Sara's Fave Photos Blog

Check out my new book, Flowers of Volunteer Park Conservatory. And welcome to Sara's Fave Photos Blog at Love That Image. My goal is to take a photo that is as compelling and beautiful as in real life, with no or minimal Photoshop work. You may copy a photo but link to lovethatimage.com. Thank you for your thoughtful comments, and thanks for visiting.

Published Sunday, November 23, 2008, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Shadow Shot Sunday in Carefree AZ

This is a roadside glimpse of shadows, so easy to find in Arizona, so much harder up here in Seattle. It was almost like artwork on the walls, I thought. Take a look at other interesting views of shadows HERE.

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Published Thursday, November 20, 2008, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Skywatch Friday at Pike's Place Market

I had some time to take a walk in downtown Seattle yesterday and caught this iconic sign over our famous Pike’s Place Market on Puget Sound just as the sun went down. Not a very showy sky, but still, it’s the sky that makes the shot. If you ever visit Seattle, this place is a must. And for more thrilling skies around the entire world, click HERE.

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Published Tuesday, November 18, 2008, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Rain rings for Watery Wednesday

I took this in Portland a while ago, at the Japanese Garden. What could be more watery than rain AND a lake? For more Watery Wednesday photos from everywhere, click HERE.

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Published Tuesday, November 18, 2008, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Ruby Leaves for Ruby Tuesday

Just two short weeks ago I took this on a walk around the block. Now the wind has taken them all. But they were so beautiful while they lasted. Almost like a flower that way. A famous old quote says, “The beauty of the rose is that it blows, and goes.” For more ideas about ruby red around the world, click HERE.

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Published Sunday, November 16, 2008, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

A Shadow for Sunday

Was in Carefree AZ this week and they sure have great shadows there. For more intriguing shadows around the world, click HERE.

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Published Friday, November 14, 2008, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Skywatch Friday, from above

I was away at a conference in Carefree Arizona and had a window seat both ways. Here is a view of clouds we don’t usually see. For more photos of skies everywhere, click HERE.

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Published Saturday, November 8, 2008, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Flowers For Today: Begonias

I took this photo of begonias out back in my last garden in August 07. They are good plants, never needing their faded flowers picked off (deadheading), and blooming their heads off for months. This one even made it over our Seattle winter a couple of years, but it was heavily mulched, it’s true. I’ll have to plant some here in a shady spot.

For more fascinating flowers around the world, click HERE.

I’m going on a trip to Arizona today for a conference so I won’t be near my computer for a few days. If anyone leaves a comment, be sure I will read it and visit your site when I return. I plan to sneak away at least a little bit and take photos, of course!

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Published Saturday, November 8, 2008, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Scenic Sunday, here I come

Thought I’d try a new meme, Scenic Sunday (click HERE). Lord knows there are plenty of photos to choose from. Since I’ve been taking a camera everywhere for as long as I can remember, I have one or two photos. I wish I could throw some out. Digital makes me take far more, but at least helps organize easily. This one is scanned from a film print, taken in ’01 in Bodega Head, California. There are two little people on the rocks. Hope you like it.

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Published Thursday, November 6, 2008, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Skywatch Friday Dunes

I took this photo over ten years ago at Pt. Reyes beach in Northern California. It was a beautiful day and this photo expresses my feelings that day very well. For more skies around the world, click HERE.

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Published Wednesday, November 5, 2008, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

West Sonoma County, California, 1979

I took this photo off Coleman Valley Road near Occidental, in Northern California, so long ago, but I came across it and wanted to share it. The road is very curvy, the view like nothing in the world (although I have heard that landscape compared to the Cornish England area) and sometimes the fog filled up the low parts like this. Have you ever seen anything like it?
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Published Wednesday, November 5, 2008, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

A Watery and Wordless Wednesday

This is a morning view of Pyramid Lake in Nevada. Can you see the pyramid?

I’ve linked to a bigger one after requests but haven’t figured out how to get the medium size one to show here instead of the tiny one. Sorry! So click on the little one for a better view.

For more watery photos of all types, click HERE.

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Published Monday, November 3, 2008, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Ruby Tuesday . . . Rubies!

I just love the way the water droplets (this is Seattle, after all) look like rubies on the leaves. This was on a walk just a week or two ago. At least I got the bulbs planted before the recent deluge.

For more ideas about the thrilling color red, click HERE. Maybe post one of your own?

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