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 #53: Your Choice (Gratitude)

This is my submission for Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #53: Your Choice (Gratitude). Lens-Artists is one year old, do you believe that? The subject of #53 is “Your Choice”, and gratitude is what in my mind/heart. Patti, Ann-Christine, Amy and Tina … Continue reading

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #52: Serenity

This is my submission for Tina’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #52: Serenity. “Serenity” is not a rare word. I knew what it meant, more or less. The first photo came to my mind was a mirror-like ocean when I was at … Continue reading

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #51: Unique

This is my submission for Amy’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #51: Unique. Last week, we spent 2 nights at Four-Season Suites of Itasca State Park, which locates in northern Minnesota. Itasca state park is one of 10 MN state parks that … Continue reading

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #50: Trees

This is my submission for Ann-Christine’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #50: Trees. (Sorry I am one day late ;-( This banyan tree was the first tree that I fell in love with. In that little child’s mind, it was a super-tree, … Continue reading

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Flower of Any Kind

Here is my submission for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Flower of Any Kind. (This post was ready 4 days ago, but I forgot to post it ;-( Thanks for visiting my blog.

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #49: Favorite Things

This is my submission for Patti’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #49: Favorite Things. Patti said, “This week, you have the chance to showcase your favorites–people, places, activities, animals, food, hobbies–just about anything that brings you happiness.” Buying notebooks makes me happy. … Continue reading

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #48: Wild

This is my submission for Tina’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #48: Wild. In my wildest dream… This is my neighbor’s garage. It is a 3-car garage, and a wall separates the single garage door and the double. Walking in from the … Continue reading

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #47: Five Elements

This is my submission for Amy’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #47: Five Elements. And five elements are: Metal, Wood, Water, Fire and Earth. We had too many rainy days. Staring at the wet table on the deck — which is on … Continue reading

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Small Subjects

Here is my submission for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Small Subjects. I often forgot how small we were, even though my camera kept telling me so. Thanks for visiting my blog.

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #46: Delicate

This is my submission for Anne-Christine’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #46: Delicate. Anne-Christine said that, to her, spring itself reveals something of the very essence of the word – Delicate. I totally agree. Spring is finally here in Minnesota (However, the … Continue reading

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