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~ Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Two of Anything ~

Two crows perched upon Clark’s Tree Sculpture, along the Discovery Trail, Long Beach, WA ~ USA Morning light on Long Beach, from early autumn through late spring is both defining and forgiving. Light diffused through fog sets the mood for … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #70: Monochrome in the Moment ~

For this challenge, I’ve selected previously posted photos that are monochrome due to the light that was present when I snapped the picture.   Sundown at Long Beach, WA ~ USA Man and Kite, Long Beach, WA ~ USA October … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #65: Pick a Place ~

During my thirty year career, our go-to place for vacation was log cabin #1, at a small resort, Beach Haven, on the northwest shore of Orcas Island, WA After each school year of counseling, being in this quiet place with … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge # 64: Countryside and/or Small Towns ~ In Praise of Washington ~

I grew up on the outskirts of Wenatchee, Washington where our ‘end of the road’ neighborhood was surrounded by apple, cherry, peach and apricot orchards. From the fruited valleys, my family moved to a 40 acre farm near Pullman, Washington … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #60: Framing the Shot ~

Windows offer a challenging way to frame shots. Sometimes the results are lovely, as in the photo below.  Pacific Ocean view, from a window in North Head Lighthouse, Ilwaco, WA Because many of my photos are taken in natural settings, … Continue reading

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~ Discoveries ~

During the week I was at Crescent Creek with my sister Diana, we took an afternoon drive east to the Crane Prairie Marshes. She had seen White Pelicans there a week or so earlier, but they had already moved on. However, … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #57: Taking A Break ~

Being the in-house barista and omelette-chef in our home, it is always a welcome break to be treated to brunch.  When we stay on Long Beach, we often go to Bailey’s Bakery & Cafe in Nahcotta. Some folks consider walking … Continue reading

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