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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #219: Treasure Hunt ~

Oh, boy! Tina is sending us on a treasure hunt! I’ve been combing through my photos, and found some that I haven’t posted before, and others that you may have seen in a previous post. Having more than one ‘treasure’ … 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 #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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~ Lens-Artists Challenge #174: Shapes and Designs ~

Nature offers us many interesting shapes and designs. Sometimes I’ll take a picture of a scene, like the field of dandelions and sky filled with light puffy clouds below, simply because the repeated pattern delights me! Bubbles on the beach, … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #171: Weird & Wonderful ~

How I love the critters and living organisms that fit this category! Though I don’t often visit dry desert places, when my younger sister lived in San Diego, my older sister and I visited her and she treated us to … Continue reading

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~ Lens Artists Photo Challenge #162: It’s all About the Light ~

Light on the west coast USA changes every day, all day long, all year through. In response to Tina’s challenge, this week I offer a few case-in-point examples, starting with the effect of fog compared to clear bright sunlight. “In … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #160: Your Inspiration ~

This week Patti asks us to explore what inspires us personally. Of course, I could simply say Nature, however I made myself dig a little deeper. What in nature pulls that cord of imagination, what stirs me to delight? Light … Continue reading

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~Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #151: From Large to Small ~

For this weeks challenge I’ve selected the soothing, luxurious tones of purple and lavender. Although it is considered a rarely occurring color in nature, the photos in my archives that are of large swaths of color are in the purple … 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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~ Dancing Wu Li Master ~ WPC: Twisted ~

On May 6, as Jello and I were on our walk, this parrot tulip in a neighbor’s yard stopped me in my tracks! It brings to my mind the title of Gary Zukav’s book,  The Dancing Wu Li Masters. “…the … Continue reading

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