Textures of autumn flags

Sunday Stills: #Texture is All Around Us

This week's Sunday Stills Photography challenge is all about texture. Textures occur both in nature and in human-made materials, and it all around us. A random photo of a mundane item can yield extraordinary textures you might not have noticed with just the naked eye. In texture photography, it’s all about patterns, colors and depth, …

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Weekend Coffee Share In Which I Give Thanks

The US celebrates Thanksgiving this Thursday. If we were having coffee today, I would tell you with excitement about several events happening this week that will keep me busy, and why I am thankful for each one. If you like tea, I can rummage for some. But I found some fun, holiday coffees at Trader …

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Photo 101 Rehab #2: Rainy River View

Since we are getting major precipitation here in Northern California, I was hoping to capture a picture depicting rain, without actually getting soaked. I want to share this photo I took in 2010. A friend lives in the mountains in Quincy, California. This was an October day and it was raining off and on as …

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Perspectives On: Boots and Sweaters

Finally!! It is cold enough in Northern California for me to wear my boots and sweaters. Oh, how I have missed you! Boot and sweater season here is mainly November through maybe Mid-March. It is a short season. Unlike "shorts" season which tends to be April-October, along with flips-flops or sandals. For the past five …

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