Category Archives: antiques

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #67: Candid ~

Looking back through previously posted photos, I was surprised how many candid photos there were, but I decided to delve into recent shots that I haven’t yet featured. I had such fun spotlighting the Albany Carousel last week, it was … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo challenge #66: Fill the Frame ~

Recently I visited the Albany Carousel and was charmed beyond words. The first three shots are examples of filling the frame with the subject. The third photo also is an example of how ‘the whole’ can sometimes be overwhelming! In … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 58: Something Old, New, Borrowed and Blue ~

When first introduced to Torquay pottery, I loved its rustic look. Through the years, my collection grew, and in my research I’ve learned that some pieces truly are antiques. The name Torquay is given to ceramics by several potteries working … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #35: Architecture ~Three Peninsula Churches ~

Along with some schools and forts, pioneer churches are among the wooden structures that have been preserved in the Pacific Northwest. For Amy’s Lens-Artist challenge this week I’m featuring three church structures that extend along a 28 mile (45 km) … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #25: Reflections I ~

*”Augustin-Jean Fresnel (1788-1827), was a French Civil engineer and physicist whose research in optics led to the almost unanimous acceptance of the wave theory of light…he is perhaps better known for inventing the reflective/refractive Fresnel lens…  …and for pioneering the … Continue reading

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~ Farm Sights ~ Cee’s B&W Photo Challenge ~

  From age 14-18 I lived on a farm in Pullman, WA – USA. I still enjoy visiting working farms to smell the smells and see what’s growing.   “The spear- or harpoon-type haymow forks often employed a hollow or … Continue reading

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