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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: Dec 13, 2014 3:56am CST

2014 Gardens

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

Updated: Nov 12, 2014 8:07am CST

Current Daily Photos - It's About the Journey

2014 is the second calendar year of my participation in this wonderful ...

Updated: Dec 21, 2014 6:14am CST

Older DailyPhotos #4

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

Updated: Sep 03, 2014 11:16am CST

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 417 photos

Updated: Dec 21, 2014 6:25am PST

Conservatory Plants

27 galleries with 2200 photos

Updated: Dec 21, 2014 6:20am PST

Themes

28 galleries with 1479 photos

Updated: Dec 21, 2014 4:46am PST

Dailies

13 galleries with 1170 photos

Updated: Dec 21, 2014 4:14am PST

Holidays

7 galleries with 400 photos

Updated: Dec 20, 2014 12:56pm PST

Birds

11 galleries with 537 photos

Updated: Dec 14, 2014 1:17am PST

Seasons of the Year

29 galleries with 2790 photos

Updated: Dec 13, 2014 1:56am PST

Calendars

5 galleries with 345 photos

Updated: Dec 12, 2014 3:16pm PST

Photography

15 galleries with 676 photos

Updated: Dec 05, 2014 1:44am PST

Nature

92 galleries with 5801 photos

Updated: Dec 04, 2014 5:26am PST

Animals

10 galleries with 418 photos

Updated: Nov 24, 2014 5:28am PST

Landscapes

11 galleries with 672 photos

Updated: Nov 18, 2014 2:09pm PST

Michigan

44 galleries with 1285 photos

Updated: Nov 18, 2014 2:07pm PST

Structures & Materials - man made

13 galleries with 429 photos

Updated: Nov 17, 2014 5:16am PST

People

3 galleries with 192 photos

Updated: Oct 14, 2014 12:39pm PST

Places - By Type

14 galleries with 797 photos

Updated: Oct 09, 2014 12:02am PST

Travel

54 galleries with 2935 photos

Updated: Apr 06, 2014 2:15pm PST

Travel - International

54 galleries with 5000 photos

Updated: Feb 08, 2014 6:43am PST

Art

20 galleries with 782 photos

Updated: Jan 24, 2014 7:16am PST

History

9 galleries with 211 photos

Updated: Nov 24, 2013 7:18am PST

Ohio

7 galleries with 181 photos

Updated: Nov 13, 2012 6:20am PST

Collections - Public

2 galleries with 19 photos

Updated: Jun 11, 2012 5:04am PST

Personal Favorites

1 gallery with 70 photos

Updated: Aug 01, 2010 4:20pm PST

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