A Word A Week Photograph Challenge – Frame

St. Augustine, Florida – Castillo De San Marcos   Miami, Florida   H3 Tunnel, Hawaii   A Word A Week Photograph Challenge – Frame

Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge

Only in Key West… Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge

Cee’s Black & White Challenge: 50 Years or Older

I am really enjoying black and white photography again, but our weather in Florida (on my days off) has been pretty terrible to do much outside. These were taken at the monthly car… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned

Abandoned We leave things behind sometimes junk sometimes memories sometimes people but too often we abandon Ourselves. © Shannon Hart 2014   Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned

Travel theme: Ancient

I was never a fan of history until I became an adult. Now I love exploring ancient ruins, old houses, and anything that tells an interesting story – and feeling the energies of… Continue reading

Travel theme: Yellow

Key West, FL Summerland Key, FL Oak Hill, FL Edgewater, FL   Where’s My Backpack? Travel theme: Yellow

Weekly Photo Challenge: Selfie

Self Portrait 2014 “Disconnect” Weekly Photo Challenge: Selfie

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Small Subjects

Sand on a flower   Flowering basil   Inside of tiny egg Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Small Subjects

Cee’s Which Way Challenge: 2014 #3

This is an abstract painting I completed about 12 years ago that represents the light and the dark sides of entering new territory. Cee’s Which Way Challenge: 2014 #3

A Word a Week Photo Challenge: Figure

I see the vast I smell the air I hear the roar I taste the salt I feel the wind I stand alone © 2014 Shannon Hart A Word a Week Challenge: Figure

More in Black & White

After trying out Cee’s black and white photo challenge the other day, I’d forgotten how much I missed shooting in black and white. I tried shooting in both color and B&W, but black… Continue reading

Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Back of Things

This was a fun challenge, because I had to physically get out and take these photos. It was then that I realized not everything has a back side. These are things around my… Continue reading

Plaza D’Armas, New Orleans

I spent the holidays in New Orleans. Although I did a lot of walking, it was so cold that I took very little photos during my week stay. I was too busy finding… Continue reading

Digital Art Mandalas

I  love symmetry and colors, and I love mandalas. They’re fun to make and actually quite relaxing.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Walk 100 Steps or less and take new photos

I’m a little behind on Cee’s photo challenges, but I really wanted to do this one to see what I could come up with. I basically started around my house, and 100 steps… Continue reading

A Word A Week Photograph Challenge – Context

I have a really good intuition. When my daughter was younger, she’d accuse me of having a crystal ball, because I always seemed to “know” if she was up to no good. So… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Object

I find interesting things at the beach. Sometimes I bring them home. Weekly Photo Challenge: Object

Floral Friday Fotos

I no longer have a garden like this. I do miss it! Floral Friday Fotos

Travel theme: Dry

Old Tuscon, Arizona Montezuma, Arizona Where’s My Backpack? Travel Theme: Dry

Ese’s Weekly Shoot & Quote Challenge – Imagination

All photos were taken in Waikiki I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end… Continue reading

Sunday Stills Challenge: Bad Weather

Kaneohe, Hawaii Honolulu, Hawaii Ewa Beach, Hawaii Sunday Stills Challenge: Bad Weather

A Word A Week Photograph Challenge – Undulate (wavey/ripple)

A Word A Week Photograph Challenge – Undulate (wavey/ripple)

Weekly Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition

Not the greatest quality photo taken with my iPhone, but it makes me laugh out loud nevertheless. Weekly Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Found In Nature

Lychees in Miami Sunset in Southern Illinois Lonely flowers in Tuscon, Arizona Spotted neck dove in Kaneohe, Hawaii Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Found In Nature

Travel Theme: Wood

The “Honeymoon Suite” in Cedar Key, Florida   Rocking chairs, Cedar Key   Barberville, Florida   Jerome, Arizona   Oahu, Hawaii     Where’s My Backpack? Travel Theme: Wood

Radiant Orchid Color Challenge

This was a regular color self-portrait from a few years ago that I transformed for this photo challenge. Collage Obsession: Radiant Orchid Color Challenge

Sunday Stills Challenge: The Letter “F”

This is from last year’s annual Christmas tree burning party in Oak Hill, Florida. Not only does fire give us warmth, but the energy itself seems to have its own spirit.   Sunday… Continue reading

Your Creative Intentions: The Monday Post ~ January 20, 2014

Originally posted on Studio Mothers: Life & Art:
A regular creative practice — a daily practice, if possible — is key to staying in touch with how you make meaning. Key to living,…

Travel Theme: Silver

All of these photos were taken with an infrared camera. Florida Everglades:   Hawaii:     Travel Theme: Silver

Weekly Photo Challenge: Family

Pets are a huge part of my family. I often prefer their company over humans. Weekly Photo Challenge: Family

A Word A Week Photograph Challenge – Waiting

This little guy was probably waiting for a fly.   I have a feeling this guy didn’t wait too much longer to pounce.   What is he waiting for?   Is he flirting… Continue reading

Ese’s Weekly Shoot & Quote Challenge – Buzz

The word buzz can mean different things. The first thing that comes to mind naturally is a bee. But then there are those annoying buzzing things like flies… Or wasps. And then there… Continue reading

Sunday Stills: Happiness is…

Sometimes my animals are the only thing that bring a smile to my face.   Sunday Stills: Happiness is…

Ese’s Weekly Shoot & Quote Challenge: Touch

“I want to touch people with my art. I want them to say ‘he feels deeply, he feels tenderly’.” ― Vincent van Gogh Ese’s Weekly Shoot & Quote Challenge: Touch

Photo Editing Challenge: Trees and/or Tree Trunks

One of my favorite filmmakers, Jan Svankmajer, is well-known for his movie “Little Otik”. Now whenever I see certain parts of trees, I think of that movie and of how each part that… Continue reading

Inspirational Poster: A Splash of Color

Originally posted on Sunshine Witch:
“Sometimes all you need in life is a little splash of color.”  Winter is a time of year when things are often grey. Trees are bare, the sky…

Floral Friday Photos: Society Garlic

I took this photo in a Florida parking lot.     Floral Friday Fotos 

Weekly Photo Challenge: Window

Taken in Jerome, AZ       Weekly Photo Challenge: Window

Photo-Editing Challenge : Shadows and or Reflections

All photos were taken in Rose Bay, Florida for Sonel’s Corner Photo Challenge: Shadows and/or Reflections

Sunday Stills: Bridges

Taken in Chattanooga, TN   Sunday Stills photo challenge: Bridges

A Word A Week Photography Challenge – Yellow

This was an evening beach wedding in Daytona Beach. It had rained all afternoon right up until it was time for the ceremony… which helped produce this beautiful sunset reflected off of the… Continue reading

Photo Challenge: Preoccupied

Forget everything else. Kids will lead their own way. Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge: Preoccupied

Daily Prompt: The Outsiders

On the outside, looking in. Daily Prompt: The Outsiders

Weekly Photo Shoot & Quote Challenge: Music

I love music. It hits me to the core of raw emotion. If I weren’t an artist, I’d be a musician. In the last few years I’ve seen quite a few bands. I… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Beginning, Possibility, and Continuity

Over the holidays, I took a trip to New Orleans. The entire drive from Tallahassee to Louisiana was overcast and raining. The first sign of sunlight was crossing the bridge over Lake Pontchartrain.… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Joy

These are some of the best photos I’ve taken to encapsulate the word Joy.       Taken for this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Joy  

Lavender Sky Over Yellow Brook Road

I like to take things I’m not happy with and make them into something I like. This is what I’m doing with some of my photography that didn’t quite turn out.

Nefarious Pinkster

Just a random photo I took and put into Photoshop for an “artography” project.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Community

Decorating the palm trees on Canal Street in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Taken for this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Community

Sisterhood of the World & WordPress Family Blog Awards

Many thanks to Cee at Cee’s Photography to nominate me for two awards – the Sisterhood of the World Award and WordPress Family Blog Award. 🙂   WordPress Family Blog Award Rules: This… Continue reading

Christmas Dog

He’s such a good boy! He always sits nicely for his costume changes in exchange for treats.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Grand

  This week’s challenge comes from: Weekly Photo Challenge: Grand