Joe Lipka – A Personal Creative Journey


Photography since 1972, online since 2004


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The Lipka Journal is a Publication with two to four projects, two single image stories and Reflections on the Creative Journey. Published monthly since April, 2020.
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Newest Journal!

NCMA reflecting pools, Columbia Gorge, Hancock Shaker Village
Three projects; A Few Moments, ...and Everything in its Place, Immense, Eternal, Unstoppable plus two single image projects.

A free 32 page Publication issued June 1, 2024
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Bird in Hand, State of Being, Written on the Wall
Three projects; Bird in Hand, State of Being, Written on the Wall plus two single image projects.

A free 40 page Publication issued May 1, 2024
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Anyone Home?, A Silent Place, Wide Open Quiet
Three projects; Anyone Home?, A Silent Place, Wide Open Quiet plus two single image projects.

A free 41 page Publication issued April 1, 2024
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Little Moments, Artfully Arranged, Mountain Tales
Three projects; Little Moments, Artfully Arranged, Mountain Tales plus two single image projects.

A free 39 page Publication issued March 1, 2024
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A Moment Later, Runoff, Elysian Fields
Three projects; A Moment Later, Runoff, Elysian Fields plus two single image projects, and a new feature, "Lessons Learned".

A free 37 page Publication issued February 1, 2024
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Overlook, Heidelberg Castle, Anonymous in Death
Three projects; Overlook, Heidelberg Castle, Anonymous in Death plus two single image projects.

A free 37 page Publication issued January 1, 2024
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Time Between, A River Portrait, The Edge of Visible
Three projects; Time Between, A River Portrait, The Edge of Visible plus two single image projects.

A free 35 page Publication issued December 1, 2023
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Hildegard of Bingen, Wyoming Territorial Prison, Hart Square
Three projects; Hildegard of Bingen, Hard Time, The Way It Was Done plus two single image projects.

A free 33 page Publication issued November 1, 2023
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Oregon Beach photographs, storms in Wyoming, Snow on the Rhine
Three projects; Visual Souvenirs, Storm's Comin' and A Grey World plus two single image projects.

A free 36 page Publication issued October 1, 2023
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Photographs from a week in September
One big project; Photographs from a week in September plus two single image projects.

A free 43 page Publication issued September 1, 2023
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Harmony, After the Memories
Two big projects; Harmony, and After the Memories plus two single image projects.

A free 40 page Publication issued August 1, 2023
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Aachen Cathedral, The Oregon Coast, Explorations
Three projects; Syntheses, Relentless, and Explorations plus two single image projects.

A free 36 page Publication issued July 1, 2023
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Les Portes d'Honfleur, The Touched Landscape, Some Time Alone
Three projects; Les Portes d'Honfleur, The Touched Landscape, Some Time Alone plus two single image projects.

A free 35 page Publication issued June 1, 2023
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Elk Creek, Leap of Faith, Everyday Things
Three projects; Elk Creek, Leap of Faith, Everyday Things plus two single image projects.

A free 40 page Publication issued May 1, 2023
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Grass Fire, Set a Spell, Street Mosaics
Three projects; Grass Fire, Set a Spell, Street Mosaics plus two single image projects.

A free 39 page Publication issued April 1, 2023
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Magic Garden, Familiar Ground, Sentimental Journey
Three projects; Magic Garden, Familiar Ground, Sentimental Journey plus two single image projects.

A free 36 page Publication issued March 1, 2023
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The Grand Carrousel, The Big Picture, To Each His Own
Three projects; The Grand Carrousel, The Big Picture, To Each His Own plus two single image projects.

A free 35 page Publication issued Februrary 1, 2023
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Pavement Ends, Beyond the Parking Lot, Reverent Silence
Three projects; Pavement Ends, Beyond the Parking Lot, Reverent Silence plus two single image projects.

A free 46 page Publication issued January 1, 2023
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Nothing Simple or Assured, Rounded Edges, Heart of the Home
Three projects; Nothing Simple or Assured, Rounded Edges, Heart of the Home plus two single image projects.

A free 41 page Publication issued December 1, 2022
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Autumn Reflections, Waputki Pueblo, Wind Turbines
Three projects; Autumn Reflections, A Lasting Presence and A Conflict Between Head and Heart plus two single image projects.

A free 38 page Publication issued November 1, 2022
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Haleakala Sunrise, Paint the Desert, Early Snow
Three projects; Haleakala Sunrise, Paint the Desert, and Early Snow plus two single image projects and a bonus project filled with rejected images!

A free 47 page Publication issued October 1, 2022
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Off the Route, The Eyes Have It, Waiting for the Ferry
Three projects; Off the Route, The Eyes Have It, Waiting for the Ferry plus two single image projects.

A free 35 page Publication issued September 1, 2022
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A Tranquil Pond, La Bahia and Me and My Shadow
Three projects; A Tranquil Pond, La Bahia and Me and My Shadow plus two single image projects.

A free 32 page Publication issued August 1, 2022
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From Smith to Paulina, A Chance Meeting, A Stop Along the Way, A Place to Fish
Four projects; From Smith to Paulina, A Chance Meeting, A Stop Along the Way, and A Place to Fish plus two single image projects. Also Introducing the "More Memories than Dreams" Projects.

A free 35 page Publication issued July 1, 2022
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Monument Les Braves, Mining Camp, Durffey's Mesa, Melvin's Shop
Four projects; Monument Les Braves, Mining Camp, Durffey's Mesa, and Melvin's Shop plus two single image projects.

A free 33 page Publication issued June 1, 2022
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Sunset Crater Volcanoes, Greenway Plaza, Houston, Steens Mountain, Colleville sur Mer
Four projects; Cinder Cones, Geometry Games, Ascending Steens Mountain, and Memorial Day plus two single image projects.

A free 35 page Publication issued May 1, 2022
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Mont St. Michele, small creek, Sky's the Limit
Three projects; Looking Up, A Small Creek, The Sky's the Limit plus two single image projects.

A free 32 page Publication issued April 1, 2022
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Castles on the Rhine, Japanese Garden, Wind Turbines
Three projects; Of A Time Past, Reflections and The Human Element plus two single image projects.

A free 41 page Publication issued March 1, 2022
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Locker Memories, Ribbon of Green and Ten Days
Three projects; Locker Memories, Ribbon of Green and Ten Days plus two single image projects.

A free 43 page Publication issued February 1, 2022
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The Sound of Water, A Cascade of Stairs, Please Stay on Path
Three projects; The Sound of Water, A Cascade of Stairs, Please Stay on Path plus two single image projects.

A free 38 page Publication issued January 1, 2022
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Budapest at Night, Photographing sunsets, petroglyphs
Three projects; Golden Memories, A Matter of Choice, and Stories Without Words plus two single image projects.

A free 31 page Publication issued December 1, 2021
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Autumn Leaves, Cologne Cathedral, Ten Thousand Buddhas
Three projects; Near the End, Dedication, and The Destination plus two single image projects.

A free 30 page Publication issued November 1, 2021
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Volkswagen Bug, Bristlecone Pines, Panoramas of the Oregon Coast
Three projects; Wrinkles of Time, Reflections on a First Love, and Resistance is Futile plus two single image projects.

A free 29 page Publication issued October 1, 2021
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Palouse Landscapes, Door photographs, San Simeon
Three projects; After the Harvest, The House on the Hill, and Passages and Portals plus two single image projects.

A free 32 page Publication issued September 1, 2021
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Bodie California, Danube River, Budapest
Three projects; Being on the Outside, Rolling Down the River and Spires plus two single image projects.

A free 29 page Publication issued August 1, 2021

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Painted Hills, Oregon Coast Fog, Electric Transmission Towers
Three projects; The Time of Giants, Limited Distance and The Fallen plus two single image projects.

A free 30 page Publication issued July 1, 2021

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Alabama Hills, Sun Yat Sen Garden, Ship Building
Three projects; The Alabama Hills, A Chinese Garden and a Manufacturing Facility plus two single image projects.

A free 30 page Publication issued June 1, 2021

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Seattle Japanese Garden, Palouse landscapes, Rocks in River
Three projects; Streamside, Land Abstracts and A Japanese Garden plus two single image projects.

A free 30 page Publication issued May 1, 2021

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Yellow Autumn Leaves, Cascade Mountains in Fog, Old Fieldhouse Notre Dame
Three projects; The Demands of Autumn, Walk Among the Clouds and The Fieldhouse Project plus two single image projects.

A free 30 page Publication issued April 1, 2021
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Factory Butte, Durnstein Church, Wallace Idaho
Three projects; Ten Views of Factory Butte, The Blue Church, Durnstein and The Alleys of Wallace, Idaho plus two single image projects.

A free 34 page Publication issued March 1, 2021
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Shai Tin, Snake River, Hart Square Kitchens
Three projects; A Journey to Shai Tin, Following the Snake River and The Old Kitchen plus two single image projects.

A free 26 page Publication issued February 1, 2021
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Wooden Boat Repair, Double Cabin Pond, Clouds over the Palouse
Three projects; The Boatyard, Passing Time (at the Double Cabin Pond) and It’s All About the Clouds plus two single image projects.

A free 31 page Publication issued January 1, 2021
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1935 Bugatti Type 57S Aerolithe, Williamsburg Christmas, Oysterville Church
Three projects; The 1935 Bugatti Type 57S Aerolithe, A Community Place and a Colonial Christmas plus two single image projects.

A free 34 page Publication issued December 1, 2020
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Slough landscapes, photographs of circles, shadows on a boat deck
Three projects; When the Water is Gone, Circular Logic, and Music of the Shadows plus two single image projects.

A free 37 page Publication issued November 1, 2020
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Academy Street, Lake Abert, White River Falls
Three projects; After the Memories (Part II), Boundaries and Transitions, and Not Much of Anything plus a short picture story.

A free 32 page Publication issued October 1, 2020
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Cataldo Mission, 1934 BMW R7 Motorcycle, Flower Market Road
Three projects; The Old Mission, Mobile Art, and Flower Market Road plus a short picture story.

A free 35 page Publication issued September 1, 2020
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Bratislava Castle, Toutle River, One Room Schools, Japanese Oscar plane
Four projects; Bratislava Castle, Clearing Storm on the Toutle River, Great Grandpa’s School and Survival plus two short picture stories.

A free 36 page Publication issued August 1, 2020
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Rocks in a stream, Fog on the Danube, Rice Museum
Four projects; Art Rocks, Early Morning On the River, A Quick Stop and Age and Context plus one short picture story.

A free 32 page Publication issued July 1, 2020
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Academy Street, Fort Worden
Three projects; The Chicken Shack, Free Your Mind, and A Neighborhood Walk plus one short picture story.

A free 33 page Publication issued June 1, 2020
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Amusement Park Baotou, St. Francis of Assissi Church Vienna Austria, Trees Tolumne Meadow
Three projects; Closed for the Winter, The First Church of Escher, and Yosemite Family Tree Portraits plus two short picture stories.

A free 33 page Publication issued May 1, 2020
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Oregon Coast, Hawai'i beach rocks, No Fuss Sculpture
Three projects; The Shape of Wind, The White Rock, and No Fuss plus two short picture stories.

A free 27 page PDF Publication Issued April 1, 2020
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