Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Close Up ~ Say Cheese


In the garden of my then house, getting the fright of my life when I got a close up of what I thought was a cute little grasshopper. Is it licking its chops and eyeing me?


A couple of quick photos, and I was outta there.

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More Work to Steal


Titled tongue in cheek

a lot of thought given

to yesterday

but now it’s today

and this is my gift

to the Universe

I find my joy in making photographs that sing to me, and releasing that song to anyone who would listen, and hear it too.  Things are a little difficult right now, I find true peace sitting and working on photos when I can, and if someone else wants to take my photos as their own, so be it. May beauty be shared where it is needed most.

To see this photo in monochrome, look over to the right column under Instagram.

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Our Work Has Been Stolen

Angeline M:

I don’t know whether to feel flattered or angry. I’m sharing this to let others know what goes on. I’ve known that this happens, but when it comes to scams, that’s another thing.

Originally posted on iPhone Photographer | David Pasillas:

I think I always knew this was going to happen. In fact, I caught someone a few years ago that had stolen one of my iphone photos and was distributing it to people that wanted to create composites. I wasn’t too upset about that because it wasn’t a great photo, and it probably wouldn’t have been used for anything since it was heavily edited. At any rate, a simple cease and desist worked.

This recent discovery is much more upsetting. It’s a bit of a rabbit hole that myself and other artists have been delving into the last few days. At first it looked like another poster website selling photographs that didn’t belong to them. A bit of research has lead us to believe its much worse.

I actually found some of your work on their site too. I’ll mention the names in a minute, but I honestly don’t want…

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Mobile Photography Monday ~ In The Museum


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Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Half Sculpture Half Water


This week it’s all about two clear halves in a composition in the WPC. Splitting the photo in half when framing your shot, either vertically, horizontally or diagonally. Better than splitting hairs.

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Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge ~ Macro By The Sea


A trip to the beach always brings surprises along the shore; this most recent visit was a treasure trove of finds. There have been thousands of mysterious sea creatures washing up on West Coast beaches lately called Velella; they resemble jellyfish a bit. I was able to get this wonderful macro with my iPhone 6Plus.

For more entries in the week’s mobile photography challenge, click here.

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Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge ~ Nature Up High


The foggy sea, a respite from the dried grasses and parched land in the surrounding San Francisco Bay Area.

Photo taken with iPhone 6Plus, no editing done.

Challenge sponsored by Sally Donatello at Lens and Pens by Sally.

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Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Doors With a View


Doors can close you off, or lead you out.

The WPC has opened a wonderful challenge.

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Wordless Wednesday ~ School’s Out

basketball one on one

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Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge ~ Nature Tucked In Glass


A terrarium filled with wonder. An almost magical looking glass to see the miniature of the family that surrounds it on the outside.

Photo taken with iPhone 6Plus, and edited in Mextures and Snapseed.

Thanks to Sally Donatello for sponsoring this mobile photography challenge every Monday.

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