Weekly Photo Challenge: The World Through My Eyes


“No person has the right to dictate what other people should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.”~ Ansel Adams




Driving Rain, South Dakota

Driving Rain, South Dakota



“What we see depends mainly on what we look for.” ~ John Lubbuck



Good to the Last Drop, San Francisco

Good to the Last Drop, San Francisco



“One moment the world is as it is. The next, it is something entirely different. Something it has never been before.”― Anne Rice



Yellow Mound Detail, Badlands

Yellow Mound Detail, Badlands



Trunks, Olympic Peninsula

Trunks, Olympic Peninsula



“The trick to forgetting the big picture is to look at everything close up.” ~ Chuck Palahniuk



Bark, Bluffton, SC

Bark, Bluffton, SC



Cracked Earth, Badlands

Cracked Earth, Badlands



“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.”  ~Anaïs Nin



Hot, Yellowstone

Hot Spring, Yellowstone




Pollack Grasses, Kiawah

Pollack Grasses, Kiawah




“Creativity takes courage” ~ Henri Matisse





Categories: Abstract, Black and White, Flowers, Plants and Trees, Macro, Nature, Weekly Photo ChallengeTags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


  1. Drivin Rain and Bark are catching my eye. And the pretty grasses are like a kaleidoscope. Fun stuff. & great shot of expresso! dsupp

  2. I enjoyed the quotes … and the photos but that goes without saying 😉

  3. Jane, I finally got to view some of your posts! Have been traveling with phone only. These are lovely. I particularly enjoyed the Bark, Bluffton, SC. Loved the Anais Nin quote…so true! Used to read lots of her work. Thank you for reminding me of her! Your work is amazing….very inspiring!

  4. Great series of shots … wonderful close ups, patterns and colors. I especially like the driving rain.

  5. Love the abstracts, very intriguing. I also like the “last drop” photo, wonderfully done.

    • Hi Jon, Thank you. I’ve been thinking a lot about abstract images– challenging myself to look deeper. The last drop was a moment of inspiration…the light on the ceramic cup just hit me. So glad you like it, too.

  6. a very detailed eye…wonderful…love the ‘driving rain’…

  7. And what a pretty world you’re looking at!

  8. You get around to the coolest places. And capture them quite well.

  9. Always your photos are beautiful.

  10. These photos are so wonderful , especially the Hot Spring from Yellowstone and Pollack Grasses, Kiawah.
    And Ann Rice quote says everything, i think… // Maria

  11. You amaze me with your shots…. I hope to be able to click such ones one day…. Loved them….

  12. Great as always Jane. Love the rainy windshield.

  13. Love the way you see things. Especially love the tree bark.

  14. These are so lovely because of what you captured with your lens ; so many different ways of lookng at what surrounds us or sits right in front of us. Hope you’re having a great trip.

  15. Jane Jane … you are a true artist posing as a photographer so that you can hang out with us lesser mortals. I truly enjoy all of your posts.

  16. Jane, you have such a gift. Can’t say how much I look forward to each new post!
    Thank you.

  17. I am always just filled with delight when I look at your shots…and I want to run outside with my camera. The quotes you’ve paired them with today are fantastic.

  18. Excellent and very creative images Jane!

  19. Love love the pollack grasses. I love looking through your baby eyes… Miss you Linda

  20. Have enjoyed your Blog! Very glad I contacted you through the Kiawah group before you headed west. Have enjoyed your blog and photography.

  21. Love the shot of coffee cup. K

  22. The world is always as it is; we are who see it different any time!
    Wonderful photos and fantastic blog. Congratulations!

  23. Fantastic close-ups. Most of us just breeze past them. Thanks so much.

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