Author Archives: Helen C

About Helen C

A retired computer programmer who loves writing and photographing, and has managed to publish a YA novel "Jin-Ling’s Two Left".

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #22: Happiness is

This is my submission for Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #22: Happiness Is. Very interesting subject! Please follow the link to read Ann-Christine’s post. I don’t have many unhappy days after I retired. Everything makes me happy… a flower — withered or … Continue reading

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Coming Back, and a Letter to a Fan

Where did time go? What happened? Let me tell you… (1) Blogging is like exercise. You blog every week for a while and think you deserve a short break and then a short break turns into a long one. One … Continue reading

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #12: Path

Before I start, I want to let you know that I am taking a 2-week break, going north to see fall colors (we hope ;-)) I am not sure if we will have WIFI, so I may not be able … Continue reading

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #11: Small is Beautiful

For this week’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge (#11), Amy chooses “Small Is Beautiful” for the theme. What a great theme! It makes me smile. A purple leaf grows on a sweet potato. Raindrops, shinning like diamonds, were caught by a spider … Continue reading

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Brenda’s Photo Study: Contemplative Photography I

This is my entry for Brenda’s A Photo Study: Contemplative Photography I, which was posted on June 23. Brenda started this article with a quote from John F Simon, Jr (Drawing your own Path). “The object is of secondary importance … Continue reading

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Brenda’s Photo Study: Variations

This is my entry for Brenda’s A Photo Study: Variation. Brenda’s second article, “Variation”, in her contemplative Photography series was posted on June, 8. For this photo study, Brenda borrowed Ted Forbes’ photo assignment, asking us to create 10 images … Continue reading

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Brenda’s Photo Study: Seeing

This is my submission for Brenda’s A Photo Study: Seeing. Brenda has posted several articles regarding Contemplative Photography. Her first article, “Seeing”, in the series was posted on June, 2. In it, she provided us a link to Cemal Ekin’s … Continue reading

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