This week the Lens-Artists community invites us to share images of what over the hill means to us. I have plenty of mountain pictures but the first thing my mind went to is some of the photos of our grandchildren playing on hills. For children, hills mean adventure. Some of my best childhood memories are of rolling down a hill of soft green grass. Here are some photos of the joy of a hill from a child’s point of view.
This week – we pick a topic from a photo Cee presents to us. I decided to go with colors – green, red and white.
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This female merganser created a nice circle in the water around herself.
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We have finally settled into our new home – so there’s time for a little photography. Recently we went to Washington DC with our family and took a fun trip to the zoo. The grands loved it! The visit brought back many childhood memories for me however I was disappointed we couldn’t find the giraffes and the aviary was closed for renovations. The photos below are from that trip.
Spots and Stripes
Brunette and Blonde Brothers
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I will be away for a bit. We are moving into our new home. See you soon !!!
I am at the stage of life where how I spend my time is my treasure. These are the areas where I like to spend the majority of my treasure of time
In nature taking pictures
At the beach
And with my goofy husband of almost 50 years this September (check out the t-shirt)
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This is a photo that was taken in the middle of downtown Nashville
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I have been known to chase dragonflies around the yard, waiting for them to settle on a spot so I can photograph them. Here are 3 photos of these insects that settled long enough for a decent snap.
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This week’s topic is Landscapes or Waterscapes. Here is one of each.
This week Anne of Slow Shutter Speed is hosting the challenge that has us looking locally. The majority of photos that I take are within 60 miles of home. I am a self described backyard photographer. Since we live on the coast, much of what we see and do revolves around water, marshes and swamps.
However I think I will start with the hospital in our closest city, Norfolk, VA where I worked in the clinical laboratory and health care education for many years.
Also in this area is the oldest Catholic church which I attended as a child.
The waterways including the Intracoastal Waterway allow for lots of boating and fishing
Lastly I will leave you with photos of our beautiful beaches
I hope you enjoyed our little corner of the world.