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Owl ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Reward

This week’s photo challenge is wide open for personal interpretation. We are to select a photo that portrays reward for effort; whatever that effort might have been. There are many tokens I have received over the years, but so what? … Continue reading

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Blue Hydrangea ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Rule of Thirds

This photo is one of a series in which my focus was to study the blue of the flowers when silhouetted against a bright blue, sunny day sky. The “rule of thirds” is what pulls your eye into this particular … Continue reading

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Gold Illumination ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Yellow

Yellow is one of three primary colors on the spectrum. Combine it with blue and you have shades of green, do the same with red and the many nuances of orange appear. Though gold doesn’t blend as yellow can, it … Continue reading

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Come Together ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Converge

This week’s challenge is to explore how lines and shapes can converge in interesting ways. In these photos, taken on a recent visit to Orcas Island, the lines in nature brought my focus to a point in the distance and … Continue reading

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Readers ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Minimalist

I have been waiting for just the right challenge to post this shot. I love to capture moments like this when by accident of light and place a perfect image presents itself.

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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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Hand Crafted Boat ~ Sunday Stills ~ On The Water

After he retired, my father built his dream boat; all wood, wide and deep enough for comfortable lake fishing and coastal crabbing. What a beauty she was! Odell Lake, Oregon USA

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Sanctuary ~ Sunday Stills ~ The Whole Garden

This is a collage of various gardens in my yard. It is about a quarter acre lot, and when we built, we asked that as many trees as possible be left standing. Thirty years later, I have landscaped every nook … Continue reading

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