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: 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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Nature’s Collage

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Collage

At first this challenge seemed most difficult for me, but then I realize that even nature produces its own natural collages.

The photo below is one that I’ve edited a little more than usual, to highlight the beauty in these river rocks below the clear water, that appeared on a very beautiful sunny day.

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God’s planet earth with all its flaws, still have much beauty for us to enjoy.