The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. - Leo Tolstoy
This month's theme exemplified intricate details and textures in a rich, concise and nostalgic collection.
She had never known that ice could take on so many shades of blue: sharp lines of indigo like the deepest sea, aquamarine shadows, even the glint of blue-green where the sun struck just so.
-Malinda Lo, Huntress
This month proved to be a colorful display of intrinsic patterns, metallic textures and scintillating structures full of beauty and magic.
I think the universe is pure geometry - basically, a beautiful shape twisting around and dancing over space-time.
-Antony Garrett Lisi
This month's theme showed just how easy it is to find shapes in everything there is around us, both simple and unique, both man-made and in nature. Order and symmetry is all around us in the most fascinating ways.
We love the imperfect shapes in nature, and in the works of art, look for an intentional error as a sign of the golden key and sincerity found in true mastery.
- Dejan Stojanovic
This month's theme provided a visual array of vintage charm with an overall rustic feel embodied by gritty textures, rich colors and bold shadows.
Always do your best. What you plant now you will harvest later.
This month's theme was a rich cornucopia of abundance dotted with the fine details of a season of fullness and plenitude from down on the ground all the way to the sky.
The area was encompassed in a bubble of warm, fragrant steam from the funnel cake deep fryers. It smelled like sweet vanilla cake batter you licked off a spoon.
-Sarah Addison Allen, The Sugar Queen
Parks are idealizations of nature, but nature in fact is not a condition of the ideal.
This month's cycle proved to be a vibrant and lively theme full of lights, colors, contrasts and curves proving that the timeless enjoyment of outdoor play and discovery has no limit on method or age.
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.
The individual interpretations of this month's theme took a bit of a fine art twist with executions that portrayed painterly influences rich in color and texture, intriguing abstracts, happy candid moments, deliciously enticing still life and even dynamic close ups, with an outcome as pleasantly refreshing and satisfying as the subject itself.
Summer is the annual permission slip to be lazy. To do nothing and have it count for something. To lie in the grass and count the stars. To sit on a branch and study the clouds.
This cycle proved to be a pleasurable variety of textures and colors, curves and patters, lights and shadows with imagery full of everything from intricate details to silhouettes to vast landscapes that showcase the infinite and stunning beauty of clouds.
After women, flowers are the most lovely thing God has given the world.
Whether it were a rustic still life full of nostalgia, a refreshingly whimsical field of vibrantly aromatic wildflowers or a bold macro of intricate detail, this month's theme proved to be a palatable array of floral decadency chock-full of varied imagery sure to please everyone's visual preference.
I discovered windows one afternoon and after that, nothing was ever the same.
-Anne Spollen, The Shape of Water
This month's theme provided quite the diversified usage of various types of light with interpretations of both nostalgia and modernity, beckoning the symbolism of such a subject that provides a transparent boundary from one existence to another.
101 Ways is a collaborative effort created by myself and a friend with the intent of helping each other grow in our creativity and love for photography. The objective of this monthly project was made as an effort to push our creativity and think outside the box but also have fun while doing so.