LENS-ARTISTS CHALLENGE #166 – Artificial Light Pt. 2

Leya proposes Artificial Light. There is no waiting in life. On with the show. Entering 'chandelier' in my Apple Photos search box brought up 188 photos, many even with chandeliers. I was drawn to photos of the St. Louis Union Station Hotel, which I also featured in Lens-Artists Challenge #164 – Look Up/Down Pt. 2. I … Continue reading LENS-ARTISTS CHALLENGE #166 – Artificial Light Pt. 2

LENS-ARTISTS CHALLENGE #166 – Artificial Light

Leya proposes Artificial Light. Superb theme. I am back on my comfortable MacBook laptop. Following is the subject artifice within a museum: Of course, the obligatory annual Christmas lights at the Denver Botanic Gardens are artificial: Zoom and crop of the previous. My personal favorite is my green-shaded desk lamp, from which I photograph many … Continue reading LENS-ARTISTS CHALLENGE #166 – Artificial Light

LENS-ARTISTS CHALLENGE #165 – Going Wide Pt 2

Patti proposes WIIIIDE. I am OTR (on the road) at the moment (ATM), and trying to post from my iPad for Pt 2. Some things can be WIIIIDE because they are not long. Following is a B-2 Bomber flying at very low altitude today, 12 Sep. 2021. Your MISSION, should you choose to accept it … Continue reading LENS-ARTISTS CHALLENGE #165 – Going Wide Pt 2

LENS-ARTISTS CHALLENGE #165 – Going Wide

Patti proposes WIIIIDE. I am OTR (on the road) at the moment (ATM), and trying to post from my iPhone. 🤞 Good luck to me. I have a dearth of resources with me, but my phone has a Panorama photo album. (Think WIIIIDE.) A phone ‘pano’ is generally a ‘180’ shot from facing left to … Continue reading LENS-ARTISTS CHALLENGE #165 – Going Wide

Lens-Artists Challenge #41 – Delicious

[Categories: Photography, Photography 101 Forever] [Right-click on photos may allow you to open in a new tab or window.] [Photos this week are hosted on Cloudup.com, owned by WordPress owner Automattic.] The challenge this week is led by Patti. "He who does not love food does not love life." --Me "Photographers take photographs.  I take pictures." … Continue reading Lens-Artists Challenge #41 – Delicious

Lens-Artists Challenge #40 – Something Different

[Categories: Photography, Photography 101 Forever] [Right-click on photos may allow you to open in a new tab or window.] [Photos in this post hosted on Cloudup.com, owned by WordPress owner Automattic.] The challenge this week is led by Tina. Will Calliope grace me with insightful quotes to share?  Not likely.  It's just something different. Pictures please. … Continue reading Lens-Artists Challenge #40 – Something Different

Lens-Artists Challenge #39 – Hello April

[Categories: Photography, Photography 101 Forever] [Right-click on photos may allow you to open in a new tab or window.] The challenge is led this week by Amy. If today were April, this is my morning view from the window: It will be gone before April arrives, and it will likely, briefly, return after April departs. M'lady … Continue reading Lens-Artists Challenge #39 – Hello April

Lens-Artists Challenge #38 – Weathered or Worn

[Categories: Photography, Photography 101 Forever] [Right-click on photos may allow you to open in a new tab or window.] The challenge is led this week by Ann-Christine. I could use the Zoser Pyramid from Lens-Artists Challenge #37 – History and be done. This is the the Pyramid of Djoser (or Djeser and Zoser) [Wikipedia].Digitized from print. Worn.  Very … Continue reading Lens-Artists Challenge #38 – Weathered or Worn

Lens-Artists Challenge #37 – HISTORY

[Categories: Photography, Photography 101 Forever] Led this week by PATTI. "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." -George Santayana, THE LIFE OF REASON -The Phases of Human Progress, Vol. 1 Reason in Common Sense. What is evidence of history?  Buildings, museums, battlefields? Abbey of Bayeux Cathedral, St. Mary of Melrose, Melrose, Scotland: The … Continue reading Lens-Artists Challenge #37 – HISTORY

Lens-Artists Challenge #36 – Around the Neighborhood

[Categories: Photography, Photography 101 Forever] Led this week by Tina Schell. I'm taking the subject literally, providing photos taken very near to my sub-urban townhome residence, from a few feet to a few thousand yards of my front door. First, the patio.  M'lady does geraniums and potted annuals in the summer. Following are the two trees … Continue reading Lens-Artists Challenge #36 – Around the Neighborhood

Lens-Artists Challenge #35 – Architecture

[Categories: Photography, Photography 101 Forever] By way of Tina Schell and Amy. A personal favorite, the Bayeux Cathedral, just after a rain storm: Abbey of St. Mary of Melrose, Melrose, Scotland: The Acropolis, Athens: Borgund Stavkirke, Norway: Edinburgh Castle, Scotland: Luxor Temple, Egypt: Rock of Cashel, Ireland: St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow: Tina and Amy, thank … Continue reading Lens-Artists Challenge #35 – Architecture

Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2018: Water, pt. 2 and last

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham's Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see my previous posts referencing Lapham's Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free.] [L.Q. cover and images from L.Q. Summer 2018: Water, except where noted otherwise] [New to Lapham's Quarterly? See the standard notes at the end of this review. After 40+ LQ reviews … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2018: Water, pt. 2 and last

Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2018: Water, pt. 1

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham's Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see my previous posts referencing Lapham's Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free.] [L.Q. cover and images from L.Q. Summer 2018: Water, except where noted otherwise] [New to Lapham's Quarterly? See the standard notes at the end of this review. After 40+ LQ reviews … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2018: Water, pt. 1

Sunsets, for Ingrid’s Wednesday Inspirations

[Categories: Photography, Travel, Travel photography, Photography 101 Forever] [All photos are mine, hosted on Cloudup.com. Let me know if you have access problems.] Ingrid's post: <a href="http://livelaughrv.net/2018/07/11/sunsets-a-photo-prompt/">Sunsets – A Photo Prompt — Live Laugh RV</a> My sunsets (mine all mine all mine): Click here for a bunch more: Enjoy.

The Denver Botanic Gardens, June 11, 2018

[Categories: Photography, Travel, Travel photography, Photography 101 Forever] [All photos are mine, hosted on Cloudup.com. Let me know if you have access problems.] [Click, click, zoom, click.  Click lower-right arrow in a black box to get a larger photo.] [At a single photo click More/Info for basic photo info.  Click the data display again to make … Continue reading The Denver Botanic Gardens, June 11, 2018

Someone told me it’s all happening…

[Categories: Travel, Photography, Photography 101 Forever] [Photos here are hosted on Microsoft OneDrive.] ...AT THE ZOO.  (Thank you songwriter Paul Simon.) The world famous Jack Hanna-headquartered Columbus Zoo (Ohio) is that to which I refer. As I am no longer the wide-eyed schoolchild, it was with mixed emotions in this conservation, preservation, ecological world that … Continue reading Someone told me it’s all happening…

Antrim Park, Columbus OH

[Categories: Travel, Photography, Photography 101 Forever] [Photos here are hosted on CloudUp.] Columbus, Ohio. I went to Antrim Park for a walk one day.  I took pictures.  Click to access the photo gallery, click again on each individual picture. Click yet again to see the original photo, a large and slow download. Click 'More' and … Continue reading Antrim Park, Columbus OH

Columbus interlude… it’s GREEN

[Categories: Travel, Photography, Photography 101 Forever] [Photos here are hosted on CloudUp.] Columbus, Ohio, that is, not Cristoforo Colombo.  I am visiting here. Although I grew up in the Middle Atlantic U.S. states one can forget, living in semi-arid Colorado, how green it is.  The trees seem about to burst with the abundance of chlorophyll … Continue reading Columbus interlude… it’s GREEN

Sunset, Spirits, Tatanka stirs the clouds?

[Categories: Travel, Photography, Photography 101 Forever] [Most photos here are hosted on OneDrive or CloudUp.] [Visit the gallery at bottom to zoom and play on individual shots.] Stepping out for a short walk last evening I stumbled upon this sunset.   These photos most represent what I actually saw. It is no wonder the Indians … Continue reading Sunset, Spirits, Tatanka stirs the clouds?

Take A Hike. The End Of Autumn (nearly).

[Categories: Travel, Photography, Photography 101 Forever] [Most photos here are hosted on OneDrive or CloudUp.] [Click and zoom, click click, rinse, repeat.] Our hiking group did a single track trail hike near Denver, Colorado this week. The numerous rattlesnake warning signs concerned me, but I'm glad to say I didn't see any.  I did see … Continue reading Take A Hike. The End Of Autumn (nearly).