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Weekly Photo Challenge: RED

Side of an old garage in Telluride, Co.

  • In Chinese culture, colors correspond with the five primary elements, the directions and the four seasons. Red is associated with fire, south, and summer. It is also the color of good fortune.

    Chinese Soldier outside of Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China

    Red is the highest arc of the rainbow. It is the first color you lose sight of at twilight.

    Hill Country Sunset

    • “If one says ‘Red’ – the name of color – and there are fifty people listening, it can be expected that there will be fifty reds in their minds. And one can be sure that all these reds will be very different.” — Josef Albers

      Red Guitar

      Feng shui recommends painting the front door of a home red to invite prosperity to the residents.

      Red Gate

      Red stimulates energy and can increase the blood pressure, respiration, heartbeat, and pulse rate.

      Red Jackets on Lipizzan Stallion riders

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This entry was published on May 20, 2011 at 2:02 am. It’s filed under Photo Challenge, travel and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

2 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: RED

  1. Like the red jackets on the riders of the Lipizzan Stallions.
    It was interesting seeing many red gates and doorways when we visited China. VERY common!

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