RDP Saturday: COAST When you grow up in any of the coastal states in the U.S., "going to the beach" is at the top of your summertime list from as soon as you are old enough to tiptoe into the ocean, until you get serious about work and forget about having fun for the next … Continue reading ALONG THE ATLANTIC COAST – Marilyn Armstrong
SOLITUDE | THE DAILY POST WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE Just before five in the morning. Ogunquit beach, Maine. A solitary walker on the beach as the sun rises. A seagulls wait on the shore. It's breakfast time for birds.
What is it about water that so many people find endlessly fascinating and soul soothing? People pay top dollar to live in homes that have a view of water – any water – ocean, lake, pond, marsh, stream. Prime vacation spots are often on, in or near the water. I love the sound of our … Continue reading OUR LOVE AFFAIR WITH WATER by ELLIN CURLEY
On yet another chilly, rainy, grey day here in the northeastern United States, I remember beaches. Soft sand, sun, surf, and hot dogs with just a hint of grit. BEACH - THE DAILY POST
Although I ran this about a year ago, it definitely speaks to today's prompt. It has the advantage of being true and funny, my favorite combination. Beware of flying umbrellas! Once upon a time, my father had a business partner. I don't remember his name, but he was a big, bluff Russian who used to … Continue reading WHEN UMBRELLAS FLY
CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALLENGE: MORE THAN 5 ITEMS Lots of things all together. What fun! How about a gaggle of geese? A herd of cows? A flock of birds? And, of course, flowers. And finally, the ultimate photographic challenge. Eggs. A whole dozen.
A Photo a Week Challenge: Muted Colors Color is an important part of photography. Some images work best with over-saturated colors; some work best with no colors (I love good black and white photographs). For this week’s challenge, I found a picture that I really liked, but was over-exposed. When I started working on it, I … Continue reading BEFORE SUNRISE – A PHOTO A WEEK CHALLENGE: MUTED COLORS