Posts Tagged ‘spider web’

As tempted as I was to go with a beautiful morning in the park or a stunning sunset, I decided to go with the lights I saw a few years ago looking out at LA from Griffith Planetarium with my daughter.  I thought the shot turned out rather well, considering it was taken with my iPhone 5s.

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And then while I was scrolling, I found this photo, a complete opposite, so I thought I’d feature them both for contrast.

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Then I decided to go with one more and yes, it’s from the park.  After that, I decided I’d better stop, even though I had a lot more.  🙂  Have a happy, blessed Monday filled with magical light.

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all for Lens-Artists Challenge

 

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Just for fun this week, Cee’s asking us to share a photo or photos of a sunset, sunrise, or a night shot.  One wonderful thing about an iPhone (or other smartphone) is that I never have to miss a shot, even on a walk in the park.

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How can it be almost the middle of June (and the half-way point of 2016) already?  Time is zipping by much too quickly. It’s also Friday again, time for the Weekly Photo Challenge.  A few mornings ago, I went on my usual walk through the park.  It was a wet morning and all the spider webs were highlighted by diamond drops of rain.  I can’t resist them and it’s pure pleasure to come upon a prairie filled with these usual unseen beauties.  This also the first of the shots from the walk I wrote about that had all of you asking for photos.  🙂  Possess your souls in patience and all will be revealed.  In the meantime, happy Friday and have a marvel-filled weekend.

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spider web copyright janet m. webb 2015

I had a difficult time picking out just one picture this week, but I finally
decided to share this one. I hope you like it.

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I woke to a fog-wrapped morning, damp and chill.  A fortifying breakfast, some time on the computer and I grabbed my iPad heading out for some solitary walking time.  The trail in the nature preserve felt as damp as if it had rained, the silence broken only by the muted calling of various birds, the dampness making the leaves soft enough to allow me to imagine myself an Indian treading soundlessly along the trail.  Ghostly figures of ducks inhabited the lakes, their bottoms popping comically into the grey air as they ate their fast food breakfasts.  Moisture coalesced enough to rain on me and I could feel my hair curling as I walked.  A lovely feeling of solitude wrapped me as closely as did the fog and reveling in it, I almost missed the spider web bejeweled with diamond droplets, a necklace fit for a queen.  Priceless. (more…)

Friday Fictioneers ride (or write) again!!  This is your chance to read all the creative stories on the site hosted by Madison Woods, stories based on this picture by one of the Friday Fictioneers, Rochelle Wisoff-Fields.  Thanks to both Madison and Rochelle.  To read any of the stories for this week, click on the icon at the bottom of the post.  Or join us if you’d like to be a part of this wonderful group of writers. (more…)