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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #235: Shadows and Reflections in Monochrome ~

Patti opens her intriguing challenge with a quote by Alfred Stieglitz, worth repeating: In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality. I had never been able to put words around the sensation I … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #229: Perfect Patterns ~

Here’s to Anne-Christine for inviting us to select photos of “perfect” patterns, with the understanding that perfect is always in the eye of the beholder! Here are some patterns in nature that I enjoy. I’ll start with another in my … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #228: Diagonals ~

A hearty thank you to Patti, who leads the challenge this week asking us to “explore diagonals as a way to add visual interest and depth to our photos, as well as a sense of action.” For this challenge I … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #209: Surreal ~

As a student of the visual arts, I always found something alluring about Surrealism; the juxtaposition of absurd images, the venture to “resolve the previously contradictory conditions of dream and reality into an absolute reality, a super-reality….” Andr√© Breton My … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #130: It’s A Small World ~

My offerings today are close-ups captured with either my Panasonic Lumix or iPhone. Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate onward. Mask-up and stay safe.ūüźĺ

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Midnight Rune Writer ~

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~ 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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