments on this post to be entered.

One winner will be randomly chosen to win a new album ready for your next scrapbooking project!

Please see this post for all the deadlines and details about this weekend.

And no, I didn’t plan this challenge as any sort of reminder to wash the windows, I promise!

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13 August 2010



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56 Comments for Photo challenge :: Through the glass

  1. Karen Says:

    these don’t really count as I took them ages ago, I will try and take a proper entry this weekend

    http://icouldbescrapbookinginstead.blogspot.com/2010/08/from-car-window.html

  2. Scrapdolly Says:

    I wasn’t very imaginative but I did take it today.

    http://dollysdreamings.typepad.com/dollys_dreamings/2010/08/catching-up-in-the-cold.html

  3. Anne Says:

    Oooo, it’s gloomy out there today! (which in my mind, makes it the perfect kind of day for staying inside and scrapbooking)…

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/anniechops/4888142787/in/set-72157624592836533/

  4. Karen Aldrin Says:

    I run out between the showers to take these of my cheshire cat husband.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/24959522@N03/4888195675/

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/24959522@N03/4888789486/

  5. Karen Aldrin Says:

    And if you didn’t like the look of my weird looking husband,here’s one of a flower through the looking glass.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/24959522@N03/4888788298/

  6. Fay Says:

    Had to be the rainy window! http://beautifullilysramblings.blogspot.com/2010/08/summer-crop.html

  7. Daphne Says:

    Rainy window over here too: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dapfnie/4889000994/

  8. Lisa O Says:

    it really rained cats and dogs today:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/lisafisa/4888532069/

  9. Natalie Says:

    While I was at the rose garden, I took some photos specifically to use for the “through a window” prompt… After weeding out the poor shots, I came up with one I liked. It is the second-to-last photo in this post:
    http://vegetablog.wordpress.com/2010/08/13/rose-garden/

  10. Kitty Scrapper Says:

    Love all the wet rainy photos…really sums up the day.

    Mine can be seen on my blog

    http://kittyscrapper-nancy.blogspot.com/2010/08/shimelle-crop-challenge-6.html

  11. beverleynoelle Says:

    when i look thru this window i realise how much has changed in the 3 1/2 years since i first looked thru it.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/49388137@N03/4890213602/

  12. Kerry Says:

    Mine is in this blog post

  13. Jennifer Says:

    And it’s still raining today! You can see my wet photo here (complete with cute toddler splashing in puddles!).

  14. Irene Fitzpatrick Says:

    Slight change of weather from earlier and….NO Shimelle, my windows are NOT dirty…well, almost!!!!!http://calendulafitzpatrick.blogspot.com/2010/08/photo-challenge-through-glass.html

  15. Barbara Says:

    Still raining so this is taken from the house.
    http://barbsview.wordpress.com/2010/08/14/through-the-glass/

  16. Teresa Says:

    Here’s mine! :)
    Through the Glass

  17. amanda Says:

    this photo was taken from my daughters bedroom window
    http://scrappersdiary-amanda.blogspot.com/2010/08/photo-3.html

  18. Becky Says:

    I had great fun playing with this one whilst I was at Duxford. Here is my photo
    http://beckysburblings-beckyg1.blogspot.com/2010/08/shimelles-photo-challenge-through-glass.html

  19. Lisa Says:

    Not my window but the window of one of my favourite places!!

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/21446162@N02/4891192345/

  20. Karen Says:

    I took these today on our way to Utrecht for the afternoon

    http://icouldbescrapbookinginstead.blogspot.com/2010/08/through-window.html

  21. KateT Says:

    This was my view this afternoon here

    ** Kate **

  22. Karen Aldrin Says:

    I have no idea where the ones of my husband went,but I can’t see them above?So here they are again.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/24959522@N03/4888195675/
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/24959522@N03/4888789486/

  23. Lou Says:

    Here is my view from the kitchen window. Not terribly exciting but very “rustic” is what I like to think!

  24. Jennifer Clark Says:

    From the car, driving back from our hike near Mount Evans, Colorado, I shot this.

  25. Julie Says:

    I have a mixed choice of three here.
    http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=61668&id=1612112877&l=f32e3ac414

  26. Aussie Mon Says:

    The suns out! So went to the greenhouse and had a look whats going on in there.
    http://monwonn.blogspot.com/2010/08/shimelles-photo-challenge-through-glass.html

  27. Ali H Says:

    Hi – here’s my through the glass photo – Swansea Castle though the Pizza Express window last evening !
    http://craftcauldron.blogspot.com/2010/08/photo-challenges.html

  28. Alison M Says:

    Our very wet garden.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/53037343@N02/4893848401/in/photostream/

  29. Jamie Leija Says:

    I’m calling this my Leaving Home series. I left my parent’s home for (hopefully) the last time, as I’ve just packed up and moved to a new city for my first post-grad job. Instead of seeing my home getting smaller through my rearview mirror, I watched it get smaller through the windshield of my car, as I had to back out of my driveway.

  30. Jenny Pitcairn Says:

    The view from my craftroom window yesterday – very glad to be indoors!

  31. Kirsteen Says:

    My little putt putt through my livingroom window:

  32. Karen Aldrin Says:

    couldn’t resist this vista at Spitalfields today.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/24959522@N03/4894523293/

  33. NancyLee Says:

    Coming back from a day’s work yesterday, I was able to take a photo with my cell despite the ban of using it for calling while driving:).

  34. NancyLee Says:

    And this one our way to the beach…

  35. Leah Says:

    Looking out the window on a grey Wellington day: http://www.flickr.com/photos/chandeleah/4895749749/in/photostream/

  36. Michelle Says:

    I love the slots x

    http://michellelovesallsorts.blogspot.com/2010/08/through-glass.html

  37. Anso Says:

    My challenge photo:

    http://glitteradventure.blogspot.com/2010/08/challenge-photos.html

  38. Smeepee Says:

    http://flic.kr/p/8sNCYu

    Out of my bedroom window

  39. sheena Says:

    http://sheenasscrapsandscribbles.blogspot.com/2010/08/photo-challenge.html

    took this pic from the car as it was raining too hard to drive it !

  40. tape Says:

    I saw Shrek!

  41. Claire Says:

    Here is mine taken today on trip out to Warwick Castle;
    http://astitchinthelifeofclaire.blogspot.com/2010/08/shimelle-nature-up-above-through-glass.html

  42. Helen Overton Says:

    Managed this one from the ladies bathroom at work, thought it looked cool split into half, what do you think:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/furrylittlemonster/4898237957/

  43. Carolyn Phillips Says:

    Through the car windscreen, yes, I made him stop driving first.
    http://messmuddleandfun.blogspot.com/2010/08/summer-crop-photographs.html

  44. luluuk Says:

    This is the view from my office window – I’d not really appreciated it until today! It’s Christchurch Spire in – sadly the church was destroyed in the blitz.

  45. Bethan Says:

    And through the window today I saw this

  46. CoCo Says:

    Rain rain go away….view my from office window..

    http://galwaygirl-scrapping.blogspot.com/2010/08/another-weekend-of-craftyness.html

  47. Katy Says:

    I love a lighted window against the dark! Mine is here.

  48. Hannah Says:

    http://miniaturediamonds.blogspot.com/2010/08/shimelles-online-crop-photography.html **

  49. Kirsty Smith Says:

    Ancient Egyptian Hieratic text: through the glass of the case at the British museum! It’s the fourth photo in this post.

  50. Rachel Says:

    Okay, I could not get a clear picture through glass! So I raised the glass and took the picture through the window. I hope that still counts! http://peaceinbetween.blogspot.com/2010/08/photo-challenge-3.html

  51. Peggy Says:

    When the weather’s as gross as it has been around here this year, through a window is a good way to take pictures.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/ppilgrim/4900100564/

  52. Emily Says:

    Here is my entry: https://www.me.com/gallery/#100096 Just look for “Through the Glass”

  53. abbeyviolet Says:

    I decided to look down through the window rather than up and here is the result.

  54. Christina Clouse Says:

    from inside the six arms pub & brewery in capitol hill, seattle, wa.
    link here

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