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Nancy Merrill Photography has again give us a great challenge this week: HATS. Looking back through my archives, I found this picture of my two oldest grandchildren getting ready for tennis lessons. The hats were the crowning addition. Twelve years … Continue reading
This week’s challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography is VACATION MEMORIES. A four-day visit to Niagara on the Lake in Canada was delightful. Good friends, great theater, fun wine tastings, superb food, beautiful gardens, and of course a visit to the … Continue reading
Nancy Merrill Photography challenges us each week to share a photo that expresses the theme of the week. This time it is NOSTALGIC. When the grandkids were small, we had them wait (patiently?) on the steps while an adult made … Continue reading
This week’s photo challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography is HAPPINESS. I can’t think of much that gives me more happiness than remembering my grandson catching his first fish. It made him a fisherman for life. Why not drop over to … Continue reading
The topic of this week’s challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography is INSECTS. I looked back in my “critters” files and found these beauties: An ant wearing white socks on its forelegs A June bug waiting to get in my screened … Continue reading
This week Nancy Merrill’s photo challenge is about composition: “Threes and Threes.” We are to display the main subject, not in the center, but placed off to about one third. I was pleased to have found these three items in … Continue reading
The theme for Nancy Merrill Photography’s challenge this week is DUSK. This photo taken during a vacation in upper New York captures the last rays of sunset at dusk. The day is almost over, but there is still enough light … Continue reading
Nancy Merrill’s photo challenge topic is “ANYTHING.” That certainly gives plenty of room to consider. As a long time gardener and lover of beautiful flowers, I decided to share a photo of one of my favorites. This is a pink … Continue reading
The subject of Nancy Merrill’s photo challenge this week is WATER. Here are my offerings depicting water: With: Without: Please visit Nancy at https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2020/06/11/a-photo-a-week-challenge-water-3/ to see contribution this week. Other challengers can also be reached through her website.
The theme of this week’s photo challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography is LIGHT AND DARK. ‘Clarence’ is one of my favorite bearded iris, and I think it captures this week’s theme dramatically. Why don’t you step over to https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2020/06/04/a-photo-a-week-challenge-light-and-dark/ to … Continue reading