Square Up Photo Challenge, day 31 Many thanks to Becky for putting on this challenge. I’ve enjoyed being uplifted by everyone’s squares.
I’m not a mycologist. Are these turkey tails growing on my plum tree? I don’t imagine the fact that they are there there bodes well for this tree’s future. This is my submission to the Square Up Photo Challenge, day 24.
Patterns in Nature, Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge
I love waves. On this day, I sat at a roadside park at Depot Bay on the Oregon Coast watching the ocean waves cresting and listening to the booms as they broke against the offshore rocks. This is my submission for Square Up Photo Challenge, Day 10.
There is hidden beauty to be found in slowing down and looking at things from all angles. This is my contribution to day 8 of the Square Up Photo Challenge.
I have a hard time being observant. I often pick up on something as new that’s been there all along that I’ve never noticed before. (Does this happen to you?) My goal is to be more mindful – to slow down, stay in one place for a while, look around, and notice. This mushroom wasContinue reading “Close Up”
Some time ago I was taking pictures on my parents’ property in Central Oregon when a red tailed hawk started circling overhead. This was the best edit I could get of the best of my pictures. I would love to be able to get good bird shot. (I follow a lot of really good birdContinue reading “Look Up”
They say you can’t see the forest for the trees, but what if you can’t see the trees for the forest? In my search for fall color, I found this graceful sapling standing in the afternoon spotlight between two giants. This is the picture my mom loves. She does tend to root for the underdog.Continue reading “Mom’s Tree”
It’s been sunny in Oregon, which is weird, because by now we would ordinarily have had many inches of rain. It’s been nice for photography, though. I was able to get out the other morning and shoot at McDowell Creek Park. It’s in a small valley, so even at 9:00 a.m. I beat the sunContinue reading “Following the Fall Colors”
I went to a local bird refuge the other day on a foggy morning to practice my bird shots. I was able to get this muted shot of an egret lifting off.