One Word Photo Challenge : Scarlet


Scarlet is such a vibrant, passionate, colour, that even a little bit of scarlet in a photo will make it stand out.   My first photo was taken in Copenhagen last winter, and the Lady in Red really stands out against the yellow bus, even though the pigeons in the foreground seem to be ignoring her!

Lady in Red

Lady in Red

And from winter to summer, my next shot was taken on a summer holiday in Italy, and the pops of red, scarlet and orange really bring life to the scene.

 

A lazy summer's day

A lazy summer’s day

In the 17th and 18th centuries,  soldiers’ uniforms were often scarlet in colour, as you can see from these re-enactors demonstrating the various types of uniforms used by British armies in days gone by.

Cromwell's Men in action

Cromwell’s Men in action

Thanks to Jennifer for her prompt.

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Jennifer Nichole Wells
    Oct 29, 2014 @ 15:57:11

    Nice photos. Pigeons clearly don’t care about scarlet 😛 Thank you for sharing!

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  2. KerryCan
    Oct 30, 2014 @ 11:39:44

    Isn’t it interesting how soldiers used to dress in bright colors and now they dress specifically to camouflage themselves?

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