Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Floral Macros

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Sunday Stills, the next challenge: Landscapes

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Katepwa Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada

 

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A Word A Week Challeng: Ornate

This delicately detailed landscape ornately decorates this vast landscape in western South Dakota.

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Photo taken at Badlands National Park, SD

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Blue and Yellow

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Weekly Photo Challenge: One Shot, Two Ways

 Warsaw Biblical Gardens, Warsaw Indiana

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Travel Theme: Tilted

The earth is a mighty force. As you see in this photo the earth was tilted by the process of uplift.
(Death Valley National Park, California)

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Weekly Photo Challenge – The Golden Hour

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Travel Theme: Beaches

Ah, beaches, one our most beloved vacation spots and most popular places to live. But when we think of beaches, ok when I think of beaches I think of white sandy beaches, ocean breezes and flowing waves. So I’ve decided to explore some a-typical beaches. Not all have sandy beaches or beautiful waves and only one has ocean breezes.

This is one of my favorite spots along the Keeweenaw Penisula on Lake Superior, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

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Apostle Island National Lakeshore, Lake Superior, Wisconsin apostle is

Cave Run Lake Beach, Daniel Boone National Forest, Kentucky

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While this is a beach I wouldn’t want to swim here, although some people do. The smell is atrocious. Beach at the Great Salt Lake, Utah

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When is a beach not a beach? There’s sand and surf but this beach is man-made. Aquatic’s wave pool, Orlando, Florida

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Sodus Beach, Lake Ontario, New York

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Holland Beach, Lake Michigan, Michigan

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Point Huron Beach, Lake Huron, Michigan

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Presque Isle Beach, Lake Erie, Pennsylania

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Is this a beach? Is this a road? Is this a parking lot?  YUP. Daytona beach, Florida, where anything goes (at least before Sandy)…The only entry located on the ocean.

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Bridges (2)

Bridges of Stone and Wood

Amnicon Falls State Park, Wisconsin

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City Park, New Orleans, Louisiana

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Colonial Acres Beach Bridge, West Yarmouth, Massachusetts

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Giant City State Park, Illinois

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Lake Martin, Atchafalaya Basin, Louisiana

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Natural Bridges National Monument, Utah

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Bridge of Little Clifty Falls, Clifty Falls State Park, Indiana

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Suspension Bridge, Turkey Run State Park, Indiana

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Covered Bridge, Shadyside Park, Indiana

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Stony Brook State Park, New York

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Bridges (1)

I love bridges, love photographing them, but this hasn’t always been true. I spent most of my adult life in fear of them. I would either avoid them or have an anxiety attack if I had to drive over one. During my 2-year road trip I had more than enough opportunities to overcome that fear. Eventually I found myself driving over them, then turning around and driving over it again, then again. It was exciting to have overcome that fear. Needless to say I had to not only cut many photos from this challenge but I’ve decided to create two entries. The First are the bridges we drive over, of concrete and steel. Tomorrow I’ll cover those made of stone and wood.

Bridges of Concrete and Steel

Dam at Jackson Lake, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

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Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

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Jekyll Island Bridge, Georgia

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Brooklyn Bridge, New York…New York??? Nope, It’s Las Vegas, Nevada

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Tennessee River Bridge, Natchez Trace Parkway, Alabama

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Pecos River Bridge, Texas

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Seven Mile Bridge, Somewhere In the Florida Keys

This was actually taken a few years before my long road trip, and yes I actually drove the entire 90 miles to Key West and yes I was full of anxiety. But I did it afraid and that’s what matters!

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Penobscot Narrows Bridge, Maine

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Mississippi River, Vicksburg Mississippi

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Yantic Falls Bridge, Connecticut

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