Sunday Stills: #Vivid Memories Spark Gratitude

Raise your virtual hand if you remember the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge? If you’ve been blogging long enough, you would remember these inspiring photo challenges. I honed my photography skills because of blogging and for this, I am very grateful. This challenge single-handedly brought big numbers of visitors and followers to my blog and I … Continue reading Sunday Stills: #Vivid Memories Spark Gratitude

Sunday Stills: Through a #Glass Darkly?

To see through a glass darkly suggests we see things obscurely or imperfectly, a distorted reality if you will. Drinking this lovely glass of dark red wine may distort your reality a bit. A glass of red wine “Glass half empty, glass half full. Well, either way you won't be going thirsty, count your blessings … Continue reading Sunday Stills: Through a #Glass Darkly?

Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: #Lava and Memories of a Little Brown Dog

Lava is the color challenge this month. What is black, brown, and orange all over? Why, your photos, of course. As much as I love orange tones during Autumn, I thought we could mix orange with dark brown and black found in lava—whether rocks, flowing lava, or glowing coals within a fire. Or anything else!

Sunday Stills: Maxed Out Garden #Macros and #Close-Ups

It has been a while since we used macro and close-up photography for the Sunday Stills theme! Staying close to home this weekend before my trip to Portland, Oregon, I captured most of these in my own yard in Nine Mile Falls or in the garden of my former home in Sacramento. Your macros and … Continue reading Sunday Stills: Maxed Out Garden #Macros and #Close-Ups