Tag Archives: Pacific Ocean

A View Off The Porch – Oregon Coast

It’s been such a long time since Poncho and I have made any trips off the estate.  Last week we finally had an opportunity to do so when we visited some friends in the Waldport area of the central Oregon … Continue reading

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Ese’s Shoot and Quote Challenge – Empty

Ese’s challenge for us this week is to explore what is ‘Empty’. Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky, the great ocean, and the highest peak, empty of all thought.  Always keep your body filled … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Object

Our photographs tell stories, big and small. Some of our images are landscapes, offering wide and sweeping views of a scene; these pictures might tell the tales of an entire city, or a tapestry of stories of many people. Some … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Juxtaposition

This week Michelle asks us to find ‘juxtapositions –  the act of placing things side by side, especially for the purpose of comparison or contrast’. I like photographing “I was here” type shots.  While I guess this can also be … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Grand

This week’s challenge is ‘Grand’. “. . .we want you to consider not just the size of something, but also that special element: the “wow factor” of a scene or subject that makes a picture so stunning. That magical quality … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Layers

Layers. Layers can reveal, conceal, and make something more complex. They can vary in size, texture, color, or functionality. Each layer can have its own story, meaning, or purpose. They can overlap, blend, or be distinctly separate. A layer doesn’t have … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Horizon

Taking photos of horizons is one of my favorite subjects.  I hope you enjoy these shots from around the Pacific Northwest. On the Columbia River looking towards Portland and the West Hills. The Columbia River holds a lot of fascination … Continue reading

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