Monthly Archives: August 2006

Sumatran Tiger

Sumatran Tiger

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Pacing back and forth a male Sumatran Tiger is about as happy as a person when separated from his young. Because of the tree cover, the low shutter speed and the overcast day I had to take a few stab …

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West Caucasian tur

West Caucasian tur

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When I saw this bearded fellow, a West Caucasian tur, resting on his outcrop I saw a painting. I make no claim that my photographs rival any great art pieces but the composition was fitting for a painting. Plus the …

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Mouth Wide Open, Hippo

Mouth Wide Open, Hippo

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We went to the Toronto Zoo over the weekend and as always the camera was in tow. Even with the on again off again rain it was a great day. This shot just happened, the hippo was spending most of …

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At the New England Aquarium

At the New England Aquarium

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A resident of the New England Aquarium stares back through the lens as I snapped this photograph. I originally set about shooting with the 70-200mm but found that I was having focus issues because of the distortion being created by the …

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Sailboats New York City

Sailboats New York City

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We enjoyed watching the small RC sailboats make their way across a small man-made pond in central park. Tourists, much like us, passed by and their different languages and accents blended into the background. This photograph was taken when one …

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Boston Dancer

Boston Dancer

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Under the early afternoon Boston sun a dancer, part of a troop, prepares his play list before performing for the crowd.

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A matter of scale

A matter of scale

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Some things need a measure of scale. Shannon observes the remains of an amphibious dinosaur.

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Burning Time in Providence

Burning Time in Providence

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We drove into Providence RI as the sun was setting. We had a plan of wandering the downtown core until we found some place to eat; when all we found were closed office buildings piercing the dusky sky cut into …

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Twenty Eight Hundred

Twenty Eight Hundred

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Slipped south of the border to the United States on Sunday and arrived late last night. From Boston to Providence to New Haven to New York twenty eight hundred kilometers and countless mile markers later I finally slept on a …

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Sky in a drop

Sky in a drop

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Am I happy with this shot? No! However I now know what I would have done differently. The photograph is of a lone drop of water on a wire fence refracting the dusk sky in the background. I think I …

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Happy Birthday Dad

Happy Birthday Dad

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It is birthday month around our house. Dad just turned 69 as he gives chase to mom who is soon to turn another decade older. Happy 69th Birthday dad and I am still waiting to here if you want to …

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Happy Birthday Trev

Happy Birthday Trev

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Happy belated blog birthday! Trevor celebrated his twenty-ninth year around the sun on Thursday of last week. We finally got together for some good food and he had a chance to sub in for a player at a local co-ed volley …

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Happy Birthday Trev

Happy Birthday Trev

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Happy belated blog birthday! Trevor celebrated his twenty-ninth year around the sun on Thursday of last week. We finally got together for some good food and he had a chance to sub in for a player at a local co-ed …

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Its not easy being green

It’s not easy being green

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Hot enough? Well, damp and hot enough for this little frog to be found resting on one of the broad leaves on mom’s rubber plant (not sure if it is a true rubber plant). I spent a little time chasing …

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Down by the river

Down by the river

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Just a photograph of a girl who swears she’s not photogenic. I don’t think the word photogenic should have been allowed to get out into the lexicon; then folks could not not be photogenic. Almost every person short of kids …

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Tom Sawyer or Huck Finn?

Tom Sawyer or Huck Finn?

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One of the boys from yesterdays post flashes a victory symbol after a series of triple jumps into the rushing waters of the credit river. It is supposed to feel like 45°C (114°F) by the afternoon today, I’d rather be …

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