April Colors

In response to Amy’s Lens-Artist Photo Challenge I am sharing some of the photos I have taken recently as the flowers slowly emerge and I see a lot more green around the water areas. As I have mentioned before, rain has been sparse this winter, but flowers always seem to emerge. Some years more plentiful,…

Lens Artists challenge: My Photography Journey

This week Amy challenges us here to post on our journey with photography. I have always loved taking pictures. Oh the hundreds and hundreds of photos I trashed when decluttering as I would review the zoo trips, parks and nature outings of my youth. How things have changed! I finally gave up film cameras and…

Lens-Artists Challenge #129 – Favorite Images of 2020

In response to Tina’s Lens-Artists Challenge, I considered what to post. This one is tough because I’ve spent a lot of time this past year roaming nearby parks, paths, neighborhoods and a few hiking areas, camera in hand. Ironically, in 2019 we had wonderful rains that created unbelievable spring flowers in 2020. Although I had…

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…

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. 💮💮💮💮💮💮💮💮 This…