Category Archives: Lens-Artists Photo Challenge

~ 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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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 114: Negative Spaces ~

I love wide open spaces. In photography the absence of distractions makes the subject POP, sometimes creating a sense of calm and peace, and other times providing space for visual drama. Juvenile Western Gull (Larus Occidentals) scavenges the shoreline, Long … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 112 ~ Pick A Word ~

  Comfortable Jello loves it when we are at our beach condo. This is her favorite spot to rest and relax after a romp through the dunes! Growing If you follow my blog, you know I am a bird lover. … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 111 ~ Everyday Objects ~ Tools That Work ~

   I love tools, like this crock of kitchen utensils, at hand beside my stove-top. To be at ease, I want the tools on the kitchen counter to be both functional and aesthetically pleasing, like the hand-made ceramic herb jars, and … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 110 ~ Creativity in the time of Covid ~ Water Colors ~

lake water always moving transparent liquid wind riffles sunshine clouds water colors ~~~~~ Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters.🐾 ~~~~~ All photos taken with my iPhone 7, while in my sister and brother-in-law’s boat fishing at Odell Lake, … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge ~ 109 ~ Under The Sun ~

Here Comes The Sun George Harrison “Little darling, its been a long cold lonely winter Little darling, it seems like years since it’s been here”   “Here comes the sun Here comes the sun, and I say It’s all right” … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #108 ~ Sanctuary ~

Over the course of 35 years nurturing the flora of my back yard, it has become a bird sanctuary. Tall trees, medium shrubs and ground cover provide safe haven for Black-capped and Chestnut-backed Chickadees, Bushtits, Oregon Junco, Spotted Towhee, Bewick … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #107 ~ Winter ~

As autumn gives way to winter, colder days with wind and rain, strip deciduous trees bare. A crisp icy fragrance bites on the edge of the breeze, hinting of frosty nights. Queen Anne’s Lace has scattered her seed – ice crusts the … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #106: Autumn ~

  Summer blossoms fade, as fruit and seed ripen into autumn’s brilliance, while fields and gardens bulge with nature’s bounty. As our sun sets ever-farther southwest, days shift cooler – nights longer.   Rich cinnamon scents from fallen fruit and withering berries swirl with woodsmoke … Continue reading

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