Monthly Archives: December 2016

Favorites 2016

I’ve been going through my photos from the past year today and created this collage of some of my favorites.  They were taken in many different places, ranging from my travels to my backyard.

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A Challenge for the New Year

I borrowed this quote from a post by one of my favorite bloggers,  Jerry van der Walt of gerryvanderwalt.com I immediately thought about taking risks in my photography, but it really applies to life! Happy New Year to all of my … Continue reading

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Macro Moments Challenge: Week 24

Even though there were not many entries for last week’s challenge, it was, again, very hard for me to choose a winner.  Congratulations to macmsue of https://snaphappi.wordpress.com/  for her photo of little ants on a Hoya flower https://snaphappi.wordpress.com/2016/12/22/macro-moments-week-23-2/ Please pay macmsue a visit to view … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy Chanukah!

“For though my faith is not yours and your faith is not mine, if we are each free to light our own flame, together we can banish some of the darkness of the world”  Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks Happy Chanukah … Continue reading

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Macro Moments Challenge: Week 23

Congratulations to Yinglan of “This is Another Story” https://yzhengblog.wordpress.com/ for her photo of her graduation tassle.  Yinlan graduated this week with her second bachelor’s degree! https://yzhengblog.wordpress.com/2016/12/15/macro-moments-week-22/ I think this photo really tells a story; the culmination of so much hard work!  Please pay Yinglan a … Continue reading

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Puppy Love

My photo for JNW One Word Photo Challenge: Dog  A favorite from my archives!  Gabby is now five years old.

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Anticipating the Unknown

Two geeky Americans (me and my hubby) anticipating our African Safari. It did not disappoint!In response to The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge Anticipation

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Macro Moments Challenge: Week 22

Congratulations to Nora of https://norasphotos4u.wordpress.com/ for last week’s winning entry of a lovely rose blooming in December https://norasphotos4u.wordpress.com/2016/12/12/macro-moments-week-22-a-rose-in-december/  Please pay Nora a visit to view more of her work. Shot with a Lensbaby macro, 160/sec, ISO 400 Instructions for participating in the challenge … Continue reading

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Macro Moments is Back!

After a week’s hiatus, the Macro Moments Challenge is back!  A new challenge begins every week and the deadline for submitting your entries for the current challenge is 8:00 a.m. PST this coming Tuesday morning. Here’s how the challenge works: … Continue reading

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Taking Flight!

Soaring towards New Horizons! In response to the Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge “New Horizon”  https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/new-horizon/  

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