Life in Color: Then there was all Yellow pt.2

After I posted my Life in Color : Yellow pt.1, today I discovered that I still have an unfinished Draft about “Yellow” . Just in time that I was rummaging my Photo Archives for “Yellow photos” which then reminds me that this month´s theme for Life in Color is all about Yellow. So I decided to complete this oldie one so here´s the second part.

I guess it´s never too much too add more brightness on this dark grey stormy weather we are having now here in Germany.This would probably the one of the lasts snowy days, soon days will get warmer.There´s few yellow things to spot on but then, take a minute to notice, there´s quite a lot of ordinary yellow things can still be found outside.Having lots of walking made me appreciate more my neighborhood , surprisingly we found more yellow!

Here is the second part of Life in Color: Yellow

Writing this Post made me remember my previous work with colors.I worked in a Lab and I am sort of in charge of the RAL colors for Powder Coating.I kinda know all these shades by heart and distinguishing the color and matching it with samples and required colors is quite a task , but definitely rewarding.Ral has all in all 213 colors and out of the 30 Yellow Hues, personally I find that only 16 shades is actually seemed to be yellow, the rest are just combination shades, if you look closely, it looked exactly not yellow, more like beige, .

The RAL Classic colors have a 4-digit number in combination with the letters ‘RAL’ (z.b RAL 1028). The first digit is a system code number (1: yellow, 2: orange, 3: red, 4: violet, 5: blue, 6: green, 7: grey, 8: brown and 9: white and black shades).

It is actually so hard to pronounce it in German so I normally just use “RAL” as the abbreviation of ‘Reichs-Ausschuß für Lieferbedingungen und Gütesicherung’. Those are really looonggg German words!

I am now so curious if I have captured every shade of Yellow, from Sand Yellow, Ochre Yellow to Sun Yellow.From my naked eye, yellow is yellow! I guess I haven´nt yet so the chase is still on.I am also quite astonished why all warning signs is in Yellow.Road signs and in autobahn though it is blue or green.

How lovely yellow is! -Vincent van Gogh
The Keukenhof Gardens in Lisse, Netherlands is totally gorgeous with yellow Daffodils and Narcizzen with bunch of lovely Yellow Tulips on its side!/ Justbluedutch2020

A simple quiet walk in this yellow fields always make our day.
According to Goethe, Yellow demands Violet.
I used it here in one of my paintings which depicts deeper shade of yellow, more like gold and the result is amazing. (JustbluedutchArt 2020)

I had lots of fun doing “Let’s paint the Town Purple” color photography post. Lavender, Violets, and different shades of Purple flowers is such a soothing subject so I would definitely be doing another series this coming Spring.

Yellow is such a happy color. It symbolize sunshine and freshness. It’s the total opposite of gray. Watching yellow-orange-burnt red sunrise is actually one of the best pleasures in life. Imagine a sunrise without that golden sunrays?! For me, yellow is bright, unsuperficial and brightness and positivity.

And here´s a photo of my golden Sunshine…!

Cycling through the Yellow Rapeseeds in Bavaria

One of my favourite sport is running and cycling.I cycled almost everyday except in Winter.When the snow is too thick and the roads are slippery, I prefer to walk. But in Summer, cycling through the yellow fields and sunflowers is a favorite family pastime.


Yellow with orange fringe tulips 

Of course, this post won´t be complete without my favourite Yellow Tulips. Oh did you know that Tulips only blooms 3-7 days in Spring?They are really seasonal beauties, no wonder visiting a Tulip Garden is only possible in the early weeks of Spring.But anyway, how is it that I always see Tulips bundle in the supermarkets here in Germany? It´s like the all year round flower here , same as roses!


Yellow and even more yellow…

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Sometimes the beauty of nature can leave you speechless…like it did to me.

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Yellow and purple can be a great palette, a color coded happiness.

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It´s not everyday that I can see a yellow beautiful bird like this. ( Orchideen Hoeveee`, The Netherlands)

What´s your favourite Yellow moment?

Until next time, Tschüss!

10 thoughts on “Life in Color: Then there was all Yellow pt.2

  1. Beautiful shots !!! You have a great collection 🙂 My Yellow Moment is when I am spreading honey on my kids breakfast.. Golden yellow ❤

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