Monthly Archives: May 2017

Macro Moments Challenge #38-2: More on Catkins

  There have not yet been many entries to our current challenge Catkins.  Khürt commented today that he still doesn’t know what a catkin is or where to find one, and I suspect that others of us are similarly confused. … Continue reading

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Tropical Splendor

It is so inspiring to photograph in a setting away from home and the familiarity of my own yard and neighborhood!  Today I share with you a few more from my recent trip to Maui, Hawaii.  All were taken with … Continue reading

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A Photo A Week Challenge: Golden Hour

In response to Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week Challenge Golden Hour.  My photo was also taken in Hawaii from Kaanapali Beach, where I am lucky enough to be visiting right now!

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Supermoon!

In response to The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge Evanescent. ev·a·nes·cent [evəˈnes(ə)nt] adjective Soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence; quickly fading or disappearing.  The Supermoon lasted only a night, and then it began to wane.

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My New Lens

For the past several months I have lusted after the sharpness and detail that other photographers seem to be able to achieve, but that has escaped me.  I studied their work and arrived at the conclusion that it might be … Continue reading

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Macro Moments Challenge #38: Catkins

Congratulations to Nora of  https://norasphotos4u.wordpress.com/ for submitting the winning entry to Challenge #37.  I love her capture of a drop of water with a surprise starburst; “Water” being the theme of the challenge https://norasphotos4u.wordpress.com/2017/05/19/macro-moments-week-37-topic-water/   Please pay Nora a visit to view more of … Continue reading

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Street

This week Dutch is challenging us to submit a photo depicting Street.  Amsterdam is a beautiful city where many of the “streets” are her famous canals.          

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We Should Be Ashamed

In response to The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge Heritage.  This past week I visited Angel Island, in the San Francisco Bay, where immigrants entering the U.S. between 1910 and 1940 were detained and interrogated.  Many of the immigrants, particularly the Chinese, … Continue reading

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A Serene Spot to Reflect

In response to The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge Reflecting.  Captured on a hike to a local nature preserve a couple of weeks ago.

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Tuesday Photo Challenge: “Failing” Water

In a play on the challenge topic “Falling Water”, I am entitling my submission to the Tuesday Challenge, “Failing Water”  https://dutchgoesthephoto.net/2017/05/09/tuesday-photo-challenge-falling-water/ We awoke this morning to no hot water!  We tried to light the pilot with not success.  Our wonderful plumber … Continue reading

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