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A Male Bufflehead Ducks, Ring-Necked Ducks, Great Blue Heron and Flowers!

March 12, 2019 - A Male Bufflehead Duck. I've been seeing these Bufflehead Ducks on my walks. Pretty little duck. 13" - 15", Males white...
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288/365 Light painting flowers

October 15, 2018 - Day 288 Photographing flowers in the dark... with a 3 cell Maglite to selective light the flowers.
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239/365 Happy double sunflower

August 27, 2018 - Day 239 This sunflower is so happy, a single size head can't contain it all... the happiness burst out into a double su...
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210/365 The beast

July 29, 2018 - Day 210 These spiders live in front of the SAS RFC. They are huge. This one is about 2 inches! The others are a bit sma...
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203/365 Transistion from golden flowers to golden birds

July 22, 2018 - Day 203 The sunflowers may be done blooming, and that is fine with the birds! The sunflower patch was LOADED with gold...
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200/365 Landscaping at the shopping center

July 19, 2018 - Day 200 Picking up greens for Dusty, and looking for the photo of the day. Found these pretty plants in the shopping pl...
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198/365 Mystery project

July 17, 2018 - Day 198 Good progress on the next project on the lathe. What could it be? Here's a hint. It is hollow! I'll have the fi...
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197/365 Photographing flowers during lunch hour

July 16, 2018 - Day 197 There are some pretty flowers out on the back patio at work. Bees and butterflies enjoy them too.
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191/365 Flowers at Page Walker Arts Center

July 10, 2018 - Day 191 Visited the gardens outside of the Page Walker art center this evening. Very pretty. I like this one in Black a...
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175/365 Photography in the rain

June 24, 2018 - Day 175 Another photo from my visit of the Gardenview Horticultural Park in Strongsville OH. While visiting, a heavy ra...
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174/365 Gardenview Horticultural Park, part 1

June 23, 2018 - Day 174 Visited the Gardenview Horticultural Park in Strongsville OH today. It was amazing. Gardenview is a 16 acre par...
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172/365 Pretty flower in a neighbor's yard

June 21, 2018 - Day 172 Found a pretty flower in my neighbor's yard. Photo is a bit soft because the camera and lens went from the cool...
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158/365 Roadside flowers

June 07, 2018 - Day 158 Stopped after getting hay for Dusty to photography flowers in the middle of a traffic circle in the shopping ce...
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142/365 A pail of posies

May 22, 2018 - Day 142 Flowers! They look so real, and very pretty
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139/365 A walk along Brandywine creek

May 19, 2018 - Day 139 Nice walk along Brandywine creek today. Had a great time, and saw some pretty flowers. These are tiny, maybe a...
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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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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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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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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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093/365 Twins

April 03, 2018 - Day 93 Flowers! Spring! Flowers!
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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161/365 Full bush

June 10, 2015 - Day 161 Full bush of blossoms!
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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