Photo Challenge – Evanescent

This week we are asked to show a moment in time.  

Management hired a bus recently to take us to a regional meeting and dinner two hours away.   We had a great time travelling together and laughed most of the way.  And of course, I took some photos. 

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Brief moments as we passed by

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“X” marks the spot.

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Downtown

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Loading the bus for the return trip

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Riding Back in the Rain

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Five Minutes with Pink Tulips – Regular Random

 

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These pink tulips were a Mother’s Day gift from my daughter.  They’ve opened up beautifully and I love the way the light shines through them.

Thanks to Desley Jane for hosting!  You can find Desley Jane at https://musingsofafrequentflyingscientist.com/2017/05/21/five-minutes-with-felt-ball-posies/

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Photo Challenge – Heritage

This week we are asked to share a photo that say “heritage” to us.  These photos say “Southern Heritage” to me.

Walk Under the Trees

Walk Under the Trees

Horse Drawn Carriage

Horse Drawn Carriage

Prince George Episcopal Church 1721

Prince George Episcopal Church founded 1721

On Behalf of a Grateful Nation

On Behalf of a Grateful Nation

The Back Steps

The Back Steps

Magnolia

Magnolia

Photos taken in Charleston, Mt. Pleasant, Georgetown and Murrells Inlet, SC

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Photo Challenge – Reflecting

 This week we are asked to share a photo that captures something reflected back in a way that it makes us look at our surroundings differently.

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Egret Catches a Snack

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Snow Egret Poses

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Jumping Mullet

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Egret Love

Photos taken at Huntington Beach State Park –

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Alligator Season

On a recent visit to Huntington Beach State Park to take bird photos, I saw a dozen alligators floating by.

Slow Floating Alligator

I’ve never seen this many alligators out at one time but it’s mating season and the gators are here looking for a date.

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They don’t approach as long as you keep your distance but it was very difficult to focus on the birds while constantly looking over my shoulder to see if the alligators had moved.  Despite that, I managed to get several great shots of egrets, anhingas and cormorants and I will be posting those soon.

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Alligator Close Up

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Photo Challenge – Wanderlust

This week we are asked to share photos of where we’ve traveled recently.  These photos were taken on a trip to the US Virgin Islands, February 2017.

Moon Over the Palms - St Thomas USVI

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St Thomas USVI

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St John USVI

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Regular Random – Lemonade

Desley Jane hosts #regularrandom each week and I’ve enjoyed playing along.

The rules are that you spend just five minutes with a single subject or a frame, shooting from different angles, seeing how the light changes, all the while trying to interfere with the subject as little as possible.

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Photo Challenge – Earth

This week we are asked to celebrate the planet on which we live – just in time for Earth Day.

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The Marsh at Murrells Inlet

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Regular Random – Orange Tulip

Desley Jane hosts #regularrandom each week and I had so much fun last week that I decided to play again today.

The rules are that you spend just five minutes with a single subject or a frame, shooting from different angles, seeing how the light changes, all the while trying to interfere with the subject as little as possible.

I have to admit that I didn’t follow all the rules.  I loved the first set of pictures so much that I took photographs the next day with different lighting.  The bright color made me smile!

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All Lined Up

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View of the USS Yorktown from below the Arthur Ravenell Jr Bridge

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Charleston Harbor

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Park Benches

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