Author Archives: Lindy Le Coq

~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Eye-Catchers ~

Wishing everyone safe travels. Please be kind and stay safe.šŸ¾

Posted in birds, flowers, Wordless Wednesday | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

~ Square Trees: West Coast USA ~

Clinging to the edge of Orcas Island, Washington this old growth Douglas fir may no longer be there, as this photo was taken ten years ago. The beautiful bark and twisting branches of Arbutus menziesii or Pacific madrone are a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

~ A Photo a Week Challenge: Reflections ~

This lovely blown glass paperweight mirrors a window with a view outside and a plant in front of it. So much movement – the magic of reflections! A view out the observatory windows of North Head Lighthouse at Cape Disappointment … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #158: Along Back Country Roads ~ Long Beach Peninsula, Washington State – USA ~

Washington State Route 103 extends 19 miles north from the city of Seaview, along the western side of the Long Beach Peninsula through Long Beach and Ocean Park, to end at the northernmost tip of the Peninsula, Leadbetter Point State … Continue reading

Posted in Birding, birds, Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, nature, nature photography, ornithology, pacific northwest | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Chillin’ In The Garden ~

Posted in Beagles, climate change, dogs, Gardening, jello, landscape gardening, nature, photography | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

~ Lens Artists Photo Challenge #157 ~ Getting Away ~

Always, my favorite places to get away involve wilderness, nature, water, and the sense of tranquility I feel when I am away from cities, traffic and jostling crowds. Wishing everyone safeĀ travels. Please be kind and stay safe.šŸ¾ https://ohtheplaceswesee.com/2021/07/17/lens-artists-photo-challenge-157-getting-away/

Posted in Birding, Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, nature, nature photography, outdoors, pacific northwest, pacific ocean, photography, travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

~ Wordless Wednesday ~ “Splish Splash!”

Wishing everyone safeĀ travels. Please be kind and stay safe.šŸ¾

Posted in Birding, birds, landscape gardening, nature, nature photography, ornithology, pacific northwest, photography, Wordless Wednesday | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

~ Cee’s B&W Photo Challenge ~ Fields and Landscapes ~

Some fields and scenes to add to Cee’s challenge. All taken on the Long Beach Peninsula. Thanks to Cee for providing us so many wonderful challenges. I don’t enter as often as I would like too, however, when I want … Continue reading

Posted in Black and White Photos, Cee's Black & White Photo Challenge, nature, nature photography, pacific northwest, photography | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

~ TreeSquare ~ Mother Trees ~

Recently I read a fascinating book: Finding The Mother Tree, by Suzanne Simard. Through years of dedicated research she has influenced the practice of Silviculture in Canada and the USA, by proving that “forests are social, cooperative creatures connected through … Continue reading

Posted in beckybofwinchester.com, nature, nature photography, pacific northwest, trees | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 156: Black and White ~

Fort Columbia State Park is one of the most intact historic coastal defense sites in the US. Constructed between 1896 and 1903, renovated during WWII and decommissioned in 1947, it is now a day-use park on Chinook Point in Washington … Continue reading

Posted in Black and White Photos, history, Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, nature photography, pacific northwest, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments