Tag Archives: Spring

Weekly Photo Challenge: ENVELOPED

I can’t help but read this challenge word as en-vel-oped, that is, all wrapped up in its paper container and ready to put in the U.S. mail. But of course that isn’t at all what the challenger means. Wrapped up, yes … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: FRESH

I could go out and point the camera at the fresh snow falling right now, but that would be altogether too discouraging. Spring has just sprung, at least by the calendar, and by golly! if the snow hasn’t caught up … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: ABOVE (4)

Nothing else about the photos pleased me. Not the angle I was able to shoot from, nor the inability to isolate the flowers. There they are, all crammed together in a weedy overgrown bed, scrunched right up against the vinyl … Continue reading

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This year’s Spring: It’s a Quiet Thing —

Spring came slowly this year, and quietly. No blare of trumpets or daffodils, no noisy explosions of azaleas (not yet, at least) — just quietly. Water riffling the pond at Look Park: Pale blossoms timidly unfolding: Winter’s warriors fallen: Spring’s … Continue reading

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What a Difference a Day Makes —-

Twenty-four little hours —   ♪♫♪ ♪♫♪ First photo taken one day, of an azalea considering whether it’s time to bloom or not: And one day later, here’s little azalea all grown up and making her debut! To celebrate the eternal, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: UP (1)

For someone short, looking down on anyone or anything isn’t really in the cards. We bounce on tiptoe in crowds, trying to catch glimpses of any action. (Usually we don’t manage it.) We are used to looking up! At the ceiling, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: COLOR!

My favorite photography subject of all has made it to this week’s Photo Challenge: COLOR!!!!!!! Here’s what painter Marc Chagall had to say about color: “Color is all. When color is right, form is right. Color is everything, color is vibration … Continue reading

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MY NEIGHBORHOOD: Weekly Photo Challenge, Any Way You Want!

Yeah, it’s great to have mobile phones that double as cameras. Or iPads that double as cameras. It’s also great to have cameras, PERIOD. It’s the photos that count, isn’t it? So here’s another photo of “my neighborhood,” stretching that … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: DELICATE

I don’t know what kind of flower this is, but it caught my eye among much more lavishly colored and twirled and unfurled spring bulbs last March at the Mount Holyoke Spring Bulb Flower Show. The delicate white petals, almost … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: CHANGING SEASONS

Behind our house, Spring is caught in the act of happening! The sun is striking at a higher angle than in winter, the rhododendron are fresh and new, the first fragile yellow-green leaves sparkle in the sunlight, earth is fair … Continue reading

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