52 Weeks Of Photo Challenges

A theme based photo blog

A3 I Saw It On Vacation

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My husband surprised me for my last birthday by taking me for a short mini vacation to Clearwater Beach. At first I hesitated to include a photo taken so close to home under a vacation theme. But then I thought about how many people spend time planning a vacation to a place right in my own back yard.

I was in my mid 30’s before I saw the ocean for the first time…. maybe that is why I love being near the water so much. I don’t think I will ever tire of it’s beauty.

Clearwater Beach

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Author: Mindy Towns

Hi, my name is Mindy Towns, I live in Lakewood Ranch, Florida. Along with several friends I have been participating in a weekly, theme based, photo blog since August 2012. Each year we receive a new list of 52 themes. We then post a photo each week that fits one of the themes along with a brief description about why we feel the photo fits the theme. Over the years I have learned a lot about my camera, new photography technics and also a lot about my fellow bloggers. I've peeked into their homes, met their families and traveled to exotic places through their photos. This year I am challenging myself further by trying to become even more creative in my posts. I found the cutest little Playmobil person complete with a camera and a little dog. She is going to be my little personal assistant over the coming months. I'm going to use many of the photo skills I have learned from participating in the photo challenge along with some new photoshop tools I have been practicing. I hope you will continue to follow my blog as I change things up a bit this year. Perhaps some of you will raid someones toy chest or toss something cute into your Target shopping cart and get a little silly with me. If you want to see examples of my grown up photography please visit one of my links listed on this blogs home page!

5 thoughts on “A3 I Saw It On Vacation

  1. Oh Mindy, in your 30’s? I feel so blessed and spoiled to have loved and known beaches my whole life, even if my beach visits were more limited during my childhood. I’m so happy for you that you now have the water in your backyard, so to speak. 🙂

  2. Love the texture…makes an ordinary photo into something extraordinary.

  3. Very pretty. I believe in being in “vacation mode” whenever you can!

  4. Very atmospheric – like what you’ve done to it

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