Category Archives: Lens-Artists Photo Challenge

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #124: Now and Then ~

Now – November 28, 2020 on an afternoon walk in the neighborhood, Vancouver, USA Then – March 4, 2018. A family birthday gathering at my home with my sisters Diana and Lori, and her grandson Micah, three years old. Three … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #123 ~ Found In the Neighborhood ~

Looking out across 24 acres of dune-meadow-wetland, I am greeted by banks of clouds billowing in from the Pacific Ocean. Shorebirds were migrating through last week. Several hundred sanderling, plovers and sandpipers, feasted and rested at ebb tide Friday, November … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #122: The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow ~ Silver Linings ~

The past few days have been stormy here in Long Beach, Washington USA. Sometimes the cloud formations are stunning, and especially so when the sun peeks through. For this week’s challenge, I offer a series of Silver Linings – signs … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #121: Focus on the Subject ~

For this week’s challenge I took an extended look back through my archives. Although one photo is a repeat, my goal was to provide fresh images. On our drive to Long Beach we cross over the John Day River at … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Challenge #120 – What A Treat! ~

What a treat: to awaken to the rumble of the Pacific Ocean in the distance, to breathe the essence of salt sea air on a crisp Autumn day,  to feel the sun’s warmth on my shoulders, is it breaks through … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 119: My Hideaway ~

Leya has invited us to show our favorite hideaway this week. As it happens, I have two special places to relax, write, read and think. When we’re home in Vancouver during the summertime, my hideaway is under a bower near … Continue reading

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~ Lens Artists Photo Challenge 118: Communication ~ Jello Talk ~

I’ve loved animals all my life, and though my childhood dream of being a Veterinarian didn’t materialize, I did turn into a pretty good dog-whisperer. Jello is the fifth Beagle we’ve welcomed into our family. She was four when we … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 117: A Photo Walk ~

It was overcast and gray when Jello and I took our morning walk the other day at Long Beach, Washington. Looking back at the berm where we leave the Discovery Trail and enter the beach, a rugged cross marks the … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 116 ~ Symmetry ~

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 115 ~ Inspiration ~

  Inspiration from within ~ a fire that animates spirit to express sensations  thoughts emotions.  Informed by life  music, poetry, stories paintings, drawings, photography, dance motion color  light trees, flowers, birds snails, butterflies, bears running rivers, tranquil lakes  surging oceans … Continue reading

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