Wednesday, July 7, 2010

You Capture - America

This week we were supposed to capture pictures that said America to us but we were to avoid the typical American flag photos. I'm not gonna lie. I struggled with this one. If just once Beth would make the You Capture subject Striebel Pond, I know I'd nail it!

Anyway, I tried to avoid the typical American flag photos and get some rather atypical American flag photos. And, I know, sometimes it was a bit of a stretch.

I don't think that anyone could dispute that nothing says America like the veteran's organizations. Here's one I saw while stopped at a red light.

On the same street I passed this beautiful cottage with lovely, artful landscaping and signs of patriotism every where I looked.

At Striebel Pond I noticed our flag with the barbeque grill underneath which said the 4th of July and America to me. And when I noticed the church in the background, the picture automatically earned a berth in the America To Me entries.

Finally, here's where I really went to work. All the little paragraph separators and the pictures below were taken at one place. I pulled in the driveway three different times in the past week to try to get just the right shot. Obviously I never did but I'm including these anyway because I worked so hard to get them and because.......

it's just not the type of business that I would normally frequent and remember I had to go there three times! (I do think it's kind of American though isn't it.)

For more and better You Capture - America photos, visit Beth at Ishouldbefoldinglaundry.


  1. love all the flag shots that you were able to get!

  2. You got some great shots, I really love the cottage, it's so cute and American! But I am LMAO at the flags at the business you don't frequent!

    Love it!

  3. Love your pictures - and the flags too...I think they turned out real cute :)

  4. That last one is super cool!

  5. Love that you went to such lengths to get the shot! wonder what the deja vu employees were thinking.... =^)

  6. I like the house shot with the two small flags. It makes me want to start a story " In a typical small town home..."

  7. I love flag pictures. The more the merrier!

  8. Love your captures. I knew you would have flags and I love them. Great job.

  9. What a very patriotic little shop that is! LOL!
    Fun post!

  10. LOL! Love the ones you did up at the top!


  11. Wow. I love your pictures. And I laughed out loud about where you got your very best images : ) Sensational!

  12. what a fun, flag-filled post! Just love it :)


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