Did You See It?

Will bloody clouds yield a Super Blood Moon and view of the Lunar Eclipse? YES! According to CNN — Stargazers, night owls and space observers, be prepared, the eclipse of the supermoon is coming. The United States and much of the world will see skies graced by a bright, big moon that will be encapsulated …

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Photo Challenges: Windsurf Boards

Here are two photos for three of the photo challenges I follow. Each photo represents tools of the windsurfing life. For Ed's Sunday Stills, this week's theme is "Red." A red windsurf board next to a red sail sits in my friend's sail tent just waiting their turn to go out on the water. The …

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Rosy sunset

Rosy Sunset

This un-retouched photo (except for cropping) depicts a sunset with a rosy glow. I took this photo at the Sacramento delta late last summer as a storm front moved through, which gave us a beautiful show! I am posting this photo today for two photo link-ups: Julia's Red Page: Camera Lucida and Lucile de Godoy' …

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Cover Makeover Challenge

For the PhotoRehab Weekly Photo Challenge hosted by my talented photographer gals Lucile and DesleyJane, I am posting my version of the book cover. "What’s the theme? To make a cover for the book, CD or movie that we will share with you every Thursday. This week’s theme is: 'THE LONG WAY HOME'. A book from Louise …

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Wheel In the Sky

"The wheel in the sky keeps on turning..." Journey Here is a shot of some late winter sun shining happily. The song "Wheel in the Sky" came to mind. On closer inspection, it looks as though a wheel-like UFO flew into the shot. Cee's Black and White Photo Challenge's theme this week is "wheels." Other …

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Windsurf Action!

Northern Californians, who windsurf in the Sacramento River Delta, are anticipating the season which begins as early as Easter weekend this year. In an area reserved for limited camping, windsurfers and kite-boarders eagerly await the day they can move in their trailers and gear. Let the sailing begin! This photo is included in Ed's Sunday …

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Kitchen Items

Black and White Copper Kitchen

This week's challenge from Cee's Black and White Challenge is to photograph things found in a kitchen. My kitchen is small with very little counter space. I have several copper pieces interspersed around the kitchen, so I highlighted just the copper canister in this shot.  The following picture shows the reflection of the refrigerator from …

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Table and Chair Study

Photo Op: Study in Deck Furniture

My deck furniture gets a new look in Cee's Black and White photo challenge. The theme is "Table and Chairs." I used my Samsung Galaxy S5 phone with no filters. I made edits in PicMonkey, which is free and very easy to use. For this study in deck furniture, I used a filter effect in …

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The Clinic Photo Rehab: Winter’s Day

California needs rain...badly! January was recorded as the driest in history--no rain. Many of the ski resorts closed because of the lack of snow. While the rest of US has been hit with snowmeggedon, and even rain in the southwest, Northern California remains dry. Why is this bad? The Sierra Nevadas need a major snow …

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