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A Photo a Week Challenge: Beauty

The challenge set by Nancy Merrill's Photo A Week Challenge is called Beauty.  Beauty is all around us.  It doesn't have to be new... it can be old.  Like this image of the ruins of Fountains Abbey in North Yorkshire.…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #42 – Creativity

The lens-artists challenge set by Anne-Christine is called creativity.  You can be creative in your photography and also creative when editing an image and the software you use.   As I do all my initial edits in Lightroom Classic, I…

Reblog – Burn Out – A Northwest Moment

WOW, Such beautiful photographs of landscapes and waterfalls. Love the captures of Liddy. Thank you for sharing such beautiful and inspiring posts and photos.

A Northwest Moment

Surviving firs stand in stark shilouette above Multnomah Falls. The Eagle Creek wildfire 2 years previous almost claimed all of the forest around the falls. You can see some people standing on an overlook to the left where scorched trees are standing. This cleared area is where the dead ones have been removed.

Why do we have to be so stupid? And why do we have to be so irresponsible in our youth?

Here it is, noon on a March, Monday, and the parking lot is full. The Historic Columbia River Highway is blocked by stupid people waiting to get a parking lot – took me over half an hour to get by. Came back to the parking off of the interstate and had no problem.

People just don’t think!

So… my advice. If you want to shoot Multnomah Falls, get there early and approach from the interstate. Or better…

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Tuesday Photo Challenge – Worship

The devastation of the fire that ravaged Notre Dame in Paris last week, should be a wake-up call, for all our old Cathedrals, Churches and Historic Places.  Money needs to be invested in restoration to make all these places more…

Flower of the Day – 18th April 2019

Whilst strolling around the World Gardens at Lullingstone Castle, I photographed this beautiful orange and yellow delicate flower. I've never seen a flower before with petals that look like they've been cut with pinking shears and thought it was ideal…

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #41: Delicious

Delicious Highly pleasing or agreeable to the senses, especially of taste or smell. Very pleasant; delightful: There is nothing more delightful and inspiring than seeing a hillside full of bluebells. So for the Lens-Artists Photography Challenge, set by Patti Moed,…

Before and After Photography Challenge – April 2019

As you may have gathered the weekly Photo for the Week Challenge has changed to Photo for the Month and will be held on the first Monday of the month. I do hope you all still continue to take part…

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM -15 – Flowers

As you may have gathered I love processing floral images as well as Monochrome Photography.  However, some flower images just don't look right in Monochrome. But I was lucky with this image.  I think due to the simplicity of the…

Lens-Artists Challenge #40 – Something Different

The challenge this week set by Tina of Travels and Trifles Blog is called Something Different.  And one of the things I love doing is called twirling, so here is a selection of images that I have given the twirl…

Photo for the Week – 34 – In the Pink

First of all many thanks for your spring entries into last week's photography challenge.  Again my apologies for being late.. but last week I was preoccupied with Brexit, and felt so disillusioned that the majority who voted leave, are having…