April’s monthly color challenge features more of a lack of color, namely focusing on the “colors” of diamond and quartz. Come see to believe!
Those of us who are photographers understand how important capturing that perfect memorable moment is when trying to create lasting memories with our lenses. Some of those skills include: Being in the right place at the right timeHaving a lens readyRecognizing a seemingly mundane moment and capturing it anywayOrganizing image composition and photo-editing In the … Continue reading Sunday Stills: Making Meaningful #Memories
According to National Today Calendar, February 20 is Love Your Pet Day. As if we need only one day to love our pets. "On February 20, we celebrate National Love Your Pet Day, a day to embrace one special trait that makes us human: our love of our pets! There are many things that differentiate … Continue reading Sunday Stills: Love Your #Pets
This week, we take a look at the elements in nature and beyond. Consider these four main elements: water, air, fire, and earth, substances formerly believed to compose the physical universe. Within each element are versions, for example, earth--which includes rocks, stones, soil, wood, etc. Water takes three forms: ice, vapor (clouds, steam), and liquid. … Continue reading Sunday Stills: The Power of the #Elements
Last week I hinted at the future as I looked back to 2021 and shared images of my events and life. Please join me as I look back again to the future to see where the journey might lead and how I might like to spend 2022. But first, while researching this topic, I had … Continue reading Sunday Stills: The #Future Is Ours
What a year 2021 has been! When we anticipated 2021, most of us thought we would be done with Covid and our hopes for a healthier and stress-free new year were, well, … dashed? Postponed? Maybe never existed? 2021 was a truly eventful year for my family as we spent our first full winter living … Continue reading Sunday Stills: 2021 In the #Rear-View Mirror, Nothing Like the Present, The Future is Ours
September's Sunday Stills color challenge is harvest gold. “All that is gold does not glitter,Not all those who wander are lost;The old that is strong does not wither,Deep roots are not reached by the frost."JRR Tolkein, The Fellowship of the Ring As I enjoy an Eastern Washington Autumn with all the golden colors so typical … Continue reading Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: All that is #Gold
I’m back…as this week’s title might suggest. I can’t thank Natalie enough for hosting Sunday Stills in my absence and with her amazing themes, no less! Thank you to all my fellow bloggers who continued to participate in Sunday Stills and support Natalie while I was on my three-week break. That is if you can … Continue reading Sunday Stills: Going #Back … ?
I am pleased to be a guest on Denyse Whelan’s blog this week in her series, “Women of Courage.” Denyse and I “met online” through blogging when she discovered my Sunday Stills photo challenge that I have hosted for over three years. Denyse is a resident of Eastern Australia and survivor of head and neck … Continue reading I’m a Guest on Denyse Whelan’s Blog in her “Women of Courage” Series
To wrap up the month of May at Sunday Stills, let’s share our favorite vacation spots. As more of the world gets vaccinated against Covid-19, masks are coming off and the world is opening up! Hallelujah! “Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and … Continue reading Sunday Stills: Favorite #Vacation Spot
I am pleased to be back to hosting the Sunday Stills Photo Challenge and appreciate everyone who took part in Hugh's themes over the last two weeks! We are back with what I thought was a difficult theme: Yin-Yang. So difficult, I had to google it for definitions and hunt up some example images! I … Continue reading Sunday Stills: The Light in #Yin-Yang
With the holidays upon us, I thought I would make it easy for all of us at Sunday Stills this week to share a few of our favorite photos or some oldie-but-goodies. If you have a new favorite to share, well, go right ahead! I went to Instagram and looked at past posts from 2019 … Continue reading Sunday Stills: Your #Favorite Photo
This week’s Sunday Stills photo challenge is all about showcasing your favorite sports and/or hobbies. Your images of sports might show others participating or yourself engaged in one. The same is true for your hobbies. Please share any image depicting doing what you love and engaging in leisure! I will start you off with some … Continue reading Sunday Stills: Your Favorite #Sport or #Hobby
Today I am catching up with my own Sunday Stills photo challenge. I missed the first two weeks in June due to travel and foot surgery, while Hugh graciously hosted. If you recall, the first two June themes were “edge” and “unusual.” I wanted to take this opportunity to share a little about the beginning … Continue reading On the Edge of Unusual
As I continue to share my thoughts on my Arizona Road Trip, here is Part Two as we travel to Sedona, Arizona.