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52 Week Smartphone Challenge: Week 13: New Beginnings

As you can tell if you have read the other post on my blog this week, I have been venturing out to the nearby nature trails in search of early spring wildflowers. The featured image is of Sanguinaria canadensis, commonly known as bloodroot.. The little flowers are the first signs to me that nature had entered a period of new growth after the cold, dreary months have passed. Seeing these wildflowers whose blooms last for a relatively short time give…

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Isolation Photo Project, Day 5: Sourlands Ecosystem Preserve

Last night I had to ask my wife what day of the week it was. I'm losing track of time as each day blends into the other. Regarding Jeff's isolation project, I'm not sure what day this is1, and I'm not strictly following the rules2, but I want to continue using the project as a distraction. Having something to look forward to is helping with my anxiety. I've also decided to write these posts as the day goes along instead…

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Textures

lichen, moss, textures

Each Wednesday, The Daily Prompt Photo Challenge provides a theme for creative inspiration. Participants take photographs based on their interpretation of the theme, and post them on their blog anytime before the following Wednesday.…

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Macro Moments Challenge #34 - Spring had Sprung

lichen, spring, sourland mountain

Macro Moments was created by avid macro photographer Susan Gutterman to share the beauty of macro photography and learn from other photographers. A new challenge begins on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. The winner’s photo may be featured on her blog and used as the banner in the announcement for the next challenge. Susan Gutterman has invited me to participate in a bi-weekly Macro Moments photography challenge. If I may paraphrase Susan, Macro Moments is a place…

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