Monthly Archives: July 2017

Lunch!

We’ll be back at Cheboygan again in a few days–I think at the same campsite. I’m looking forward to it.

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Shadowed

A duck, flyin’ low over the lagoon at the W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary, a Michigan State University facility near Gull Lake, north of Battle Creek.

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Head First into First

Shot this with my Nikon N90s and the 28-105 mm lens I mentioned a few days back, and scanned it from a negative. I’d eventually figure out that a longer lens was desirable for ballpark photography. By April of 2005 my usual game kit included my then-new D70 and my 300 mm optic.

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Baled Up

I’m a spectator of farms, and my favorite crop’s wheat.

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Sky Shot

The combination of dark skies and bright sunshine can make for fun photographs, but it’s inherently unstable. So I grabbed a camera and my car and went hunting for a suitable foreground.

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I Miss the Trellis

Five years ago it rained. I photographed reflections, in monochrome.

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Hosta

On This Date: Photo taken 7/25/2016

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St Clair River

On the second day of our little Port Huron vacation we took a tour of the St Clair River on Huron Lady II. The little ferry took us down the river a ways, then into Sarnia’s slip and out on Lake Huron.

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Presque Isle @ Blue Water

We spent the weekend in Port Huron with my brother and sister, One purpose of the short vacation was to celebrate Debbie’s return to Michigan after several years in Iowa and southern Minnesota. But mostly we were there to watch the big boats pass. ‘Twas a fine outing.

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Into the Woods at Loleta

Loleta was once a logging town in western Pennsylvania, but the trees ran out, the mill closed, and the town was abandoned about a century ago. There’s now a National Forest campground where the town was, with CCC construction at the site and trails through the woods. The camp also turned out to be a fine base for day trips to PA historic sites.

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