Category Archives: photography

~ Depth, Density & Texture ~ WPC: Layered ~

Here are some of my favorite nature photographs that “focus on the interplay of depth, density, and texture,” the elements of this week’s WordPress photo challenge. Layered

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~ Bird Tracks ~ Short-billed Dowitcher ~

For over two weeks I’ve studied the photos I took at Long Beach on August 30, 2017 and consulted my trusty bird-books to determine whether these are Short-billed or Long-billed Dowitchers. “A medium to large shorebird with a long bill, … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday + WPC: Repurpose 2 ~

 Repurpose

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~ Sweet Life In Motion ~ Cee’s B&W Photo Challenge: Candid Shots ~ Unposed People + Animals In The Wild ~

Sweet life in motion wind – wave – sand – energy flows earth finds her balance   Thanks to Cee for another stimulating challenge!  

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~ In A Vase On Monday ~

Roses and Asters in a ceramic stein made in Belgium. Dad shipped a pitcher and four steins to Mom when he was serving in Europe during WWII. The rain started falling Sunday morning and the scent of Autumn is in … Continue reading

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~ Wildfire Consequences ~

The Eagle Creek fire in the Columbia Gorge continues to burn just eighteen miles east from where I live.  Though my community is not in danger of burning, the air standard has been awful the past two weeks. Yesterday, the … Continue reading

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~ Hidden ~ Cee’s Just For Fun Challenge ~

While walking the trail to the beach, I was chasing after red Damselflies that were everywhere — but kept moving out of camera shot quickly.  When I saw a stem of dune grass move, I leaned down to see what … Continue reading

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