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Life Through My Lens

#8 ~ Majestic Madrone

| January 8, 2010

#7 ~ Fawn

| January 7, 2010

#4 ~ Wild Rose

| January 4, 2010

#272 Tiger Lily

| August 31, 2009

Ruby Tuesday is sponsored by Mary the Teach. Other participants can be found by clicking on her link. Tiger Lily, 2009 Charlene L. Amsden, photographer These beauties grow in abundance in the flower garden outside the San Juan Island Winery.

#271 Peppermint Posies

| August 28, 2009

Peppermint Posies, 2009 Charlene L. Amsden, photographer I hope I get the job. Here’s how it works – describe your life (or something) in a phrase using just six words. For more information, ask Cate. ~*~

#269 Ruby Tuesday’s Romantic Garden

| August 25, 2009

Romantic Garden, 2009 Charlene L. Amsden, photographer Another shot of the San Juan Winery’s lovely garden. I was going for an “impressionistic” kind of shot. I like the swirl of colors and the way the composition of the photo draws my gaze to the “sweet-spot” in the middle. Ruby Tuesday is sponsored by Mary the […]

#267 Will Work For Food

| August 21, 2009

Alpaca, 2009. photo taken at Krystal Acres Alpaca Farm, San Juan Island, WA. Charlene L. Amsden, photographer We spent several weeks this Summer in Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. Mostly Amoeba was working — teaching at the Friday Harbor Labs — and I wandered around taking photographs. Occasionally Amoeba set aside his microscope and […]

#266 Maple Sunshine

| August 20, 2009

Maple Sunshine, 2009 photo taken in Lime Kiln Park, San Juan Island, WA If I was asked to describe the colors of happiness, to me it would be the green of Maple leaves against a Summer blue sky. I took this shot while sitting in the shade cooling off. The sun patterns on the leaves […]

#265 Cormorant Silhouettes

| August 20, 2009

Cormorant Condo 2009. Photo taken at the Anacortes Ferry Terminal, Anacortes, WA. from the back of an outbound ferry. In Washing ton State we call these Cormorants.  In other parts of the world they are called, Shags, because of the distinctive shaggy creast on the top of their heads.  Whatever you want to call them, […]

#264 The Deep Blue Sea

| August 18, 2009

Watery Wednesday #49 I have a couple of favorite places here on the island that keep calling my camera and I back over and over again. One of them is Diamond Head Road. I love to drive up to the scenic overlook, park my car, and sit on the side of the lava rock wall. […]