Tag Archives: pacific northwest

~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Autumn In The Air ~

Wishing everyone safeĀ travels. Please be kind and stay safe.šŸ¾

Posted in Birding, birds, nature, nature photography, ornithology, pacific ocean, Wordless Wednesday | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 165: Wide Angle ~

Just getting to the point where I can post anything on my blog right now has been a monumental task. Sometimes just taking the course of least resistance is the best way to get to where I want to be. … Continue reading

Posted in Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, nature photography, pacific northwest | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #163: Keep Walking ~

When I was younger, I was a runner. Then my knees started to give out and I decided walking was better suited to my body. Since joining our family six years ago, Jello has made sure I get at least … Continue reading

Posted in Beagles, dogs, jello, Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, nature photography, pacific northwest, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

~ Lens Artists Photo Challenge #162: It’s all About the Light ~

Light on the west coast USA changes every day, all day long, all year through. In response to Tina’s challenge, this week I offer a few case-in-point examples, starting with the effect of fog compared to clear bright sunlight. ā€œIn … Continue reading

Posted in Birding, birds, Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, nature photography, ornithology, pacific northwest, pacific ocean, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #160: Your Inspiration ~

This week Patti asks us to explore what inspires us personally. Of course, I could simply say Nature, however I made myself dig a little deeper. What in nature pulls that cord of imagination, what stirs me to delight? Light … Continue reading

Posted in Beagles, Birding, birds, Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, nature, nature photography, pacific northwest, photography, weekly photo challenge | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #158: Along Back Country Roads ~ Long Beach Peninsula, Washington State – USA ~

Washington State Route 103 extends 19 miles north from the city of Seaview, along the western side of the Long Beach Peninsula through Long Beach and Ocean Park, to end at the northernmost tip of the Peninsula, Leadbetter Point State … Continue reading

Posted in Birding, birds, Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, nature, nature photography, ornithology, pacific northwest | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

~ Lens Artists Photo Challenge #157 ~ Getting Away ~

Always, my favorite places to get away involve wilderness, nature, water, and the sense of tranquility I feel when I am away from cities, traffic and jostling crowds. Wishing everyone safeĀ travels. Please be kind and stay safe.šŸ¾ https://ohtheplaceswesee.com/2021/07/17/lens-artists-photo-challenge-157-getting-away/

Posted in Birding, Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, nature, nature photography, outdoors, pacific northwest, pacific ocean, photography, travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

~ Cee’s B&W Photo Challenge ~ Fields and Landscapes ~

Some fields and scenes to add to Cee’s challenge. All taken on the Long Beach Peninsula. Thanks to Cee for providing us so many wonderful challenges. I don’t enter as often as I would like too, however, when I want … Continue reading

Posted in Black and White Photos, Cee's Black & White Photo Challenge, nature, nature photography, pacific northwest, photography | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

~ TreeSquare ~ Mother Trees ~

Recently I read a fascinating book: Finding The Mother Tree, by Suzanne Simard. Through years of dedicated research she has influenced the practice of Silviculture in Canada and the USA, by proving that “forests are social, cooperative creatures connected through … Continue reading

Posted in beckybofwinchester.com, nature, nature photography, pacific northwest, trees | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 156: Black and White ~

Fort Columbia State Park is one of the most intact historic coastal defense sites in the US. Constructed between 1896 and 1903, renovated during WWII and decommissioned in 1947, it is now a day-use park on Chinook Point in Washington … Continue reading

Posted in Black and White Photos, history, Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, nature photography, pacific northwest, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments