Monthly Archives: March 2015

Wordless Wednesday – Majestic Raptor

F2.8 – 1/400 – ISO 100 – 100mm – Canon 5D M3    

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

While at a pub enjoying a pint and watching the entertainment of bagpipers and wee lasses tapping their little hearts out, I read a sign that said St. Patrick is actually Scottish.  Well what do you know! Enjoy your wearing … Continue reading

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Topaz B&W Effects Review – 8 Key Features to Know About

This plug-in from Topaz is as easy to navigate and use as all of their other programs (see my reviews of their Simplify and Restyle ) but as with any program there are always some key features.  Recently I read … Continue reading

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Posing with it’s mouth full

Last October I spent a couple of days at our local zoo, the Columbus Zoo, and had a good time visiting the animals while getting in quite a bit of walking.  It’s time to put away that folder to make … Continue reading

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Explore the four elements – Arizona

My friend Indah over at Indahs travel story & photography has invited me to participate in an interesting photo challenge…”Travel Photo Blogging Challenge – Explore The Elements. The challenge asks bloggers to publish photographs they have taken which best represent … Continue reading

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Belly up to the butterfly bar

The butterfly guy mentioned something about what butterflies eat but I was too busy snapping away at one who was holding perfectly still on a leaf on the other side of the area.  I could’ve sworn he said something about … Continue reading

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I’m coming out….

The butterflies are back at the Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus, Ohio and so was I!  The butterfly guy was doing his talk about butterflies while holding a Blue Morpho and asked had anyone been able to take a photo … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – The boy and the butterfly

F5.6 – 1/100 – ISO 640 – 100mm – Canon 5D Mark III

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And the winner is…..

Indah!  Congratulations! You have won the Topaz Restyle and Topaz Impression plug-ins!  You will be contacted soon by me and Topaz Labs.  Thank you everyone who entered – I wish you all could’ve won 🙂  But guess what? Topaz is … Continue reading

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Hello little guy…

The other day while at my friendly neighborhood BDubs a regular of the restaurant brought in his little ones for dinner.  The youngest one walked right up to this server, who apparently is his favorite, and wanted to be picked … Continue reading

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