Photos with Messages…. You Brighten My Day(Lens-Artist Photo Challenge 1-29-23)

Hello Everyone, The Lens-Artist Photo Challenge this week has the theme of “messages” – HERE I was not sure how I wanted to join in. Then I started to scroll photos and found this first image, “Nope, NOT TODAY.” It has a personal message for me from July 2022 and so that is why I … More Photos with Messages…. You Brighten My Day(Lens-Artist Photo Challenge 1-29-23)

Photos that remind us of the passing of time…. (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge 1-15-23)

Hello Everyone, The second Lens Artist Photo Challenge of 2023 – hosted by Sofia of Photographias – HERE – invites us to share photos that show the passing of time while looking back.  Sofia’s post has the theme of art and that led me to sharing some art too. We recently attended the Storied Strings exhibit … More Photos that remind us of the passing of time…. (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge 1-15-23)

Some Favorite Photos from 2022 (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge 1-13-23)

Hello Everyone, The first Lens Artist Photo Challenge of 2023 – hosted by Journeys with Johnbo,  invites us to share some favorite photos from 2022. So this post has some favorite images, not necessarily the best quality or best composition – just some favs.  Ready? 1) Chihuly Red Reeds at Virginia’s Museum of Fine Arts … More Some Favorite Photos from 2022 (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge 1-13-23)

Flights of Fancy (LA Photo Challenge, 31OCT2022)

The Lens-Artist Photo Challenge is Flights of Fancy,  which is hosted by Johnbo this week.  I will start with photos that whispered “flight of fancy” to me: ABOVE: Up, up, and away – a fancy visual flight ABOVE: After many a flight of fancy – the feathers always settle ABOVE: Fledglings dream of future flights of … More Flights of Fancy (LA Photo Challenge, 31OCT2022)

Mountain Hike in Virginia (LA Photo Challenge, 23OCT2022)

Amy chose the theme of “mountains” for the Lens-Artist Photo Challenge this 2nd last Saturday in October.  I decided to share some photos from a mountain hike in June 2022. It was special because there were so many flowers along the entire trail. The floral delight was unexpected and while there was a lot of pink and white … More Mountain Hike in Virginia (LA Photo Challenge, 23OCT2022)

Friday Night at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art (LA Photo Challenge, 24Sept2022)

Donna hosts the Lens-Artist challenge this week. The theme is over the hill. She gave many ideas to interpret the theme and I am sharing some images from Friday night at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. We are well OVER THE HILL of the pandemic – gathering again (without masks) and it was nice to see … More Friday Night at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art (LA Photo Challenge, 24Sept2022)

OPPOSITES (Lens-Artist’s Photo Challenge, 18Sept2022)

Tina leads the Lens-Artist challenge this week and invites us to share photos that depict opposites. Above – Rose of Sharon bloom on the shrub. Below- Rose of Sharon blooms trimmed and discarded. Above: Well-used phone! Saw this at the store… while waiting to check out… – this phone has seen better days!  Below is … More OPPOSITES (Lens-Artist’s Photo Challenge, 18Sept2022)

Urban Environment in Buffalo, NY (Lens-Artist’s Photo Challenge, 10Sept2022)

Sofia Leads the Lens-Artist challenge this week and invites us to share Urban Environments. There were so many directions I could have taken – and I easily decided to share some photos from Buffalo, New York from November 2020. Here is a brief history of Buffalo, New York from BYGONELY: “Buffalo is the second-biggest city … More Urban Environment in Buffalo, NY (Lens-Artist’s Photo Challenge, 10Sept2022)

Planes & Automobiles in ART (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge) Buc-ee’s Travel Stops

Hello Readers- today’s post has photos connecting with the lens-artist theme of planes and automobiles. John also used the hashtag #Roadtrip2022 so I am sharing photos from Buc-ee’s gas stations, which is a chain that started in 1982 and they are now enormous “travel stops” sprinkled throughout the Southern US states.  Canvas Art Each Buc-ee’s has art for … More Planes & Automobiles in ART (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge) Buc-ee’s Travel Stops

Art from North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, NC – Burns’ Elvis Presley (Lens-Artist’s Aug2022)

Hello Readers. The Photo Challenge this week is Favorite Finds.   I am featuring works from The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) in Raleigh, NC. PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT Let’s start with the Elvis-themed photo exhibit from NC photographer Ralph Burns. This photo exhibit was a favorite find of the summer because it was so different! I … More Art from North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, NC – Burns’ Elvis Presley (Lens-Artist’s Aug2022)

Here Comes the Sun….(Lens Artists Photo Challenge, 21AUG2022)

Hello Readers. The Photo Challenge this week is Here Comes the Sun… Let’s start with this photo from a local walk. We walked by this area many times and on one of the walks we were welcomed by the sun…. That local photo reminded me of a painting I saw down in Florida. It is one … More Here Comes the Sun….(Lens Artists Photo Challenge, 21AUG2022)

MOTION & Water Refreshment (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge, 13Aug2022)

Hello Readers. The Photo Challenge this week is MOTION. Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” -Albert Einstein   “Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” -Dale … More MOTION & Water Refreshment (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge, 13Aug2022)