Tag Archives: Birding

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #198: Light & Shadow ~

This week, Patti invites us to explore the interplay of light and shadow – a favorite subject of mine! In this post are some old favorites plus a couple new ones that I love. The rising sun highlights golden dune … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #197: The Rule of Thirds ~

Although I have known about the rule of thirds most of my adult life, I admit that when I take a photograph I’m usually “in the moment” and do not stop to determine if I have the image as I … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #194: Bokeh ~

For this week’s challenge, Sophie invites us to use the out of focus areas in our photos as the primary reason for selecting the shot. The first two and fourth photos in this series were taken at Long Beach, WA. … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #192: Earth Story ~

This week, Amy invites us to share stories of the natural world on Earth through photos. I begin with a close up shot of a Bovista mushroom, about the size of my fist – 3″ (8 cm), as it emerged … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 190: Closer and Closer ~

A seagull, is a seagull is a seagull is a shorebird. Often raucous and bothersome to people, they are a welcome friend in flocks of other shorebirds, and are native gleaner-cleaners along the surf of the Long Beach Peninsula. Determined … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #189: Odds and Ends ~

Yippee! Tina offers us a chance to look through the archives at all those snaps taken along the way, that never quite made the cut for a post, and now have a chance to be seen. How many mossy stumps … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Sanderling and Friends ~

🐾 Wherever your camera takes you, please honor our earth, be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Wordless Wednesday + Jo’s Monday Walk ~ Birds & Fog ~

Where ever your walks may take you, please be kind and stay safe. 🐾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #176 ~ One Image – One Story ~

What bird is this, and what is it doing? Killdeer – Charadrius vociferus “Charadrius ~ Late Latin: ‘a yellowish bird’vociferus ~ vocal, strident, vehement…” Evasion dancein full-furtive flarea plaintive callsounds acrossmown fields and meadow; “follow meover hereaway from my fledglingssee … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Silhouettes ~

As we enter the holiday season, please continue to be kind and stay safe.🐾

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