Photography 101: Treasure

While drinking my morning tea, just a few minutes after I looked up the photography theme for today, my son ran in from the backyard and excitedly said, “look at these treasures I just found!”  Perfect! The challenge?  WordPress Photography 101:  Treasure

Rainy Day: Angles

More images of plants in my front yard… Sunlight:  After the Rain Photography 101:  The Natural World *** The challenge?  WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge:  Angles

Weekly Photo Challenge: Angular

For more photos from this trip to Devils Postpile National Monument, see Photography 101:  Experimenting with Composition *** The challenge?  WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge:  Angular

Swarm: Ladybug Clusters

It’s that time of year, when the ladybugs return to Redwood Regional Park in Oakland, California.  I haven’t hiked out to see them yet this season, but I’ve heard from others that the clusters are back (I’ll head out next week to see for myself and take more photos).  Until then, here are a twoContinue reading “Swarm: Ladybug Clusters”

Photography 101: Moment

To capture a fleeting moment…..  but aren’t they all? The challenge?  WordPress Photography 101:  Moment

Photography 101: Architecture

The Living Roof at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco… The challenge?  WordPress Photography 101:  Architecture

Weekly Photo Challenge: Achievement

Reaching the intended destination of any hike is an achievement.  The best reward?  Gorgeous views all to ourselves. Interested in going?  You’ll find info here…. Yosemite Hikes:  Gaylor Lakes *** The challenge?  Weekly Photo Challenge:  Achievement

Sunlight: After the Rain

Just as I hit the publish button on my last post (Photography 101:  Warmth), the sun burned through the clouds and lit up the plants in my front yard, giving me an opportunity to capture the sunlight on this overcast day. The challenge?  WordPress Photography 101:  Warmth

Photography 101: Warmth

It’s a beautiful, much-needed, rainy, overcast day here.  I’ll keep my eye out today for an opening in the clouds to capture an image for this challenge, which is to “head outside and capture an image of warmth, using the sun as your source.”  In the meantime, here’s an unpublished photo from my archives. TheContinue reading “Photography 101: Warmth”

Photography 101: The Natural World

Playing with vertical, horizontal, and diagonal lines… Our Front Yard Photos taken November 12th, 2014 The challenge?  WordPress Photography 101:  The Natural World

Weekly Photo Challenge: Minimalist

This can must’ve been here two years ago when I shot these photos of my son (Silent Saturday:  Minaret Vista), and for many, many, many years before that! *** WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge:  Minimalist

Photography 101: Bliss

Bliss: complete happiness, great joy, paradise, or heaven. The challenge?  WordPress Photography 101:  Bliss

Photography 101: Water

Crystal Lake, Mammoth Lakes, California Photo taken October, 2014 The Challenge?  Photography 101:  Water