Priorhouse on Blog Challenges with Marsha Ingrao @ Always Write

Hello readers, I hope this Monday finds everyone doing well. I wanted to invite you to check out the Priorhouse Reflections (about Blog Challenges) over at  Marsha Ingrao @ Always Write Marsha is running a series about blogging and she is currently exploring challenges. The post is here: Prior Commentary on Blog Challenges And to give you a snippet: … More Priorhouse on Blog Challenges with Marsha Ingrao @ Always Write

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge – Symmetry (and Advice from a Cat)

This week for the Lens-Artist Photo Challenge, the topic is symmetry here.  The first thing that came to my mind had to do with how symmetry falls under “balance” and here is the outline I used when teaching elementary art (back in the day – ha) Virginia Standard of Learning 3.12  – Technique and Application … More Lens-Artist Photo Challenge – Symmetry (and Advice from a Cat)

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge – Negative Space

This week for the Lens-Artist Photo Challenge, Amy invited folks to share images of negative space in photography. Amy shared this: Negative space is the area around the main subject of your photograph. This space is empty or unoccupied. Spencer Cox at Photography Life explained it this way: Photos with high amounts of negative space are: empty, … More Lens-Artist Photo Challenge – Negative Space

Empty Nest & Watercolour Ponies Song (Sept 2020 Post 5 of 30)

  I had these nest photos waiting to share.  When I was cleaning up photos, saw this “dryer lint” photo (next) – which was taken before my son moved to Texas for a job.  Oops – he accidentally washed and dried his lip balms. —      — Anyhow, I guess this post is all … More Empty Nest & Watercolour Ponies Song (Sept 2020 Post 5 of 30)

Perspective Leftovers (September 2020 Post 4 of 30)

Hello Readers, Last July, Becky B had “Perspective” as the Squares Theme and I was going to link here; however, that post never unfolded. Thought I would share the images today (and I am sure Becky is already scheduling the next theme for us to look forward to) – in the meantime, here are some “perspective leftovers”    ***     …. *** … More Perspective Leftovers (September 2020 Post 4 of 30)

Pick a Word(Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #112)

Hello Readers – I hope everyone is doing well  I am posting to join in with the lens-artist photo challenge, which has the theme of Choose a Word this week.    Growing Tangled   And while on the dandelion topic – Check out Norah’s post HERE – with some flash fiction about this hearty (and playful) weed. She … More Pick a Word(Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #112)

Bikes in August 2020 (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #110)

Hello Readers – I hope everyone is doing well  I think most of the Priorhouse Blog readers know that this summer has been a rather “busy-busy” season for us. Things are winding down and we shall be posting more regularly once September arrives. Also thinking about a blog challenge to do in 2021…. still brainstorming – but keep you posted  In … More Bikes in August 2020 (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #110)

Photos from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (#squareperspectives)

Hello Readers, Have a few photos from the Pittsburgh, PA area to connect with Becky B’s Squares July Perspective Theme (linking here)      ….       Let’s end with some generic perspective quotes – as reminders: “If you want to hone accurate perspective – you need to start with small understandings and insights – in … More Photos from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (#squareperspectives)

Spring 2020 – Two Herbs & Two Books (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #105 )

The weekly theme for the lens-artists’ photo challenge is Spring (here) Here are photos that reflect my spring: >>   …   What about you? Growing any herbs? Have you read any good books this spring – or summer? Hope you have a great rest of your day  CARE TO JOIN in with the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge … More Spring 2020 – Two Herbs & Two Books (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #105 )

Leather and Fashion-Themed Shows (Sunday Stills & Squares)

Last week’s Sunday Stills theme was “perspective” (here) – and Terri was also connecting with Becky B’s Squares July perspective theme (linking here).   To join in with both challenges, I have leather boot details to share.   Earlier this year, I had the chance to watch a handful of documentaries about fashion. Not sure how I found this … More Leather and Fashion-Themed Shows (Sunday Stills & Squares)

Summer 2020 with COVID Flair (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #104 )

The theme for the lens-artists’ photo challenge is Summer (here) I decided to share photos unique to summer 2020, which has that Covid flair.          …         Anyhow, as the world slowly reopens after COVID shutdowns, let’s walk through that door and get outside- and focus on rebuilding our … More Summer 2020 with COVID Flair (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #104 )