Tag Archives: Red-Tailed Hawk

And, even more Sharpen examples

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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A few more Sharpen examples

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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More Old Favorites and Another Reminder to Vote

If you haven’t yet done so — and if so inclined — please take a few minutes (about 15-20 minutes) and read the three stories in THIS post and then, if feeling charitable, please cast your vote for one of … Continue reading

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Old Favorites and a Reminder to Vote

If you haven’t yet done so — and if so inclined — please take a few minutes (about 15-20 minutes) and read the three stories in THIS post and then, if feeling charitable, please cast your vote for one of … Continue reading

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Old Hawk and Reminder to Vote

Twenty-three visitors viewed the 1500 words challenge post but only two voted. I mean, I get it; it was a holiday. An eating holiday, at that. In retrospect, that wasn’t what one might call good timing. Same for today; people … Continue reading

Posted in About Writing, Airplanes/Aeroplanes, Animals, Environment, Feathers, Flowers, Ice, Machines, Macro Photography, Photo Post-processing, Photography Stuff, Photos, Plants, Snow, Software, Topaz Plug-ins and Studio | Tagged , , , , , | 14 Comments

I should be writing . . . instead, Hawk photos.

So, with the short story challenge deadline looming large, I should be hunched over my keyboard, pounding on said keys, and crafting a wondrous tale . . . but, instead, I got photos of my first hawk since moving back … Continue reading

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Photos Makeover

All this makeover of books and posters had me thinking about the advances in photo processing over the last few years. And not just in the software, but also how I evolved in my processing preferences and skills.  Take, for … Continue reading

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The 2009 drives

Long time readers might know I occasionally go on photo drives and then write posts about the photographs from those drives. I also used to always go to and from work with my photography gear at the ready. Readers might know that … Continue reading

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Out and About – December 27, 2014

As I mentioned in previous posts, I should get back to both finishing the novel and documenting the cruise . . . and I will. Meanwhile, something recent. Warning; I’ve missed my long posts . . . Honest, I have … Continue reading

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Crow, Hawk, Falcon and no Snowman

For them who don’t know it, I shoot birds. My weapon of choice is the D7000, and my caliber of choice, weather-permitting, tops out at 400mm. Sunday was a beautiful day . . . so we went for a short drive … Continue reading

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Red-tailed Hawk – January 2014

Another set of photos I’ve been sitting on for a bit.  January 19th, on County Line Road. Unfortunately, I was shooting against the light, but DxO really did a great job of recovering the details. More and more impressed with … Continue reading

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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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American Kestrel and Red-tailed Hawk

I have a slight remnant of the cold that has been beating me up for nearly two weeks. I also have the urge to go out and take some photographs. Mind you, it’s not like I’m running short on photographs. … Continue reading

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September 2013 – Hawks Aplenty

For whatever reason, the summer passed with hardly any hawks crossing my viewfinder. There was one in August, but it sucked, just like the month.  I mean, there were a couple of stills that might be worth sharing, but nothing … Continue reading

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The Chronicles of October 19, 2012 – Part I

So, what’s so special about the 19th of October, 2012?  Nothing. Just another day . . . except that Melisa and I went for a short drive.  We hit some of the back roads within a five mile radius of … Continue reading

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