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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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~ Lens-Artists Challenge #20 – Open Sesame: Doors and Doorways ~

“Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls.” Joseph Campbell It comes as no surprise that I have very few photos of doors in my archives!  However, I do have a few … Continue reading

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~ View From Inside North Head Lighthouse ~

In the many years I’ve enjoyed seeing this lighthouse from the outside, yesterday, for the first time I was on the inside. Now open for visitors, the structure is being restored to it’s original condition. After entering at ground level, … Continue reading

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~ Abstract Challenge: Day Two ~

  Rules: Five days – five Abstract images – no people – no explanations. Open invitation to anyone else who would like to participate. Thank you Olga!  

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~ Approaching Vertigo ~ Weekly Photo Challenge: Atop ~

This week’s challenge is to experiment with point of view with the theme “Atop.” Atop

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~ Mac’s Landing ~ Deer Lake, WA ~

Last night we stayed in Newport, Washington where my family lived from 1950-55. Since I was very young, my recollections of Newport are few and far between. Our focus yesterday, Sunday was to visit Deer Lake Resort for a picnic … Continue reading

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~ Historic Lighthouse ~ Tuesday Two by Two ~

“The Cape Disappointment Lighthouse was constructed in 1856 to warn seamen of the treacherous river bar known by then as “the graveyard of the Pacific.” This is the oldest functioning lighthouse on the West Coast.” “After missing the entrance to … Continue reading

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