Category Archives: Lens-Artists Photo Challenge

~ Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #49: Favorites ~

  To walk freely in the blessings of wildness, to see, hear and feel the Pacific Ocean’s abiding, deep rumble, to be suffused in salt-washed ocean air, and to arrive home, safe and sound, with my loved ones. Thank you Patti … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #48: Wild ~

If you follow news about the effects of climate change (global warming), you may have heard about 70 migrating Gray Whales that have died of starvation  from California to Alaska.  Around April 30, one washed up on the beach near … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #47: Elements ~

  This photo expresses the immense power man has to create tools from metal that transform the world around us.  Three iconic photos of wood in the Pacific Northwest; a wooden foot-bridge, a stack of cut logs from a harvested … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #46: Delicate ~ Butterflies ~

All week I’ve contemplated what to post for this challenge. Seeing a Gray Whale that had washed up on the beach because it was starving, had me thinking about the delicate balance of life in our ecosystem. But, those images … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #45: Street Art ~

As the centennial anniversary of Washington State approached, the industries that had supported the Long Beach peninsula – timber and fishing – were declining. In 1985 Ilwaco Port Director, Bob Peterson spearheaded an effort to “paint larger-than-life murals on the … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #44: Harmony ~

“The ground we walk on, the plants and creatures, the clouds above constantly dissolving into new formations – each gift of nature possessing its own radiant energy, bound together by cosmic harmony.”  Ruth Bernhard   https://travelsandtrifles.wordpress.com/2019/05/04/lens-artists-challenge-44-harmony/         … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artist Photo Challenge # 43: Less is More ~

Often when I’m out exploring and taking photos, a view will grab my attention even though there isn’t a primary focus, as in the picture below. After I’ve downloaded photos to my computer, I crop to enhance the original image, … Continue reading

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