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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #210: Picking Favourites ~

My opening photo is one taken from the deck of our condominium at the Breakers in Long Beach, Washington. From winter through spring rain floods the meadows forming ponds that attract resident and migratory birds. This shot is a quintessential … 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….” André Breton My … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Stay Cool! ~

Wherever you find refreshment, please honor our earth, be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #208: Summer Vibes ~

I just arrived back home in Vancouver, WA from my annual fishing trip at Odell Lake, with my older sister Diana, and brother-in-law Les. Although the fishing was not as good as usual, the setting in the Deschutes National Forest … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday + Cee’s FOTD ~ Willamette National Park Wildflowers ~

In honor of Mother Earth, please be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #207: Seeing Double ~

For my opening shot I’ve selected a muted sundown at Long Beach, with the sun suspended in clouds and reflecting on the water in two areas – a triple sunset! Perusing my archives for this challenge, I found many of … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #206: Treasures ~

All week I have been contemplating the subject of our photo challenge – treasure – asking myself, “what do I treasure and why?” As I thought about it while sitting under a bower of vine maple leaves, surrounded by old … Continue reading

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~ Words of Wisdom ~ Trees ~

“In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they’re still beautiful.” –Alice Walker. Wherever you are blessed to be with trees, please honor our earth, be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

Wherever you find nature in your journey, please honor our earth, be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #203: Local Vistas ~

Though I have lived in Vancouver, WA forty-five years, the place I have been exploring with my camera is around the Long Beach Peninsula, WA. We have owned a condominium in Long Beach for five years and spend a good … Continue reading

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