Sunday Stills: #Daylight in Black and White

I am just getting used to black and white again, trying to see my color photos that way.  There are some scenes that just cry out to be black and white.  Like these clouds.  I took this photo through the windshield of our car on the highway. Here in the rainy Pacific Northwest, it's often …

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Sunday Stills: The Power of the #Elements

I love this topic!  I often post photos of the power of Nature, and we have lots of those elements right here in the Pacific Northwest.  My very favorite subject is Snoqualmie Falls, which is just a half-hour drive from our home.  We go there often, just to stand behind the chain-link fence and view …

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Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: #White

White isn't a color, it's the sum of all colors.  These days, white gets the ultimate bad rap, due to the fact of the Black Lives Matter Marxists denigrating all white people, and demanding that they be crushed.  But if white is the sum of all colors, shouldn't white be seen as the best?  The …

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #164: Looking Up/Down

Thanks very much to Sofia, who echoes what I always tell my friends, photographers or not.  I make a habit of looking up, wherever I am.  Most people, when they are in a city, walk or drive along looking forward, or down at their phones (which is dangerous!).  I suggest that they take their eyes …

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #162-It’s all about the Light

Well, it would be, wouldn't it?   It's pretty hard to make photographs in complete darkness!  Except that, in the film-camera era, all photographs were "made" in complete darkness!  When my first husband and I were looking at the house we eventually bought, he was convinced we should buy it, by the little basement room …

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I’ve looked at clouds from both sides now.

This week, a Ricochet friend did a post, that referenced the song above.  For young people who don't know it, here is my favorite version, by Judy Collins. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8L1UngfqojI Boy, does this bring back memories of my childhood, when I was in college in the far-away 1970s.  But I really have looked at clouds from …

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #152: Shade and Shadow

Shadows are cast by people and things, by the Sun.  You often see a person's shadow before you see the person.  It's really hard to sneak up on someone in the bright sunshine!  How often have you seen something you want to photograph, and there's no place to stand where you do not cast a …

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