Category Archives: Art

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #87: Reflections ~

Unique Perspectives with Glass Upper left clockwise: Self-portrait in a window of Cabin #1, with a dreamy Orcas Island sunset behind me. Exuberant blossoms are reflected on the sliding-glass door at our condo. Shadows from the deck railing create another texture. … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #74: Abstract ~

  What a treat! Nature is filled with patterns that echo Abstract Art. Shots I’ve taken, like the one below have languished in my archives. Here’s my chance to feature some images that just don’t fit anywhere else! On a … Continue reading

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~ Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Blue ~

“Blue is the only color which maintains its own character in all its tones…it will always stay blue.”  Raoul Dufy “I never get tired of the blue sky.”  Vincent Van Gogh Blue symbolizes trust, loyalty and confidence. “Let the blue … Continue reading

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~ 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-Artist Photo Challenge #40: Something Different ~

This week Tina challenges us to show something “out of the norm…something we wouldn’t normally expect from you.” Since most of my posts feature nature, this time my subject is man-made metal objects. Before Creighton and I bought the condo … Continue reading

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~ Cee’s B&W Photo Challenge: Murals ~

Throughout the Long Beach peninsula, there are buildings with murals depicting life as it was in the early 1900’s. Here are a few I was able take pictures of on a rainy afternoon this week! Cee’s Black & White Photo … Continue reading

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