Blurry Photos Redeemed

Carolyn’s Online Magazine


Lo and behold, the WordPress weekly photo prompt for April 3, 2015, is Blur: a throwaway shot, or purposefully unfocused? Find beauty in a blur.

How did they know that I have tons—yes, tons—of blurry photos. WordPress provided me with a use for some of them. Below is a sampling.

I succeeded in taking a photograph of this old post card, but not before I shot a blurry picture. 130127 DSC02202CeI moved the camera while shooting this adorable kitten. 120526 IMG_8937CEI attempted to get a picture of the train (train light shows in upper right hand corner) at the Diamond Café in Ligonier, Pennsylvania. Obviously I used my trigger finger too soon. 130127 DSC02150CEI take many photos from the car while my husband Monte drives. Obviously, a great number (although many less than when I started) come out blurred.

Amish near Ogdensburg, New York:

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100717 IMG_2884ETrees along Rt. 30 west of Ligonier, Pennsylvania:

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Jumonville Cross from Rt. 40, Pennsylvania.

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Along Rt. 40 past Uniontown:

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About carolyncholland

In several if my nine lives I have been a medical lab technician and a human service worker specializing in child day care, adoptions and family abuse. Currently I am a photo/journalist/writer working on a novel and a short story. My general writings can be viewed at My novel site is
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4 Responses to Blurry Photos Redeemed

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  2. Thomas Beck says:

    Our lives fly by so quickly, that many of our memories become just as blurred.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. merry101 says:

    I also take photos in the car as Gerald drives. one or two make the grade… 🙂


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