THROUGH A LENS, GIDDILY

Shutterbuggin’
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Soul-refreshing stroll

 

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At the river’s edge

 

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Chair art

 

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Sandhill crane

 

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Flags

 

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Perchin’

 

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Gallantly-handsome giraffe

 

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Bull moose of a dragon

 

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Toni 3/19/16

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: MONOCHROMATIC

 

Jen H. says the challenge this week is to share monochromatic images.

Be calculating and creative in choosing your subject and focal point; resist the urge to simply take a photo of something with a single color range. In a monochromatic image, a distinct point of focus, or focal point, is also a necessity.

So, here are my plumy pals.

 

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IMG_1624Toni 9/12/15

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: ENVELOPED

Beauty is composed of many things and never stands alone. It is so fragile it can be destroyed by a sound or a thought.  It may be infinitesimally small or encompass the universe itself.  It comes in a swift conception wherever nature has not been disturbed.

    -Sigurd Olson

I admire avian architects.

IMG_3243 The fabricator of this nest?  I’m not sure but the nest is blue-chip inside and out, ingeniously built with natural materials. My best guess?  It involves plenty of maternal labor. IMG_3242 It’s perfectly adapted to housing wee eggs and young offspring in safety and comfort. Fixed together with gossamer-like fibers, the young at the bottom of this nest will be enveloped in a mass of feathers. Mouth-gapingly awesome. IMG_3244     Toni 5/18/15