Monthly Archives: November 2012

WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections

30 November 2012 Lens: Let me know which is your favorite and why. Pens: On my daily walks I pause on the same bridge to spy on the creek that runs through my travels. This vantage point gives two different … Continue reading

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Instant Photography: Analog (Polaroid) vs. Digital (iPhoneography) Are = But ≠

28 November 2012 Lens: I. Black-and-White Polaroids II.Black-and-White  iPhoneography Let me know which is your favorite in each section and why. Pens: The demise of SX-70 Polaroid film and other instant analog film in 2006 left devotees sullen. I was … Continue reading

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WordPress’ Weekly Photo Challenge: Thankful (for Sunsets)

23 November 2012 Lens: Let me know which is your favorite. Pens: Thankful is the theme of WordPress’ Weekly Photo Challenge. Yesterday I posted a tribute to Thanksgiving (click here) and I mentioned my adoration for Mother Nature. So it … Continue reading

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WordPress Special Photo Challenge: Inspiration

23 November 2012 Lens: Let me know which one you prefer and why. Pens: When WordPress’ Special Photo Challenge appeared this week, I was struck by the chance to talk about the “muses” that inspire my photography and writing. It’s … Continue reading

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Ziplining in Santa Cruz: My Thanksgiving Tribute

22 November 2012 Lens: I. Mount Herman Redwood Conference Center, California II. The Santa Cruz Inlet, California III. Stills from the Canopy Tour were possible, because we wore helmets with video cameras: Let me know which is your favorite and … Continue reading

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WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Green

16 November 2012 Lens: Let me know which is your favorite and why. Pens: There are a myriad of shades of green: chartreuse, lime, jade, emerald, celadon, teal, olive, mint… Or apple green, neon green, forest green, fern green… Of … Continue reading

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Autumn and its Dreamy Reflections

14 November 2012 Lens: Let me know which is your favorite and why. Pens: While each of the four seasons has its unique legacies, autumn seems to provide dreamy reflections. The switch to temperate weather and colored landscapes produces memories … Continue reading

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The Sunshine Award Brings Beams of Sunlight

10 November 2012 Lens: Pens: I dedicate this post to Gracie who nominated me for the Sunshine Award. Please see her photography at Frames & Focus. I’m sending Gracie this one floret from a geranium that bloomed last month. It brought … Continue reading

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WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Renewal

09 November 2012 Lens: Let me know which is your favorite and why. Pens: WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is an apt choice for seasonal change that includes autumn. This time of year is the initial phase of what will be … Continue reading

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Photography: The Shadow as Center Stage

04 November 2012 Lens: Please let me know which is your favorite and why. Pens: Photography is interdependent upon a number of factors: chief among them is light or the absence of it. An image is only as good as … Continue reading

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