Category Archives: Lens-Artists Photo Challenge

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 137: Soft ~

“Softly, as in a morning sunrise… The light of love comes stealingInto a newborn day” Abbey Lincoln “Soft as a whisper in the wind” Lindy Low Le Coq “Soft as the silky-velvet of Beagle ears.” Lindy Low Le Coq Wishing … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #136: Theme on the Letter S ~

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #135: A Glimpse into My World ~

A Tale of Four Seasons in Two Places Spring: In my world, spring is the first season of the year. It is a time of renewal, light returning, life lifting and shifting, new birth and hope. In Long Beach, spring … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Which is the original? ~ Which do you like better? ~

Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate onward. Mask-up and stay safe.🐾 https://travelsandtrifles.wordpress.com/2021/02/06/lens-artists-challenge-134-from-forgettable-to-favorite/

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 133: My Photography Journey ~

Growing up I was influenced by my Grandfather Twitchell, who absolutely loved Polaroid cameras (immediate gratification!), and my Dad, who studied lenses and used light meters to take photos when he was hunting on horseback in the Cascade and Blue … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #132: Striped and Checked ~

Once again, I am late responding to last week’s challenge. My only excuse is an emergency that kept me away from my regular routine. No one is sick, just a problem with security systems at our home that required maintenance. … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 131: Emotions ~

Once again, I find myself posting to the challenge of over a week ago, even though the photos were selected and waiting for me. Being secretary of the Board of Directors for our Condominium Association, my week has been filled … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #130: It’s A Small World ~

My offerings today are close-ups captured with either my Panasonic Lumix or iPhone. Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate onward. Mask-up and stay safe.🐾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #129: Favorite images from 2020 ~

In mid-March, Creighton, Jello and I were enjoying time at our condominium at the Breakers in Long Beach, when Washington Governor Inslee, issued a stay in place decree. We compared the coronavirus case-count/death-count for Clark County (145/8) and Pacific County … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #128: Here Comes the Holiday Season ~

The iconic Santa Clause of my youth was captured in the Coca Cola advertisements that were always full page color, inside the back cover of Time & Life magazines. *”…he was chubby and plump, a right jolly old elf….” My … Continue reading

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