Category Archives: Birding

~ Wordless Wednesday ~

Wherever you find nature in your journey, please honor our earth, be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #201: Three of a Kind ~

As I was thinking about what photos to present in this challenge, I realized that for my Wordless Wednesday posts there are usually three photos focusing on one theme to tell a story wordlessly. All of my snaps this week … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #200: Every Little Thing ~

Many little things have added up to cause me to be late with this post. Still, I am happy to share a few of the little things that brought a smile to my face and prompted me to take a … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Great Honker! ~

Whatever trails you follow, please honor our earth, be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Red-necked Phalarope ~

Wherever you find yourself among our fine feathered friends, please honor our earth, be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #198: Light & Shadow ~

This week, Patti invites us to explore the interplay of light and shadow – a favorite subject of mine! In this post are some old favorites plus a couple new ones that I love. The rising sun highlights golden dune … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #197: The Rule of Thirds ~

Although I have known about the rule of thirds most of my adult life, I admit that when I take a photograph I’m usually “in the moment” and do not stop to determine if I have the image as I … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #194: Bokeh ~

For this week’s challenge, Sophie invites us to use the out of focus areas in our photos as the primary reason for selecting the shot. The first two and fourth photos in this series were taken at Long Beach, WA. … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #192: Earth Story ~

This week, Amy invites us to share stories of the natural world on Earth through photos. I begin with a close up shot of a Bovista mushroom, about the size of my fist – 3″ (8 cm), as it emerged … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 190: Closer and Closer ~

A seagull, is a seagull is a seagull is a shorebird. Often raucous and bothersome to people, they are a welcome friend in flocks of other shorebirds, and are native gleaner-cleaners along the surf of the Long Beach Peninsula. Determined … Continue reading

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