Tag Archives: Lens-Artists Photo Challenge

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #147: Gardens ~

Amy invites us to walk through gardens this week. Though I have enjoyed other public gardens, the one I love most is the one I have created over the thirty plus years I’ve lived at my home in Vancouver, WA. … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #146: Focusing on the Details ~

Flowers are blooming, shrubs are alive with fragrance and color, and spring is in full swing. Last Wednesday, I posted landscape shots of the front yard, and today I offer details of some of those lovely bloomers. Rhododendron thrive in … 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.šŸ¾ https://scillagrace.com/2021/04/24/lens-artists-photo-challenge-145-getting-to-know-you/

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #144: Taking Flight ~

Tina dished up a favorite subject for me with this challenge! I’m in Long Beach, WA – USA and have been enjoying listening to songbirds and taking photos. Though I have a vast catalog of shots I could use, I … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #142: Colorful April ~

Seems when I’m home in Vancouver, my photos are all about what is growing in my gardens and around the neighborhood, and when I’m at home in Long Beach, my snaps are of birds and beach critters! Amy has invited … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #142: “Life’s a Holiday on Primrose Lane” ~

Primroses bring delightful color and light to my rock garden in late winter on through the summer. Heading them and fertilizing, keeps their cheery faces blooming. Inexpensive and sold as annuals at local grocery and hardware stores, I add to … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #141: Geometry ~

Maybe it’s because spring is all around me, or perhaps it’s that I’ve always enjoyed the softness of spheres relative to angles, either way, today my LAPC focus is on circular shapes in nature. Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor, as we navigate … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Challenge #139: Special Moments ~

This week, in response to Tina’s challenge to feature “moments that take your breath away,” I’ve selected five photos taken over the past five years on the Long Beach Peninsula in Washington State, USA. Each one was a gift from … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #138: Natural Light ~

Looking out from the western edge of the North American Continent with the Pacific Ocean on the horizon, the sky often is filled with fantastical clouds. Sunlight reflecting on them or rays of sun streaking through them create lovely suffusions … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 137: Soft ~

“Softly, as in a morning sunrise… The light of love comes stealingInto a newborn day” Abbey Lincoln “Soft as a whisper in the wind” Lindy Low Le Coq “Soft as the silky-velvet of Beagle ears.” Lindy Low Le Coq Wishing … Continue reading

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