Odd features of nature are cool to capture on camera and even cooler to see in person. This was evident at San Diego Safari Zoo and the San Diego Zoo where they sustain unique plants and trees native to California, as well as recreate and conserve natural habitat s for animals. It never gets old … Continue reading Cee’s Odd Photo Challenge: In nature
Windows offer glimpses of new openings, views, paths, and the potential experiences within each place. The breeze it carries in and/or the sunlight it penetrates refresh and renews what is stale. That's how I feel about an expansive, tall window located in the main hall of the Stanford hospital. When I wander down this hall, … Continue reading Photo Challenge: Opening Hope renewed through a hospital window
Nothing beats a good sunny day for taking pretty pictures. But when I saw this water fountain in Balboa Park, San Diego on an evening walk with the family, I could not NOT pass by without taking a silhouette picture. It felt silly to jump up there and pose dramatically with the kids, but I … Continue reading Study in Light: Lack of light for making silhouettes
Twisted In nature twisted things are beautifully complex, elegant, and harmonious in its surroundings. So for this photo post I looked through my photo gallery and picked some that I had taken in the past without knowing that they could be interpreted as twisted. I hope you enjoy them!
Last summer, my kids and I attended an event at the library to learn about and meet live snakes. The snake expert brought several snakes from his collection for show and tell. It was an entertaining talk, but the best part was when he brought out the various kinds of snakes he took out of … Continue reading Unlikely: a snake encounter at the library