Knoxville Daily Photo will post one photo per day taken from the Knoxville/Knox County, Tennessee area. Knoxville is the city of my birth, the place where I work, and the largest city near our hometown. It's a wonderful community in which to raise our family. It's really a beautiful place . . . . at least I think so.

I am not a professional photographer; I call myself a point & shoot photographer. I have had a genuine love for and interest in photography since childhood. My camera is a Nikon Coolpix S600 ~ which I love for many reasons that I won't list here. Sometimes I use my old camera which is a Nikon Coolpix 5900.

Photography is something that I enjoy immensely. My photographs & albums are treasured above all other material things I own. The memories that are captured and preserved through my camera are so precious.

I am glad that I have discovered City Daily Photo and started a photo blog. It's an honor to share my little corner of the world with those who find themselves here. Enjoy looking around my blog, and welcome to all who visit.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Blue Christmas

This tree decorated with blue & white lights in downtown Knoxville makes me think of Elvis Presley's song "Blue Christmas."


Tanya said...

It does me too! What's that tower thing next to it?

Hope said...

Tanya....That tower stands next to a sidewalk which leads over to Krutch Park. It has some lighting on it so I guess it's more for lighting the pathway than anything else.

Jim said...

We dont really have a tree for Terrell. I like the blue, and Tennessee and Elvis go together.

Karen said...

Beautiful and my favorite color. Blue.
Thanks for posting to my blog.. You are heading here and I'm leaving for Paris.. Too bad, it would have been nice to meet you.

Maybe next time.

JM said...

The tree is really nice in blue!

Connie said...

I am definitly heading downtown one night before Christmas. I didn't know what I was missing. I can feel my Christmas spirit gaining momentum.


Connie said...

My Christmas spirit is gaining momentum. I have definitely got to get downtown at night. I didn't realize what I was missing.

Leedra said...

The person that came up with all that blue was probably thinking the same thing.

Tash said...

Oh, that's just spectacular. I like the blue lights - they seem very elegant. Good reference to Elvis' song (I will be humming it for the rest of the day.)
PS - on my son's flying lessons - thanks for the lovely comment & the reason kids can fly before driving is that the instructor can take over the controls at any time and usually in the beginning helps with take-offs and landings.

jill said...

Another beautiful shot.

gogouci said...

Thanks for reminding me it's time to torture my children with Christmas music...Elvis, Bing, The Chipmunks. What a beautiful tree. I don't think I've seen one cropped so it drapes over the ground. It makes it that much more elegant.

PJ said...

Blue is my new red and green for Christmas. This tree is stunning and I wish it was mine.

10/21/08 ~ Thank you to Leedra from Photography by Leedra

10/23/08 ~ Thanks so much to Tanya from Around Roanoke Daily Photo Blog

10/23/08 ~ Thanks also to Laurie from Glimpses of South Pasadena and your very kind words (to follow) . . .

"With gratitude and great pleasure I would like to pass the award to these photography bloggers:

Hope of Knoxville Daily Photo. Hope can squeeze images out of her Nikon Coolpix that will astonish you. The photographs of her kids capture the essence of childhood and a mother's love with the same poignancy and joy of the paintings of Mary Cassatt..."

Tanya and Laurie . . . . I am truly honored and flattered that you have chosen me to receive this award. Sincere thanks to both of you for this award and your nice comments!

10/28/08 ~ Sincere thanks to JM of Oeiras and Environs Daily Photo who has given this award to me. I am truly honored and will enjoy passing this award on to others.

11/4/08 ~ Thanks so much to Sean Claes of Kyle, Texas Daily Photo for giving this award to me, also. It's a great honor and I appreciate it so much!

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