Phoneography Challenge ~ Macro in Purple

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An Iris flips its petals to show a pretty striped petticoat. There is something about the Iris that is so graceful; and in purple, I was mesmerized.

I chose another flower in the same flowerbed for a different angle, and I deepened the purple in edits.

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And to see what a Samsung app could do, I tried Photo Oil Painter for this last look

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It’s interesting that the first photo, and the last photo done with a painterly app look pretty similar. There’s that Iris beauty. Which is your favorite?

For more macro entries in the blog Lens and Pens by Sally, click here.

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Late Edition

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A few relaxing photos from my travels. Memories of warmth and beautiful places in:

Puerto Vallarta

Kauai

Oahu

Orange you glad there are places like this? I know I am.

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Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Orange All Around

 

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Orange Gerbera Daisy atop a red one in their final droop

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A group of crabs hanging out on the ice at the grocer’s

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My friend in Kauai who says orange you glad to be here?

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Wordless Wednesday ~ Friday Night Music

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4 To Win ~ Photo Rehab

 

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At the race track.

To find out more about Photo Rehab, click here.

 

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Phoneography Challenge~Nature at Our Feet

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A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows. ~Doug Larson

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Nature at our feet; easily overlooked, trod upon. Easily found when its beauty is waving at me in the wind.

For more on nature captured with a mobile device, see Lens and Pens by Sally. My photos taken with a Samsung Galaxy.

 

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The Sunday Traveler~ A Quick Shot in Playa del Carmen

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Memories of a lunch on the beach in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

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Photo Rehab ~ The First Exam

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First exam so cold

his world awaited

hugs and kisses

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Photo Rehab is sponsored by Lucile de godoy, and you can find out more about it on her blog.

 

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Phoneography Challenge~The Green, Green Grass of Home

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Sheep hanging on a hillside. In Northern California, the hills are alive, and oh so green. This photo was taken a couple of weeks ago as we drove through a pass in San Francisco’s East Bay.

Photo taken with a Samsung Galaxy for entry into the weekly phonegraphy challenge hosted by Lens and Pens by Sally.

Title used is from the song written by Claude “Curly” Putman, Jr.

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Photo Clinic Rehab ~The Word on the Street

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I’ve decided I need rehab, and what better place than at Lucile’s Photo Clinic Rehab. Lucile had a challenge for photo rehab back in December, and patients decided they were having withdrawal symptoms and needed more rehab. I know I fit the description of needing some rehab. See the link for particulars.

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