Monthly Archives: September 2013

Entering Photo Contest for the 1st time – Please vote!

Hi all! I could use your assistance (rather, your VOTE) for a photograph I entered into the Midwest Photo Exchange photo contest.  Voting ends 9/29.  For those of you who’ve been visiting my site over the weeks, months, years, I’d … Continue reading

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A Thistle Transforms from White to Purple

While on a walk, I saw these weeds growing out of control between a dirt road and a railroad track.  (Factoid: this track is part of a route that’s touted as one of the 10 best and most scenic rail … Continue reading

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Red-Eyed Black Fly

A dead tree stump must be providing some tasty nutrients; can’t imagine any other reason for this insect being so relatively still for so long.

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New York City Scapes

First, does anyone out there remember the 1964 New York World’s Fair?  For those who actually got there (we were among the lucky ones), take a trip down memory lane while listening to Louis Armstrong’s “It’s A Wonderful World”.  This … Continue reading

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A-ha!! Practice makes…. better.

After a bit of research, tested something new in editing…  fun to watch as it unfolded.

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Lily and Susan

Title throw you off a little??  A water lily and a pink black-eyed susan.

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Bark

Yep, just bark!  Just liked the texture of the piece that’s peeling away.

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Another Main Street, USA

Standing just across the street, this is the result of a 7-image panoramic using a wide angle lens.  At first I thought the telephone line was a bit distracting and planned to edit it out, but decided it’s fine as … Continue reading

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Screened-in View

Look what I found!  Same barn from the previous “Flag’s Colors” post, but from a close-up and different perspective.  Sometimes it pays off to be curious.

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The Flag’s Colors

A red barn.   A white tin roof.   A blue sky.   And yes, a painted flag to boot!  In all the years I’ve come to this area, I can’t remember a time when I didn’t see this flag … Continue reading

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