Tag Archives: my YouTube

Two Green Frogs

For them not interested in reading, you can see the photos in THIS SmugMug Gallery.   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 … Continue reading

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I should be writing but, instead . . .

Warning: Ugly, old, white male ahead. These came about because a few days ago I got a few hummers to land on my finger . . . and I wanted a recording of it. Unfortunately, this time, they were not … Continue reading

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Again hummingbird, and a reminder about “H” stories voting

Maybe one more voting day left (and I’ve yet to write anything) before the “H” stories voting closes and the “I” stories go live. If leaning toward it, please read the “H” Alphabet Challenge Stories. After, if receptive to 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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So, how’s my Note 8?

It’s fine, thank you. I don’t have any complaints and if pushed, I’d be hard-pressed to come up with something I’m not happy about. Blazing fast, lots of customization, handles pretty much anything I throw at it. However, readers of … Continue reading

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Not the One Ring

I felt like posting some quick stuff so I took some of the Note 8 flower photos from a few post ago and played with them using a mix of the tools I have at my disposal.  The full-size photos … Continue reading

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Nikon P900 vs. Samsung Note 8 – the flowers edition

I know, I know . . . everyone is tired of these kinds of posts. Sure, there’s my witty writing, and sure, there are amazing photos, but, honestly, can’t we just forego all of this and get on with life? No; … Continue reading

Posted in Feathers, Flowers, Hawaii, How-To, My YouTube, Photography Stuff, Writing Stuff, YouTube Stuff | Tagged , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Culture in Black and White

This post is about the selection process for my submission to Leanne Cole Monochrome Madness weekly journey into the world of Black and White. This week, there’s a theme: Culture. Heck, I’m in Hawaiʻi . . . this should be easy.  At … Continue reading

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The Nikon P900 – Decision Time

Warning . . . long post ahead. Yesterday, we drove to the Volcano National Park. The only camera I used was the Nikon P900. Got me some photos to share. I’ll post some, but the full gallery and associated video playlists … Continue reading

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The Nikon P900 – Nearing A Decision

Yes, I’m still playing around with the camera. Between videos and photos, I’ve done about 1,200 captures, probably a few more videos than photos. Yes, I know you, my readers, are tired of hearing about it. By the way, for … Continue reading

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Looking at the Nikon P900 – Video (plus) Edition

As promised, sampling of videos . . . but before that, a couple of links and a photo or two or more. There will be a gallery at the bottom of the post with more samples. That’s not a bad … Continue reading

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Hummingbirds 2014 – The Videos – 01

Most people who look at my hummingbirds photos might get the idea I am literally swimming in them . . . and they would be right. I currently refill some of the feeders twice a day. This morning I went … Continue reading

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Tree Swallows – Phone Camera and Real Camera

 On the last post I mentioned the Samsung Note II smartphone, and the photos it takes.  The quality of the photos are highly dependent on the lighting (the flash on the phone kind of sucks, as does the flash on … Continue reading

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