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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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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #204: Doors/Doorways ~

Doors are portals into and out of contained spaces – usually. Some of my favorite doorways are simply arches that frame a subject or view, as in the following two photos. I have featured the Albany, Oregon Carousel Museum in … Continue reading

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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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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Pacific Clouds ~

Whether it’s cloudy or sunny where you are, please honor our earth, be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Great Honker! ~

Whatever trails you follow, please honor our earth, be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #199: Mechanical/Industrial ~

Cranberries have been farmed on and around the Long Beach Peninsula since the late 1800’s. At first growers would pick the cranberries by hand, which is okay for a family and community harvest, however unsustainable for future a commercial ventures. … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #198: Light & Shadow ~

This week, Patti invites us to explore the interplay of light and shadow – a favorite subject of mine! In this post are some old favorites plus a couple new ones that I love. The rising sun highlights golden dune … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #194: Bokeh ~

For this week’s challenge, Sophie invites us to use the out of focus areas in our photos as the primary reason for selecting the shot. The first two and fourth photos in this series were taken at Long Beach, WA. … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #189: Odds and Ends ~

Yippee! Tina offers us a chance to look through the archives at all those snaps taken along the way, that never quite made the cut for a post, and now have a chance to be seen. How many mossy stumps … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #188: A Special Place ~

Over the years I have featured many of my favorite places, almost always in nature and close to a body of water. For this challenge from Karina of Murtaghs Meadow, I thought I would get interior and feature the inside … Continue reading

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