Lens-Artists: My Favorite Things

My Favorite Things is the subject of Lens-Artists’ photo challenge this week. I love cats, especially my sweet tortie Hazel. I love flowers and enjoy taking good photos of them.  There is plenty of this subject matter at Chicago Botanic Gardens! This is their May foxglove display. My favorite thing in the world is traveling, […]

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A Photo a Week: The Beauty of…

Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week challenge this week is Beauty.  This is a difficult one to choose only a few photos, for the Earth is full of beauty, natural and manmade! So I am going to choose some of my favorite “beauties” from my photo collection. Beauty of a sunset: Rio de Janeiro, from […]

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CEE’s B&WPC: Faces

I thought the topic for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge, looks like a face, would be difficult. But actually I had some fun with it! Scary face – Masada, Israel Scrunched up faces – Chicago Botanic Gardens Astonished face – Dr. Evermore’s Forevertron (Wisconsin) “Oops, I need to go to the bathroom” Rorschach face […]

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BIG Can Be Beautiful!

Lens-Artists’ photo challenge this week is: BIG Can Be Beautiful Too! Denali – Tallest mountain in the Western Hemisphere (Denali National Park, Alaska, 2016) American Eagle Roller Coaster made out of Legos, using 14,500 Lego bricks with 9,300 feet of track (Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, 2017) Big statue being carved out of rock […]

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CFFC: Bryce Canyon National Park

This week’s topic for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge is Places People Visit.  Each year, America’s national parks host millions of visitors, Americans and foreigners alike. The national park system has a variety of different types of parks with diverse landscapes as well as historical and cultural attractions. I appreciate all natural beauty, but I admit […]

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