Cee’s B&WPC: Gates and Fences

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week is gates and fences. Nature Gate: Crazy Horse National Monument, South Dakota (filter used: Denim). Neighborhood fence, Des Plaines, Illinois (filter used: Slate) Neighborhood fence with flowers, Des Plaines, Illinois (filter used: Mercury) Cairo Marriott Hotel gate, Cairo, Egypt (filter used: Vanilla) Gate for a house in […]

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BIG Can Be Beautiful!

Lens-Artists’ photo challenge this week is: BIG Can Be Beautiful Too! Denali – Tallest mountain in the Western Hemisphere (Denali National Park, Alaska, 2016) American Eagle Roller Coaster made out of Legos, using 14,500 Lego bricks with 9,300 feet of track (Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, 2017) Big statue being carved out of rock […]

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WPC: Aqueous

WordPress’s Weekly Photo Challenge is liquid. Raindrop: Microcosm Fluidity: Still water peace Wave: Ocean in motion Liquor Aqua: Water is life Reflection: Moisture in air’s reflection on lakeBuoyancy: floating on water Frozen liquid: dripping Rainbow: Moisture refracted, light dispersedWater cycle: Condensation Fog is but a cloud that touches the earth. Water = Life  

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CFFC: Rain and Rainbows

Taking photos when it’s raining often produces surprising results. A rainstorm started one Labor Day weekend when we were driving on the expressway in the early evening. With the help of a windshield and lights outside, it made for interesting swirls and patterns. Looking through the windshield at the traffic ahead of us: Rain on the […]

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CFFC: Double-U

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge continues its alphabet with the letter W. The requirements are that the word starts with w and has at least two vowels. Windows with wrought iron bars (Antigua, Guatemala) willow trees (Chicago Botanic Gardens) wheels (Bicycle with folding chairs, Quebec City, Canada) warhead or weapon (Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, South […]

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WPC: Favorites of 2017

This brilliant rainbow appeared after a rainstorm and close to sunset on a May evening, on our way back to South Dakota after visiting Devils’ Tower. It’s my favorite because the rainbow was so nearby, that I could see it “touch” the ground. I took this photo from inside Shakespeare Theatre on Navy Pier in […]

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CFFC: The R’s Have It

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is to post photos of things that start with the letter R and have at least six letters. Recital   Raindrop   Rainfall   Rainbow   Railway station   Railroad tracks   Reflection Reflection of the sky and mountains on the sheen of still water, Misty Fjords National Monument, […]

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CFFC: Happy

The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Happy. Here is a slideshow of some happy memories of this year with family and friends. My grand-niece, Sylvia, eating ice cream Dale & I at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, SD Rosie playing with her mom, my niece Julia My niece, Allie, gets kisses […]

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WPC: Transient

The sky is constantly changing as clouds move across it, rain falls from it, the sun rises and sets, and sometimes rainbows form. Rainbows are special because they are transient, especially double rainbows! On our Dakotas trip in May,, Dale and I were returning to South Dakota after making a side trip to Devil’s Tower […]

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