Category Archives: photography

~ 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 ~ “Splish Splash!”

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

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~ Cee’s B&W Photo Challenge ~ Fields and Landscapes ~

Some fields and scenes to add to Cee’s challenge. All taken on the Long Beach Peninsula. Thanks to Cee for providing us so many wonderful challenges. I don’t enter as often as I would like too, however, when I want … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 156: Black and White ~

Fort Columbia State Park is one of the most intact historic coastal defense sites in the US. Constructed between 1896 and 1903, renovated during WWII and decommissioned in 1947, it is now a day-use park on Chinook Point in Washington … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ More from Salt Creek Falls ~

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

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #155: On The Water ~

What wonderful serendipity that the challenge from Journeys with Jonbo, fits with the activities I have been involved in this week. Every summer I join my sister Diana, and brother-in-law Les, to fish the lakes at the summit of Willamette … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday + A Photo A Week: Unedited ~

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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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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #149 – Cool Colors – Blue and Green ~

Wrap yourself in the stillness of blue ~ settle into its soft calm ~ drift along with its infinite possibilities ~ to that place of peace within. Step lightly into the freshness of green ~ feel the gentle touch of … Continue reading

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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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