Sunset at midsummer, taken from Washington State Ferry, facing north by northwest it shows Blake Island and the Olympic Peninsula.

Spinning the color wheel

This post is a response to Cee’s Compose Yourself Challenge-Week 17: Harmonious Colors.

I like color and seem to try to have all of the primary colors (red, blue, yellow) in a composition. I learned this years ago when I took an expressive painting class. My header is an example of a picture that goes almost all the way around the color wheel, it only lacks greens.

Real life doesn’t serve up exact matches to harmonious, aka complementary, aka analogous, colors shown on the wheel, at least not to my eye.

color-wheel

 

Never-the less here is an attempt to go around the wheel using various photos that, to my eye, come close to harmonious color combinations:

Red to orange:

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Red-orange to yellow-orange:

KSM-20131027-CCY_Week_17-01

Orange to yellow:

KSM-20150224-CCY_Week_17-05

Orange to Yellow-green:

KSM-20150323-CCy_Week17-05

Yellow-orange (the bee) to yellow-green:

KSM-20150305-CCy_Week17-04

Yellow to green:

KSM-20160125-CCy_Week17-01

Yellow-green to blue:

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Green to almost blue-violet:

KSM-20140821-CCY_Week_17-03

Blue-green to blue-violet:

KSM-20150122-CCy_Week17-01

Blue-green to violet:

KSM-20150208-CCy_Week17-02

Violet to red:

KSM-20151015-CCy_Week17-01

Red-violet to red-orange:

 

sunset

 

 

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