A Photo a Week: Texture

Nancy Merrill’s photo challenge “A Photo a Week” this week has the topic texture. Nancy writes: We usually think of texture as a tangible, touchable thing, but it is so important when creating images. When shooting babies, I like to include textured blankets and wraps to enhance the look of the that baby-smooth skin. The […]

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CB&WPC: Wooden

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week is Things Made of Wood. Window frame – Mont-St.-Michel, France Polynesian carvings – Field Museum, Chicago, IL Play Furniture – Second Time Around Sale 2019, Des Plaines, IL Bird House – Des Plaines, IL Wooden cross in shrine – Winslow, AZ

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CFFC: Gardens

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge has the theme of nature; this week the topic is gardens. Partial view of my garden in late July – there may be a butterfly in there somewhere… In my neighborhood, kind of hidden, is this lovely pond and landscaped garden. In front of the main building at Chicago Botanic Gardens, […]

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FOTD: Lilies

I really like the colors of these lilies – I’d never seen lilies like this before. For more flower photos, head over to Cee’s FOTD 7/27/19.

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FOTD: White Peonies

I am adding my photo of peonies to Cee’s FOTD 6/11/19!  Most likely this will be my last entry for the month. We are leaving for France later today! Close-up:  I had never really looked at the inside of a peony before. These have opened up all the way, revealing their fertile interiors! Long view: […]

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