Monthly Archives: November 2018

Post-Processing the Cattle Egret (actually, Black Crowned Night Heron)

NOTE: an astute reader noticed a big error on my part. In my rush to get the post out, I misread the identification of the bird . . . it’s not a Cattle Egret but a Black Crowned Night Heron.  … Continue reading

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Project 313 – Post No. 231

*** Caution: If flashing stuff bothers you, don’t scroll to the bottom. *** OK, so, two things . . . one, I have a lot of posts with ducks. Two, I’m old and it could be I’m getting mixed up … Continue reading

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Project 313 – Post No. 230

Once again I face the looming deadline . . . this post needs to be finished in the next 14 hours. It seems like a long time, but there are snacks and other distractions that will attempt to thwart my … Continue reading

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Project 313 – Post No. 229

*** Caution: If flashing stuff bothers you, don’t scroll to the bottom. *** The previously linked post with Canada Geese was pretty well received. HERE is another short post on the bird that is the bane of many golf courses. … Continue reading

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Project 313 – Post No. 228

Today, I LINK one of the strangest ducks I’ve ever seen.  Then again, I’ve not seen that many ducks.  And now, the photo: I like the colors and the treatment, but it’s uncomfortably close to  MAGA hat. 

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Project 313 – Post No. 227

I figure Monday is both when people are most dejected from being back at work and also have the most vigor from having not worked all weekend.  In other words, the perfect opportunity to LINK one of my long posts.  … Continue reading

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Laptop Adventures in Color and B&W

OK, so I’ve screwed around with the calibration and think I have an adjustment where things look like they used to. It may yet be the calibration I’ve picked results in me thinking I’m presenting one thing (gorgeous colors expertly … Continue reading

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Project 313 – Post No. 226

Another Sunday . . . typically, the least viewed of my posts are the Sunday posts. It’s why on Sunday is when I’d post many of my “pondering” pieces. Tirades about this or that thing that few ever read.  No … Continue reading

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Adventures in Laptop Black and White

As I mentioned, I be gots me a new laptop. A laptop I’m still trying to tune. And by tune, I mean the display.  I done did me some calibration and in a previous post, I gots me decent feedback … Continue reading

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Project 313 – Post No. 225

I posted a pond post in the previous Project 313 post but I thought I might really go all out and link THIS lengthy post about the same pond (but probably different denizens). And now, the photo: You don’t see … Continue reading

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Project 313 – Post No. 224

Another post from years ago that might appeal to some . . . THIS post is about a pond and its denizens.  That was a common stop whenever I wanted to practice photographing birds in flight or at rest.  And … Continue reading

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Project 313 – Post No. 223

*** Caution: If flashing stuff bothers you, don’t scroll to the bottom. *** I mentioned before that I do long posts (although there aren’t many recent examples) and THIS post certainly qualifies. As a bonus, the comments include a discussion … Continue reading

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Project 313 – Post No. 222

Once again, I have to rush through a number of Project 313 posts. As usual of late, HERE is a post from a few years ago that might interest some.  I’m cranking these out pretty fast so if I accidentally … Continue reading

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Project 313 – Post No. 221

One of the first things we did when we got into Colorado Springs in late 2004 was to visit Garden of the Gods. I had never seen that much red rock before. HERE are the photos from the place.  And … Continue reading

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Project 313 – Post No. 220

*** Caution: If flashing stuff bothers you, don’t scroll to the bottom. *** If you like animals — especially wild animals — you’ll then enjoy THIS look back. That’s another thing I miss here in Hawaiʻi . . . not only … Continue reading

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