Monthly Archives: January 2014

The Blue Morpho

(Because it’s cold and wintery outside I have declared this butterfly week to lift spirits!  Each day a different butterfly from the Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory will be featured.  I hope I have their names correct but if … Continue reading

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Just a little chuckle…

Normally I don’t like sharing photos of me – I’m just shy that way – but when we walked past this restaurant I was seized upon by an idea!  It was a bit cool that morning (for Key West in … Continue reading

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Key West – Pinchers Crab Shack

Our first day in Key West last December was an interesting one.  We had just come from 28 degree weather with snow and ice to walking off an airplane onto the tarmac and into heat and humidity… and then a … Continue reading

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Dream a little dream of me – Sunrise over the Keys

I miss Key West! I miss the warmth, the sun, the ocean, the sand, the fresh fish, the sunrises and sunsets, the mojitos…did I mention the warmth?  I will just have to dream about it all until I can return. … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Three ways to navigate the waves

Key West, Florida – Mallory Square, Pier B

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Cathedral Rock Revisited – Black and White or Color?

Still reworking some old photos.  This one is one of the views of Cathedral Rock in Sedona, Arizona taken in May 2013.  I’m pleased with both versions but there is just that certain something about monochrome that really brings out … Continue reading

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Fords to the left – Fords to the right

Photos were taken at a charity auto show in 2013.  I decided to play around with the images to get the results shown here.  Condensed version of how I did it: Raw, LR4, PSE9, Topaz Adjust 5 plug in with … Continue reading

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Sonoran Sunrise – revisited

With the thaw having come but now my having a case of the sniffles (achoo!) I have been revisiting some of my favorite shots from 2013 and seeing what I could do with them.  With this shot I increased the … Continue reading

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Back to Boston

A few scenes from our trip to Boston back in August of 2013.  A dear friend sent me a picture taken a couple of days ago of one of these areas; let’s just say it didn’t look quite the same … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Looking Back to Sedona

F20 – 1/40 – ISO 125 – 35mm – Canon 5D

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