Author Archives: Ali

About Ali

I take pictures, make jewelry, read books, and bake things. I especially like macro photography and polymer clay.

A Human Touch

As soon as I saw that this week’s prompt was “Connected”, I thought of this photo. I rarely take photos with human subjects, but when my friend Jenny and I were roaming around on a photo field trip, this sculpture … Continue reading

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I’m ready for my closeup!

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Close Up.” A macro prompt? Fantastic! As we know, macro is my very favorite type of photography, so I’m really looking forward to seeing what everyone posts this week 🙂 For … Continue reading

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Annual Denver Botanic Gardens Trip

This year, the Botanic Gardens are featuring sculptures by Deborah Butterfield as their art installation.  The horses were interesting, but not my favorite.  The Chihuly art last year was pretty spectacular, and the bamboo sculptures two years ago were also … Continue reading

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Classics, Street Rods, and Lots and Lots of Headlights

On Saturday, we went to the National Street Rod Association show in Pueblo.  Like last year, I had a grand time taking  photos of the cars.  Also like last year, 99.9% of my photos were of car bits rather than … Continue reading

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Numbers & Letters: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

Cee’s latest & greatest Fun Foto Challenge is “Numbers and Letters.”  As it happens, this challenge came at a perfect time.  This past weekend was the National Street Rod Association show in Pueblo, and those classic cars provided some great … Continue reading

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Manitou Springs Pinwheel

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “ROY G. BIV.” I’ve been thinking about rainbow colors a lot lately, so it’s fun to jump back into the weekly photo prompt on this theme.  One of my favorite rainbow-themed … Continue reading

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Plumb the Depths: Photo Challenge

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Depth.” For this week’s challenge, I thought of this photo of the canyon outside of Grand Junction, Colorado.  Classic Colorado reds and greens. Recently, we’ve had some weather that’s perfect for … Continue reading

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In the Shadows

These two seem like fitting photos for this week’s photo challenge: Shadowed. This silhouette took me a few tries to get it just right.  It was just me and my camera, so it was tricky to get this shot in … Continue reading

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New Year’s Fondue

This is how we’re celebrating at my house 🙂  Chocolate + lots of things to dip in it.  Happy New Year’s!

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Dog Burrito

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Warmth.” Sherman puts a premium on cozy spots for napping, and my husband thinks it’s hilarious to wrap her up.  It’s a win-win.

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