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Interesting flower thanks to some hue

Thursday, March 12th, 2009 Posted in Nature | 3 Comments »

I played around with the hue on this one and brought out the color around the edge. Not sure if I've overlooked this one from my trip to the UK back in the spring of '08 or not. Once ...

Winter in North Carolina

Saturday, March 7th, 2009 Posted in Nature | No Comments »

A week or so ago (it's 75 now) we had a quick blast of snow. The most we've seen down here in years. A whopping six inches. For a Pennsylvania-born boy, it wasn't much to me but it was fun ...

Three roses

Monday, January 12th, 2009 Posted in Nature, Macro | 1 Comment »

Three roses in the simplistic lightbox. This time the SB-600 was attached using the 35/2.

Grandfather Mountain and Blowing Rock

Monday, June 16th, 2008 Posted in Places, Nature, Animals | 1 Comment »

I've been in North Carolina for over 11 years now and have made my first trips to Blowing Rock in the past few weeks. The first was to visit Tweetsie with the family. This time was to go ...

Spring has sprung

Sunday, April 13th, 2008 Posted in Nature, Macro | 1 Comment »

It took a while, but spring is officially here. The dogwoods have bloomed along with the azaleas. I spent a few minutes outside with the 28-70/2.8 and an extension ring. The last shot in the gallery was without ...

Favorite of the Eclipse

Thursday, February 21st, 2008 Posted in Nature | No Comments »

This is my favorite from last night. I just changed the WB to sunlight to warm it up. It made it a bit too warm so I backed it off a bit. It's a pity that the next eclipse ...

The 2/20/08 eclipse in sequence

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008 Posted in Nature, Workflow | No Comments »

Here are some shots of tonight's eclipse in process. All shot with the 70-300 VR handheld - leaning on a fence though. Not too bad considering two of the full eclipse shots were at 1/4 sec and 300mm.