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Bending Light ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Refraction

Refraction occurs when light passes into a transparent material. Instead of reflecting or changing the path of light (as my Sparkle photos of light on water show) refraction bends the light, changes its direction as it passes into another transparent … Continue reading

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Talk To Me ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Dialogue

For this week’s challenge, we are to bring two separate, original photographs together into a visual dialogue.  

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Gaping Maw ~ Sunday Stills ~ Entrances and Gateways

 Ferry landing at Clinton-Mukilteo, and ferry to Whidbey Island, Washington ~ USA

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OHSU Tram ~ Sunday Stills ~ Medical Things

If it heals, treats or transports its fair game. As many as 20,000 people a day visit Oregon Health & Science University’s main campus on Marquam Hill. OHSU is  Portland’s largest employer, medical destination, and home of several medical schools. … Continue reading

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Bridge ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ On The Move

On a recent trip home from Long Beach, WA, the weather cleared enough for me to take a series of shots of the Astoria-Megler Bridge.  Located fourteen miles (23 K) from the mouth of the Columbia River, it is the … Continue reading

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Slo + Fast = Faster! ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Looking Down

This is the view from the second story of Seattle’s Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) looking down at my friend from college days, Al Young’s, 1970 Dodge Challenger Drag Racer in which Al won a long list of local … Continue reading

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Greatness and Sacrifice ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Monument

It was 1960, I was eleven years old and had traversed 3,000 miles across the USA with my family in a station wagon hauling a travel trailer.  We started in the middle of Washington state, and landed in Boston.  During … Continue reading

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Peaceful Coexistence ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Justapose

As a student of Visual Arts at the University of Washington in the late 1960’s, I tried to capture the clash between the natural world. which was (and remains) my comfort zone, and the ever encroaching industrial complex.  The only … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: From Above – Whirling Vortex

It was our first day in San Diego.  My older sister, Diana, and I were visiting our younger sister, Lori.  We arrived in the early morning.  Knowing we would be tired but eager to see the sights, Lori suggested we … Continue reading

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Approaching Zebra

I took this photo inside the Old Point Loma Lighthouse, from the top of the stairs looking up at the searchlight in its glass paneled ceiling.  I titled the photo Zebra 2, knowing Creighton would understand the reference. There was … Continue reading

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