Nature’s Patterns

Patterns – a basis for understanding –math, sewing, architecture… and when it comes to art –nature is a master at employing patterns… …awe-inspiring, faith-inducing – beautiful. (For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: patterns.) All images from personal collection. Advertisements

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Begging for a Caption

Some photographs just beg for a caption: And this one (couldn’t resist): For Nancy Merrill’s Photo a Week Challenge: meme-worthy shots.

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For the Love of Nature

I stand at the banks of the waterway at Kingfisher Lookout, and spot a field of blackbirds perched on golden stalks. Red-winged blackbirds abound in Texas in the winter months. At home, they symbolize the return of summer. We are at the Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park – acres and acres of trails and exploration […]

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A Photo a Week: Depth of Field

Nancy Merrill’s challenge this week is: depth of field. Hope I have captured the concept with these images taken in the summer

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Red and Green

A crimson latticeframes the verdant luxuryof velvety moss. (For Cee’s flower of the day.)

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Black and White: CFFC

Springtime, and daffodils –in variations of yellow –memories now, coloursfaded to black and white. Yet, beauty lingers – the softedges of a perched dove,her mourning song still echoesa lulling, welcoming coo. And white retains brillianceagainst a backdrop of darkness,in stillness magnifies, beauty’sexuberance refusing to lay dormant. (For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Black and White. Also […]

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Lens-Artists Challenge: Curves

We bend to accommodate the inflexible,or as tribute to water’s flow, softly curve… A downward curve or upward lift – subtle cuesto differentiate breed or species – so clever! (Lens-Artists Photo a Week challenge is curves.)

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