Category Archives: pacific ocean

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #203: Local Vistas ~

Though I have lived in Vancouver, WA forty-five years, the place I have been exploring with my camera is around the Long Beach Peninsula, WA. We have owned a condominium in Long Beach for five years and spend a good … Continue reading

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

~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Pacific Clouds ~

Whether it’s cloudy or sunny where you are, please honor our earth, 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 , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #201: Three of a Kind ~

As I was thinking about what photos to present in this challenge, I realized that for my Wordless Wednesday posts there are usually three photos focusing on one theme to tell a story wordlessly. All of my snaps this week … Continue reading

Posted in Birding, birds, Lens-Artists, Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, nature, nature photography, ornithology, pacific northwest, pacific ocean, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #197: The Rule of Thirds ~

Although I have known about the rule of thirds most of my adult life, I admit that when I take a photograph I’m usually “in the moment” and do not stop to determine if I have the image as I … Continue reading

Posted in Birding, birds, flowers, Lens-Artists, Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, nature, nature photography, ornithology, pacific northwest, pacific ocean | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Beach Scenes ~

Wherever you are, please honor our earth, be kind and stay safe.🐾

Posted in Beagles, nature, nature photography, pacific northwest, pacific ocean, photography, Report from the Edge of a Continent, Wordless Wednesday | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #192: Earth Story ~

This week, Amy invites us to share stories of the natural world on Earth through photos. I begin with a close up shot of a Bovista mushroom, about the size of my fist – 3″ (8 cm), as it emerged … Continue reading

Posted in Birding, Lens-Artists, Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, nature, nature photography, pacific northwest, pacific ocean, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #191: Curves ~

So many gorgeous curves in my archives, and everywhere I look in the gardens. Thank you Anne Christine for an opportunity to show a few. Pacific Ocean storm swells wheel steadily toward the bulging berm in the shot above, taken … 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 , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 190: Closer and Closer ~

A seagull, is a seagull is a seagull is a shorebird. Often raucous and bothersome to people, they are a welcome friend in flocks of other shorebirds, and are native gleaner-cleaners along the surf of the Long Beach Peninsula. Determined … Continue reading

Posted in Birding, birds, Lens-Artists, Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, nature photography, ornithology, pacific northwest, pacific ocean, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Sanderling and Friends ~

🐾 Wherever your camera takes you, please honor our earth, be kind and stay safe.🐾

Posted in Birding, birds, nature, nature photography, ornithology, pacific northwest, pacific ocean, photography, Report from the Edge of a Continent, Wordless Wednesday | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 187: Water ~

From way up here the earth looks very small,It’s just a little ball of rock and sea and sand,No bigger than my hand. From way up here the earth looks very small,They shouldn’t fight at allDown there upon that little … 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 , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments