I want to grow old like the leaves…

…to be full of of light and color in my last days. “How beautiful the leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.” ~ John Burroughs

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 114: Negative Space

This week’s Lens-Artists challenge “negative space” got me to thinking, and helped me to see a few photos differently. I went through some of my old photos and also took a second look at my recent photos. Amy is our host for this week’s challenge (thank you Amy!). Check out her post here. ๐Ÿ’ฎ๐Ÿ’ฎ๐Ÿ’ฎ๐Ÿ’ฎ๐Ÿ’ฎ๐Ÿ’ฎ๐Ÿ’ฎ๐Ÿ’ฎ This…

Photos of the day

So, I had a thought that I would choose my favorite photo from my walk yesterday, and post it. Until I realized I didn’t have just one. What started out as a slow photo walk, ended with several photo successes. My take away from yesterday is that composition can really make a photo. I’m far…

Face the dragonfly!

Over the past couple of weeks Iโ€™ve captured a few close up photos of my dragonfly friends. The details of their face and body amaze me. There is such a variety of colors. They are such fascinating creatures. ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š “I always wanted to ride a dragon myself, so I decided to do this for a…

Tiny Butterfly: Western Pygmy-Blue

Captured on my Saturday morning walk in our nearby wetlands, the western pygmy-blue is one of the smallest butterflies in the world, and the smallest in North America. I would not have noticed him had I not unintentionally stirred up the branches to see several flutter about. I had to watch closely to see where…