Tag Archives: dune runes

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #86: Change Your Perspective ~

“Over the river and through the woods…”   I love the fairyland feeling of this shot, taken at ground level through flowers and across the meadow to the misty shores of Crescent Creek. We are five thousand feet above sea level, … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #80: Leading Lines ~

This week, Tina has challenged us to feature photos with, “leading lines [that] carry our eye through a photograph.” I’d been waiting two years for a reason to post the photo below. These cyclists were on a “Cycle Oregon” tour … Continue reading

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~ Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Shadows ~

On our last visit to Long Beach, on a cold morning the frosty edges of wave-rippled sand intrigued me. In a way they looked like sparkling feathers, so I took several photos to try to capture the sensation.  Here are … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Valentine Dune Rune ~

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~ Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #28: Curves ~

“There are no straight lines in nature….”  Antoni Gaudi In my life I have faced curve-balls and crossroads, some have taken me to desired destinations, like higher education and my career. At times however, the path forward has proven confusing. … Continue reading

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~ New Dune Runes ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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~ CFFC: Arch, Dome or Half Circle ~

Dune runes always fascinate me – how the wind blowing at ground level moves bent stems of dune-grass creating natural sand drawings.  And, in the bright morning light there is the addition of lovely arched shadows!  

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~ Sand Circles ~ WPC: Rounded ~

  Patterns in ocean sand have always piqued my curiosity.   When the wind blows at Long Beach WA, dune grass is stirred.  The tips tap against the ever-shifting sands – creating a pattern – forever in flux. Fellow WordPress … Continue reading

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