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2014 B - Spring Came Very Late

I have to laugh at my description of my 2013 Spring gallery, talking a ...

Updated: Jun 01, 2014 12:02am PST

2014 Gardens

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

Updated: Aug 26, 2014 12:04am PST

Current Daily Photos - It's About the Journey

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

Updated: Sep 17, 2014 2:14am PST

Older DailyPhotos #4

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

Updated: Sep 03, 2014 9:16am PST

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

Michigan

44 galleries with 1261 photos

Updated: Sep 17, 2014 3:05am PST

Dailies

13 galleries with 1032 photos

Updated: Sep 17, 2014 2:14am PST

All Recent Uploads

8 galleries with 368 photos

Updated: Sep 16, 2014 1:15am PST

Animals

10 galleries with 416 photos

Updated: Sep 15, 2014 10:20pm PST

Nature

92 galleries with 5776 photos

Updated: Sep 15, 2014 2:09am PST

Photography

15 galleries with 655 photos

Updated: Sep 14, 2014 2:52am PST

Structures & Materials - man made

13 galleries with 424 photos

Updated: Sep 12, 2014 11:21pm PST

Themes

27 galleries with 1427 photos

Updated: Sep 09, 2014 12:05am PST

Seasons of the Year

27 galleries with 2640 photos

Updated: Sep 07, 2014 5:17am PST

Landscapes

11 galleries with 666 photos

Updated: Sep 07, 2014 5:08am PST

Conservatory Plants

26 galleries with 2193 photos

Updated: Aug 29, 2014 7:43am PST

People

3 galleries with 190 photos

Updated: Aug 11, 2014 7:57am PST

Birds

11 galleries with 515 photos

Updated: Jul 28, 2014 12:49am PST

Holidays

7 galleries with 363 photos

Updated: Jul 04, 2014 2:05am PST

Places - By Type

14 galleries with 796 photos

Updated: May 02, 2014 4:00am 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

Calendars

4 galleries with 333 photos

Updated: Dec 15, 2013 11:45am 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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