On the Hunt for Joy: Shades & Hues

Cee’s On the Hunt for Joy challenge continues with this week’s topic: color code. She says: This one is all about color and keeping the same color or hues together. Tip from Ingrid Fetell Lee: Color-code: Organizing by color brings instant harmony to your bookshelf or your closet. The best photos I’ve taken that are […]

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2020 Photo Challenge #6: Patterns

2020 Photo Challenge is about working on techniques to improve one’s photography. This month’s theme is patterns. Here are some of the host’s suggestions: February: Being Creative with Patterns look for various types of patterns – squares, circles, triangles and so on. Shoot from a different perspective. Look up, look down or shoot from a […]

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FOTD: Snowdrops

The first flowers of spring – usually they appear sometime in mid- to late March, so we still have some time to wait!  These were last year’s snowdrops in my garden. Cee’s FOTD 2/11/20

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Ailurophile in Mourning

I am an ailurophile, which is someone who loves cats! A few days ago, we lost one of our grandcats, our daughter’s geriatric and crotchety Siamese, Fu. In spite of her prickly personality and in general bad temper, I was so sad to hear of her passing! In her old age, it seemed to me […]

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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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The Changing Seasons, Jan. 2020

A NEW CHALLENGE! Here’s what the host, Su Leslie, has to say about it: “About The Changing Seasons The Changing Seasons is a monthly challenge where bloggers around the world share what’s been happening in their month. If you would like to join in, here are the guidelines: The Changing Seasons Version One (photographic): Each […]

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A Photo a Week: Three Angles

Nancy Merrill’s challenge this week is to photograph an object from 3 different angles. I was thinking of this challenge this evening when we were at our old house, which is currently being rented by our daughter and son-in-law, so I set out to take photos of things in their house from three angles. A […]

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