Geometry

Geometry! Not my favorite subject in school but this week Patti has given us the Lens-Artists Challenge of Geometry. When I thought about it I realized that the discipline of Dressage has a lot of geometry in it. The dressage arena is a rectangle : 20 meters by 60 meters. At the lower test levels…

A ‘Soft’ Day or a Glass of Milk?

The weather Deities must have heard about this weeks Lens-Artists Challenge. Ann Christine gave us the challenge of “soft “. I did not think I had photos that would work for the soft challenge. But ….when I woke up this morning we had dense fog. It was 0 Celsius and 92% humidity according to our…

A Glimpse of Life from My Kitchen Window.

This past weekend I took part in the Great Backyard Bird Count. This is a world wide effort with thousands of people watching, identifying, counting, and reporting the birds they see. The final count is as follows: Species observed 6236 Completed checklists 302,400 World regions 253 Canada came in second place with 262 species observed…

Emotions! Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #131

For this Lens-Artists challenge, to show photos of “emotions”, I am choosing several photos from the World Equestrian Games in 2018. I had media accreditation for the WEG 2018 This enabled me to get a good spot ringside to take photos. These riders have just finished their tests. The release of the tension and the…

2020 -This is the Year That Was.

This week Tina has given us the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #129 of Favorite images of 2020. So I shall go backwards through the year of 2020 starting with this winter season. After a relaxing of some Covid restrictions there was a horse show at Angelstone in September. The show organizer had taken a lot of…

This Holiday Season

This week Lens Artist Ann Christine has given us the challenge of the Holiday Season. I shall be honest and tell you that this year I considered not putting up the Christmas tree. Then I thought better of it. As I put on the decorations each one brought back a memory. The mat around the…

Precious Moments

This week Amy has given us the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge of Precious Moments. Here are some of mine “The most precious gift of life is to be alive.” ― Lailah Akita In the Pandemic I often remind myself that it is a gift indeed to be alive and to be able to have these precious moments….

Enter at A

Every dressage test, from training level to the Grand Prix starts with the horse and rider entering the ring at the letter A. Whether you are riding in a show at your local club or in the Olympics you enter at the letter A. So when I saw that this week’s Lens-Artists Challenge #126 from…

Now and Then

This week Amy has given us the Lens-Artists challenge of Now and Then. Amy was looking at how life was before the Pandemic and how it is now. What a thought provoking topic. At first I was not sure how I would approach it. But then I thought about what I was doing in November…

Found in the Neighborhood.

This week Ann-Christine has given us the challenge of what we find in our neighborhood for the Lens-Artists Challenge # 123 My response is to give you the North, South, East, and West of my neighborhood. These photos were all taken this morning with my phone. We had the first snow and I thought: “Well…