What am I?

I found this beautiful creature Saturday morning. I’ve yet to determine what he/she is. I assume he/she is part of the dragonfly family. Any thoughts? I didn’t even realize he/she was in this photo until I looked on my computer. I believe this is a damselfly on the top of the plant. So tiny I…

A Photo a Week Challenge: Faded

This weekend I was looking through some older photos from when I first got my new camera. I found these sweet hummingbird photos, but the bird was in the bush, shadowed, and a bit blurred. When I read Nancy’s (Nancy Merrill Photography) newest photo challenge “Faded” these photos came to mind, as they had a…

Lens-Artists Challenge #130: It’s a Small World

I love macro photography. I have an artsy spirit deep inside me and one way it is set free is through macro photos. When I saw this challenge from Anne, I knew I just had to take my camera out for a walk and look for something a little bit different. Thank you Anne! Sunday…

Travel Destination: Carlsbad Caverns National Park – New Mexico

Our first adventure on our way to the Gulf Coast, was Carlsbad Caverns National Park. The experience did not disappoint! We stayed at a hotel in Carlsbad, NM and also stopped briefly at Guadalupe National Park (just West of Carlsbad Caverns National Park) on the way. All of the area was very dry and desert…

Lens-Artists Challenge #115 – Inspiration

Inspiration…the action or power of moving the intellect or emotions (Merriam-Webster) In response to Tina’s Lens-Artists Challenge (found here) I have reflected on the meaning of the word “inspiration” and what I would like to communicate in this post. About two years ago I was motivated to buy a nicer camera and start learning more…