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2014 D Fall - As Red As It Gets

Each season is unique in the way it progresses. Much like last year, ...

Updated: Mar 04, 2015 2:28am PDT

2014 Gardens

Garden flowers, foliage plants, and garden settings for the calendar y ...

Updated: Mar 01, 2015 1:45pm PDT

Current Daily Photos - It's About the Journey

2015 is the third calendar year of my participation in this wonderful ...

Updated: May 04, 2015 1:39pm PDT

Older DailyPhotos #5

I've divided my older DailyPhotos posts into smaller galleries, number ...

Updated: Apr 29, 2015 3:38am PDT

Your Bio

June 2011 - time for a new profile on smugmug.
My name is Elizabeth Jacob. I'm a retired scientist living in southeast Michigan. I travel when I can, and love traveling vicariously through the photos of others. Nature - experiencing it, learning about it, photographing it, sharing my love of it - are passions for me. The subjects of other photographers that interest me and engage me aren't limited to nature and travel, though.

My plans to create one or more collections of my own very most favorite images are still pending, with only a partial selection of favorite nature photos on public display. I hope to expand on that, finishing the nature photos and moving on to travel and to miscellaneous photos in the coming months.

I have recently begun to blog on wordpress, inspired by a number of other smugmug users who have chosen to use that service. My blog is still very much in a stage of infancy, but if you're interested in reading my thoughts on how words and images, mine and others, affect my life I hope you'll check out
http://lettersandlight.wordpress.com.

Also, I've created a gallery under my 'Public Collections' category to which I will collect virtual copies of each of my photos that I actually blog about
http://arctangent.smugmug.com/Public-Collections/arctangents-photos-blogged/17609815_Rd4JMd ). The captions of those photos will contain links to relevant blogs. Constructive feedback, either on the blogs or the photos, is welcome. FYI, don't expect any "how to" blogs. I barely know myself how I do what I do. I'm not about to try to tell anyone else how to do what I do.

I have decided to continue to make my pictures available for downloading, so I’ll repeat what I wrote in my original profile:

Feel free to use any of my pictures for any personal use. If, for any strange reason, you want to use them for commercial purposes, remember that they're all copyrighted, and you need to check with me.

If you prefer communicating directly, rather than via comments to photos or galleries, you can contact me at an email address that I reserve exclusively for things related to photography:

2lightmyway@gmail.com

Or you can use the email address that is supplied to some users when I leave comments. Either one is OK with me. I always love to hear from people.

As before, I hope you enjoy my pictures! To find all of my most recent uploads, just use the photo timeline searcher at the bottom of this page.

Gallery Categories

All Recent Uploads

8 galleries with 485 photos

Updated: May 04, 2015 10:39pm CEST

Dailies

13 galleries with 1365 photos

Updated: May 04, 2015 10:39pm CEST

Nature

94 galleries with 5841 photos

Updated: Apr 30, 2015 7:05pm CEST

Seasons of the Year

30 galleries with 2903 photos

Updated: Apr 30, 2015 6:10pm CEST

Birds

11 galleries with 560 photos

Updated: Apr 30, 2015 6:03pm CEST

Travel

58 galleries with 2977 photos

Updated: Apr 27, 2015 11:31pm CEST

Structures & Materials - man made

14 galleries with 436 photos

Updated: Apr 21, 2015 11:57pm CEST

Michigan

44 galleries with 1303 photos

Updated: Apr 21, 2015 5:58pm CEST

Landscapes

11 galleries with 675 photos

Updated: Apr 09, 2015 6:35pm CEST

Photography

21 galleries with 734 photos

Updated: Mar 26, 2015 2:55pm CEST

Conservatory Plants

27 galleries with 2238 photos

Updated: Mar 24, 2015 4:44pm CEST

Animals

10 galleries with 422 photos

Updated: Mar 01, 2015 2:04pm CEST

Holidays

8 galleries with 477 photos

Updated: Feb 24, 2015 4:31am CEST

Themes

28 galleries with 1482 photos

Updated: Feb 11, 2015 11:42am CEST

Art

22 galleries with 791 photos

Updated: Feb 08, 2015 2:42pm CEST

Travel - International

56 galleries with 5016 photos

Updated: Jan 27, 2015 11:24am CEST

Places - By Type

14 galleries with 816 photos

Updated: Jan 19, 2015 2:29am CEST

People

3 galleries with 193 photos

Updated: Jan 13, 2015 11:11pm CEST

Calendars

5 galleries with 385 photos

Updated: Dec 29, 2014 6:54am CEST

History

9 galleries with 211 photos

Updated: Nov 24, 2013 4:18pm CEST

Ohio

7 galleries with 181 photos

Updated: Nov 13, 2012 3:20pm CEST

Collections - Public

2 galleries with 19 photos

Updated: Jun 11, 2012 2:04pm CEST

Personal Favorites

1 gallery with 70 photos

Updated: Aug 02, 2010 1:20am CEST

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