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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #222: Mountains are Calling ~

Wouldn’t you know, all my photos of Mount Constitution on Orcas Island, are not on this computer! Ah well, save those old ones for another time. Here are three shots from my archives that showcase some of the lovely mountains … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Beach Beagles ~

Wherever you do your splish-splashing, please honor our earth, be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Sunrise – Sunset ~

Every hour of your day, please honor our earth, be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #220: One Subject Three Ways ~

This week Patti at Pilotfishblog.com encourages us to “work the shot;” to present a subject in at least three ways to help reveal how best to show it. For my first response to this challenge, I selected photos taken while … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #218 ~ Over The Hill ~

How many hills have I crested? How many trails have I trod and what have I learned on the journey? Many hills have beckoned me in my lifetime and I find each one to be an invitation to discover more … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #216: Urban Environments ~ From the “Wild Wild West” ~

If we go by the definition that a town is “an urban area that has a name, defined boundaries, and local government”, my choice for this week’s challenge, Oysterville, once was an urban environment. In it’s heyday it was a … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #215: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles – and the places they take us ~

Though John doesn’t mention boats in the title of this challenge, many of the places I go have boats as the centerpiece, so I’ll start with a few boat shots. Below my sister and brother-in-law’s new lake-fishing boat. It’s a … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #214: Favourite Finds ~

This week Anne-Christine invites us to look about our world (or dip into our archives) for photos of unusual and interesting things, surprises that captured our imagination. My first image is of a piece of blown glass art depicting a … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #213: Here Comes the Sun ~

During my thirty year career as an educator, I was up and driving to work by sunrise. Now I’m retired, I don’t see the sun come up as often! However, when I go fishing with my sister and brother-in-law we … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #210: My Photographic Groove ~

One of the things I love about photography is that my camera gives me the opportunity to “capture the moment.” Whether it is a quiet sunset, a surging wave, a golden hour sunrise, a new bird to learn about, or … Continue reading

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