Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Candid

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I have always taken a lot of photos of my kids and now grandkids. A LOT. Because of this, their tolerance for getting their picture taken has decreased and I find myself asking them to say “cheese” only when I know the moment is right. The result is that I take more candid shots of them. Granted it isn’t easy because after a lifetime of me hovering in the vicinity with a camera, they are on their guard and at any given moment will whip their heads around to glare at me. Fun, right?

It was hard to limit myself and it was even harder to choose what to share for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Candid Photo. 

bw andrew Andrew leaving for school

bw beej and woody Beej trying to get Woody to stand up

bw ari and beej Ari hard at work with Beej getting into trouble in the background

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Elephants #atozchallenge #haiku

penned in moon dust

elephants in the sunrise

some just see ivory

great strides to let them be free

content to walk in line

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joining the herd

sun rises over our resolve

protect the young

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It is sad to think that man is the elephant’s primary predator.  Because of a love for ivory trinkets and slow rates of reproduction, elephants are at risk for extinction.

Today at Poet’s United the prompt is citizenship.

What is our role as a citizen in these times?

visit  the wildlife conservation blog for more info.

“Elephant Silhouette” (Pen drawing  layered over photo)

copyright  Moondust Designs 2016

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