Category Archives: pacific ocean

~ Lens-Artists Challenge #180: Favorite Images of 2021 ~

This past year was one of many ups and downs. We learned to ‘pivot’ and ‘pirouette’ as the winds of change and chance tossed us one challenge after another. This week, Tina invites us to select favorite photos we’ve taken … Continue reading

Posted in Lens-Artists, Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, nature, nature photography, pacific northwest, pacific ocean, photography, Report from the Edge of a Continent | Tagged , , , , , , | 14 Comments

~ Lens-Artists Challenge # 179: Serene ~

I am most serene when near a body of water. Something about the ebb and flow pulls the anxiety out of my bones, leaving me feeling much more tranquil. Blue is the color of serene to my eyes. A bit … Continue reading

Posted in birds, Lens-Artists, Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, nature, nature photography, pacific northwest, pacific ocean, photography, Report from the Edge of a Continent | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Crabbing Season Opens ~

As we enter the holiday season, please continue to be kind and stay safe.🐾

Posted in nature, nature photography, pacific northwest, pacific ocean, photography, Report from the Edge of a Continent, Wordless Wednesday | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #176 ~ One Image – One Story ~

What bird is this, and what is it doing? Killdeer – Charadrius vociferus “Charadrius ~ Late Latin: ‘a yellowish bird’vociferus ~ vocal, strident, vehement…” Evasion dancein full-furtive flarea plaintive callsounds acrossmown fields and meadow; “follow meover hereaway from my fledglingssee … Continue reading

Posted in Birding, birds, Lens-Artists, Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, nature, nature photography, ornithology, pacific northwest, pacific ocean, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

~ Lens-Artists Challenge #175: “Follow Your Bliss” ~

What does it mean to “follow your bliss”? We all make choices in our approach to life and art – to follow your bliss is to pursue that which provides you happiness and joy. It is quite likely you have … Continue reading

Posted in Birding, birds, Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, nature, nature photography, ornithology, pacific northwest, pacific ocean, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 118 Comments

~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Nature Walks ~

As we enter the holiday season, please continue to be kind and stay safe.🐾

Posted in Birding, birds, nature photography, pacific northwest, pacific ocean, Report from the Edge of a Continent, wildlife | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Bold Clouds + Bright Sun ~

Posted in nature, nature photography, pacific northwest, pacific ocean, Report from the Edge of a Continent, Wordless Wednesday | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #171: Weird & Wonderful ~

How I love the critters and living organisms that fit this category! Though I don’t often visit dry desert places, when my younger sister lived in San Diego, my older sister and I visited her and she treated us to … Continue reading

Posted in Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, mycology/mushrooms/fungi, nature photography, pacific northwest, pacific ocean, photography, weekly photo challenge | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Pacific Ocean Storm Surge ~

Wishing everyone safe travels. Please be kind and stay safe.🐾

Posted in nature photography, pacific ocean, Report from the Edge of a Continent, Wordless Wednesday | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #169: The Ordinary ~

Here is another challenge right up my alley. When I’m outside, it’s not unusual to find me crouched down to get a photo of some small bit of life passing by. As Jello and I were on our way to … Continue reading

Posted in Beagles, bugs & critters, Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, nature, nature photography, pacific northwest, pacific ocean, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments