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~ Lens-Artists Photo challenge #66: Fill the Frame ~

Recently I visited the Albany Carousel and was charmed beyond words. The first three shots are examples of filling the frame with the subject. The third photo also is an example of how ‘the whole’ can sometimes be overwhelming! In … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge # 64: Countryside and/or Small Towns ~ In Praise of Washington ~

I grew up on the outskirts of Wenatchee, Washington where our ‘end of the road’ neighborhood was surrounded by apple, cherry, peach and apricot orchards. From the fruited valleys, my family moved to a 40 acre farm near Pullman, Washington … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #60: Framing the Shot ~

Windows offer a challenging way to frame shots. Sometimes the results are lovely, as in the photo below.¬† Pacific Ocean view, from a window in North Head Lighthouse, Ilwaco, WA Because many of my photos are taken in natural settings, … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #45: Street Art ~

As the centennial anniversary of Washington State approached, the industries that had supported the Long Beach peninsula – timber and fishing – were declining. In 1985 Ilwaco Port Director, Bob Peterson spearheaded an effort to “paint larger-than-life murals on the … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #44: Harmony ~

“The ground we walk on, the plants and creatures, the clouds above constantly dissolving into new formations – each gift of nature possessing its own radiant energy, bound together by cosmic harmony.” ¬†Ruth Bernhard   https://travelsandtrifles.wordpress.com/2019/05/04/lens-artists-challenge-44-harmony/         … Continue reading

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