Category Archives: pacific ocean

~ Lens Artists Photo Challenge #157 ~ Getting Away ~

Always, my favorite places to get away involve wilderness, nature, water, and the sense of tranquility I feel when I am away from cities, traffic and jostling crowds. Wishing everyone safe travels. Please be kind and stay safe.🐾 https://ohtheplaceswesee.com/2021/07/17/lens-artists-photo-challenge-157-getting-away/

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~ Wordless Wednesday + A Photo A Week: Unedited ~

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #154: One Photo Two Ways ~

I never grow tired of the beautiful wash of light and color in sunsets. At my home in Vancouver, the sun lowers through mature Douglas firs in my backyard and then disappears behind my neighbor’s home. At the beach, I … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #152 ~ Shades & Shadows ~

“Every picture has its shadows  And it has some source of light…”  Joni Mitchell Shadows add another dimension to the flat surface of photographs. I especially enjoy wavy shadows on water. Shadows also add a sense of drama… …and, as in … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Sand Grabbers ~

Wishing everyone safe travels as we navigate outward once again. Please stay safe.🐾

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Beach Birds ~

Wishing everyone safe travels as we navigate outward once again. Please stay safe.🐾

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~ Report from the Edge of a Continent ~ Eagles ~

On my beach walk this morning, there were at least 10 Bald Eagles waiting near and vying for a place to feast at the carcass of a Pacific White-sided Dolphin (not endangered) that had washed ashore at high tide. Several … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Challenge #139: Special Moments ~

This week, in response to Tina’s challenge to feature “moments that take your breath away,” I’ve selected five photos taken over the past five years on the Long Beach Peninsula in Washington State, USA. Each one was a gift from … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #138: Natural Light ~

Looking out from the western edge of the North American Continent with the Pacific Ocean on the horizon, the sky often is filled with fantastical clouds. Sunlight reflecting on them or rays of sun streaking through them create lovely suffusions … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Report from the Edge of a Continent ~

Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate onward. Please mask-up and stay safe.🐾

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