View Full Version : Photo Swap - "Sunrise, Sunset, Swiftly flow the days" - Due March 30th

01-23-2011, 11:32 PM
Photo Swap –"Sunrise, sunset, Swiftly flow the Days!"
(do you recognize the song?- from Fiddler on the Roof)

Due Date: March 30, 2011
Withdrawals: Anytime up to due date but please communicate
Number of cards: 3/3 only)
Medium: Photography
Number of players: 20

This swap is all about the beauty of sunsets and sunrises. There were so many people who sent in such beautiful sunrises and sunsets for the "Skies" swap that I wanted to have a swap just for these special skies.

Take your most interesting photos, size them to ATC specs (2.5" X 3.5") and print them on photo quality paper. They should be placed on a stronger backing.
Since this is a photo swap, please no embellishments.

On the back of your cards, please write:
your user name
real name
swap name
place of origin
alternative contact information (optional)

* This is a 3 for 3 trade. Make 3 and receive the same number back.

All cards should be sent in plastic sleeves.
*Send work of a quality that you would be pleased to receive.

* If you are in Canada, please include a mailing label with your address and loose stamps in the amount of 59 cents. (yes our postage cost has gone up!)

*U.S. and International participants, please enclose a large address label . I’ll pay the return postage. (A dollar bill or US stamp is appreciated, but if you don’t have either please don’t let that stop you from joining in on the fun)
*Please put your username and Swap Name on your mailing envelope, and on all cards and labels. And please write clearly on everything!

* Cards are due to me by March 30, 2011. Please allow sufficient lead time for cards to get to me, particularly if you are an International participant.

* itrader ratings will be given when I receive your cards. Returns will be mailed approximately one week after the due date.

Reps and iTrader
*Once you receive your return cards, please remember to leave iTrader for me and Rep points for the participants whose cards you received. I will leave iTrader for each of you as soon as I receive your cards.

* An extra ATC in this theme is appreciated but not at all expected!

* When you are ready to send your cards, PM me for my address.

* Don’t hesitate to PM me if you have questions.


1. Mouseit -cards received
2. Wil Opio Oguta -cards received
3, Minnkel -withdrew
4. a123andpoof -withdrew
5. Ruebli-Cupcake - cards received
6. Goze -cards received
7. Soto - cards received
8. Evalila -cards received
9. Susanb3258 -cards received
10. Lady Linda -cards received
11. Jo.on.the.Go -cards received
12. Bevie2U
13. Go-go Gadget Girl - cards received
14. Margoartist -cards received
15. CherylS - cards received
16. Michelemergesmartens -cards received
17. Stephanie -cards received
18. Stellaluna -withdrew
19. Bay Bird - cards received
20. Idphotography
21. Bitsysal49

01-24-2011, 01:49 AM
Ok Seeing that sunsets and sunrises are my favourite and I have heaps of the photographs around here someplace...LOL

May I play?

Wil Opio Oguta
01-24-2011, 02:58 AM
I want to play too.

01-24-2011, 11:55 AM
Sunrise...sunset....quickly flow the days...........

Oh yes, I have tons of these around somewhere. Please add me to the list!

01-24-2011, 02:46 PM
This sounds fun please sign me up!

01-24-2011, 03:43 PM
Welcome - welcome! Glad you are all joining in the fun!
Just finishing report cards and home sick - again! Last needed a break and thought I'd post a new swap. Glad you like it!

01-25-2011, 02:05 PM
I want to play, please ^^

01-25-2011, 03:56 PM
Welcome Ruebli! Glad you are joining in!

01-26-2011, 03:04 AM
Hi Arlie707 - can't resist one of your swaps. Please sign me up. Thanks.

01-26-2011, 02:35 PM
Thanks for putting me on the list.
Here are two photos that I personally like very much, but I don't know whether they would be accepted for this swap because you can't the sun (although both photos were taken at sunset).

01-26-2011, 04:46 PM
P!ease let me play!
SOTO (Becky)

01-26-2011, 08:14 PM
Welcome Goze (So glad you are joining in again!) and Soto!
Rueebli - I think they are gorgeous! The colours are lovely.

01-26-2011, 09:10 PM
May I join, please?

01-26-2011, 10:24 PM
Glad to have you join us Evalila!

01-27-2011, 09:46 AM
Unfortunately (for me) I have to withdraw from this swap. I'm afraid my current life situation does not allow me to do swaps for a while.

01-27-2011, 01:38 PM
Here are my atcs. Sorry for the bad pic, I had to use my camera instead of the scanner:


01-27-2011, 06:32 PM
Lovely photos Evalila.
So sorry to see you go Minnkel - but so understand! Do take care.

01-28-2011, 06:59 PM
Glad to have you join us Susan.

01-29-2011, 07:09 PM
I would like to join this swap. Thanks you:rolleyes:

01-29-2011, 07:11 PM
Glad to have you joining in the fun Lady Linda!

01-29-2011, 07:43 PM
Add me, please. I have SO MANY sunset, sunrise photos.

01-29-2011, 11:23 PM
Thanks for joining Jo - glad to have you!

01-30-2011, 06:50 AM
HI All,
We really have fabulous sunsets and sunrises here in Tasmania.... so here are the latest.

Most were taken on the farm either looking west (sunset) or over looking Lake Barrington from Wilmot (sunrises).
The Beach sunset was taken at Burnie.

01-30-2011, 06:51 AM
The Tree Sunrises..... notice the mist on the lake....

01-30-2011, 02:24 PM
Ohhh I'd love to join this Swap...loved doing the Winter Wonderland!!!Thanks!!

01-30-2011, 02:39 PM
Welcome Bevie - glad you are joining in!
Lovely cards Mouseit!

01-30-2011, 05:35 PM
mouseit - beautiful photos.

Go-Go Gadget Girl
01-30-2011, 10:50 PM
I want in, please and thank you!

01-30-2011, 10:58 PM
Welcome Go-go gadget Girl! Glad to see you joining in!

02-03-2011, 11:12 PM
Welcome! Glad to have you join Margoartist!

Go-Go Gadget Girl
02-04-2011, 06:45 PM
some of my sunset photos are a good overlap for Winter Wonderland... bare trees and all, we don't have much snow here this year... is it cool if I use some shots I took for this swap for Winter Wonderland as long as they aren't exactly the same image?

02-04-2011, 08:06 PM
If there's room, I'd like to join in.

02-04-2011, 09:54 PM
Glad to have you join Cheryl!
I don't see why not Go-go Gadget girl.

02-05-2011, 09:34 AM
I have some lovely shots of sunrise from Mount Desert Island in Maine.

02-05-2011, 11:48 AM
Lovely sunrises Cheryl! have sent you my address.

02-06-2011, 06:32 AM
CherylS - beautiful photos.

Wil Opio Oguta
02-06-2011, 01:42 PM
After many grey and cloudy days I was able to shoot some pictures at sunrise this morning. All are taken from my studio window. They will go into the mail tomorrow. Here are they:

02-06-2011, 08:07 PM
Welcome Michele - glad to have you taking part!
Wil Opio those are gorgeous sunrises!

02-07-2011, 04:37 AM
My cards went in the mail this morning!

02-07-2011, 08:14 PM
I'll let you know as soon as they arrive Evalila.

02-11-2011, 06:23 PM
Evalila your lovely cards arrived today! Thanks so much for the hostess card and the stamp.
Cheryl S Your lovely cards arrived as well! Thanks so much for the hostess card you sent!

02-14-2011, 10:37 AM
I'd like to join please :)

02-14-2011, 09:49 PM
Welcome Stephanie! Glad you are joining in!

Mouseit - your gorgeous cards arrived today! Thanks so much for the hostess cards and the stamp!

02-15-2011, 02:43 PM
Wil Opio your lovely cards arrived today! Thanks so much for the hostess card!

02-17-2011, 08:23 PM
Ruebli your lovely cards arrived safe and sound! Thanks so much for the hostess card!

02-23-2011, 06:57 PM
Would love to have you join us Stellaluna!

Soto, your gorgeous cards have arrived! Thanks so much for the hostess card and the money for postage!

03-06-2011, 10:43 AM
I need to withdraw, just haven't got any pictures I am really proud of. Sorry.

03-06-2011, 03:14 PM
Not a problem 123 - thanks for letting me know.

03-07-2011, 08:10 PM
Here is a preview of my cards. They are all in my gallery.
This is the sunrise near Hana, Maui.
I also have photos of sunrise near Fundy National Park, Alma, New Brunswick, Canada

Please PM an address and they will be on the way.

03-07-2011, 09:56 PM
Gorgeous sunrise! Have pm'd my address. thanks!

03-08-2011, 10:17 PM
Mailed my cards today. Here are the photos:


03-08-2011, 10:55 PM
Your cards are gorgeous Goze! I'll let you know when they arrive.

Bay Bird welcome! Glad you are joining in!

03-09-2011, 03:08 AM
Thanks for the compliment arlie707.

03-09-2011, 06:14 PM
Welcome idphotography! Glad to have you join!

Stephanie your lovely cards arrived today. Thanks so much for the hostess card and stamps!

03-11-2011, 12:05 AM
Such gorgeous skies!

I will be away for a week, altho I will try to check in every few days. I have someone checking mail every day though.just over 2 weeks til the end of the swap. Can't wait to see everyone's cards!

03-11-2011, 02:11 AM
BayBird - Your cards are stunning.

03-14-2011, 12:38 PM
May I please join if you still have an opening?

03-16-2011, 09:16 AM
There were withdrawals - so yes if you would like to join you are very welcome to do so Bitsysal49. I'll pm my address!

03-16-2011, 11:54 AM
Here are my Sunrise photos for the swap!!!

Will mail them out tomorrow!!!

03-19-2011, 01:41 AM
I agree with stellaluna Bevie your cards are delightful!

03-19-2011, 10:32 PM
Noticed you have not recieved my cards yet, mailed 3 weeks ago. Thanks for checking on this. Linda

03-20-2011, 04:58 AM
Bevie2u - beautiful photos!

03-20-2011, 09:13 PM
Hi everyone - back from a week at Myrtle Beach - my first trip there. Loved it! We got up early and I got some lovely sunrises!
Found 5 sets of gorgeous cards waiting - it was like Christmas opening them!
I have received cards from:
Michele Martens - thanks so much for the hostess card, money for postage and the lovely papers
Lady Linda - thanks so much for the hostess card and money for postage
Bay Bird - thanks so much for the hostess card and money for postage
Goze - thanks so much for the hostess card and the money for postage
Jo-jo - thanks so much for the hostess card and the U.S. stamps
Susan B. - thanks so much for the hostess card and the money for postage
I will be leaving itraders tomorrow.

Go-Go Gadget Girl
03-21-2011, 04:46 PM
I couldn't decide, so the hostess gets to select 2 to keep. ;))
(hope that doesn't make it harder on you)

03-21-2011, 08:34 PM
Gorgeous cards Go-go! I'll let you know as soon as they arrive.

Go-Go Gadget Girl
03-22-2011, 02:26 PM
OK, mine are officially in the mail today. I selected one for your hostess card, I put a stamp in the sleeve, and you still get to pick one.

Thanks for hostessing another fabulous swap. When will you be posting the Spring one to go along with the Fall & Winter Photo Swaps?

03-22-2011, 08:19 PM
Thanks for letting me know Stellaluna. I had to do the same for another swap. Time just got away on me. Hope to see you in another one.
Thanks Go-go girl - I'll be on the watch for them.
I hope to post the spring swap as soon as I swap this one -probably on Sunday.
I love zentangles - so I am posting a swap for that tonight!

03-23-2011, 01:37 AM
Go-Go Gadget Girl - Awesome photos. Hope to "win" one of yours! Especially like the purple sky.

03-24-2011, 04:27 PM
Sent my cards yesterday the 22nd. Hope they get there on time. If they don't get there in time just send them back or keep them. Thank you for hosting and allowing me to enter.

03-24-2011, 05:56 PM
The cards have a week - that should be enough time. I'll let you know when they arive.

03-29-2011, 05:45 PM
Margoartist your lovely cards have arrived! Thanks so much for the hostess card and the money for postage>

03-30-2011, 07:15 PM
Go Go Gadget Girl your gorgeous cards arrived today! Thanks so much for the hostess card!

03-31-2011, 07:49 PM
I am still waiting for 3 sets of cards. I do hope they arrive tomorrow. You never can tell when the mail will be late or on time! Hope that is alright with everyone.

04-01-2011, 05:39 PM
Bitsy sal and Bevie2u- your gorgeous cards arrived today! Yeah!
Thanks Bitsysal for the hostess card and the money for postage.
Thanks Bevie for the hostess card and stamps.
One to go!

04-02-2011, 12:28 AM
I will be swapping all the cards this weekend! They will be on their way asap!

04-03-2011, 12:10 PM
Cards are all swapped and will be in the mail tomorrow! Such gorgeous cards everyone! Thanks so much for playing!

04-12-2011, 01:43 PM
Oh, my lovely cards arrived today!! Thanks so much to Evalila for the crimson sunset, BitsyGal49 for the Piney Bay sunset, and Bevie2U for the Purple Hue sunset! What a gorgeous pallette!!
And to our dear host, thanks so much for a great photo theme and for your great hosting talents!!
Rep and iTrader to follow!!
These photo swaps have me carrying my camera everywhere now! You just never know!!

04-12-2011, 04:14 PM
I received my cards today. Thanks to Evalila, Bevie, Bitsysal for the wonderful photos. I'm going to use them for the handdrawn surise, sunset swap. Thanks also to arlie for a great swap.

04-12-2011, 10:47 PM
Received wonderful cards today from CherylS, Ruebli-cupcake, and Wil Opia Oguta Thanks so much and to a wonderful Host, GREAT JOB!

04-13-2011, 06:03 PM
Received awesome cards from BayBird, go-go gadget girl, and susanb3258. Beautiful work ladies. Thank you. And a round of applause to arlie707 for another fabulous swap.

04-13-2011, 10:36 PM
Thanks everyone! I'm so glad cards have started arriving and that you are all enjoying those lovely cards!

04-15-2011, 04:31 PM
Hello, I received mine yesterday from our lovely host, thanks for this great swap hon.... I got one of Becky's (soto)_Nicole (Ruebbi Cupcake) and from Mouseit and Peggy Pfenninger Thanks to all for they are all beautiful...will give you rocks now...

Wil Opio Oguta
04-16-2011, 02:25 AM
Card arrived yesterday. I got lovely sunsets/sunrise from Mouseit, Evalila and Bitsysal49. Thanks you all and of course thank to Arlie707 for hosting this swap.

04-17-2011, 12:12 PM
Thanks for hosting this swap, Bev. The cards I received are truly outstanding. I never get tired of sunrise or sunset cards.
Thanks to these artists as well:
margoartist - Big Sur
goze - Santa Barbara
LadyLinda - Sunset Gold

04-18-2011, 05:10 PM
Have lovely sunset cards from CherylS, Bevie2u, Wil Opio Oguta, and Soto.. whoohoo great cards girls!!
Thanks to our hostess who always has nice sunsets.. heehee You did great girl!

04-18-2011, 10:35 PM
Thanks Mouseit! You're making me blush! lol I loved holding the swap - such awesome photography! Check out the KISS swap - there has been a photo section added!

04-19-2011, 05:17 AM
NONONO Arlie... LOL I am not allowed to go into another swap! heehee
I am goin gon holidays for two weeks, and will not be able to do another swap befoe I go...LOL

BUT you just wait til I get back!! Will do my next hostessing then too!

05-04-2011, 12:58 PM
Unfortunately, no cards have arrived yet. I hope they will find their way to Germany soon...