Weekly Photo Challenge: Movement


These are fall leaves, but instead of the leaves themselves moving, I am moving the camera very fast across the leaves. The colors were surprising to me. I would never guess that these images came from a pile of leaves if I hadn’t taken them. 🙂 These images were made with a Nikon D70 DSLR.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Create


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 My friend Theresa and I decided we would like to make murals out of tile. Well, out of broken dishes actually because with four children, I have lots of those and I’ve been saving them. Plus other odds and ends, like marbles, beads and bottle caps. So we decided to use bowling balls as the base so they would be sturdy and make nice garden ornaments when done. Here you can see our messy table full of creativity! (Neither of us has finished our balls yet, though Theresa used larger pieces of broken china so she now has her surface covered.)

Weekly Photo Challenge: Friendship


Weekly Photo Challenge: Friendship

Big Blue and Little Prudence. Big Blue is a puppet that I had to have the moment I laid eyes on him. Prudence is an art doll made by two women, Noa and Ruti, in Tel Aviv. Though not human (I have so many to choose from for these weekly challenges!) the way they are looking at each other shows qualities inherent in any good friendship: love, caring, compassion, a certain interest or fascination, trust and happiness.