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 […]Read More 2020 Photo Challenge #6: Patterns
I don’t know the name of this flower I captured in eastern Utah, but it has several insects on it (I count 6)! Cee’s FOTD 2/2/20Read More FOTD: White Flower with Bugs
Cee’s FOTD 11/19/19Read More FOTD: Dahlia with Bee
People wait. Transportation vehicles wait. Animals and plants wait. Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #72, 11/16/19: WaitingRead More Lens-Artists #72 – Waiting
Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week challenge this week is Things With Wings. Yesterday a friend and I visited Christkindlmarkt in Chicago – an annual German market that sets up for the holiday season at the Daley Plaza. Someone must have been generous with bird seed to attract this plethora of pigeons! Then today it […]Read More A Photo a Week: Things With Wings
Nice – another word with all five vowels to add to my collection! 🙂 I had never heard of the word sequacious before, so I checked several dictionary definitions. The American Heritage dictionary defines sequacious as follows: se·qua·cious (sĭ-kwā′shəs) adj. 1. Highly impressionable or unquestioning, especially in following a leader or embracing an idea: “False […]Read More Sunday RDP: Sequacious – Trump voters and caterpillars
The subject of Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week this week is delicate. Recently, I visited the butterfly exhibit at Chicago Botanic Gardens with my friend, Marcia. Marcia was wearing a Hawaiian blouse with blue flowers and a butterfly landed on it. The butterfly stayed there quite awhile – the flower pattern was large and […]Read More Delicate Are the Butterflies
I am participating in a photo challenge entitled Sunday Stills: Macro or Close-up Photography; Is There a Difference? by Terri Webster Schrandt. Here is what she has to say about macro photography: “Macro photography is also considered close-up photography. However, using a true macro lens yields the sharpest, tiniest details whereas a closeup may not […]Read More Sunday Stills: Macro & Mystery
Feb. 12, 2018 Our last day at Serengeti National Park, and our last safari day, was spent looking for kopjes and spotting some new animals. We also spend some time observing hippos. Once again, we were up at dawn. Our first animal of the day joined us during our breakfast – a praying mantis! The […]Read More Serengeti NP: Topis, Kopjes and Hippos, Oh My!
Feb. 11, 2018 Although we’ve been on the Serengeti Plain since we arrived in Ndutu, we were officially in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Today we would enter Serengeti National Park. A song has been going through my head since we got to Tanzania, one that I like from several years ago. The “one hit wonder” […]Read More Day 1 at Serengeti National Park: Awesome Day!