Len-Artists: Reflections of…

Guest host Shower of Blessings has given us the theme for Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #87: Reflections. My car is a source of several types of reflections: Reflections of holiday lights on its hood Light from its headlights reflecting on snowfall An image in its driver’s side mirror (Rocky Mountain National Park) Bodies of water are […]

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CB&WPC: I’ve Looked At Clouds

Cee’s black & White Photo Challenge this week has the topic clouds. This is an interesting topic, because one of the things that makes cloud pictures spectacular is color – especially sunsets. I tried and rejected several photos because they just didn’t have appeal without the color. Others, however, look even more dramatic in black […]

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CFFC: Vanishing Lines

These are some examples of vanishing and leading lines for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge. Last night in downtown Mt. Prospect Barn lines at Wild Bill Cody’s Scout’s Rest Ranch in Nebraska On the road in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado Rest stop at Rocky Mountain National Park Roller Coaster Road near Harper’s Ferry, Iowa Crop […]

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FOTD: Fallugia Paradoxa

I did some research to find out the name of this flowering plant that I photographed somewhere in western Colorado and found out it is fallugia paradoxa, also known as Apache plume. The description reads: Apache-plume is a slender, upright, deciduous to semi-evergreen, multi-branched shrub, 2-6 ft. tall, with grayish-white, pubescent branches. A shrub with […]

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Landscapes Around the World

Nancy’s A Photo A Week challenge this week features landscapes. These are some landscapes from my travels, and closer to home. July in Austria – scene looking down from Melk Abbey, where the Inn and Danube Rivers meet. Austria – cruising the Inn River near Schärding June at Kinderdijk, Netherlands February in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania […]

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