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Word of the week Photo Challenge: Music

Posted by joeabbott on May 5, 2013

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This week I was really challenged as they chose “music” for the word of the week. Well, in my car I prefer to listen to audio books and I don’t really listen to an MP3 player or get to any concerts these days, and we don’t often have music playing in the house. So, I was left wondering what I should shoot.

I could take a picture of my old LPs, stuffed away under the crawlspace in my house; I could share a picture from an old concert we’d attended (but I promised myself I wouldn’t do use old pictures for this Challenge); or I could shoot what little music I do listen to: streaming radio.

A local school has a student-run radio station, KNHC – 89.5 FM, that I’ve donated money to for the past 7 years or so. I don’t have kids but think it’s great to give young adults an outlet that keeps them busy and teaches skills. I normally opt for tech-related efforts but this one caught my eye and it seems like a good organization … they’ve been on the air for well over 40 years!

So, I snapped a pic from my computer screen, enjoying both that I took a picture with my camera (rather than doing a screen capture) and even got a little screen flare effect.

Thanks to C89.5 FM for keeping me entertained and students at the local high school meaningfully engaged. Time to get back to the music!

The “word of the week Photo Challenge is brought to you by http://photochallenge.org.

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