Photo Challenge – Letter D – 4 Letters Words

Breezy Point, Minnesota.

I enjoy sharing my take on the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge, however this week it happens to be in hiatus. I follow some other photo challenges for theme ideas on my Photo By Johnbo Facebook Page here. Every day I post a photo that fits the weekly challenge theme that I have culled from one photo site or another. Continue reading


Richardton – Home of a Monastery on the North Dakota Prairie

Richardton, North Dakota.

On our way to Albuquerque and our annual family reunion, we headed west to travel a new route to Denver. Instead of our usual trip south to I-80, we headed on I-94 west and then south through Rapid City to spend some time in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Our route took us west to Dickinson, ND then south to Sturgis. As we got near the small town of Richardton, the two tall spires of the parish at Richardton’s Assumption Abbey rose above the town. Continue reading

Cellpic Sunday – 27 November 2015

Sel-Focus-2 Fargo, North Dakota.

For this week’s photo challenge, I captured a couple of Christmas ornaments on our Christmas tree using my Samsung S6 cell phone, the only camera currently available while we are home for the holidays. I was experimenting with the camera’s selective focus mode. Since the ornaments were nestled among the tree branches, there was little depth of field to truly see the effect of selective focus. Continue reading