Double Dipping Down Memory Lane (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #181 & Sunday Stills)

Hello Readers,  The theme for the Lens-Artists’ Photo Challenge is “Double Dipping” and the idea is to connect with multiple blog challenges in one post. Some people do this often (I do it frequently) and so here is the Priorhouse take: First, let’s connect with Cee’s Flower of the Day (because so many other bloggers have … More Double Dipping Down Memory Lane (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #181 & Sunday Stills)

Blogger’s Choice – Moods of Life Photos (12-18-2021)

Hello Readers,  Linking this post to Lens-Artists “Blogger’s Choice These photos depict the many moods of life *** This post is dedicated to my father-n-law. He passed away last Sunday while in hospice care. Whew! One positive was that he had a “decent ending” to his life of 75 years. And by that we mean that he was … More Blogger’s Choice – Moods of Life Photos (12-18-2021)

Celebrating (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #177: 12-10-2021)

Hello Readers,  The theme for the Lens-Artists’ Photo Challenge this week is celebrating. *** Let’s start with this discarded champagne bottle – someone was celebrating.   The next photo is of an encouraging message for those who might have done a little too much celebrating – it says, “Last night was the last night of … More Celebrating (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #177: 12-10-2021)

Photo Story (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #176: 12-3-2021)

Hello Readers,  Priorhouse is currently on a short blog break – but I wanted to create a post to say hello and check in. The theme for the Lens-Artists’ photo challenge this week provided a nice opportunity (while also connecting with Thursday Doors) because Leya invited us to share a photo story – to “share images … More Photo Story (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #176: 12-3-2021)

South Florida ART DECO & Street Shots (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #172: 11-2-2021)

Hello Readers, the Lens-Artist’s theme is Interesting Architecture this week.   When I saw the topic, I knew that I wanted to share some archive photos from South Florida. Narrowing down the choices, I decided to share buildings with the art deco flair.  However, first, here is a taste of the architecture you see around the Miami area.   Traveling south, we … More South Florida ART DECO & Street Shots (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #172: 11-2-2021)

A Day in the Week (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #172: 11-2-2021)

Hello Readers, the Lens-artist’s theme is  A day of my week – which is hosted by Amy A typical day at Priorhouse starts with a journal entry. Well if there is time and if I am in the mood – which I would say is 75% of the time. Then, if the weather permits, I try to … More A Day in the Week (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #172: 11-2-2021)

Flowers & Fine Art @VMFA (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #171: 10-26-2021)

Hello Readers, the Lens-artist’s theme is Weird and Wonderful this week.  In this post you will find some weird and wonderful combinations of FRESH FLOWERS and FINE ART. Over the weekend I met with a former student. The coffee shop we were at was seven minutes from our local art museum. We decided to take a slow … More Flowers & Fine Art @VMFA (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #171: 10-26-2021)

Street Art in Austin, TX – (Lens-Artists’ Photo Challenge #170: 10-17-2021)

  Hello Readers, the Lens-artist’s theme is Street Art this week (here).   Initially I was “only” going to feature an art installation at the Austin, Texas airport – however, I realized that the art connected to the entire central Texas area and so decided to show part of that in today’s post.  Here is the … More Street Art in Austin, TX – (Lens-Artists’ Photo Challenge #170: 10-17-2021)

Ordinary Colors with Extra-Ordinary Vibes (Lens-Artists’ Photo Challenge #169: 10-09-2021)

Hello Readers, the Lens-artist theme is Ordinary this week: The host, I.J., noted this:  “I’m sure you have experienced it yourself as you walk about with a camera in your hand, thinking only that you want to take photos. Perhaps you are wishing you had found a less ordinary place. But then something happens as … More Ordinary Colors with Extra-Ordinary Vibes (Lens-Artists’ Photo Challenge #169: 10-09-2021)

Seen Better Days (Lens-Artists’ Photo Challenge #168: 10-2-2021)

Hello Readers, the Lens-artist theme is “Seen Better Days“ *** This next image shows an old paint can that has seen better days. I think there is a slight reflection of the sky and trees in the image on the left.  This paint can sits outside of a door at this building and people used to use … More Seen Better Days (Lens-Artists’ Photo Challenge #168: 10-2-2021)

Colors of Autumn on the Appalachian Trail (and Mental Health Message )

Hello Readers, the Lens-artist theme is to share Colors of Autumn. We enjoyed a two-day hike on a tiny section of the Appalachian Trail.  Sweet September brought a dash of autumn color – but there is still a lot of green – as shown in this first collage. The tree on the right reminded me … More Colors of Autumn on the Appalachian Trail (and Mental Health Message )

Artificial Light in Photos from Dec 2018 (Lens Artists Photo Challenge 9-19-2021)

Hello Readers,  The theme this week is “artificial light” and I decided to dig into the archives. At first I was going to share some of my recent “fresh flowers” photos (with some backlight and different angles) but then decided to use those for an upcoming Monday Morning Blooms post. So – into the archives … More Artificial Light in Photos from Dec 2018 (Lens Artists Photo Challenge 9-19-2021)