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The Tuesday Inspiration: and the theme is?

When Dorothe (Wasichseh) set this week??s Tuesday theme I was really at a loss as to what I might shoot for it. However, during the intervening days I remembered a four leaf clover that a friend gave to me about twenty years ago. At the time I put it in my flower press to preserve it so all I needed to do was to find said flower press. Amazingly, even after several house moves during the two decades I found I fairly easily and my clover was still safely stashed away, although now looking rather dry and elderly!

In Britain a four leaf clover is supposed to bring you lots of good ?.. (insert today??s theme if you??ve worked it out yet!) thanks to its rarity. I have absolutely no idea if the same is true in other countries and cultures. I tried two different treatments of my RAW file ?? one in colour and one in monochrome ?? but couldn??t decide which I liked best. I therefore thought I??d post both and let you all decide which is best!

The following people may also be participating in today??s theme:

CathyB [photoblog.com]
Djnana [photoblog.com]
Firehorsecri [photoblog.com]
GKorts [photoblog.com]
Ignelson [photoblog.com]
Jan03 [photoblog.com]
Jarvo [photoblog.com]
KellyBee322 [photoblog.com]
Lynda [photoblog.com]
Matteahmb [photoblog.com]
MoMac [photoblog.com]
Nellinka [photoblog.com]
Revenant [photoblog.com]
Ryana [photoblog.com]
TheBronzeBow [photoblog.com]
Wasichseh [photoblog.com]
Yellodog [photoblog.com]

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    • # Moira

      Great idea and amazing you found it and still have it after all these years hope it did bring you good .......!

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    • # Stefan Fletcher

      And the theme is... grazing (fits the context admirably). I can tell you the same idea is used in France and Switzerland (all languages), but I have no idea about Greece, possibly because clover with any leaves at all is a rarity in the parts I know.

      BTW, it's a good idea to add the data in your links but they sometimes throw you out when contributors haven't posted on that day, as I've just found out.

      2010.03.16 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Larry Nelson

      I thought I might find one of these at Walmart (getting ready for St. Patrick's Day), but then I already had six shots for the theme. Nice post!

      2010.03.16 Edited Reply Cancel