Category Archive: photography

On the Hunt for Joy Challenge — Get Outside

When I heard about Cee Neuner’s new challenge, I wanted to jump in, and take new pictures to fit each weekly theme.  The first topic, Get Outside, should have been easy for me… Continue reading

Lens-Artists Challenge #77 – Favorite Photos of 2019

For this week, the Lens-Artists Challenge is to look back over 2019, and post your favorite photos. My main aim in photography is to document all the wildlife on our farm, and that… Continue reading

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #75: Nostalgic

I have been wanting to join in with a photo challenge group ever since the WordPress photo challenge stopped, and I am happy to have found the Lens-Artists Challenge.  This week’s theme is… Continue reading

A Woman in Alaska in the 1930s

Two years ago I was given all the boxes of the family archives from my husband’s family, and I have spent hours sorting and digitizing everything. My favorite discovery has been a box… Continue reading

Wildlife Cam 2017

My daughter and son-in-law put a wildlife camera in the creek bed at our property in Central Texas.  That place is about 300 miles to the west of us, in a region that… Continue reading

Light Painting

A month ago I took two four-four photography classes.  One simple trick I learned was light painting — you put your camera on a tripod, go out in the dark with a good… Continue reading

Rare Reflections

Leading Lines, Liberally Interpreted

This is part of Cee’s Compose Yourself Challenge.  The topic this week is leading lines, and the part of Cee’s post that was most helpful to me was when she said that these… Continue reading

Simplicity

I love photo challenges, but by the time I take a picture that I think will fit the challenge, the group has moved on.  This one was inspired by Cee’s Compose Yourself Photo… Continue reading

A Good Day for Woodpeckers

This afternoon I saw three of the six species of woodpecker we have here. I was sitting quietly in the wood while the sheep browsed, when a Pileated Woodpecker swooped right in front… Continue reading