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Textures for Lens Artists Photo Challenge

Textures is the prompt for today’s Lens Artists Photo Challenge and my picture is one I took at this year’s Day of the Dead celebration in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. This is a picture of an altar that has all kinds of textures: wood, metal, glass, food, bones, rocks, fruit, flowers, wire, straw, water,… Continue reading Textures for Lens Artists Photo Challenge

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Thanksgiving Day

The day after Thanksgiving. Two birds saved from roasting in a hot oven. Sales flooding the Internet ethers. Leftovers fill refrigerators. Empty beer bottles overflow the trashcan. Laughter and shouting heard from the den. Dishwasher on its fifth load since noon yesterday. Yes, it is Black Friday in all its glory. Hopefully all your family… Continue reading Thanksgiving Day

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Citrus Sinensis–Marigolds

Bright orange marigolds are ablaze each November 1 and 2 in Mexico as the Day of the Dead is celebrated and the lives of our loved ones are remembered, called back, and honored. The color challenge for November is Citrus Sinensis and marigolds certainly fit that challenge. Alters are set up in cemeteries, on city… Continue reading Citrus Sinensis–Marigolds

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Switzerland Mountains

I was delighted to see the challenge from Photo by Johnbo for lens artists photo challenge with the prompt of Mountains. I took some interesting shots while in Switzerland this spring, and am glad to share them. See more mountain shots at https://photobyjohnbo.wordpress.com/2022/10/27/lens-artists-photo-challenge-222-the-mountains-are-calling/#respond. I can’t begin to tell the names of these individual mountains we… Continue reading Switzerland Mountains