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Photo challenge :: I saw the sign

scrapbooking photo challenge

Okay, apologies for getting early nineties electropop in your head. I couldn’t help it. At least I’m not challenging you to photograph yourself dancing. Not right now, anyway.

Your challenge is to take and post a photograph of one or more signs! Just one on a country lane or an overload of signs in the city – your subject matter is up to you, of course!






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 Keep Calm and Snap On print from the Keep Calm Etsy shop.

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

Keep your eyes open — you never know when you’ll see a sign of good things to come!

xlovesx

13 August 2010



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36 Comments for Photo challenge :: I saw the sign

  1. karen aldrin Says:

    How about this for a sign.I have a sign by the same artist in my kitchen saying “I love homemade strawberry jam“all made out of driftwood.I had my entire kitchen designed around it!
    I was excited to discover this one outside a shop in Norfolk.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/24959522@N03/4888845572/

  2. Lynetta Says:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/43323531@N05/4888547708/

    Taken this afternoon. My son’s bedroom door. Dare I go inside :-)
    Lynetta

  3. Teresa Says:

    Love that poster- great challenge! :)

    Here’s mine- Home.

  4. Lou Says:

    Looked outside to find a sign and took this

  5. amanda Says:

    there isnt really any signs around here so i am hoping this one counts as one
    http://scrappersdiary-amanda.blogspot.com/2010/08/photo-5.html

  6. Becky Says:

    Another one from Duxford – a good day out for photos!
    http://beckysburblings-beckyg1.blogspot.com/2010/08/shimelles-photo-challenge-i-saw-sign.html

  7. Scrapdolly Says:

    Kitchen Sign – - it was raining outside so it had to be an indoor one again.

  8. Lisa Says:

    Here’s one from town …

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/21446162@N02/4891189547/in/photostream/

  9. Candace.M Says:

    Hi You can find my sign by clicking on my name to take you to the relevant blog post

  10. Jennifer Clark Says:

    This one definitely got the song stuck in my head, but it was fond memories, so I enjoyed it!! :) Here’s mine, from our hike today.

  11. Julie Says:

    Took lots of boring signs until I walked into Moor Street Station in Birmingham and these seemed to be lined up so beautifully.
    http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=61668&id=1612112877&l=f32e3ac414

  12. Kirsteen Says:

    DS’s bedroom door sign:

  13. Aussie Mon Says:

    I love the signs around where I live…..
    http://monwonn.blogspot.com/2010/08/shimelles-photo-challenge-i-saw-sign.html

  14. Ali H Says:

    Here’s a photo of our favourite local restaurant’s sign – it always makes us smile !
    http://craftcauldron.blogspot.com/2010/08/photo-challenges.html

  15. Gemma Says:

    Bet you’ve never seen THIS SIGN before!!

  16. Lorraine Says:

    I love Church billboards.
    http://thevuefromhere.blogspot.com/2010/08/i-saw-sign.html
    Lorraine

  17. Karen Says:

    the sign at the end of my road

    http://icouldbescrapbookinginstead.blogspot.com/2010/08/one-with-explosive-pictures-and-signs.html

  18. Karen Aldrin Says:

    Saw this today in the Brick lane area
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/24959522@N03/4894539755/

  19. abbeyviolet Says:

    Not as fun as Shimelle’s but one near my house that I pass every day and had never taken a picture of before.

  20. NancyLee Says:

    Which way to the beach?

  21. NancyLee Says:

    And the sign to the river…

  22. Leah Says:

    I saw signs advertising a food festival in town – yum! http://www.flickr.com/photos/chandeleah/4895759755/in/photostream/

  23. Michelle Says:

    Mine are here, yummy!!!

    http://michellelovesallsorts.blogspot.com/2010/08/i-saw-sign.html

  24. Anso Says:

    My sign…

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

  25. tape Says:

    Here’s my sign.

  26. Katherine Says:

    This is a sign near us.

    http://i112.photobucket.com/albums/n174/tigerlady_dragonqueen/sign.jpg?t=1281988560

  27. Carolyn Phillips Says:

    A footpath sign. I did a lot of these challenges on a trip to Beacon Fell country park.
    http://messmuddleandfun.blogspot.com/2010/08/summer-crop-photographs.html

  28. luluuk Says:

  29. CoCo Says:

    Yes it got me singing. THanks for that! I’ve a bad photo of a good sign. Have not put the obvious tag/pun on the photo on my blog. Rudeness has no place there!

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

  30. Karen Moss Says:

    Here is mine
    http://talesfromthescrapheap.blogspot.com/2010/08/photo-frenzie.html
    thank you

  31. Hannah Says:

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

  32. Rachel Says:

    I really like how the composition of this photo turned out! http://peaceinbetween.blogspot.com/2010/08/photo-challenge-5.html

  33. Marina D-K Says:

    I saw this great sign at a little stand in Boothbay Harbor, ME

  34. Marina D-K Says:

    ooops…mistake again…I obviously need to practice posting…boothbay lobster stand Thanks!

  35. Peggy Says:

    Being cheap & patriotic all at the same time.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/ppilgrim/4899488373/

  36. Christina Clouse Says:

    ooh, I love that poster. Here’s the delightfully re-decorated back of a sign. ah, urban life.
    link here

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