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111/365 Happy bluebird

April 21, 2018 - Day 111 I sat down to rest after working in the yard today, and I made sure to have my camera with me and ready to go....
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110/365 New Treasure

April 20, 2018 - Day 110 Here is my new birthday present watch! It's a beauty! I haven't worn a watch for a few years... just used my ce...
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109/365 Wrapped to the Future

April 19, 2018 - Day 109 Interesting art piece in front of the Cary Arts Center. This is made from old school lockers from the Cary Elem...
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108/365 Wabbit Wednesday, wild cottontail edition

April 18, 2018 - Day 108 Here is one of my outside bunnies. I see this one often in the yard. This is a big bunny! I think he is happy l...
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107/365 Study in Circles and Colors

April 17, 2018 - Day 107 Different today. What is this? Leave a comment!
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106/365 One last flower day

April 16, 2018 - Day 106 One last day of my Azalea flowers for the 2018 photos. These are big 3 inch blossoms. Very pretty on a giant 12...
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105/365 I got roses!

April 15, 2018 - Day 105 Pretty yellow roses for today's photo. Aren't they pretty! I think so, happy to have these happy flowers! Enjoy...
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104/365 Honey, I've brought a stick for the nest

April 14, 2018 - 104/365 Herons are building their nests. This looks like a very nice stick. These big birds are interesting to watch....
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103/365 Handsome focused boy

April 13, 2018 - Day 103 Max is very focused while I get his photo for today's post. What a handsome boy!
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102/365 This one's for Mom

April 12, 2018 - Day 102 Mom liked the close-ups of each flower, but wanted a view of the entire bushes. I told her most of the bushes a...
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101/365 Wabbit Wednesday, Dusty is feelin' fine!

April 11, 2018 - Day 101 Miss Dusty is feeling so much better than last week. Glad to have a happy healthy bunny back.
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100/365 Look who's back!

April 10, 2018 - Day 100 This plant hasn't bloomed in many, many years. Looks great this year. Love the bearded iris when it shows up!...
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099/365 Another pretty flower in the yard

April 09, 2018 - Day 99 Almost to 100! Isn't this a pretty flower? Yes it is. And big too. Probably 2 to 3 inches across the blossom. A...
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098/365 Carolina Wren singing in the sunshine

April 08, 2018 - Day 98 A happy little Carolina Wren singing his morning song in the sunshine. Can you hear it?
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097/365 360° view of the workshop

April 07, 2018 - Day 97 Getting the workshop ready to do some turning. I added lighting and power outlets, setup some new tools, and jus...
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096/365 Dinner at Zaxby's

April 06, 2018 - Day 96 Food photography. A quick dinner at Zaxby's. 4 piece chicken fingerz patter. They gave me 5! Must be my lucky da...
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095/365 A different pink

April 05, 2018 - Day 95 Brought a few new pink azaleas into the studio for today's shot. Pink on white - great combination!
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094/365 Dusty has a sick tummy

April 04, 2018 - Day 94 It is Wabbit Wednesday, and Dusty is a sad bunny. She has a sick tummy today, and isn't eating. At least that is...
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093/365 Twins

April 03, 2018 - Day 93 Flowers! Spring! Flowers!
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092/365 Dogwoods are blooming!

April 02, 2018 - Day 92 Dogwood tree blossomed on Saturday. I love these in the back yard. Spring!
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091/365 Happy Easter

April 01, 2018 - Day 91 Happy Easter everyone.
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090/365 Bee belly

March 31, 2018 - Day 90 The bees are out, must beeeee spring! And for something completely different... pretty day out. A cool bench by...
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089/365 New red Adirondack chair

March 30, 2018 - Day 89 An Adirondack chair from the Adirondacks. Bought this at The Wood Place in Wells, NY. Decided to paint it Classi...
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088/365 Field of flowers

March 29, 2018 - Day 88 This is actually a nice patch of flowers in an intersection median in Cary. It is in full bloom right now! Beaut...
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057/365 Dusty gets a treat

March 28, 2018 - Day 87 I brought in a nice fresh stick from the pear tree for the bunny today. She likes to chew on them, it is a good...
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086/365 The Azaleas are back!

March 27, 2018 - Day 86 First red azaleas are blooming. These are small (about an inch) blossoms, and the bushes are loaded! Enjoy......
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085/365 Lets be careful out there

March 26, 2018 - Day 85 Me Monday features some safety equipment. Here is my gear for running the wood lathe. I don't have the lathe yet...
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084/365 When you can't decide

March 25, 2018 - Day 84 When you can't decide if you want chocolate or vanilla... have them both!
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083/365 Three candles

March 24, 2018 - Day 83 Simple today. 3 candles. Simple.
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082/365 E Pluribus Unum 1882

March 23, 2018 - Day 82 More treasure from the treasure box. A silver Liberty dollar from my Great Grandmother. Treasure. Also in the tr...
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081/365 Not for everyone

March 22, 2018 - Day 81 Two new flamingos arrived this week. Aren't they GREAT! Why yes they are. Two neighborhood boys complemented me...
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080/365 Bunny face

March 21, 2018 - Day 80 Wabbit Wednesday with the closeup macro lens. This is the full frame - no cropping for this one. That's a big bu...
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079/365 Cherry blossom closeup

March 20, 2018 - Day 79 First day of spring! I brought a few cherry blossoms into the studio for some macro shots. They are very pretty...
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078/365 Cherry blossom season

March 19, 2018 - Day 78 Cherry tree is all in bloom. Spectacular! #StayThisWay #CantStayThisWay and a pano that went wrong...
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077/365 Sunset at Lake Crabtree

March 18, 2018 - Day 77 Pretty sunset. Not spectacular, but still very nice. Blue sky and contrails of RDU traffic.
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076/365 Gnomeland Security

March 17, 2018 - Day 76 Upgraded my home security. This should do it! No one will mess with this bad ass.
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075/365 Treasure box, dollar coins

March 16, 2018 - Day 75 More treasure from the box, Susan B Anthony, Sacagawea, and George Washington and I have one more dollar coin...
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074/365 Treasure box, Museum souvenir

March 15, 2018 - Day 74 Here is a souvenir tie tack I've had since I was very young. An Adirondack guide and his boat. Very cool piece....
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073/365 Dusty

March 14, 2018 - Day 73 Must be Wabbit Wednesday. Must be.
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072/365 Pet store visit

March 13, 2018 - Day 72 Went to the pet store today. Dusty needed her manni peddi. They always have puppies in the store. I want to brin...
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071/365 Winter isn't done yet

March 12, 2018 - Day 71 Reminded that it is still winter... at least for 8 more days. The rain turned to sleet and then to snow. Very pr...
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070/365 Treasure from the Treasure box

March 11, 2018 - Day 70 My old high school ring. Mayfield Central School class of 1981. The Panthers. Mom ('56?) was a Panther, Dad ('54...
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069/365 Last HSOT Basketball Games for 2018

March 10, 2018 - Day 69 Spent all day on the UNC campus in the Dean Smith center shooting the NCHSAA 2A basketball championship games. S...
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068/365 Pretty little light

March 09, 2018 - Day 68 White on white. Using the new white backdrop that arrived yesterday. Works with the pretty white light that I ha...
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067/365 Bowl of apples

March 08, 2018 - Day 67 A nice bowl of apples. Red Delicious or Macintosh?
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066/365 Welcoming a new friend

March 07, 2018 - Day 66 Dusty is greeting a new friend. The Bunny Crossing bunny has been on the wall for a week - it was time for him t...
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065/365 Piece of cake

March 06, 2018 - Day 65 Piece of Tuxedo Chocolate Mousse Cake to be precise! Yummy. From Costco. Been looking at this in the case for a...
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064/365 Pretty pair

March 05, 2018 - Day 64 Love these little purple flowers in the yard. What are they? {I've been informed they are Hyacinths!}
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063/365 What I did with it...

March 04, 2018 - Day 63 A few photos from the basketball shoot. The facilities were nice, but loud! A good day of sport shooting... Der...
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062/365 What's in my bag

March 03, 2018 - Day 62 Heading out to photograph 2 basketball games for highschoolot.com. This is my kit for the shoot. 2 camera bodies...
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061/365 It's my birthday!

March 02, 2018 - Day 61 Birthday selfie for day 61. That's DAY 61, NOT birthday 61!!! Happy Birthday to ME.
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060/365 2nd place photo

March 01, 2018 - Day 60 Here is a photo of my photo in Adirondack Life magazine. Took 2nd place in the black and white category. Very pl...
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059/365 Girls Basketball: Laney vs Heritage

February 28, 2018 - Saniya Rivers (22) of E.A. Laney blocks Alana Brown (15) of Heritage. E.A. Laney travels to Heritage in the 4th round of...
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058/365 Spring is here

February 27, 2018 - Day 58 Spring has arrived. The Crocus are in bloom, daffodils looking bright and happy, pear tree all lit up, and bloss...
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057/365 Pear blossom time of the year

February 26, 2018 - Day 57 The pear tree is in full bloom! Here is one little blossom cluster. Very pretty time of the year.
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056/365 Gook Luck Lake

February 25, 2018 - Day 56 Good Luck Lake is the prize at the end of a short hike. The water and ice make give the lake a beautiful shade o...
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055/365 Princess Belle

February 24, 2018 - Day 55 The little Princess out for a morning walk in the snow. She's a pretty little girl!
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054/365 Fly Pond

February 23, 2018 - Day 54 Sunrise at Fly Pond. Beautiful morning light.
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053/365 Unexpected snowkids on the lake

February 22, 2018 - Day 53 Hiked to Rock Lake, and found two small snow kids on the lake. Their heads were small and missing, so we gave th...
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052/365 Kick back bunny

February 21, 2018 - Day 52 Dusty just finished her cookie, and her morning run around. Time to stretch out on the nice cool floor and chill...
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051/365 The heros

February 20, 2018 - Day 51 There are 40 marble slabs, one for each of the passengers and crew members near the crash site. The memorial sla...
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050/365 A field of honor forever

February 19, 2018 - Day 50 The Flight 93 National Memorial. This is the crash site of United Flight 93 on Sept 11, 2001. It is the final re...
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049/365 Will they nest here this year?

February 18, 2018 - Day 49 Almost nesting season. Will this camper be used this year? Last year I had a wooden house here, but the carpente...
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048/365 Welcoming committee

February 17, 2018 - Day 48 Two of my welcoming committe members. Right up at the road by the mailbox. The pink flamingo has the day off!...
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047/365 First Daffodils of the new year

February 16, 2018 - Day 47 The warm wet weather has the daffodils blooming. These bright and happy flowers are always always welcome.
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046/365 The one that got away

February 15, 2018 - Day 46 I was driving through Bond Park looking for photo oportunities, when I spotted this large red tailed hawk on a l...
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045/365 Bunny tail

February 14, 2018 - Day 45 Dusty is running away from Wabbit Wednesday photo shoot! A quick dive into a box and she is safe from the camera...
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044/365 Is this a Mallard

February 13, 2018 - Day 44 (Another ducky day) This big boy is much bigger than the other ducks on Bond Lake. But my bird book doesn't have...
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043/365 “Big Copacabana Wave”

February 12, 2018 - Day 43 Visited downtown Cary looking for photography subjects. I found a few at the library. The big wave is by Ana Hub...
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042/365 Camellia, It is time for your closeup

February 11, 2018 - Day 42 A Camellia near my front porch. I always like the winter blooms. Pretty flower, and the bush has more blossoms r...
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041/365 Sunset over the river

February 10, 2018 - Day 41 That's it, beach week is over. Hope you enjoyed it as much as I did.
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040/365 Birds and beach - Fort Fisher State Recreation Area

February 09, 2018 - Day 40 Pretty beach scene on a Sunday afternoon. Had the beach to myself. Must have been the rain, wind and cold. It is...
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039/365 The trees at Fort Fisher

February 08, 2018 - Day 39 Taken at Fort Fisher State Historic Site. There trees are so interesting. They grow between the old fortificatio...
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038/365 That's not a Wabbit!

February 07, 2018 - Day 38 Dusty has the week off... cuz that's not a wabbit. This is a White Ibis along the trail to the Fort Fisher recr...
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037/365 Afternoon at the mouth of the Cape Fear

February 06, 2018 - Day 37 Afternoon at the tip of Federal Point, where the Cape Fear flows to join the Atlantic Ocean. A cold, sunny day w...
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036/365 At the beach

February 05, 2018 - Day 36 Me Monday at the Beach. Winter at the beach is a treat. It was upper 30°s, very windy and sunny! Very few people...
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035/365 Beach week at Karl Fisher Photography

February 04, 2018 - Day 35 It's beach week. I can't spend a week at the beach, but I can post beach pictures for a week! Carolina Beach, n...
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034/365 Portable artist easel for sale

February 03, 2018 - Day 34 Photo for ebay listing of a Ravenna Box Easel. 1 of 4 photos in a product white box tent. Didn't come out bad...
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033/365 Intersting Flowers

February 02, 2018 - Day 33 Like these interesting flowers in a park in Cary. I don't know what it is, but it is pretty.
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032/365 Golden winter forest scene

February 01, 2018 - Day 32 The forest has different stars in the winter. Love these glowing leaves in the forest in winter. Simple scene. V...
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031/365 Cookie please

January 31, 2018 - Day 31 Dusty would like a cookie. Not really cookies... we call her timothy hay treats cookies. And she loves them. Cut...
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030/365 Back yard birding

January 30, 2018 - Day 30 Pretty little finch in the back yard on a rainy day. They love the bird feeders!
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029/365 Dirty dead fly

January 29, 2018 - Day 29 Gross and creepy, but also interesting looking. Found this dirty dead fly on my window sill... just had to photo...
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028/365 Black cat goes boom

January 28, 2018 - Day 28 Tried to photograph a pack of black cat firecrackers going off today. It worked. Twice. And a small fountain too...
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027/365 Quiet beauty

January 27, 2018 - Day 27 Visited the NC Museum of Natural Science's Prarie Ridge Ecostation. Too many people around to see many birds. (W...
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026/365 Mercury Dime Macro Testing

January 26, 2018 - Day 26 Testing my options for Macro photography. I put my extension tubes on 3 different lenses to see what would get t...
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025/365 Veterans Freedom Tower at night

January 25, 2018 - Day 25 Cary Verterans Freedom tower. Went to make star trails around the tower... but the clouds came in so I decided t...
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024/365 Bunny Friends

January 24, 2018 - Day 24 All of Dusty's bunny friends got together for a photoshoot. Think Dusty would like this printed and framed for h...
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023/365 Just Duckie

January 23, 2018 - Day 23 Beautiful Mallard duck stopped by the studio today. Such a pretty boy.
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022/365 Big Muskie Me

January 22, 2018 - Day 22 Me Monday number 2! I'm in the Big Muskie Bucket. Wow, that's a big bucket.
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021/365 Winter mountain side

January 21, 2018 - Day 21 Looking for a photo... and this is it. Kept stopping, and looking, but really didn't end up where I needed to me...
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019/365 A Rabbit and her Boy

January 19, 2018 - Day 19 Love this statue of a rabbit and her boy. Looks a bit like Dusty! This was a birthday gift from Dusty's Godmomma...
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018/365 Got a little snow

January 18, 2018 - Day 18 We got 4 to 6 inches of snow! Yeah Snow! Very pretty in the trees. Will walk later this evening to explore some...
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017/365 Is it Wabbit Wednesday again already?

January 17, 2018 - Day 17 Not ready for a portrait session! Cute bunny even with only one ear... Shooting with a shallow depth of field t...
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016/365 Chaos to the Right

January 16, 2018 - Day 16 It is what It is.
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015/365 Me

January 15, 2018 - Day 15 First Me Monday shot. Dusty said it was my turn if she had to handle all the Wednesday photos. Fair enough. Umb...
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014/365 Lake Crabtree County Park

January 14, 2018 - Day 14 Sea gull portrait day at Lake Crabtree. Sunny but cold and windy afternoon. Birds seemed happy enough, so I was...
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012/365 Do my socks match

January 12, 2018 - Day 12 First duck photos of the new year. You know, you can't have too many duck pictures. EF 100-400 II with a 1.4x t...
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011/365 HD Timelapse

January 11, 2018 - Day 11 Shot for 30 minutes to make a short night sky time lapse. Just enough cloud movement to make things interesting.
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010/365 Another Wabbit Wednesday

January 10, 2018 - Day 10 Miss Dusty is grooming me. She takes very good care of me. She is a kind, loving bunny.
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009/365 Star light ball

January 09, 2018 - Day 9 Ball of light? Ball of stars? Dreamy!
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008/365 The new baby

January 08, 2018 - Day 8 My new baby. Santa left this under the tree this year. I was a very good boy last year. 8 images at f/2.2 focu...
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007/365 Ice and more Ice

January 07, 2018 - Day 7 Visited WRAL today, knowing the fountain out front is what they are calling Fountain Mountain. Lots and lots of i...
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006/365 Water and Ice

January 06, 2018 - Day 6 Found the ice. New fountain in Cary. Been below freezing for days, and the ice has built up nicely on this founta...
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005/365 Fire and Water

January 05, 2018 - Day 5 Went out looking for icy fountains this evening. Been below freezing for 5 or 6 days now, and some fountains are...
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004/365 Snow day, Southern Style

January 04, 2018 - Day 4 It snowed! We only got about a half inch, and it melted quickly where the sun hit it. SAS Building R
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003/365 Wabbit Wednesday

January 03, 2018 - Day 3 First Wabbit Wednesday of the year. I don't beleive *all* Wednesdays will be of Wabbits, but many of them will....
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228/365 Pearl Lake African Violet

August 16, 2015 - Day 228 One of Mom's many African Violets. Very pretty and very happy plant. And the nicest room in Brookdale:
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227/365 Mom, Karen, and an Orchid

August 15, 2015 - Day 226 Karen's aniversary orchid was the inspiration for this Mother Daughter portrait. Happy Aniversary!
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226/365 A quick one

August 14, 2015 - Day 226 Hello. This is Mop. And Flop. And a nice little flower too. Amazing what treasures you can find at the thrift...
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225/365 No meteors for me

August 13, 2015 - Day 225 Tried to capture the meteor shower... too much light polution, and probably went out too early. I tried a few n...
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224/365 Fun with photoshop

August 12, 2015 - Day 224 I've seen some "twirl" photos over the last two days... so I thought I would give it a try. Extreem twirl of my...
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224 The Flying Humallendas

August 11, 2015 - Day 223 I watched this little guy training on his high wire. His name is Karl Humallendas, and he is one of the Great F...
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222/365 Giraffe by Jonathan Bowling, Greenville, NC

August 10, 2015 - Day 222 Took another look at the 2015 CVA Outdoor Scultpure Exhib entries. I like this 8 foot tall giraffe made of foun...
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221/365 Sleepy gray on a hot day

August 09, 2015 - Day 221 I watched this little squirrel for a few minutes. He didn't move from this spot, but kept his head kept sinking...
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220/365 Manager's office door

August 08, 2015 - Day 220 Printed and framed a group photo today - hung it on Dave's door. Won't he be surprised when he gets back to the...
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219/365 Drops

August 07, 2015 - Day 219 Drops on a misty afternoon. Had a nice cloudy, cool rainy day today. I liked it. Very nice break from the summe...
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218/365 Green Hickory Nuts

August 06, 2015 - Day 218 Noticed the hickory nuts are going to be plentiful this year. The squirrels are rejoicing. Maybe I'll see what...
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217/365 Cicada Exuvia

August 05, 2015 - Day 217 Muddy Cicada Exuvia. This is what is left of the exoskeleton after the adult moults from the final nymph stage.
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216/365 Street Sentry

August 04, 2015 - Day 216 Found this beautiful hawk watching over the street when I returned home on my morning run. He waited for me to...
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215/365 Jeep on the Jeep

August 03, 2015 - Day 215 Another of the new Renegade's little design elements. This little classic Willy's Jeep is climbing a rock pile...
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214/365 Almost sunset at Lake Crabtree

August 02, 2015 - Day 214 Near sunset panorama at the lake. Pretty light today. Should have removed the polarizing filter... tried to imp...
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213/365 My other Jeep is a Jeep

August 01, 2015 - Day 213 Created the image for my custom bumper sticker for the Renegade. "My other Jeep is a Jeep". Cafe Perss - 3x5 Cu...
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212/365 Dinner time

July 31, 2015 - Day 212 Dinner time for Dusty. Some nice yummy Oxbow Western Timothy Hay. Glad I didn't have to eat it! And I might as...
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211/365 Adirondack pitcher picture

July 30, 2015 - Day 211 Here is a beautiful moose pitcher. I would love to see the moose that posed for this!
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210/365 Best In Show

July 29, 2015 - Day 210 "Steel Inverted Arch 3" by Ken Thompson of Blissfield, MI Awarded Best In Show in this years Cary Visual Art O...
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209/365 La evolución del jalapeño , la tercera parte

July 28, 2015 - Día 209 La tercera foto de la trilogía... La pimienta es maduro ahora. (The evolution of the Jalapeno, part three Day...
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208/365 Spiced Cilantro Flounder and Egg noodles

July 27, 2015 - Day 208 Fish tonight. It was delicous. Wild caught flounder quickly cooked with olive oil and my secret spices, finishe...
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207/365 Daylillies

July 26, 2015 - Day 207 Found these at the county library. Not what I headed out for... but very pretty. Nice warm later afternoon ligh...
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206/365 Laundry Day

July 25, 2015 - Day 206 Colorful stack of shirts... my own little rainbow!
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205/365 Kickin' back on a hot day

July 24, 2015 - Day 205 Little Ms Squirrel rested on the deck, and was nice enough to stay there while I got the camera ready. I have t...
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204/365 Another Easter Egg

July 23, 2015 - Day 204 Headlight of the new Renegade. This is a closeup of the detail right in the center of the headlight, right in f...
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203/365 I saw Bigfoot!

July 22, 2015 - Day 203 I spotted a Yeti-Sasquach-Bigfoot today! He followed me home from work! Just one of the many fun design elemen...
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202/365 IS that a comb over?

July 21, 2015 - Day 202 Moth at night. I think this one has a bad comb over? Or is The Donald in the news too much? This guy looks hur...
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1201/365 Flowers

July 20, 2015 - Day 201 A neighbor has some beautiful wild flowers in their front yard. Very pretty right now. Bees like 'em too....
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200/365 Okay if I eat this pear?

July 19, 2015 - Day 200 The bunnies have been enjoying the early pears falling from the tree this year. Came home one day to 3 rabbits...
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199/365 Getting ripe

July 18, 2015 - Day 199 The jalapeno is getting ripe. I didn't know they turned red! I've always eaten them while green. Learn somethin...
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198/365 Sunset at Lake Crabtree

July 17, 2015 - Day 198 Nice sunset this evening. Nice calm water. I didn't even disturb the ducks and geese (too much). Much differ...
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197/365 One Jalapeno left

July 16, 2015 - Day 197 One jalapeno pepper left after making cajun fish tacos tonight. And it is the good lookin' one!
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196/365 Pi at SAS C

July 15, 2015 - Day 196 Giant Pi outside Building C. Not Pi day, but a good day for Pi. Sculpture is Pi in the Sky II by Micajah Bienv...
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195/365 Home of the Wolfpack

July 14, 2015 - Day 195 Wolfpack at the NCSU football center. Just ignore that blue in the background! And another of this little sw...
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194/365 Yes, I'm lookin' at you

July 13, 2015 - Day 194 Found this deer in my yard today. I grabbed the camera, and wondered why she didn't just run off. She just look...
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193/365 Main deck of the USS North Carolina Battleship

July 12, 2015 - Day 193 Traveled to Wilmington NC today to tour the USS North Carolina. Very interesting touring this WWII Battleship a...
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192/365 TO NEW ADVENTURES!

July 11, 2015 - Day 192 What a way to start out each trip in the Renegade. I have to make this my driving mantra.
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191/365 Fine Italian Craftmenship -or- Ciao Baby!

July 10, 2015 - Day 191 The Italian Easter Egg in the new Jeep Renegade. A little spider under the fuel door. Don't worry, he doesn't b...
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190/365 Love the details

July 09, 2015 - Day 190 Jeep emblem tail light. Love it.
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189/365 Friend of Dusty

July 08, 2015 - Day 189 Found a small Cottontail rabbit for today's photo. I couldn't get one with the tail, but I enjoyed getting the...
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188/365 Summer evening

July 07, 2015 - Day 188 What's better than an ice cream cone on a summer evening? Had to work fast on this one, soft serve doesn't last...
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187/365 Waverly Fountain waterfall

July 06, 2015 - Day 187 Stopped by Waverly Place this evening. I like the water fountains and water falls they have there. Before today...
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186/365 Sunflowers along the highway

July 05, 2015 - Day 186 Enjoying the sunflowers NC DOT plants along I40 on a Sunday morning. Very pretty. The bees are enjoying them to...
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185/365 Yard shrooms

July 04, 2015 - Day 185 Mushrooms after the storm. The day's thunderstorms let up, allowing me to photograph. Not sure about fireworks...
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184/365 Jordan Lake Panorama

July 03, 2015 - Day 184 Took a drive to Jordan lake, hoping to see some birds. It was raining lightly and not too much going on. So I s...
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183/365 July!

July 02, 2015 - Day 183 It is July. Almost July 4th! Summer nights and fireworks. Writing with sparklers is FUN! Matt and I took turn...
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182/365 Rabbit lips

July 01, 2015 - Day 182 Dusty would like a cookie. That is what I call her Baked Timothy Biscuit rabbit treats. I'm holding one up, and...
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181/365 Some days the magic never comes

June 30, 2015 - Day 181 Wanted to photograph the storm tonight... setup on the porch, and the storm fizzled out. Waited and waited, and...
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180/365

June 29, 2015 - Day 180 Art along the Black Creek Greenway trail - Househouse and Maynard, Cary.
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179/365 Female Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

June 28, 2015 - Day 179 Butterfly! Off to photograph blue birds this morning, but found this yellow and blue butterfly instead on a th...
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178/365 Sunflower in the sunshine

June 27, 2015 - Day 178 Pretty sunflower in my neighbor's garden. Very pretty, and they bring in the bees.
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177/365 Home of the Titans

June 26, 2015 - Day 177 Went out for a drive in the Renegade, and found this for the photo of the day. This is the Triangle Aquatic Cen...
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176/365 New Jeep Renegade Trailhawk

June 25, 2015 - Day 176 Traded the Ford Focus in for a new Jeep Renegade Trailhawk. Pretty sharp, don't you think!
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175/365 The Grill Master

June 24, 2015 - Day 175 Matt takes his freshly grilled honey mustard grilled chicken off the grill. It was fantastic!
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174/365 2012 Ford Focus Titanium in Yellow Blaze

June 23, 2015 - Day 174 The Yellow Blaze focus. Still lookin' good.
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173/365 Seedless Black Grapes

June 22, 2015 - Day 173 Floating grapes in the photo tent. Fresh from Food Lion, right into the tent. What is the white stuff on the gr...
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172/365 Hot digitty dog! Happy Father's day!

June 21, 2015 - Day 172 A quick on on this Father's day. Hot Dog!
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171/365 Storms across the lake

June 20, 2015 - Day 171 Thunder clouds closing in. For the 4th day in a row, strong thunderstorms a forming after a hot humid day. Inte...
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170/365 The Hot Point Deli

June 19, 2015 - Day 170 We went out to dinner tonight... back to the Hot Point Deli. Excellent food, fast and fairly priced.
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169/365 Apex Lake

June 18, 2015 - Day 196 A hot afternoon, still 95° at 7 pm., at Apex Lake in Apex Community Park. Big clouds where building, and thunde...
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168/365 Hot summer day

June 17, 2015 - Day 168 Still a couple days until it is officially summer, but with days in the upper 90s, I think we can call it close...
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167/365 Ewwwww, part II

June 16, 2015 - Day 167 More bugs! These creepy crawlies built a tent and have eaten some of my hedge. They have completely devoured th...
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166/365 Ewwwww

June 15, 2015 - Day 166 Look who was guarding my jeep when I went out to run to the store! My big ugly watch spider. Do you have someo...
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165/365 Only Big Dogs have Big Sticks

June 14, 2015 - Day 165 Max is happy with a BIG stick. Good to play with a big stick after a nice morning swim. And a few more:...
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164/365 Summer flowers in an English garden

June 13, 2015 - Day 164 Pretty day in the gardens of Stan Hywet. I liked these, I just don't know what they are... so I all them Summer...
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163/365 Pano rig

June 12, 2015 - Day 163 Some table top tent photography for today. This is my pano rig. Gets the camera in just the right position to t...
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162/365 Plants and Clouds

June 11, 2015 - Day 162 Looking for some good clouds today. Not too much to work with, but this little patch dresses up this planter on...
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161/365 Full bush

June 10, 2015 - Day 161 Full bush of blossoms!
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160/365 Half a kitchen

June 09, 2015 - Day 160 Our new floor! I really like it. New table and chairs are next! Took this in a 16 shot image and stitched them...
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159/365 Historic Pugh House

June 08, 2015 - Day 159 Traveled to Morrisville today in search of the photo of the day. Ended up at the Pugh House, a home on the Nati...
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158/365 Do you mind?

June 07, 2015 - Day 158 Dusty is trying to each one of her new Slims with Alfalfa rabbit treats, and I'm trying to take her picture. Sh...
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157/365 Bunch of bugs

June 06, 2015 - Day 157 Bunch of bugs near my front door. I think they are assassin bugs! Look out!
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156/365 First Gardenia of the year

June 05, 2015 - Day 156 First blossom of the year for my gardenia bushes. You smell these flowers before you see them... at least that...
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155/365 Bubbles

June 04, 2015 - Day 155 Bubble! 5 bubbles images overlaided and blended in Photoshop CC14. Fun!
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154/365 Hummingbirds are fast

June 03, 2015 - Day 154 Hummingbirds flying around the studio after dark. But I managed to get a photo! ISO 50, 50mm, 8s at f/11, 5...
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153/365 Lanterns

June 02, 2015 - Day 153 4 of my candle lanterns. All with LED candles. Pretty cool. ISO 400, 57mm, 3.2s at f/5
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152/365 Tropical Chicken Dog

June 01, 2015 - Day 152 For dinner tonight - grilled teriyaki boneless chicken breast, pepper jack cheese, green leaf lettuce, fresh pi...
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151/365 Plant

May 31, 2015 - Day 151 This is Eric's plant. He named it "Plant". Tough to argue with that. Needed an easy one today - flooring has m...
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150/365 DIY New floor in the kitchen

May 30, 2015 - Day 150 Putting in new flooring today. Matt and I got a bunch done... probably half way there putting it down. Then we...
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149/365 Jelly Bean II

May 29, 2015 - Day 149 Another in the SAS art collection, "Jelly Bean II" by John Clement. (Recall "Oiler" back on day 122). Used sel...
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148/365 Magnolia blossom do over

May 28, 2015 - Day 148 Another try at the Magnolia blossoms near home. This is on a different variety - I believe it is the dwarf "Lit...
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147/365 SAS Deer

May 27, 2015 - Day 147 Deer artwork at SAS. Pano stitched from 20 photos. Each of the individual photos was shot at 200mm and f/2.8 fo...
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146/365 Magnolia grandiflora ~ southern magnolia

May 26, 2015 - Day 146 Southern magnolia are in bloom! Large pretty flowers. What's not to like? ISO 400, 100mm, 1/250s at f/13, On...
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145/365 Hummingbirds found the feeder!

May 25, 2015 - Day 145 I've been waiting for weeks to see hummingbirds at the feeder. Today was the day. Guess they needed a holiday t...
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144/365 Assorted Duck Donuts

May 24, 2015 - Day 144 Donut run this morning! Clockwise from top left - The Beach, Chocolate Peanut, Maple Bacon, Vanilla Peanut, Str...
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143/365 WRAL Freedom Balloon Festival

May 23, 2015 - Day 143 Went to volunteer at the balloon festival this morning. Saw many balloons take off. They were heading out one a...
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142/365 All flowers are beautiful

May 22, 2015 - Day 142 She loved me, She loved me not. She loved me. Yes, of course she did. Focused stacked 3 images in PS CC...
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141/365 Coconut, Mango, Honeydew fruit salad - or is it?

May 21, 2015 - Day 141 Different fruit salad to go with the lemon/pineapple Cajun rub baked flounder and white rice. I meant to pick u...
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140/365 Veterans Freedom Monument

May 20, 2015 - Day 140 Veterans Freedom Monument in the Veterans Freedom Park, Cary, NC. Moon and Venus in the purple sky just after s...
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139/365 Soap bubbles and cactus needles

May 19, 2015 - Day 139 Blowing soap bubbles onto a cactus. It is less dramatic than it sounds. But cool. I like the reflected images...
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138/365 Up inversion

May 18, 2015 - Day 138 Shooting up in the back yard, inverting and playing with the colors in PS. ISO 800, 153mm, 1/50s at f/20
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137/365 A girl and her dog

May 17, 2015 - Day 137 Nice walk this morning, and everyone enjoyed it! Don't they look happy! I think so! ISO 800, 50mm, 1/200s at...
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136/365 Great blue minding the nest

May 16, 2015 - Day 136 Great blue Heron on the nest. Can just see the babe in the nest. Pretty soon the young one will be large enough...
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135/365 My roses

May 15, 2015 - Day 135 My roses, in their natural surroundings today in nice morning light. ISO 400, 1/250s at f/2.2, 50mm
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134/365 The kitchen junk drawer

May 14, 2015 - Day 134 Eric gave me the idea for this photo yesterday. My junk drawer. Do you have one? What is in yours? ISO 400,...
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133/365 Chocolate Cake

May 13, 2015 - Day 133 Dessert at the Hot Point Deli. Yummy Chocolate cake. Great after stromboli! Very nice meal. ISO 400, 50mm, 1...
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132/365 Last of the original blossoms

May 12, 2015 - Day 132 This is the last of the original blossom's on Midnight's yellow Gerber Daisies. Plants are doing well, so I hop...
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131/365 Remember those pear blossoms?

May 11, 2015 - Day 131 The new pears are coming on. Not loaded, but I should get a few this year! I like the way they start out point...
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130/365 Happy Mother's Day

May 10, 2015 - Day 130 Happy Mother's Day. Roses for Mom. These roses are planted in the median of N Harrison Ave near my house. Wh...
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129/365 Hemlock Bluffs Greens in the rain

May 09, 2015 - Day 129 Went to Hemlocks Bluff Park today. Thought I might see some good birds to photograph, but they don't have bird...
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128/365 SAS Spring Festival Fireworks

May 08, 2015 - Day 128 Very nice fireworks show tonight at the spring festival. Weather looked threatening, but it cleared up and was...
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127/365 Town Art

May 07, 2015 - Day 127 One of many town art pieces around town. NE corner of Harrison and Maynard.
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126/365 Is that a cookie?

May 06, 2015 - Day 126 I put a rabbit treat on the lens, and triggered the camera remotely when Dusty investigated. She was very cauti...
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125/365 Selfie of the (every other) month

May 05, 2015 - Day 125 Time for the Selfie of the month. I didn't do one for April (or February for that matter) so this is turnig out...
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124/365 Dusty grooming in the sunshine

May 04, 2015 - Day 124 Miss Dusty likes to sit in the sunshine in the afternoon. Today she sat on her mat, and scratched her ears and...
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123/365 Roses are blooming

May 03, 2015 - Day 123 My roses are here! This one isn't quite open yet. I love them at this stage. ISO 100, 100mm, 1/4s at f/2.8...
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122/365 Oiler at SAS Q

May 02, 2015 - Day 122 Pretty afternoon today, so I just had to get out. This is an art piece on the SAS campus called Oiler by John C...
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121/365 Portrait session

May 01, 2015 - Day 121 Did a couple of portraits of a co-worker's son today. Just a quick session of this very nice high school senior...
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120/365 Birthday pine cone

April 30, 2015 - Day 120 This is a nice birthday gift I received this year. The top comes off and there is a place to hide treasure. Wha...
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119/365 Merganser pair drying at the end of the day

April 29, 2015 - Day 119 A pair of Common Mergansers drying out at the end of the day. At the mouth of Black Creek, Crabtree Lake, Cary,...
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118/365 Happy Birthday Matt

April 28, 2015 - Day 118 Matt's 25th! Happy Birthday Matt! Hope you have a great day!
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117/365 Can't have too many...

April 27, 2015 - ... duck pictures! Day 117 My other secret weapon is bond park and the ducks that live there. Beautiful afternoon,...
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116/365 Chickadee

April 26, 2015 - Day 116 Chickadees are busy bringing bugs back to the bird house that they've used to nest this year. Why would they be...
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115/365 Only sun there is today

April 25, 2015 - Day 115 These little sunflowers from the grocery store are the only sunshine there is today. Cloudy, rainy, dreary day...
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114/365 SAS R

April 24, 2015 - Day 114 Golden hour pano of SAS building R. Stitched in newly updated Lightroom CC. ISO 400, 27mm * 3, 1/125 at f/7.
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113/365 Lemon Basil Rock Cornish Hens and Munster Mac and Cheese

April 23, 2015 - Day 113 Yummy dinner tonight. Banana pudding and tossed salad not shown!
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112/365 Crystal bird

April 22, 2015 - Day 112 This is a birthday present from my boy Max. He got me a nice solar LED light up hummingbird. The bird got tire...
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111/365 New artwork

April 21, 2015 - Day 111 Hung 2 new pictures today. The canvas on the left is an 80" x 11" photo of the Barn in the Keene Valley, and th...
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110/365 Water drop collision

April 20, 2015 - Day 110 Playing in the water again... stopped by a water fountain at the Page Walker Arts center. Took a bunch. Kind of...
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109/365/365 WRAL Azalea Gardens

April 19, 2015 - Day 109 Almost peak color at the azalea gardens today. Probably some day this week will be peak, but today sure wasn't...
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108/365 Big bush is bloomin!

April 18, 2015 - Day 108 Pink azaleas from my "Big Bush". This one is huge, 10 foot tall and 12 feet across! And full of big pretty pink...
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107/365 Crystal Ball

April 17, 2015 - Day 107 View through the ball. ISO 100, 58mm, f/10,.025s.05s.1s.2s.4s
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106/365 Bunny tricks

April 16, 2015 - Day 106 Another birthday present. Can I get Dusty like this? Maybe, but I know it was easier with this little bunny!...
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105/365 Birthday lantern

April 15, 2015 - Day 105 Rainy cool day... good day for inside photography. Here is a nice new lantern birthday present this year. I hav...
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104/365 Bond Park

April 14, 2015 - Day 104 Headed out to get ducks, but got to the park with too little light. So I did this. Boats, trees, lake, sky, and...
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103/365 My favorites are here!

April 13, 2015 - Day 103 I think these are my favorite azalea blossoms in my yard. They are pretty good size, come i pairs, and I like t...
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102/365 Views from the Blue Ridge Escarpment

April 12, 2015 - Day 102 I was fortunate today to get some beautiful views just off the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia looking down to t...
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101/365 Hawk and Blackbird

April 11, 2015 - Day 101 This Redwing blackbird was pestering the hawk to leave the area, but the hawk was not really bothered by the bl...
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100/365 Pink!

April 10, 2015 - Day 100 Morning light on a pink Azalea after over night rain. Focus stacked 8 images to get this one all in focus, kee...
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099/365 Pollen and azalea seasons

April 09, 2015 - Day 99 Some things just go together... like pine pollen and azalea blossoms! These little red ones are right by my fro...
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098/365 Dogwood Blossom

April 08, 2015 - Single dogwood blossom. I really like these trees this time of year. This tree is pretty light this year, I wonder why?...
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097/365 Another try, with drops

April 07, 2015 - Day 97 Another shot of the yellow Gerber Daisies. I like this one. Now windy today, so things stayed still for me. It...
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096/365 Yellow daisy for Missy

April 06, 2015 - Day 96 Flowers on the deck, one of Midnight's favorite places. I miss you, Miss Middy. I'll probably take another sh...
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095/365 Happy Easter

April 05, 2015 - Day 95 Dusty has her Easter breakfast in her new veggie bowl. That is a big fat carrot! Happy Easter.
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094/365 Squirrel

April 04, 2015 - Day 94 Hangin out in the sun, enjoying the warm weather. Didn't mind getting his picture taken. Thanks little guy.
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093/365 I will miss you, Miss Midnight

April 03, 2015 - Day 93 I am using an old photo for today's photo of the day. This is from 2004, one of the first photos I took of this...
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092/365 Matt's bad luck

April 02, 2015 - Day 92 How is this even possible? A utility knife through the tire, and then right on through the inside of the wheel....
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091/365 91% and waxing

April 01, 2015 - Day 91 Very pretty moon tonight. 91% full and waxing. Full moon at 8:05 on Saturday. But Saturday is supposed to be clo...
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090/365 Dusty posing

March 31, 2015 - Day 90 Dusty poses for a closup. She just finished some red leaf lettuce. Just. Like still chewing. Think I'm bugging h...
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089/365 Grackle season

March 30, 2015 - Day 89 Grackles are in town. They will leave pretty soon. Until then, I'll be going through seed like crazy!
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088/365 Selfie of the Month - March

March 29, 2015 - Day 88 Almost forgot the selfie of the month! I did forget it in February, so maybe it should be the selfie of the ever...
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087/365 Pretty Pekin Duck

March 28, 2015 - Day 87 I went to Bond Park today thinking about getting a duck picture. Here it is! It was Easter Egg hunt day, so the...
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086/365 Chicken and rice

March 27, 2015 - Day 86 Grilled Teriyaki Chicken with sweet onions, green leaf lettuce, tomatoes, and pepper jack cheese on a sesame see...
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085/365 Not a soft focus kind of guy

March 26, 2015 - Day 85 Pear Blossoms. Headed out to try soft focus with panty hose over the lens... but I'm just not a soft focus guy.
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084/365 Cherry Tree

March 25, 2015 - Day 84 Cherry tree is all decked out! Spectacular in the springtime. The bees are really really enjoying it.
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083/365 Camellia

March 24, 2015 - Day 83 My Camellia greets visitors. Not this one, this one is now in a vase in the kitchen... but the others do! So...
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082/365 Bumble bee in a pear tree

March 23, 2015 - Day 82 Pear tree is always an early bloomer! First bumble bee of the year too. Enjoying spring, but not enjoying the po...
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081/365 Big dirty paw

March 22, 2015 - Day 81 Midnight's paw. Just back from our morning walk. Love this big dirty paw.
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080/365 Miss Middy

March 21, 2015 - Day 80 Midnight is staying for a long weekend. She loves to weekend here at the spa. ISO 100, 1/60s, f/4.5, 100mm...
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079/365 Razzzzzzzzzzzberrrrie!

March 20, 2015 - Day 79 Dusty time! She is telling me "Enough of the flash already!" ISO 100, 200mm, f/5.0, 1/60s, On camera flash, R...
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078/365 Midnight's white patch

March 19, 2015 - Day 78 Miss Midnight is here! This is a little patch of white she has on her chest area. She is laying down here so the...
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077/365 Daffodils

March 18, 2015 - Day 77 Black and White Daffodils. 3 photos focus stacked in PS CC14. Converted to B+W in Silver EfexPro2. ISO 100,...
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076/365 Rear wheels down.

March 17, 2015 - Day 76 Out a the airport today. I like to try to get the planes while landing, rear wheels down and front wheel still i...
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075/365 Take your pick, but the orange one on the end is mine

March 17, 2015 - Day 75 Great day for taking the kayaks and canoes out. Just be sure to get in behind the ice breaker!
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074/365 Spring thaw

March 17, 2015 - Day 74 Almost spring... rivers are running and the ice is melting! Get ready for the Easter bunny!
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073/365 Christmas in March.

March 17, 2015 - Day 73 Love this. There are still Christmas trees up in some special locations! Had to be my photo of the day!
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072/365 Sunrise over SAS

March 13, 2015 - Day 72 Sunrise as I was leaving the gym this morning. Wish I had my big boy 5DmkIII for this, but the Samsung phone did...
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071/365 I love these flowers, you?

March 12, 2015 - Day 71 Pretty daffodil. 3 days in the 70s have the daffodils all in bloom! So pretty. 5 images focus stacked in PS C...
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070/365 Mystery

March 11, 2015 - Day 70 What in the world? ISO 800, 1/80s, f/6.3, 148mm
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069/365 Not soft today

March 10, 2015 - Day 69 Went for the sharp image of my pretty little crocus plants. Love the color of these little bitty flowers. Taken...
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068/365 Soft focus Crocus

March 09, 2015 - Day 68 Part 3 of my soft focus experimentation. This one is done with an inexpensive Polaroid Optics soft focus filter.
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067/365 Dusty meets another fluffy friend

March 08, 2015 - Day 67 I brought a bunny home for Dusty. Almost Easter, Dusty! ISO 320, f/5.6, 1/30s, 50mm, Set the white balance by...
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066/365 Hungry Horse

March 07, 2015 - Day 66 Visited the farm where some state owned horses live. I like to see them. They look very happy on a warm day in t...
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065/365 Left eye

March 06, 2015 - Day 65 Close-up of my left eye. I want to figure out how to better light this... the bright reflection of the ring lig...
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064/365 Soft focus, part II

March 05, 2015 - Day 64 Another round of soft focus work. For today's photo, I took a Kleenex, separated it into a single ply, and ripp...
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063/365 Soft Focus Challange

March 04, 2015 - Day 63 First attempt at a soft focus shot. Interesting look. This was shot though a single layer of kitchen plastic...
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062/365 Girls Basketball: Hillside vs Southeast Raleigh(Mar 3, 2015)

March 03, 2015 - Day 62 JaKelbi Lewis (1) of Hillside drives as the clock winds down and Hillside trails by 1. Ball is turned over. The...
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061/365 Happy Birthday to Me

March 02, 2015 - Day 61 Birthday today! Very yummy cake that Eric got for the birthday celebration. Whipped cream frosting on a Chocolat...
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060/365 Dusty meets a new friend

March 01, 2015 - Day 60 Dusty says hello to a new friend. She isn't sure about this little rabbit! ISO 100, 70mm, 1/40s, f/4.5, Soft...
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059/365 Water drops

February 28, 2015 - Day 59 Drops on the aquarium bottom, with flower wrapping paper below. Still Groovy. Reused most of the setup from...
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058/365 Photographer see, photographer do

February 27, 2015 - Day 58 My try with the oil and water photography seen on the FB PHTTC group. Blue glass Pyrex pie plate filled with...
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057/365 Snow day

February 26, 2015 - Day 57 Snowy day! Ended up with about 3" of heavy wet crusty snow today. Everything is closed. Working from home today.
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056/365 snocalypse now

February 25, 2015 - Day 56 0" to 12" forecast for tonight. I'm thinking 0 is unlikely... Nice big pretty heavy wet flakes falling now. D...
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055/365 Pretty day

February 24, 2015 - Day 55 Snow has fallen all day long... not a lot of accumulation. This one had all the weather geeks fooled. They didn'...
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054/365 Pineapple light painting

February 23, 2015 - Day 54 Something different... pineapple under a pen light. Lit with a small AAA flashlight, swirled around for a 10s e...
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053/365 Cloudy day at the beaver pond

February 22, 2015 - Day 53 Sunshine Sunday was a challenge today... Not too sunny, but what light there was certainly came from the sun! He...
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052/365 Icy Mill

February 21, 2015 - Day 52 Went to Yates Mill today, to see how much ice has formed on the mill and dam. A bit! Very pretty at the mill tod...
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051/365 Friday Flash Smoke

February 20, 2015 - Day 51 Smoke. On a black background. Vanilla incense, if it matters. Flash left 1/16 power, Flash Right 1/16 power,...
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050/365 Thexture Thursday, part III

February 19, 2015 - Day 50 Thumb Texture for Thexture Thursday. That's That... Thimple Thumb picture... ISO 100, 100mm, f/4.5, 1/200s, M...
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049/365 Snowy Headed Warbler

February 18, 2015 - Day 49 The February Theme said wide angle, but I wanted to get a bird pictures with flurries coming down. So I did. Lov...
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048/365 Icy Day

February 17, 2015 - Day 48 Snow, sleet and freezing rain last night, in that order... Mostly sleet, so that is good. Did leave the trees wi...
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047/365 Fire

February 16, 2015 - Day 47 Candle flame. Macro shot of the flame as I am blowing it out. I like how the wick comes up through the flame....
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046/365 Deja Vunshine Sunday

February 15, 2015 - Day 46 This little guy has come a long way in a week. A little droopy from the cold and wind today, but still a welcome...
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045/365 Long exposure creek

February 14, 2015 - Day 45 Playin in the creek today, didn't even get my feet wet. February theme - Speed - Long exposure ISO 50, f/16,...
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044/365 Sports configuration

February 13, 2015 - Day 44 Just got back from shooting 2 basketball games. This is my basketball setup - 5DMkIII with the 70-200 f/2.8L IS...
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043/365 Thexture Thursday, part II

February 12, 2015 - Day 43 How's this for texture? Be careful touching this one! February daily theme - Texture Thursday ISO 100, 100mm...
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042/365 Starry night at the country club

February 11, 2015 - Day 42 Relatively clear night, so I went out to shoot a shot for Wide Angle Wednesday. Looking for dark sky... not real...
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041/365 Dusty claims the basket

February 10, 2015 - Day 41 Busy day today, so I'm going with a quick Dusty shot. She is so cute, can't miss! She is rubbing her scent glan...
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040/365 Macroberries

February 09, 2015 - Day 40 Macro Monday. Strawberry time. A couple of these survived the drop into the aquarium on Friday or Saturday... Go...
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039/365 Think spring

February 08, 2015 - Day 39 70° today, the daffodils are getting ready to blossom. Still winter at your house? February theme: Sunshine S...
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038/365 Purple hour

February 07, 2015 - Day 38 Purple hour at SAS. Long (S L O W) exposure for speed Saturday. Intuition in foreground, building R in backgro...
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037/365 Berry drop

February 06, 2015 - Day 37 It is raspberry drop day. Yummy photo. Tried the berry drop again, with raspberries and strawberries today. I l...
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036/365 Thexture on a Thursday

February 05, 2015 - Day 36 texture [teks-cher] noun 1. The visual and especially tactile quality of a surface: "rough texture". And t...
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035/365 Dusty on her front porch

February 04, 2015 - Day 35 I put on the wide angle lens, setup the flashes pointing to Dusty's porch, and setup for the picture of the day.
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034/365 Full Moon

February 03, 2015 - Day 34 Moon is at my favorite state right now, a nice big full moon. Cresent moon is nice, but I love the full moon bet...
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033/365 Foolish Souvenir

February 02, 2015 - Day 33 Today's photo is a macro closeup of a little stone, mineral actually, from somewhere that I picked up as a souve...
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032/365 Difficult day

February 01, 2015 - Day 32 Tough getting a pic today. Went to the Prairie Ridge Ecostation hoping for some birds... not much going on. Shot...
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031/365 What's my name?

January 31, 2015 - Day 31 Food photo day. I bought Girl Scout Cookies this week. They are yummy! These are my favorites I think... chocola...
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030/365 Studio space

January 30, 2015 - Day 30 Here is my little studio space. And my little model. It is late, I worked my real job today, then photographed...
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029/365 Selfie of the Month

January 29, 2015 - Day 29 Self portrait. With bunny hair all over. Good grief. I'll probably do a few self portraits over the course of...
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028/365 Dusty in the studio

January 28, 2015 - Day 28 Setup the lights tonight to see about getting some rabbit photos. Guess what? I got some rabbit photos! Have to...
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027/365 HSOT Boys Basketball: Riverside vs Northern Durham (Jan 27, 2015)

January 27, 2015 - Day 27 Another HSOT sports night. No time for other photos - 1350 photos is enough for one day! These girls caught m...
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026/365 Birdhouse and dogwood twig

January 26, 2015 - Day 26 Trying to get the birdhouse in the water drop. Not totally successful on this one. But I like the dogwood branch...
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025/365 Waxing crescent moon

January 25, 2015 - Day 25 Moon is at my favorite state right now, a nice big cresent moon. Full moon is nice, but I love the partial moon...
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024/365 Zoom Blur, The Cary

January 24, 2015 - Day 24 My entry for the January Challenge in the Photography Help - Tips, Techniques, & Critiques FB Group. Zoomed on...
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023/365 Boys Basketball: Northern Durham vs Jordan (Jan 23, 2015)

January 23, 2015 - Day 23 HighSchoolOT night... so here is one of my shots from the early game. Northern High School's Kentrell Barkley (...
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022/365 Nightfall on Trillingham

January 22, 2015 - Day 22 (Night 22?) Street shot in front of the house. Fun to do. Also did some star shots, but there is just too much l...
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021/365 Miss Midnight

January 21, 2015 - Day 21 It was a beautiful day and a great opportunity to get another few photos of Miss Midnight. I've been lucky to si...
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020/365 Mr Moose(-like) OR Five is not enough

January 20, 2015 - Day 20 I got out the little light tent for some table top work. This is another of my Mom's figures. I call it Mr Moose...
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019/365 Tweetle dum and tweetle dee?

January 19, 2015 - Day 19 Look at these two! Hard to tell them apart! Midnight is back for just a few more days... so we are having fun (...
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018/365 Crabtree driftwood under a sunny cloud filled sky

January 18, 2015 - Day 18 Cloud filled sunny sky over driftwood at Lake Crabtree park. Used my manual Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 lens. It is a co...
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017/365 Backyard birds

January 17, 2015 - Day 17 Pretty day out, so I hung out and photographed birds. I have a nice variety in the yard... I think due to a nice...
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016/365 Dusty

January 16, 2015 - Day 16 Here's my Dusty! She is having a good night - no D O G in the house - a weight is lifted, the feeling of doom is...
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015/365 Chill Bunny

January 15, 2015 - Day 15 Dusty was very calm and quiet tonight. She was chilling next to my feet as I took care of a few things on the co...
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014/365 Selfie with my Middy

January 14, 2015 - Day 14 Miss Middy was very restless this evening, so it was a good time to pose with her. She really doesn't like my re...
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013/365 Family Treasures

January 13, 2015 - Day 13 This is one of my mom's little figures I now have. I'm enjoying the little birds she had around her house now ar...
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012/365 M & M

January 12, 2015 - Day 12 Midnight kisses Matt. Good to see! Nothing like a dog kiss!
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011/365 Eastern Bluebird in a dogwood tree

January 11, 2015 - Day 11 More bluebirds! They are such pretty birds. I'm lucky to have them visit the yard each day.
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010/365 Thanks for the water!

January 10, 2015 - Day 10 Spying on my bird bath. The blue birds stopped by to bath, and they didn't even mind me clicking a few pictures...
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009/365 Boys Basketball: Riverside vs Hillside (Jan 9, 2015)

January 09, 2015 - Day 9 Shooting for High School OT. Late night. I like this one... Visit HighSchoolOT.com for more... Riverside High...
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008/365 My secret weapon

January 08, 2015 - Day 8 Hello. Meet Dusty. She may look like a little rabbit with hay in her mouth. And that is true, but not all there i...
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007/365 D O G

January 07, 2015 - Day 7 Miss Midnight's nose and paw. Two of my favorite parts! She is a little restless tonight, but finally settled dow...
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006/365 Treat please

January 06, 2015 - Day 6 Midnight looking for a treat. She is a good girl, and she is visiting all week! We will probably see another one...
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005/365 Thank you, Bobby

January 05, 2015 - Day 5 Pizza night! I made my own pizza dough today, using Bobby Flay's recipe from FoodNetwork.com. Easy and delicious,...
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004/365 Everyberry into the pool!

January 04, 2015 - Day 4 The great berry drop has begun! Everyberry into the pool! This was a fun one, but I need to make some adjustme...
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003/365 And a fungus in a pear tree

January 03, 2015 - Day 3 One of my pear trees died a couple of years ago. It is now home to fungus and other members of natures clean-up c...
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002/365 If you must

January 02, 2015 - Day 2. Miss Midnight lets me take her photo, because there is a treat at the end... and the end doesn't always come as...
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001/365 Happy New Year

January 01, 2015 - Day 1! Happy New Year. First of many 2015 photos. Starting the year with a little bubbly.
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361/365 Lights on the Lake

December 27, 2013 - Day 361 Lights on the Lake with Mom Saw a wonderful light desplay in Liverpool with Mom. A nice 2 mile 40 minute drive...
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358/365 Have a very Moosy Christmas

December 24, 2013 - Day 358 Merry Christmas from the Moose family.
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357/365 Wallpaper strip / Painting done

December 23, 2013 - Day 357 I finished a project started on Thanksgiving... stripping off the peeling wallpaper, patching the walls, sand...
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356/365 Flocking Cardinals

December 22, 2013 - Day 356 Here is my flock of Cardinals. Cardinals are not flocking birds! But they tolerate each other at the feeder....
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354/365 Merry Christmas Tree

December 20, 2013 - Day 354 Tree is up and decorated! Merry Christmas everyone!
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353/365 Mailing Santa

December 19, 2013 - Day 353 I hope this little guy used an express mail package, because it is a little late to be mailing Santa. I'm sur...
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352/365 Behind the scenes

December 18, 2013 - Day 352 This is the setup for yesterday's soap bubble photo. Enjoy!
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351/365 Be like Mike

December 17, 2013 - Day 351 Just have to be like Mike. Photog Mike P, aka Tanto-san, sent some bubble photos this week. It got me thinkin...
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350/365 Santa's new location

December 16, 2013 - Day 350 Santa has a new perch this year. I usually put him on the roof... and he usually falls off at some point when...
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349/365 Historic Oak View County Park

December 15, 2013 - Day 349 Went out on a warm (60) and sunny December day to Historic Oak View Park. Pretty day for one of Wake County'...
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348/365 The Wishing Star

December 14, 2013 - Day 348 Hallmark ornament from 2002, The Wishing Star with Snowball and Tuxedo. It is cute. First ornament on the tree!...
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347/365 106 Carmel Court - Sweet

December 13, 2013 - Day 347 I drove around until I found a nicely decorated house... 106 Carmel Ct sure fit the bit. Lots of lights, and...
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346/365 Need more lights

December 12, 2013 - Day 346 Put the lights on the tree. Need a few more. Probably another 2 strings. This is a double exposure. One out...
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345/365 Picking out the perfect tree

December 11, 2013 - Day 345 After having a nice iHop breakfast for dinner we went out to pick out the perfect tree. Or make that the perfec...
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344/365 Full moon

December 10, 2013 - Day 344 Santa and the reindeer under a full moon. This year Christmas eve the moon will be at 65% and waning... so Sant...
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343/365 Pink Poinsettia

December 09, 2013 - Day 343 Today I'm working with a beautiful pink poinsettia plant. Very pretty and a bit different. Makes me think of Ch...
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342/365 Merry Christmas

December 08, 2013 - Day 342 Christmas lights are up and it was a wonderful night to see them! Stan Hywet hall and Gardens, 2013 Deck the...
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341/365 The falls

December 07, 2013 - Day 341 Icy waterfalls. 20 images stitched... 4 wide, 5 tall, each image from 3 exposures combined in Photoshop HDR Pr...
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340/365 Signs of Christmas

December 06, 2013 - Day 340 Tea light candle Christmas tree, backed with hand-made Christmas wreaths. Beautiful, for a beautiful season. P...
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339/365 Random coins

December 05, 2013 - Day 339 Shooting coins for next week's photo group. Shiny metal can be difficult, so I have some things to work out....
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338/365 Hello, my slimy little friend

December 04, 2013 - Day 338 Went out to see about photographing bark - that is this week's theme for a photo group I post to. And while I...
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337/365 Kids visit the workshop

December 03, 2013 - Day 337 Big day for the kids. They are visiting Santa's workshop today. Here is the traditional Christmas picture at t...
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336/365 Get your skates ready!

December 02, 2013 - Day 336 Sharpen your laces and tie up your blades... it is skating time. Ho Ho Ho Photo info: ISO 200, f/4.0,...
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335/365 Anything with a respirator is bad news!

December 01, 2013 - Day 335 Once again, a home improvement project is competing for my time... and keeping me busy when I should be out pho...
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334/365 Sugar

November 30, 2013 - Day 334 Who doesn't love an Oreo, or two, with whip cream? That's what I thought. Photo info: ISO 100, 1/60s, 100mm,...
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333/365 Alternative to Black Friday

November 29, 2013 - Day 333 I was not at WalMart today:)
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332/365 Backlit

November 28, 2013 - Day 332 Backlit leaf on a cold crisp Thanksgiving morning. Simple. Pretty. I like it. Photo info: ISO 800, 100mm...
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331/365 Happy Thanksgiving

November 27, 2013 - Day 331 Almost Thanksgiving! Photo info: ISO 125, 70mm, f/4.5, 1/25s Flash left, right and center Background extend...
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330/365 Pizza!

November 26, 2013 - Day 330 Fresh from the oven... Yummy. Crust stuffed with cheese!
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329/365 Eye can see you

November 25, 2013 - Day 329 Macro of my right eye. Ring flash makes it look pretty spooky. I darkened it some, but really would need to spe...
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328/365 Squirrel with experience

November 24, 2013 - Day 328 I've been watching this squirrel. He is distinctive with his split ear and scrunched up face. I wonder what hap...
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327/365 Ready for your closeup?

November 23, 2013 - Day 327 Setup at the bird bath again today, shooting out the open window. Birds noticed me, but still drank. Water is...
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326/365 Happy Thanksgiving

November 22, 2013 - Day 326 Giving Thanks Thanksgiving is getting close! I have much to be thankful for. We all do when you think about...
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325/365 Very late or Really early?

November 21, 2013 - Day 325 My one and only fall bloom. This bush usually blooms in April or May. So does that make this blossum very early...
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324/365 Excuse me ma'am...

November 20, 2013 - ... is that a moose? Day 324 Yes, this is a moose. His name is Amy. He is from Inlet, NY. Photo info: ISO 640, f...
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323/365 Selfie is the word of the year

November 19, 2013 - Day 323 I heard this morning that Oxford Dictionaries word of the year for 2013 is "Selfie". You've got to be kidding...
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322/365 Water drops on leaf

November 18, 2013 - Day 322 Water spayed on leaf Drops form Traveling ever downward Drip Drip Shutter pressed flash fires Check scre...
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321/365 One in every crowd

November 17, 2013 - Day 321 One little finch is putting on a show splashing around... others just sit back and watch. I enjoyed the show...
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320/365 B. Everett Jordan Dam and Lake

November 16, 2013 - Day 320 Sunny Saturday. Went out to the Dam. Never been there before. Pretty day. Pretty scene. 22 Shots combined into...
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319/365 9.5 backyard hours in 3 minutes

November 15, 2013 - Day 315 I setup a time lapse before leaving for work this morning. Wondered what I would have when I got home. Birds,...
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318/365 Black and Decker data security

November 14, 2013 - Day 318 Old hard drive disposal. Drilling a few holes in the platters makes it harder to read... but is it NSA proof?...
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317/365 Four days 'til Full

November 13, 2013 - Day 317 Moon is exceptionally bright and clear here tonight. Full in four days... 79% tonight. I feel I'm in a rut..
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316/365 Winter is coming

November 12, 2013 - Day 316 Winter is coming, and today it feels like it! So I'm burning some leaves on the deck... yeah! Double expos...
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315/365 At it again

November 11, 2013 - Day 315 At it again........ It is another clear night, so do I use star trails or timelapse? Especially on an evenin...
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314/365 Your choice, trails or vid

November 09, 2013 - Or Time lapse video, if you prefer: Day314 Semi clear night, lends itself to timelapse, but I have a soft spot for...
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313/365 Miss Midnight

November 09, 2013 - Day 313 Midnight posed in front of the large pile of leaves. She is such a good girl. Sits nice and poses for me until...
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312/365 Half Moon

November 08, 2013 - Day 312 Nice clear night tonight with a beautiful half moon. Love this. Photo info: ISO 800, f/8.0, 400mm, 1/200s, Tr...
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311/365 Creeeeeeeepy

November 07, 2013 - Day 311 Stepped into the back yard with Miss Midnight when I returned home from work, and look what greeted me in the d...
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310/365 Sitting

November 06, 2013 - Day 310 I am dog sitting this week. This is my Midnight. I always enjoy having her at my house. Midnight doesn't real...
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309/365 All five colors of the rainbow AKA Did the blue leak out?

November 05, 2013 - Day 309 Playing with the leftover Halloween candy. Skittles. Why are there no blue skittles? Do rainbows leak? Is tha...
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308/365 Splish splash

November 04, 2013 - Day 308 Came back to water drops... wanted to try a new technique I read about. Need to fine tune it. I do like the spl...
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307/365 Morning at the pond

November 03, 2013 - Day 307 Nice fall morning at the pond. Love the fall color! Photo info: A quick grab shot while out walking... no tri...
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306/365 When all else fails burn a banana

November 02, 2013 - Day 306 I was trying to photograph a jar candle filling with smoke, and just couldn't get it. So I did just what you wo...
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305/365 iPhone Pano

November 01, 2013 - Day 305 Happy November. Things are pretty colorful here at work on a very warm Friday morning. Can it be November alr...
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304/365 New gear

October 31, 2013 - Day 304 New lighting arrived today! Cowboy studios stand and umbrella, with a new Yongnuo YN 560 III ($72). I'm inter...
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303/365 Happy Halloween

October 30, 2013 - Day 303 Almost halloween! It is very scary!
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302/365 Selfie

October 29, 2013 - Day 302 A nighttime self portrait. I like the red dogwood leaves in the background. I used my speedlight softbox for th...
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301/365 Ordinary Item, part 3

October 28, 2013 - Day 301 Another in the series of ordinary items. It is tough photographing a lit light bulb! I really didn't know if...
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300/365 Fall day on the Eno River

October 27, 2013 - Day 300 Beautiful fall day on the Eno river in the Eno River State Park. I'll have to get back here after some rain to...
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299/365 Star trails become a timelapse of clouds

October 26, 2013 - Day 299 Found some dark sky tonight... just in time for the clouds to come in! The soccer team had Saturday night off,...
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298/365 Almost Halloween

October 25, 2013 - Day 298 Almost Halloween Are you ready?
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297/365 Flowers from Walmart

October 24, 2013 - Day 297 I stopped by the Walmart Neighborhood grocery store on the way home from work today, and look what jumped int...
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296/365 Afraid of the dark

October 23, 2013 - Day 296 We must all be afraid of the dark... or we would be if there were any dark places left! I went out in search o...
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295/365 Building an HDR pano

October 22, 2013 - Day 295 Software magic. Building a panoramic photo. 17 HDR photographs, each created with HDR Efex Pro2 using 3 images...
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294/365 Photo gear, part 1

October 21, 2013 - Day 294 High-key lens portrait. The Canon EF 17-40 f/4.0L. This is my 2nd newest, and widest lens. Once I went to...
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293/365 Bull in the morning mist

October 20, 2013 - Day 293 Opened up the Cataloochee Valley in the Great Smoky Mountains this morning. The elk were out in a field on a co...
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292/365 Elk kisses

October 19, 2013 - Day 292 Good day in Cataloochee Valley - Part of the Great Smoky National Park. Cataloochee has a good size Elk popula...
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291/365 Fall colors under the stars and moonlight

October 18, 2013 - Day 291 Peak color in the Smoky Mountains this weekend. I wasn't sure about how much color there would be as I arrived...
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290/365 Clouds continue

October 17, 2013 - Day 290 Clouds continue, but I do see a few stars... Maybe I will get a night that is more clear soon! But until I can...
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289/365 Cloudy night at the soccer field

October 16, 2013 - Day 289 Another cloudy night. I want some clear skys! BW with Silver Efex Pro 2.
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288/365 Ordinary Items, part 2

October 15, 2013 - Day 288 2nd in the classic series of ordinary items. First i've used extension tubes with the EF 24-70 f/2.8L lens....
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287/365 Ordinary Items, part 1

October 14, 2013 - Day 287 A collection of ordinry household items. Part 1 in a classic series.
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286/365 Chocolate chips on a bed of vanilla ice-cream

October 13, 2013 - Day 286 Guess what I had for a snack tonight. Go ahead, this isn't a trick question! YUM.
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285/365 No oak for this acorn

October 12, 2013 - Day 285 Found a pretty acorn this evening. Looked purple in the fading light of the cloudy day. Not so much under a bri...
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284/365 Happy Birthday Eric

October 11, 2013 - Day 284 Eric's chocolate cake with chocolate chips and chocolate fudge frosting. Chocolate ice-cream anyone?
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283/365 My dull leaves

October 10, 2013 - Day 283 Looked around for some colorful leaves in the yard... all I have now are dull ones. That didn't stop me. Figure...
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282/365 Good-bye

October 09, 2013 - Day 282 Updating my voter registration today. Unaffiliated. I've had it with both the Rs and Ds. Will they miss me?...
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281/365 The Emperor joins the parade

October 08, 2013 - Day 281 Looking for something interesting to photograph today. Went to the Town Hall on a drizzly evening. Did a multip...
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280/365 Happy Halloween

October 07, 2013 - Day 280 Put up lights - green, purple and orange - hung a white light sceleton reaper, and a pair of jack-o-laterns....
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279/365 Love birds

October 06, 2013 - Day 279 I love these little birds. Visited the Sylvan Heights Bird Park in Scotland Neck, NC today. I had a wonderful...
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278/365 I'm back!

October 05, 2013 - Day 278, sortof Good to be back to the 365 photo project. August and Sept were very busy, but I'm back to the photo p...
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227/365 One bad apple

August 15, 2013 - Day 227 Star trails. Notice I stacked one of my exposure test shots taken with a slightly different position. Makes for...
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225/365 Clouds obscure stars

August 13, 2013 - Day 225 Should be sleeping! Out shooting the stars once again. Photo info: Used a wider aperture and higher ISO to r...
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224/365 Wheels up, up and away

August 12, 2013 - Day 224 Some shots from the RDU observation deck. Simply put, the deck sucks for dramatic wheel touchdown shots. There...
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223/365 Yellow Swallowtail Butterfly

August 11, 2013 - Day 223 Chased this butterfly around for a while to get his picture. He didn't really mind. It was HOT, but I like the...
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220/365 BFF (Big Fat Frog)

August 08, 2013 - Day 220 Found a BFF at the Arboretum today. He is a beauty, don't you think! Photo info: ISO 400, 200mm, f/5.6, 1/200...
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219/365 Hangin with my buds

August 07, 2013 - Day 219 Yesterday I wanted to get in the middle of the flowers, but decided not to because of all the bees feasting on...
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218/365 Sunny days

August 06, 2013 - Day 218 NC DOT sunflowers along I40. I've seen other flowers along the highway on/off ramps, but never remember such a...
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216/365 The Three Habaneros

August 04, 2013 - Day 216 These 3 habaneros will be the featured guests in the pot of chili I'm making. they will be joined by 2 jalapeno...
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215/365 Big and little brothers going out for lunch

August 03, 2013 - Day 215 The Yellow Blaze Brothers went to Remington Grill for lunch today. So cute together, don't you think? Photo i...
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214/365 Film anyone?

August 02, 2013 - Day 214 Looking through the cabinet to find something interesting to photograph. Found these old cameras. Would like t...
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213/365 Thistle by the beaver pond

August 01, 2013 - Day 213 Found this thistle plant by the beaver pond. I like the looks of it. Gone to seed... done for the year. Seems s...
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212/365 South Waverly Fountain

July 31, 2013 - Day 212 Collage of photos of the south fountain at Waverly Place in Cary. The lights cycle through various colors, and...
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211/365 Sleep well my little friend

July 30, 2013 - Day 211 Carolina Wren, sleeping on the porch. This little one sleeps here many nights. I like him here. I wonder what B...
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210/365 Outside at the Cary Art Center

July 29, 2013 - Day 210 Side and back of the Cary Art Center as darkness falls. Been thinking about getting this colorful wall at twil...
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209/365 Drops on cactus spines

July 28, 2013 - Day 209 Didn't know what to do... so I grabbed a cactus and shot it. With glycerin and water, and light too. Then I...
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208/365 Storm coming in

July 27, 2013 - Day 208 Went back to the lake... a nice storm coming in from the south west. Took a long timelapse of it... s ee below!...
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207/365 Flowers at night

July 26, 2013 - Day 207 Visited Jorge's flowers, after dark this time. A different look. These guys are a bit past their prime! Photo...
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206/365 Not a spider

July 25, 2013 - Day 206 More friendly than a spider! I think so anyway. Enjoy! This pretty flower is in my neighbor Jorge's yard. He...
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205/365 New addition

July 24, 2013 - Day 205 Brought back this owl from my Mom's house this week. I'm not sure where I'll put this one... but welcome pretty...
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204/365 Colorful hunter OR Don't look up

July 23, 2013 - Night 204 Look who lives on my front porch! Colorful little guy. Sorry if my little friend scares you! If you drop by...
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203/365 Full moon through the trees

July 22, 2013 - Day 203 Moon. Trees. Summer nights.
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202/365 Lightning fail

July 21, 2013 - Day 202 Things looked promising for lightning this evening, but it didn't really pan out. What lightning there was was...
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200/365 Elmer's iPad...

July 19, 2013 - Day 200 ... with Wetina display. What more could I possibly say? Thank you Beth for the photo idea. Photo info: Mac...
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199/365 Always be Kingsboro Presbyterian to me.

July 18, 2013 - Day 199 This beautiful old church is no longer the Kingsboro Presbyterian, but I will always think of it so. I am very...
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198/365 Sunset at the point

July 17, 2013 - Day 198 Drove around after working today. Beautiful evening. Ended up at Vandenburgh Point beach right at sunset. Quiet...
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197/365 Half moon over Gloversville

July 16, 2013 - Day 197 Pretty half moon out tonight, with clear summer sky. Photo info: Cropped photo from full frame exposure. Stil...
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196/365 N43.210450, W74.530570

July 16, 2013 - Day 196 Sunny Adirondack foothills pano. NY 10 just north of Pine Lake. Additional photo at the Piseco Lake outflow:...
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195/365 Flowers on a hot sunny summer day

July 14, 2013 - Day 195 These three love the hot summer days, sitting in the sun. Photo info: Focus stacked in Photoshop. A little...
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191a/365 Coal towers at night

July 10, 2013 - Night 191 Bonus shot today. Too many days with no photos... so today I shot an extra. Been wanting to get these old coa...
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191/365 Hurricane Oil Lamp

July 10, 2013 - Day 191 I'm bring my grandparent's old lamp to my house. I'm glad to have this old part of family history, and you know...
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190/365 Bromeliad, part 2

July 09, 2013 - Day 190 Wanted to take a picture today... I haven't been able to get to this each day and I miss it. I took the Bromel...
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184/365 Hazy and humid summer night

July 03, 2013 - Day 184 A humid day turned into a humid evening, and the view to the North West was very pretty. Lightning flashed in t...
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177/365 Down on Main Street

June 26, 2013 - Day 177 North Main Street. Summer Night. Rain this morning Rain tomorrow Sunny Blue sky between
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175/365 B+White Lightning

June 24, 2013 - Day 175 Storm blew through this afternoon. Severe storm warnings, but it wasn't too bad here. Got my first lightning ph...
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174/365 Barney's first swim of the year

June 23, 2013 - Day 174 After a long winter and spring, it is finally swim time again! Barney is very happy about that! Me too!
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172/365 Big lot, Little store

June 21, 2013 - Day 172 Price Chopper in Gloversville. It has a great big parking lot. Pretty exciting, no? Beautiful first evening of...
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168/365 Sweet Sweet Strawberry deLite

June 17, 2013 - 2 shortbread cookies Strawberry jam Ready whip 1 fresh strawberry Yummy, and sweet sweet!
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167/365 Bromeliad Bloom

June 16, 2013 - Day 167 Bromeliad from BS2 This is a beautiful Bromeliad from my department at work. It made the trip to NY with me, an...
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166/365 My Mommy's Pretty Pink Peony

June 15, 2013 - Day166 Still no ants! The peony is in full bloom. It looks very different than to looked on day 162 (June 11th) Beaut...
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165/365 Web walker AKA Back to bugs

June 14, 2013 - Day 165 Sorry, can't help it. I'm facinated by closeups of spiders. I know may of my blog readers don't like spiders..
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164/365 Flood stage

June 13, 2013 - Day 164 Lots of rain has the Cayadutta out of its banks. The Cayadutta at W 10th Ave. I love a walk in the rain.
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163/365 Old Coal

June 12, 2013 - Day 163 Grabbed this one while out on my morning trip on the rail trail. I would have like to see this coal station of...
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162/365 Where are the ants

June 11, 2013 - Day 162 After a good soaking, all the ants are gone. When will they return? This little pink peony is waiting for them!...
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161/365 Dinner is served, or actually dinner was served

June 10, 2013 - Day 161 Mom's Scalloped Potatoes with Ham and peas. It was yummy. Photo info: Flash shadows... should have removed...
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160/365 Well's Lupines

June 09, 2013 - Day 160 Lupine blooming in Well's Parker Corner Park. Thank you Well's garden club. Drove up to Wells with Mom and a p...
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151/365 Monster guarding the garage

May 31, 2013 - Day 151 Here is my guard spider. Watch out!
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150/365 Bug eyes

May 30, 2013 - Day 150 My Macrolight adapter 67 arrived today. So a quick search around the property found this moth, just asking dema...
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149/365 Keep clear of the blade

May 29, 2013 - Day 149 Keeping my fingers where they are supposed to be! Trimming out the holes in the ceiling today. I wondered, wou...
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148/365 Apex town park residents

May 28, 2013 - Day 148 Little ones close to mom on the lake. They were relaxing in the the grass until a black lab came and wanted to...
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147/365 Providing music to work by

May 27, 2013 - Day 147 This gray catbird, or friends, have been providing me music to work by. Luckily it is song season, because thei...
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146/365 Well placed leaves

May 26, 2013 - Day 146 Roof repair is coming along. If it were to rain tonight, not that it will, not much if any would make it inside...
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145/365 What's he working on?

May 25, 2013 - Day 145 Happy Memorial Day Weekend. Have nice weather for a little project. Do I have everything? Plywood, Check....
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144/365 Another sunset

May 24, 2013 -  Day 144 Clear evening, and the sun sets for another day. Bet it comes up again tomorrow! Photo info: ISO 50, 27m...
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143/365 Cleaning crew hard at work

May 23, 2013 - Day 143 I have snail trails on my house! Smug Slugs crawling all about. Natures clean up crew working on my siding. *M...
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142/365 Dramatic sky

May 22, 2013 - Day 142 Clouds put on a good show today. Mid level ones going in a different direction and speed than the upper level c...
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141/365 All the food groups, almost

May 21, 2013 - Day 141 A nice balanced meal. Yum. New grill works well. Photo info: ISO 400 57mm, f/8.0, 1/80s 580EXII Master Right,...
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140/365 Get Closer

May 20, 2013 - Day 140 Get closer! Pretty yellow flower, all rinsed off from the rain. I took a photographing flowers workshop once,...
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139/365 I'm a Smoker ~OR~ Playing with smoke

May 19, 2013 - Day 139 Rainy, play inside day... decided to work with smoke again. If I liked incense, I could do more of this... but...
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138/365 I'm a cheater

May 18, 2013 - Day 138 I cheated today. The photo of the day is really 667 photos. Time lapse photography. The topic of Time lapse...
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137/365 If you say so...

May 17, 2013 - ... my answer to the statement "You just need a nipple" Day 137 4th time's a charm. I believe after 4 trips to get t...
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136/365 New DeckAid

May 16, 2013 - Day 136 Lowes delivered a new DeckAid yesterday. It says KitchenAid on it, but clearly this is a DeckAid appliance. No...
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135/365 SAS Q

May 15, 2013 - Night 135 SAS building Q is under construction. Will reach full height next month, then the big cranes will come down....
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134/365 Morning dew

May 14, 2013 - Day 134 Dew on the roses this morning. I find this five petal center spiral in the rose very pretty. And I know there...
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133/365 Roses looking good

May 13, 2013 - Day 133 Picked these for Beth. Beautiful flowers. The azaleas may be done blooming... but the roses have taken their...
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132/365 Happy Mom on a Happy Mother's Day

May 12, 2013 - Day 132 Happy Mother's Day to all the Moms. Mom taking the little ones out for a swim on Mother's Day. Pretty day...
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131/365 Saturday afternoon at the lake

May 11, 2013 - Day 131 Went out to capture the approaching thunderstorm, but that fizzled out pretty quickly. Luckily, I took my full...
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130/365 Slacker

May 10, 2013 - Day 130 Good hired help is hard to find. I had to put my gardner on notice today. I came home and finally saw him in th...
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129/365 Five Exposure

May 09, 2013 - Day 129 Reedy Creek Baptist Church. Thinking about bracketing my exposures. 5 Exposure bracketing... with HDR compo...
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128/365 Ignition

May 08, 2013 - Day 128 The match ignites. Match in clamp, lit candle moved under match. Poof. It goes up quickly. Photo info: ISO 50...
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127/365 View from the top

May 07, 2013 - Day 127 View from the top of the park. Clingman's Dome is the highest point in TN at 6634 feet, and is also the state...
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126/365 Hiking Trillium Trail

May 06, 2013 - Day 126 Grotto Falls is along Trillium Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains. This was a nice foggy morning at the start o...
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125/365 Cade's Cove Pano

May 06, 2013 - Day 125 Nice rainy day for a drive through Cades Cove. Very pretty. Ideal spot was setup for a 270 degree panoramic pho...
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124/365 Whitewater Falls

May 05, 2013 - Day 124 Whitewater Falls. Near Brevard, NC. Whitewater Falls is the highest waterfall east of the Rockies, falling 811...
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123/365 Nifty fifty

May 03, 2013 - Day 123 Picked up a used Canon 50mm f/1.8 II lens yesterday. It is in fine shape. This is a very popular lens, and it...
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122/365 DIY Variable ND filter experiment

May 02, 2013 - Day 122 Doing some experimentation and research. You can make a variable ND filter from a Linear polorizer stacked wit...
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121/365 Luck runs out

May 01, 2013 - Day 121 It was bound to happen sooner or later. Mr Snicker Easter Bunny has lost his ears. Oh my. Photo info: ISO 100,...
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120/365 After the smoke comes the fire

April 30, 2013 - Day 120 Working with smoke yesterday brought about fire today! Yes, that does seem a little backwards! Fire it difficu...
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119/354 Smoke test

April 29, 2013 - Day 119 Returned to the smoke. I find this fascinating, and run the risk of finishing out the year with 246 smoke pictu...
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118/365 Happy Birthday Matt

April 28, 2013 - http://karlfisherphotography.com/365-2013/e5d407b1e Day 118 Happy birthday Matt. The green writing gel didn't go as...
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117/365 Things naturally become chaotic

April 27, 2013 - Day 117 Smoke a wave of the hand Chaos click-flash-write to card Order resumes a butterfly sets it off again Ph...
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116/365 My prize is here!

April 26, 2013 - Day 116 Look what came in the mail today! My prize from Adirondack Life Magazine. My photo, Misty Morning on Raquette...
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115/365 Peak

April 25, 2013 - Day 115 The messy front yard is in peak bloom today. This is the week that I wait for each year. And this year is a goo...
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114/365. 100.6

April 24, 2013 - Day 114 Left work early. Have a bug. Napping and getting better. IPad pic SOOTC.
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113/365 One brave bunny

April 23, 2013 - Day 113 With basically no camouflage, this brave bunny - still with his ears intact - hangs out on a dinner plate. What...
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112/365 Today is the day

April 22, 2013 - Day 112 Back on 105 (April 15) I photographed this couple in the shot " 105/365 Tomorrow's stars ". Here they are again...
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111/365 Thinking about goslings?

April 21, 2013 - Day 111 Almost time to nest, and think about little goslings swimming around! Photo info: A quick shot while on a wo...
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110/365 Falling into the mist.

April 20, 2013 - Day 110 Pretty little waterfall at the gardens. The biggest challenge is to keep the lens dry long enough to get the 3.
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109/365 Rough water on Bear-Moose pond

April 19, 2013 - Day 109 Getting an early one in on this Friday morning. I may have to try this again taking the Bear-Moose canoe to a l...
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108/365 Dance of the electric Ninja

April 18, 2013 - Day 108 And this is why, Karl, Ninjas do not wear electric lights. Photo info: ISO 50, 24mm, 45s, f/22. Conveniently...
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107/365 Lit from within

April 17, 2013 - Day 107 Still playing in the water! This time, I put a glass lasagna pan on a glass storm window and put my 580EXII li...
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106/365 Crown in my sink

April 16, 2013 - Day 106 Playing in the water. A nice spring activity, don't you think? Photo info: Two lights, camera, a bowl, a brigh...
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105/365 Tomorrow's stars

April 15, 2013 - Day 105 These pretty little buds will be open soon! I'll be back in a few days to feature them again! And maybe there w...
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104/365 Bubbles and blossoms

April 14, 2013 - Day 104 I stole this idea from Beth. She did one with nice blue background that I really loved. I decided to see what I...
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103/365 Extreme closeup

April 13, 2013 - Day 103 Extreme closeup of one of my pink azaleas. The closeup world is fascinating. Picked this one and dunked it in w...
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102/365 Azaleas are blooming

April 12, 2013 - Day 102 The Azaleas have really started. Here is a sample from my front yard. There will undoubtably be more 365 photos...
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101/365 Lily in the mist

April 11, 2013 - Day 101 Misted my lily to enhance the sap drop that forms on the white pistil of the lily. Love the way the stamens fad...
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100/365 JC Raulston Arboretum

April 10, 2013 - Day 100 Triple digit photo day. Luckily, the day number not the temperature. It was warm, but still a good bit under 10...
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099/365 A splash of color

April 09, 2013 - Day 99 Drops on dvd. Colorful. Macro can be endless fun. A little back story... Mike Powers sent me some shots he di...
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098/365 Dogwoods blossoms are back

April 08, 2013 - Day 98 Dogwoods are in bloom! Yeah! Photo info: Triple exposure in camera. The first exposure is way out of focus to...
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097/365 Hanging Rock State Park

April 07, 2013 - Day 97 Nice spring day for a hike. Many many people thought so! But that is what you get on a beautiful Sunday in April...
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096/365 Morning light

April 06, 2013 - Day 96 Shy guy in the morning light. Love the light in the tail. He enjoyed breakfast on the deck this morning. He had...
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095/365 Feeling groovy

April 05, 2013 - Day 95 Feeling groovy on a Friday afternoon. How about you? Do you know what this is? (think! don't look down until yo...
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094/365 Glad you're home

April 04, 2013 - Day 94 Since I put up the new feeder station, the squirrels have been going without. So a couple days ago I started put...
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093/365 Cherry tree on Trillingham

April 03, 2013 - Day 93 My Cherry tree is in full bloom. Comes on quickly. Not a sign of a blossom on Sunday. Wednesday BAM! Love it. P...
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092/365 Stars and what?

April 02, 2013 - Day 92 A little night photography. Love the late twilight color of the sky. And what would make it better? Lets see......
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091/365 New feeder station

April 01, 2013 - Day 91 Put up new feeder station for the birds. They seem to like it. Old one was always the perch to one of the 20 gra...
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090/365 Happy Easter

March 31, 2013 - Day 90 Happy Easter. Easter… The celebration of holy love… The day of resurrection… The day that brings us new ho...
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089/365 Morrning at the gardens

March 30, 2013 - Day 89 Visited Duke Gardens this morning. As I left home, I thought I would have a mostly cloudy morning with some soft...
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088/365 Morning routine

March 29, 2013 - Day 88 Back to my morning workouts this week. Glad to be able to do a situp again, and clang these old friends together...
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087/365 Soak up the sun

March 28, 2013 - Day 87 Feels like spring again. Soaking up some sunshine today. Loving the breeze, blue sky, white clouds and SUNSHINE!...
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086/365 The Three Amigos

March 27, 2013 - Day 86 Picked some of my daffodils for today's shot. Aren't they pretty? And I have more on the way. This year has been...
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085/365 Please don't tell PETA

March 26, 2013 - Day 85 Please don't call PETA. No bunnies were harmed in the making of this photo of the day. Peeps after 60s in the m...
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084/365 M' boot

March 25, 2013 - Day 84 My new blue boot. Cool birthday present, don't you think! I walked to work today, so I thought a boot picture...
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083/365 Off the list

March 24, 2013 - Day 83 It has been a long time coming, but getting the carport support in place is finally off my todo list. Last year,...
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082/365 I ate this

March 23, 2013 - Day 82 Fresh orange. Yummy. Ate this right after photographing it. The other half too! Photo info: Macro shot with m...
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081/365 Moon over Bond

March 22, 2013 - Day 81 Moon over Bond Park. Once again looking for owls. Once again photographing something else. I love the moon in...
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080/365 Downie in a tree

March 21, 2013 - Day 80 Final day of my backyard bird trilogy. Here is a nice little downie woodpecker working his way up a tree. Ph...
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079/365 Finch it is

March 20, 2013 - Day 79 Another day at the bird feeder. The late afternoon light is just so pretty. See this little house finch getting...
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078/365 Not big bird

March 19, 2013 - Day 78 Is this a gold finch or a yellow warbler? Why can't I tell? Help! Staking out the bird bath, and after 20 min...
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077/365 Tres Gray Day

March 18, 2013 - Day 77 Very gray day. Come on spring! Looking forward to the trees leafing out. Photo info: ISO 100, f/8.0, 1/13s, 17...
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076/365. Me and Midnight

March 17, 2013 - http://karlfisherphotography.com/365-2013/e587372e8 Day 76 Me and Middy posing. She really didn't like the camera on...
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075/365 Pretty Miss Midnight

March 16, 2013 - Day 75. A much better picture of my house guest. Isn't she a pretty girl? Midnight relaxing in the yard, posing becaus...
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074/365 Midnight - Photobooth Stretch

March 15, 2013 - Day 74 Sitting for my girl Midnight. I'll take a good picture of her tomorrow, but for today we played with the iPad Ph...
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073/365 Happy Pi Day

March 14, 2013 - Day 73 Celebrating Pi day with a chocolate pie. Yum! Was going to photography a 16' tall Pi sculture at work today, bu...
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072/365 Me, a new student of the Camera Sutra

March 13, 2013 - Day 72 A self portrait in 18% gray. Which is your favorite Camera Sutra position? Underexposed? My thanks to Brother T...
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071/365 I <3 LL Bean, I <3 Gore-tex

March 12, 2013 - Day 71 Expressing my love for LL Bean, and my LL Bean Gore-tex. It's great stuff! Photo info: ISO 400, f/9.0, 1/100...
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070/365 Happy Spring, Almost

March 11, 2013 - Day 70 Felt like spring today... breezy but warm, and Jorge my neighbor's daffodils are spectacular. Photo info: Foc...
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069/365 Eastern Blue Bird

March 10, 2013 - Day 69 Eastern Blue Bird posing for me. On the beautiful grounds of the NC Art Museum. Photo info: ISO 100, f/5.6, 4...
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068/365 Pan-STARRS, is that you?

March 09, 2013 - Hello, Pan-STARRS, it is nice to meet you! Can you find the comet? In this photo, it is just a dot. Not sure how it wil...
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051/365 Long sexy legs

February 20, 2013 - Day 51 Handsome boy with long sexy legs. Enough said. Photo info: IS0 100, f/ 8, 1/80 sec, 21mm Lessons learned: B...
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050/365 Snow covered Valentine Tree

February 19, 2013 - Day 50 In the snow!!! Without a power washer! Very pretty snow covered tree, decorated for Valentine's Day. Very roman...
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049/365 Barney boy

February 18, 2013 - Day 49 Visited my boy Barney. He heard a sound that he didn't recognize, and put on a handsome face. Photo info: A qui...
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048/365 Old leather tannery or glove factory

February 17, 2013 - Day 48 This old tank on the roof caught my eye from the high school hill. I wonder what was in it? What is in it now? E...
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046/365 That time of year again!

February 15, 2013 - Day 46 It is that time of year again. Girl Scout cookie time. I bought these from the girls out in front of Staples thi...
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045/365 Quack!

February 14, 2013 - Day 45 Quack quack quack. The ladies were very talkative at sunset today. The guys were chasing each other around. It...
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044/365 Yes, Soul Mate, You Rock! Luv, Me

February 13, 2013 - Day 44 Happy Valentine's Day!!! I'm putting this one up today, becuase my Valentine usually sees my photos the next...
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043/365 C12H22O11

February 12, 2013 - Day 43 Sugar on the mind. And Glucagon. And insulin too I guess. Body chemistry is amazing, but things get unpleasa...
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042/365 Get a grip

February 11, 2013 - Day 42 Rainy, cloudy, blah winter day. Good day to shoot indoors. These little babies are retractable spikes for tripo...
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041/365 Funny looking owl!

February 10, 2013 - Day 41 I went back to Bond Park this morning to see if I could find an owl... no luck with that, but I did have a nice...
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040/365 Beautiful titmouse singing special 3 note song.

February 09, 2013 - Day 40 Went on a very nice morning bird walk in Cary's Bond Park. Eddie Owens is a fantastic guide and led us on a 3 ho...
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039/365 Friday night racing at the Morrisville Brickyard

February 08, 2013 - Day 39 Racing at the brickyard. Yeah! This traffic circle is pretty active on a Friday night. Almost saw two acciden...
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038/365 Drops over gizmos and gadgets

February 07, 2013 - Day 38 Trying to be creative. Didn't quite work out. I need to alter the setup, but I'll try it again another day! P...
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037/365 Geese at Bond Park

February 06, 2013 - Day 37 It was another pretty day today. I have to thank Phil for the early spring. These geese appreciate it too... it...
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036/365 Enjoying the sunshine

February 05, 2013 - Day 36 I was out photographing on the greenway, and saw these 3 anti-social people enjoying a sunny afternoon. Though...
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035/365 Daffodils 2

February 04, 2013 - Day 35 The next daffodils bloomed this weekend. These are such happy plants I just had to go with them again. My plans...
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034/365 Another one from the pano guy

February 03, 2013 - Day 34 Super-Sunday. So I wanted a super size photo of the day. If only you could see the full size image! You could s...
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033/365 Things don't always work out.

February 02, 2013 - Day 33 I headed out to the lake today because it looked very promising for a great sunset... but in the end it fizzle...
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032/365 Godspeed -OR- Ultimate Shack Technology

February 01, 2013 - Day 32 How would you like to journey to the stars in this ship? This is one of the pieces in the Cary Visual Art 2...
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031/365 Ghosts of Page-Walker Hotel

January 31, 2013 - Day 31 I went to one of Cary's landmarks, the Page-Walker Art and History Center for today's photo. I was shocked whe...
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030/365 Early guests are welcome

January 30, 2013 - Day 30 A couple of days in the 70s have got things moving right along. Welcome, my friend, but I'm afraid you're in for...
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029/365 Welcome to the machine

January 29, 2013 - Day 29 Welcome to the machine. Be careful, things are dangerous here at the business end of the device. Playing ar...
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028/365 Bright 'n cheery

January 28, 2013 - Day 28 Though I would give a high key flower photo a try today. It sure is bright! I've never done something like thi...
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027/365 Big dirty Cat - OR- Beeps and rumbles all day long.

January 27, 2013 - Day 27 This big wild cat is working near my house. I'm not sure what it is working on, but I can feel the rumble and...
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026/365 SAS C in Winter

January 26, 2013 - Day 26 Late afternoon shot of SAS building C on a Carolina winter day. Yesterday at this time of day there was snow s...
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025/365 Gearing up for the Blizzard Bash -OR- Ready for the ice

January 25, 2013 - Day 25 I'm ready for walking on ice. Are you? My boots have simulated chains on them... but I decided to go with a...
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024/365 The Grass is always Greener AND/OR Everything on the Internet has to be True

January 24, 2013 - Day 24 It is winter, I should be in the snow, but I'm not. I wish I was. So even when covered in snow, the grass is g...
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023/365 Sunny Day

January 23, 2013 - Day 23 Cold, sunny day today. Warm inside. And it is alright to look directly at this pretty little sun. Thought a...
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022/365 Spill the wine OR I have to go now

January 22, 2013 - Day 22 Opps! Accidents happen! A little spill in the kitchen. Too bad I had my flash and camera all setup to captu...
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021/365 Racking it

January 21, 2013 - Day 21 Took the camera out for a little racking tonight. Getting ready to try this technique next month. Friends shar...
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020/365 Grazing on a Sunday Afternoon

January 20, 2013 - Day 20 Photographing along Reedy Creek trail today. Got some nice bird and horse photos. I thought I would get some d...
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019/365 Watchful hunter

January 19, 2013 - Day 19 I came across this hawk today at the Prairie Ridge Ecostation in Raleigh. Beautiful bird. I think he would hav...
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018/365 Southern snow, next day

January 18, 2013 - Day 18 Snow, Southern style, the day after. Also known as ice. Photo info: Simple macro shot of the ice on the pic...
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017/365 One and Two and Three and Four

January 17, 2013 - Day 17 Counting to four. Looks like I have 4 right hands. And luckily I have them numbered for just such an occation.
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016/365 I don't know

January 16, 2013 - Day 16 I don't know. Beleive it or not, this wasn't what I thought I would photograph today. But it's different. I do...
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015/365 A photo guy's office

January 15, 2013 - Day 15 The office of a photo guy (me) certainly has lots of photos! And there are more on the way. The wall to the le...
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014/365 Rigging the rig, OR if at first you don't succeed

January 14, 2013 - Day 14 Odd photo today. Yesterday in my post I commented how I like to use my tripod and remote switch for my photos...
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013/365 Unseasonably warm, or Al Gore exhaling too much?

January 13, 2013 - Day 13 Went to Crabtee lake and wandered down the Black Creek greenway. I then ventured off the greenway down to the...
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012/365 Get your ducks in a row

January 12, 2013 - Day 12 I managed to get all my ducks in a row today. Well, two rows but that is even better. You should ALWAYS do tha...
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011/365 Don't go into the fog!

January 11, 2013 - Day 11 Foggy evening in Cary. Very foggy for Cary. Headed out into the fog, I managed to avoid the ghost pirates....
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010/365 What do I think of this?

January 10, 2013 - Day 10 I really don't know what to think of this! I know that It is ugly and useless. Rather expensive ($40K I beli...
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009/365 Happy birthday, iPhone!

January 09, 2013 - Day 9 On January 9th, 2007, the iPhone was announced by Apple. This isn't one of the original iPhones - I never ha...
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