Category Archives: Lens-Artists Photo Challenge

~ Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #32: Shadows ~

“The beginnings and ends of shadow lie between the light and darkness and may be infinitely diminished and infinitely increased. Shadow is the means by which bodies display their form. The forms of bodies could not be understood in detail … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #31: Landscapes ~

Looking northeast, toward a Bonneville Power Administration wind farm on the crest of the Columbia River Gorge. On this fascinating and beautiful drive, the terrain changes from dry grassy slopes in the photo above, to steppes hosting evergreen trees and shrubs. … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #30: Unexpected ~

Sometimes the weather this time of year in Vancouver, WA (USA) can be clear and pleasant in the daytime, while still getting below freezing at night. That’s been the pattern over the past week.  Though I wanted to get out … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #28: Curves ~

“There are no straight lines in nature….”  Antoni Gaudi In my life I have faced curve-balls and crossroads, some have taken me to desired destinations, like higher education and my career. At times however, the path forward has proven confusing. … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 27: My Travels ~

Though not a world traveler these days, I have visited many wonderful places in my life. My greatest joy with travel continues to be when I am exploring in nature: mountains, valleys, trees, trails, lakes, the ocean, animals, birds, butterflies … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #26: Photographic Review of 2018 ~

To finish off the Lens-Artists Photo Challenges for 2018, Leya, Photographic Review of 2018, invites us to review our year and pick photos that capture our memories most vividly. To keep myself from getting totally lost in this challenge, I decided to … Continue reading

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

Yesterday, I posted photos of reflections in a Fresnel lighthouse lamp. Today some reflections of light from jellyfish washed up on the beach. I have Steve Morey of theoutershores, to thank for his informative blog about these (and other) ocean/beach … Continue reading

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