Category Archives: Lens-Artists Photo Challenge

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #91: Simplicity ~

“Smell the sea and feel the sky Let your soul and spirit fly Into the mystic.” Van Morrison Land, ocean and sky – essential elements of life – in a quiet moment between rainstorms. April 1, 2020.  In the hierarchy … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #90: Distance ~

Distance has several distinct, yet connected meanings. In its essence it is the space between two things or people. Wind turbines atop the Columbia River Gorge demonstrate visual distance and symbolize the conceptual distance between Washington State, and current Washington … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #89: A River Runs Through It ~

My father taught me at an early age that if ever I was lost in a wilderness area, to remember the words from a song by Bob Nolan ,”…somehow it leads me home if I just follow the stream.” Creeks … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artist Weekly Photo Challenge: Chaos ~

Koyannisqatsi, a Hopi Indian word meaning “life out of balance,” is the theme of my response to Leya’s challenge. Last spring, as Gray Whales migrated from Mexico to Alaska, 121 were found washed up on west coast beaches, including one … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #87: Reflections ~

Unique Perspectives with Glass Upper left clockwise: Self-portrait in a window of Cabin #1, with a dreamy Orcas Island sunset behind me. Exuberant blossoms are reflected on the sliding-glass door at our condo. Shadows from the deck railing create another texture. … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #86: Change Your Perspective ~

“Over the river and through the woods…”   I love the fairyland feeling of this shot, taken at ground level through flowers and across the meadow to the misty shores of Crescent Creek. We are five thousand feet above sea level, … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #85: Treasure Hunt ~

Ooh Tina, this is fun! A treasure hunt gives me permission to feature some of my favorites from the archives. It is a treat to be awake and out with camera in hand, when light starts to bounce over the … Continue reading

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