There are some things that you immediately associate with Christmas and it was one of those things that gave me the inspiration for Shimelle's photo prompt for today. A photo that makes red the centre of attention.
I decided to use the husband's new digital SLR for this one and was trying hard to think of something red that would make a good focal point. The red on the advent calendar, maybe. The red foil of the Lindt chocolate Father Christmas which is a compulsory part of the Christmas stocking contents in our house? Perhaps.
Then I suddenly remembered two things: 1 - that the new camera has a clever little special effect mode where you can isolate one particular colour in a photo and turn the rest of it black and white and 2 - I had bought a pointsettia at the weekend to brighten up the hall table. Mission accomplished: