Things That Are Smooth

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge for this week is Things That Are Smooth: “Anything that your hand and touch and it feels smooth is allowed in this week’s challenge.” Birch trees at Caples Lake. Velveteen rabbit — smooth coat and liquid eyes. Pure silk in pink and purple (Artyarns Regal Silk).    

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Cold As Ice

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Things That Are Cold. Here in the eastern Sacramento Valley, even in winter it rarely gets cold enough to snow.  Sometimes we do get a serious freeze — and on this particular morning I discovered the tiny “pond” in our old wheelbarrow had frozen over.   I couldn’t resist grabbing my camera and playing with the ice!   That’s ice.  Ice, baby.    

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A Snail’s-Eye View, Part 2

What really helped kick off my current obsession with ground-level macro was my discovery of photographer Kim Leuenberger and her completely awesome Traveling Cars Adventures series.  I wanted to put my own spin on her idea, so I took a tiny ’55 Chevy Nomad and a mini 2001 Mini Cooper to the coast with me and played with a couple of […]

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