Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Pink

by Kerry on September 18, 2015

Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Pink

Did you know that the colour ‘pink’ takes its name from a flower of the same name?  And that it was first used as a colour name in the 17th century?

That’s some random trivia for you around the colour pink…. What does it have to do with dog’s you may be wondering. Well…. it’s the colour theme for this week’s dog photo challenge!

Pink is a positive colour associated with love, beauty, charm, politeness, sensitivity, tenderness, sweetness and childhood. So that, if you ask me, makes it a perfect pairing with dogs we love!

(If you’re not familiar with the Dog Photo Challenges, there’s some extra info at the bottom of the post).

This Week’s Photo Challenge Theme: PINK!

Although we’ve met a couple with pink hair colour, there’s not too many pink dogs about!  So that means you’ll be looking to backgrounds, scenes, props, accessories and the natural environment to add the colour pink to your dog photos for the photo challenge this week.  A cute pink bow-tie, beautiful pink flowers, a pink elephant toy or a pink painted wall or bedspread.  These are just a few ideas and we’re sure you will think of many more.

And, as always, you’re welcome to apply the theme creatively.  Maybe something along the lines of being ‘tickled pink’ or ‘pink elephants’.

We can’t wait to check out all your pink photos this week!

Some ‘PINK’ Inspiration

In these ‘Pink’ inspired photos we have:

Top: Red Heeler puppy Flash walking amongst pretty pink tulips.

Middle: Our Border Collie pup Summer poses with a giant pink flower; And Miss Rosie surrounded by pink!

Japanese Spitz Keiko admiring the incredible pink sunset that we found one during an evening walk.

Can you guess Miniature Pinscher Indy’s favourite colour?  Or at least her human’s fav colour?  Yep, it’s Pink! Pug Coco Fox in a cute pink puggie jumper.

Bottom: Australian Shepherd Barkley sit pretty amongst the pretty pink flowers.

Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Pink

Sharing your Photos

Meeting and hearing all about your dogs and the love you have for them makes our day! There’s lots of ways to share your photos for this weeks challenge:

  • On Facebook – Post your photo under the theme post when it appears on Facebook.
  • On Instagram – Tag your photos that fit the theme with #pt_pink so we can find them!
  • In the Comments – Share your photo in the comments below. If you have photos on other photo sharing sites (like 500px or Flickr) then feel free to leave a link to your photo in the comments.

However you share, don’t forget to include your dogs name/s. If there is a great story, or puppy tale, that goes with your photo them we’d also love to hear it! Especially if you’re sending us something creative and we may not immediately ‘get’ how your photo fits the theme!

What are the Dog Photo Challenges?

We know you guys, our Puppy Tales friends, love to share photos of your gorgeous dogs! Our social media is filled with them daily and we receive lots via message and email too. We LOVE to see them! And we want to share our favourites….. each week the best will be shared on our Puppy Tales Facebook Timeline Cover! It needs to be updated frequently and we couldn’t think of anything better than sharing your cute Dog or Puppy Tales!

So we developed the simple idea of a weekly challenge allowing you to share your best dog photos! And the best bit is that it gives you an extra reason to hang out with your dogs over the weekend and to be taking more photos of them. If you already have photos that match the theme, then you’re welcome to share those too. There will be many themes throughout the year, so the opportunity to share your dog photos often will be sure to come up frequently! Don’t forget to come back to check for the new themes each week!

Each Friday we will post a photo challenge theme for the week. You can upload over the weekend and the following Tuesday we will pick our favourites to update the Puppy Tales Facebook page with! We will also share some of the photos on Puppy Tales instagram!

Headshot of Kerry MartinKerry Martin is 'Top Dog' here at Puppy Tales. With her own adored dog Keiko, she completely gets that your four legged furry buddy is absolutely part of the family. That they sleep on the bed, that you want to take them everywhere, that you plan holidays so they’re included and that their presence makes your life incredible. Kerry Martin is also the photographer behind Akemi Photography. Akemi Photography specialises in photographing pets and the people who love them. Sessions are conducted both in studio and on location to truly capture the incredible and unique personality of your ‘furkid’. Akemi Photography  -  Instagram  -  Facebook

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