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Cold Bony Fingers

I don’t know if the snow from last night’s storm is so much clinging to the sides of the trees as much as having been sand blasted on due to the wind.  It was definitely a winter wonderland that we … Continue reading

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Diamond Drops

  I wish I could photographically capture the rain/dew/fog droplets that cling and shimmer on the needles of the doug fir trees.  As the filtered sunshine of the lifting fog catches each tiny diamond drop, they dance and vibrate and … 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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Ese’s Weekly Shoot & Quote Challenge – Continuous

Liturgy is like a strong tree whose beauty is derived from the continuous renewal of its leaves, but whose strength comes from the old trunk, with solid roots in the ground.  Pope Paul VI Here along the coast in the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – One

Every good photograph needs a focal point. It’s the thing that draws the viewer’s eye and tells the story.  –  Michelle, The Daily Post Here is my contribution for the week.  It is a shame that the tree has been … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – 13 November, 2013

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Word A Week Challenge – Two

While taking photos of a misty morning, two Doug Firs poked through the fog. To look at more great submissions, click here.

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Wordless Wednesday – 9 October, 2013

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Word A Week Challenge – Silhouette

This week’s Word A Week Challenge is ‘Silhouette”.  It seems I catch trees in silhouette when I am trying to take photos of a dramatic sky.  Here are a couple that I especially like. And here is a sailboat somewhat … Continue reading

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Word A Week Challenge – Underneath

I have been saving this photo for the perfect opportunity.  Here is a shot of a Sitka spruce at Cape Disappointment State Park. And under one of the many domes at Saint Peter’s For more great entries head over to … Continue reading

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