Photo Challenge: Cheeky

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Cheeky

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I would certainly say that this little guy is cheeky. He literally stuffed his cheeks with the safflower seeds, then off he would run to hide them, and then he would come back for more until all the seeds were completely gone.

I’m sure I posted this before, but thought it fit so well into this photo challenge.

Photo Challenge: Windows

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Windows

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By now many of you know that I love nature and wildlife photography, however, I am also drawn to barns and old buildings. I was going through some photos for this week’s video and came across this photo. I was drawn to the way in which the wild flowers framed the window.

I often wonder why the houses are left standing this way. Did they have a good life or a bad life? Was there some type of loss? There was also machinery and a very old truck that was also left behind….I wonder why?

Questions, questions, and no answers. So I guess each one of us could make up a story as to what we think happened here.

Photo Challenge: Layered

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Layered

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This photo was taken from one of the trails near Whistler Village in BC. I was actually looking at it not too long ago, my eyes catching first the two trees in the foreground. Then you have a layer of water making the separation, then you have some more trees. A little further back the mountains can be seen, making up yet another layer, and then in the distance you have the clouds above, and above that you have the blue sky peeking out. So there are many layers to be seen in this photo.

Photo Challenge: Corner

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Corner

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We all turn corners at some point in our lives. They are never at the beginning or never at the end, they are always somewhere in between.

As I look at the point in this picture where the boardwalk makes the turn, it seems to say to me, “The Sky’s The Limit,” as I look at the expanse of the sky over head.

 

Photo Challenge: Ooh, Shiny

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Ooh, Shiny!

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I’m sure I must have posted this one before, but I don’t see humming birds often in my backyard, so when I do, I always try to capture them.

While standing in the kitchen today, I looked out, and there was a humming bird on my zinnias. I was in a conversation on the phone, but had to put the person on hold, however that hummer got away.

This is my first humming bird that I captured a few years ago.

Photo Challenge: Elemental

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Elemental

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This photo was taken when we went whale watching. Here we can see some of the elements. We have rock formations forming little islands out in the ocean and in the distance we can see the mountain and some of the erosion of the earth as it falls away. Though unseen, the air was fresh and cool and lovely.

Photo Challenge: Textures

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Textures

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I had the occasion to visit this Whole Foods Store with my husband’s aunt for lunch. Not only was the food delicious, but it was also a delight to look up and see these different textures above, all coming together in such a pleasing way. The ceiling was made of glass, and it was being held in place with steel beams, then they added a softer touch with the lighting and the colorful umbrellas, giving the space a beautiful ambiance, making our lunch date much more pleasurable.

Photo Challenge: Satisfaction

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Satisfaction

So once again it’s Wednesday, and with this day comes the photo challenge. As I was thinking about what to post, I thought, why not share my most recent Face Book post here.

I love flower gardening, and for years now at the request of my husband, I’ve planted vegetables, but at harvest time there was always ….nothing. Either the plants got eaten, or they died. I decide it was a waste of money, and would do it no longer, but somehow this year, while in the garden shops, I thought I would try one last time, and this is what we have so far, plus we’ve eaten quite a bit of lettuce and spinach already. So I’m feeling great satisfaction with the bounty of our harvest.

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Photo Challenge: Unusual

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Unusual

Today’s photo challenge is to post a photo which I find unusual. I didn’t think I had any, but remember how unusual, but beautiful I thought this photo was.

This was taken on my last trip to Victoria BC. As my sister-in-law law and I were out for a walk, enjoying the view around us, we came upon this man, playing this beautiful piano, right there in the open, as he enjoyed a breath of fresh air at the same time.

 

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