Tag Archives: pacific northwest

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 114: Negative Spaces ~

I love wide open spaces. In photography the absence of distractions makes the subject POP, sometimes creating a sense of calm and peace, and other times providing space for visual drama. Juvenile Western Gull (Larus Occidentals) scavenges the shoreline, Long … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 112 ~ Pick A Word ~

  Comfortable Jello loves it when we are at our beach condo. This is her favorite spot to rest and relax after a romp through the dunes! Growing If you follow my blog, you know I am a bird lover. … Continue reading

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~ Miller Lake ~ A Gem of the Cascades ~

  During my fishing vacation, my sister and brother-in-law took me on a day trip to Miller Lake, about an hour from our campground. Along the way we stopped to take pictures of Mt. Thielsen, an extinct shield volcano, elevation 9,183 … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Odell Lake ~

~~~~~ Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters.🐾

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Odell Lake Reflections ~

Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters.🐾

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Fledgling Song Sparrow Bath ~

Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters.🐾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge ~ 109 ~ Under The Sun ~

Here Comes The Sun George Harrison “Little darling, its been a long cold lonely winter Little darling, it seems like years since it’s been here”   “Here comes the sun Here comes the sun, and I say It’s all right” … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #108 ~ Sanctuary ~

Over the course of 35 years nurturing the flora of my back yard, it has become a bird sanctuary. Tall trees, medium shrubs and ground cover provide safe haven for Black-capped and Chestnut-backed Chickadees, Bushtits, Oregon Junco, Spotted Towhee, Bewick … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #107 ~ Winter ~

As autumn gives way to winter, colder days with wind and rain, strip deciduous trees bare. A crisp icy fragrance bites on the edge of the breeze, hinting of frosty nights. Queen Anne’s Lace has scattered her seed – ice crusts the … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Northern Red-shafted Flicker ~

  Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters.🐾

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