FOTD: Bouquet

At a Google Photos workshop at the library a few nights ago, I learned how to make an image “pop” – an enhancement feature that makes the colors just a little more vivid.  (I can use my photo software too, but this feature on Google Photos is better – more subtle.) This is a bouquet […]

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Lens-Artists Challenge #36: Around the Neighborhood in Des Plaines, Illinois

Lens-Artists’ weekly photo challenge this week is Around the Neighborhood. I selected some photos from my photo archive of the last few years that are “typical” of Des Plaines, Illinois, the Chicago suburb where I live. More and more of these signs have popped up in people’s yards since the beginning of the Trump administration. […]

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CB&WPC: Murals

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week is Murals. The word mural comes from the Latin word for wall.  It is defined by Bing as: a painting or other work of art executed directly on a wall. Wikipedia goes into further detail: A mural is any piece of artwork painted or applied directly on […]

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WPC: Slanted and Straight

Word Press Weekly Photo Challenge this week is to present photos showing “lines.”   These photos all contain lines that slant together with lines that are straight, which is how I selected photos for this challenge. Slanting double trees with hyacinths Wooden door of a storage shed Fences create slanting lines when viewed head on – […]

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WPC: My Favorite Place

I have many “favorite places” in the world, too many to choose from, so I am restricting this post to my home town, Des Plaines, Illinois. My favorite place here is the public library. It is within walking distance so I usually walk there, sometimes three times a week or more than once a day! […]

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