Category Archives: travel

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #233: A One Lens Walk

On Friday, January 13, 2023 we arrived at our condo in Long Beach, WA. The next morning, while walking my beagles to the beach, I stepped backward off the edge of the trail and lost my footing. My right knee … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #231: Favorite Images of 2022 ~

John Steiner takes the lead this week to start the 2023 Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenges with an invitation to share our “favorite images captured in 2022.” Thank you John for adding your talents to the Lens-Artists team! I’ll start with … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #228: Diagonals ~

A hearty thank you to Patti, who leads the challenge this week asking us to “explore diagonals as a way to add visual interest and depth to our photos, as well as a sense of action.” For this challenge I … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Sanderling Flock in Flight ~

Wherever you watch life in motion, please honor our earth, be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #222: Mountains are Calling ~

Wouldn’t you know, all my photos of Mount Constitution on Orcas Island, are not on this computer! Ah well, save those old ones for another time. Here are three shots from my archives that showcase some of the lovely mountains … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Beach Beagles ~

Wherever you do your splish-splashing, please honor our earth, be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Sunrise – Sunset ~

Every hour of your day, please honor our earth, be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #220: One Subject Three Ways ~

This week Patti at Pilotfishblog.com encourages us to “work the shot;” to present a subject in at least three ways to help reveal how best to show it. For my first response to this challenge, I selected photos taken while … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #218 ~ Over The Hill ~

How many hills have I crested? How many trails have I trod and what have I learned on the journey? Many hills have beckoned me in my lifetime and I find each one to be an invitation to discover more … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #216: Urban Environments ~ From the “Wild Wild West” ~

If we go by the definition that a town is “an urban area that has a name, defined boundaries, and local government”, my choice for this week’s challenge, Oysterville, once was an urban environment. In it’s heyday it was a … Continue reading

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