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Project 64 {magenta}

Once in a job interview I was asked the following question:
"If you were a color crayon, what color would you be and why?"


My answer was immediate and easy.  Magenta.  It has been my favorite crayon since I first laid eyes on the entire enticing box of 64 Crayolas.    I think this color represents femininity with a dash of independence and flair.  If I had to say what it reveals about me  - I have no idea - but I did get that job!


Here's my interpretation of magenta for this week's photo project 64.  We had an added challenge to use a cell phone or point and shoot camera without editing the picture.  These were all taken with my point and shoot camera using the macro setting.


*Please leave me a comment and let me know what color you would be and why.*










Linking with Project 64 magenta.


Comments

  1. love your magenta photos, I think if I could I'd be periwinkle, seems serene, truthful and happy to me.

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  2. Those little white flowers against the magenta are so delicate and sweet.
    Off the top of my head I would be green. It can be a very restful color or it can be invigorating. It also represents the recycling movement, that I strive to be a part of.

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  3. Lovely! I found I really like magenta too, even though it had been one of those colors I didn't think about much. You did a great job with your point and shoot!

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  4. Oh, is that lovely.

    I would probably be red. It's bright, cheerful and fiery.

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  5. This is beautiful. Magenta's never been a favorite of mine as many of its shades are not particularly flattering on me. In flowers, it's another story! I guess I'd be red since that's the color I'm drawn to in almost everything!

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  6. Very nice! Love that you used your point and shoot, the second to last is my fave! I'm always drawn to green, but as a color I'd probably be black, classic, dependable, but yet provides some contrast to the other colors. Thanks for linking up!

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  7. I would be yellow. Bright, sunny and consistent.

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  8. Stunning! Thanks for joining us at P64! Shana

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