LOCAL DELIGHTS (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #203)

    Hello Readers The Lens Artist Challenge this week is to share local vistas. I chose to share some Virginia highlights with small delights. **** 1) The Beach     2) Mountains    3) Walking Options      4) Everyday Beauty  5) Shopping      ***5) Beauty at Home  The Priorhouse main interview for June 2020 … More LOCAL DELIGHTS (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #203)

Sometimes we need…. (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #202)

Hello Readers The Lens Artist Challenge this week gives us options. I went with the minimalism and simplicity theme **** 1) Sometimes we just need a simple cup of tea…. 2) Sometimes we need to get outside to look up… 3) Sometimes we might need to bring a little outdoors inside… 4) Sometimes we need … More Sometimes we need…. (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #202)

Triptych in Photography (Lens-Artist Challenge #201)

Hello Readers Joining the Lems-Artist Challenge this week after a short pause from photo challenges. Leya’s idea this week is to explore the triptych in photography. *** Starting with a flower mosaic my son made in second grade… maybe third.   *** We recently changed a few things around the house. This included taking down … More Triptych in Photography (Lens-Artist Challenge #201)

Earth Story (26MARCH2022 Lens-Artist’s Photo Challenge #192)

Hello readers, this week the Lens-Artist theme is Earth Story. Amy invites us to share about the earth from our lens.  Starting with photos that remind us that humans are part of the earth story.  ___ Now a little section from Bleak House (reading along slowly for the 2022 #Dickenschallenge – here and here) and so this section … More Earth Story (26MARCH2022 Lens-Artist’s Photo Challenge #192)

Curves in Art (20MARCH2022 Lens-Artist’s Photo Challenge #191)

Hello readers, this week’s Lens-Artist challenge invites us to share photos with curves. I decided to go with an art theme. ___ ***   *** Now let’s switch gears (or curve in a new art direction) to explore some paintings with curves. __ As I explored curves in art, I was reminded that art has such … More Curves in Art (20MARCH2022 Lens-Artist’s Photo Challenge #191)

Close & Closer Shifting Perspective (12MARCH2022 Lens-Artist’s Photo Challenge)

Hello readers, this week’s Lens-Artist challenge invites us to share photos that show close and closer ___ I will start with this 100+ year old afghan (made by someone in the Priorhouse family line). We sent to a thrift store last week. It was one of the MANY things my Father-n-law left behind.  The other afghan … More Close & Closer Shifting Perspective (12MARCH2022 Lens-Artist’s Photo Challenge)

Odds & Ends (06MARCH2022 Lens-Artist’s Photo Challenge)

Hello readers, this week’s Lens-Artist theme is to share photos that fit into the category of “odds and ends”  ___ Spring is in the air with the beautiful Cherry blossoms at a local library.  You also know spring is in the air when you see classic YELLOW Peeps on the ground… at night (ha).      *** I took … More Odds & Ends (06MARCH2022 Lens-Artist’s Photo Challenge)

Richmond, VA Street Shots (26FEB2022 Lens-Artist Photo Challenge)

Hello readers, this week’s Lens-Artist theme is to share a special pace. I am going with street shots from my hometown of Richmond, VA.  Let us start with some photos from 2019-2020. *** *** *** ___ Now we have a few Richmond photos from 2021: HERE IS THE FOOTBRIDGE AT NIGHT — I thought I would wrap up this … More Richmond, VA Street Shots (26FEB2022 Lens-Artist Photo Challenge)

Guitar Hotel & Casino in South Florida (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #184)

Hello Readers,  The theme for the Lens-Artists’ Photo Challenge is “Travel Has Taught Me…“ I have been wanting to share some photos from the Guitar hotel and Casino in South Florida and so today is the day.   Traveling to the Guitar Hotel taught me a little bit more about our current culture. Let’s start … More Guitar Hotel & Casino in South Florida (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #184)