Tag Archives: birds

~ Wordless Wednesday ~ “Splish Splash!”

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

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #154: One Photo Two Ways ~

I never grow tired of the beautiful wash of light and color in sunsets. At my home in Vancouver, the sun lowers through mature Douglas firs in my backyard and then disappears behind my neighbor’s home. At the beach, I … Continue reading

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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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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Beach Birds ~

Wishing everyone safe travels as we navigate outward once again. Please stay safe.🐾

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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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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #145: Getting to Know You ~

What I love is being in nature – somewhere near water. Here are some photos of favorite places. Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate onward. Please mask-up and stay safe.🐾 https://scillagrace.com/2021/04/24/lens-artists-photo-challenge-145-getting-to-know-you/

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~ The Evasive Marsh Wren ~

From the middle of a thicket of vines, or on the ground amid dense marsh grass, a rattled trill calls out in defiance of my presence. Wrens are notorious for sounding like they are scolding – this one seems more … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Small Beauties ~

Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate onward. Please mask-up and stay safe.🐾

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Report from the Edge of a Continent ~

Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate onward. Please mask-up and stay safe.🐾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #135: A Glimpse into My World ~

A Tale of Four Seasons in Two Places Spring: In my world, spring is the first season of the year. It is a time of renewal, light returning, life lifting and shifting, new birth and hope. In Long Beach, spring … Continue reading

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