Lens-Artists Photo Challenge – Everyday Moments

This week, Amy suggests that we share everyday moments. Those moments around home aren’t often considered photo-worthy, so Amy allowed us to share the everyday moments of those we encounter while travelling, if we so choose. You can read Amy’s entire challenge post here. Since my son and his wife got married in Mexico over a decade ago, we’ve made several trips south of the border, mostly to Mazatlan, but also to other places. In that time, I managed to capture some everyday moments of the people who’s communities we visited. In the opening photo, a ceramics vendor is concentrating on something off to her left. Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge – Pedestrian

Mazatlan, Mexico.

For this week’s photo challenge, Krista Stevens asks that we consider the term “pedestrian” in all of its contexts. I chose the literal interpretation, allowing me to share a glimpse of street photography, something that I am not particularly good at.  You can read Krista’s entire challenge post, and see a beautiful view of the Red River at Winnipeg hereContinue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge – Order

Mazatlan, Mexico.

This week, Ben Huberman asks us to “share an image that sends chaos packing (neatly).” I immediately remembered a visit to Mexico awhile back where I captured some shots of vegetable markets. The colorful displays are, of obvious necessity, displayed neatly stacked and ready for customer inspection. You can read the entire challenge post here. Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge – Dense

This week, Ben Huberman asks us to show us our impressions of texture, specifically, his term is “dense.” He comments, ‘… you could focus on a natural landscape… or take the theme in a different direction.’ You can read the entire challenge post here. Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge – Quest

quest-4Panama Canal Zone.

This week, Cheri Lucas Rowlands asks us to share a quest. You can read her entire challenge post here. For me, one journey that I hoped to take led us to the Panama Canal. I don’t even know why that was an important goal for me. Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge – Jubilant

Carnival-2Mazatlan, Mexico.

This week, Michelle W. asks us to share our joy at the end of another week by asking us to define “jubilant” with our images. You can read the entire challenge post here. What better way to feature the term ‘jubilant’ with a joyful and exultant celebration similar to Mardi Gras.  Continue reading