Category Archives: Lens-Artists Photo Challenge

~ 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-Artists Photo Challenge #65: Pick a Place ~

During my thirty year career, our go-to place for vacation was log cabin #1, at a small resort, Beach Haven, on the northwest shore of Orcas Island, WA After each school year of counseling, being in this quiet place with … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge # 64: Countryside and/or Small Towns ~ In Praise of Washington ~

I grew up on the outskirts of Wenatchee, Washington where our ‘end of the road’ neighborhood was surrounded by apple, cherry, peach and apricot orchards. From the fruited valleys, my family moved to a 40 acre farm near Pullman, Washington … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #63: Magical ~

In my youth, when I watched clouds billow across blue summer skies, I imagined what it might be like to float with them over this magical place called earth. Cloud formations shift; they change size, shape and density with atmospheric … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #62: Silhouettes ~

…outline, contour, shape, form, ¬†shadow, shadow figure, profile, skyline… Winter Sundown, Long Beach, WA Wind-farm on the north ridge of the Columbia River Gorge, near Goldendale, WA Knife-sharpener, Crescent Creek, OR Sunset Through Reeds, Long Beach, WA   I adore … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #61: Precious Pets ~

Tommy was my first best friend; a black and white, short-haired tomcat who was my responsibility, and who, when no-one else was looking, slept on my bed when I was a kid. He comforted me, inviting me to think while … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #60: Framing the Shot ~

Windows offer a challenging way to frame shots. Sometimes the results are lovely, as in the photo below.¬† Pacific Ocean view, from a window in North Head Lighthouse, Ilwaco, WA Because many of my photos are taken in natural settings, … Continue reading

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