Monday, April 20, 2015

Texture Tuesday {Tulips and Glass}

It's Texture Tuesday on Kim Klassen's site and my choice for the week is a combination of "striped" tulips and my favorite glass-metal-wood jar.  


P52 Sweet Shot Tuesday #16

I often photograph this tree and the others located at an old homestead on "The Flat"-- only the trees and waves of naturalized daffodils indicate that there was once a house there.  Joining with Kent Weakley's P52 and Sweet Shot Tuesday. 

Sunday, April 19, 2015

A Nature Walk

It's Week 14 of Be Still_52, and we were asked to visit nature for our still life subjects.  Wading through the tall grass of a small pasture behind my sister's house, I picked up some pine cones, dead weeds from last season, and a pretty branch of spirea.  I set up my still life on an old fence.

Friday, April 17, 2015

A Black and White Weekend

I haven't done much black and white lately, but I found a great subject this week:  a long-abandoned tire swing on a piece of property out in the country. I'm certain it would be rather difficult to swing on the tire now.  Joining with Weekend in Black and White.  (click photo to enlarge)

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Dogwoods in Walla Walla

The dogwood trees are blooming early this year, I think.  Each spring I make the 50+ mile trip to Walla Walla, Washington, where everything seems to be blooming!  It's a pretty city, anyway, and the residential streets are lined with various flowering trees, and the 115-year-old Pioneer Park has a long line of the flowering beauties.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Texture Tuesday {New and Old}

I've been drying roses, very successfully, I must say...and I've used them in this image with this pretty new Bible!   Joining with Kim Klassen's Texture Tuesday.

Edited with RadLab and kk_simple

P52 Sweet Shot Tuesday #15

I've been taking photos but haven't been posting them!  My choice for Kent Weakley's  P52 Sweet Shot Tuesday is a photo on my bucket list...a good image of a bald eagle.  The eagles are a relatively common sight in this part of the country--last summer, I saw one fly low over our little town.  This one was on a dead log in a creek--probably fishing-- in the country near my home, and my husband, mother-in-law and I were on a Sunday afternoon drive into the mountains.   Fortunately, I had the 300mm telephoto lens on my camera!