Tag Archives: Hummingbirds

An update on the “N” stories and other stuff

Perry and Gary have sent me their “N” stories . . . and I’m close to getting an idea for a story. Yes, I’m late again. If I get hit by a flash of inspiration and a case of fast-finger-typing, … Continue reading

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A few minutes in the back yard

For them not interested in reading, you can go directly to the SmugMug Gallery HERE.   For a SmugMug slideshow click HERE. When you click the link, it will open in a new window and you have two options: 1) Manually scroll through the … Continue reading

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Got me more hummers videos

hummingbirds are very distracting, I tell you what. Take, for instance, yesterday evening. I wanted to work on a few things but I kept hearing them . . . humming. . . . so I went out with my phone . . . I’m about two feet away. … Continue reading

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A litle of this and a little of that

On a recent update, Samsung added the capability for Super-slow Motion to the Note 8. Mind you, it’s very limited. By limited, I mean that you can only shoot a few seconds of video and end up with about 6 … Continue reading

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A quick video out my window

When we moved here, I was a bit concerned (but hopeful) about whether I’d be able to attract and see hummingbirds. This next video is of poor quality because it was shot out my office window . . . through … Continue reading

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The better hummingbird

The main reason for yesterday’s post was to showcase the processing of a hummingbird using Topaz’s Impression and Glow Plugins. Sure, I added words in there. That’s because my readers are split into two camps. Some just come for the words … Continue reading

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Some stuff, some other stuff, and odd stuff

Writing a generic post begins by choosing a photo. In this case, a hummingbird photo. This hummingbird photo . . . As I work with the photo, I’m quasi-simultaneously thinking about what I might write. I finish my first iteration . … Continue reading

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Quick October Update

Some of my readers, probably very few, might have noticed a drop in output.  ‘Been busy. Plus, you know, fell into discussing violence, guns, and stuff. Won’t happen again. The discussing part. I linked enough stuff to keep an interested … Continue reading

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All sorts of stuff

I begin with a video I shot earlier today . . .  Again, if you have a good connection, watch in HD. I continue with something that I had forgotten about. Earlier, I made a comment on Facebook about last … Continue reading

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First Batch of 2015 Hummingbirds

Just a quick post regarding hummingbirds . . . that’s why we begin with tree swallows.  Here’s proof that nesting be difficult on the pair . . .  I’m pretty sure this is the female, and she’s looking a bit … Continue reading

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Unusual

After many days of rain, the weather yesterday offered up a change . . . snow. This next twenty seconds video is composed of two ten seconds videos shot scant minutes apart immediately after the rain went from big drops … Continue reading

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Hummingbirds enjoying Spring

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Disperser’s 2013 Tracks and the Path Ahead

Twenty-thirteen has passed into history. Twenty-fourteen is stepping in to fill the void. It is customary to pause, take a breath, and to look both ways before proceeding. Blog-wise, I posted 251 posts during 2013. A mixture of opinions, photographs … Continue reading

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Worrisome

The time was 4:30pm . . . snow flurries blowing about, and the temperature hovering around the 31 deg (F) mark.  I open the sliding door to the deck and one by one I take down the hummingbird feeders. Then, … Continue reading

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Hummers Wars 2013 – Part I

I know, I know . . . too much hummingbirds stuff . . . but, in my defense, this is not the last of it.  There will be more. First up, a quick video I shot yesterday.  Now, one might … Continue reading

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