Tag Archives: bugs & critters

~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Beach Critters & Birds ~

Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters.ūüźĺ

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Midnight Rune Writer ~

Alloniscus perconvexus

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 102: A Quiet Moment ~

Quiet moments for me happen when what I see is in harmony with itself and fills me with a sense of internal peace. Being a true introvert, I relax when I have the opportunity to quiet my brain and focus … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #96: Cropping The Shot ~

Lovely as it is, especially on Mother’s Day, yet with a bit of cropping it’s even better. Shortening the foreground brings the focus to mama Mallard and chicks. Reducing left and right borders brings the hen’s eye in line with … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #87: Reflections ~

Unique Perspectives with Glass Upper left clockwise: Self-portrait in a window of¬†Cabin #1, with a dreamy Orcas Island sunset behind me. Exuberant blossoms are reflected on the sliding-glass door at our condo. Shadows from the deck railing create another texture. … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

 

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #72: Waiting ~

“…I am waiting for a rebirth of wonder…” “…and I am waiting¬†for the American Eagle¬†to really spread its wings¬†and straighten up and fly right…” “…and I am waiting¬†for forests and animals¬†to reclaim the earth as theirs…” “…and I am waiting¬†for … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #71: Creepy ~ (Warning – arachnophobes beware!) ~

When my flesh crawls and¬†all my senses¬†go into high alert, I usually don’t hang around to take pictures! I love photographing and learning about creepy-crawlies like spiders, bugs, snails and other flightless critters I come upon in my rambles. Growing … 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-Artist Photo Challenge #34: Close-Up ~

  Here are some favorite close-ups from my archives. ¬† The photo above was taken at beach level of a piece of rusted flotsam covered in Goose barnacles, with a feather resting next to it.¬†   The light was just … Continue reading

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