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 #45: Street Art

This is my submission for Patti’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #45: Street Art. In this challenge, Patti asked us to highlight Street Art in any form. A sculpture in Rochester, MN… I admit I don’t understand it. Someone’s pet in Tainan, … Continue reading

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #44: Harmony

This is my submission for Tina’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #44: Harmony. In this challenge, Tina asked us to share our favorite harmonies. When I think of the word “harmony”, I see Assisi Heights in my mind. Located on 100 acres … Continue reading

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #43: Less is More

This is my submission for Amy’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #43: Less is More. Join us? Please visit Amy’s blog. Less is more – I am a firm believer. So… no more words from me 😉 (Photos from my Taiwan trip.) … Continue reading

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A Few Street Photos

I can’t believe it’s been more than 2 months since my last posting. Thank you for those who left me comments during this period of time. Your encouragements make it easy to come back even though it still took me … Continue reading

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #33: Nature

This is my submission for Patti’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #33: Nature. In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks. –John Muir Continue my Amaryllis story… Amaryllis amazes me! I may make a fool of myself here, … Continue reading

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Amaryllis

My neighbor gave me an Amaryllis plant (bulb) for Christmas. I remember having mixed feelings. I had killed a Christmas cactus (which I loved very much) many years ago because I had watered more than I should. I had killed … Continue reading

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Brenda’s A Photo Study: High-Angle Photography

Continue on Brenda’s A Photo Study. Today I am working on High-Angle Photography. First, I want to let you know that I am going to take a 3-4 week break from blogging. If this week’s Lens-Artists challenge is not too … Continue reading

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #32: Shadows

This is my submission for Tina’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #32: Shadows. Just the other day, walking by our living room, I saw shadows of two tripods on the wall. I asked Wei to take a picture of my shadow with … Continue reading

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #31: Landscapes

This is my submission for Amy’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #31: Landscapes. It was fun to see different places through Amy and other’s photos. I also appreciate the quote or story that goes with each photo. Please visit Amy’s blog to … Continue reading

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Yes, I Miss Firecrackers

I can’t say this is my submission for Tales of Terror: Times Past, but I definitely was motivated by it. (Thanks to rxfrazier… now I know this is a Patrick Amiot piece! Cool!) Irene asks, “Can you remember any tales … Continue reading

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