i take pictures for my blogs.

Writing and photography are arts, writing is my number one interest, Gardening is my second, Water system of the Western U.S. is third while photography falls a bit behind under the heading of Nature.

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Wild fires

I have no idea how to solve this cycle of endless fires. I would like to see logging allowed in the state again. I may be ill-informed but it seems if we were rid of the compromised trees it would lessen the fuel available.

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shadows gone

I was ready and snapped a dozen photos in quick succession, I felt it was a grand success. It was not, I left the camera settings as they were. The images suffered from; over-exposure, blur from too slow of a shutter speed and zero detail. All were deleted then shoved to the trash, I should have checked my settings; there is always next time.

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editing pictures; the spark of life.

The spark of life is instrumental in nature photography as it shows the animal is healthy and alive. In order to capture it the animals head must be in the correct position to the sun, and the light must be below or even with the eyes.

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New binoculars

If I still lived in Minnesota I would have purchased the 8-46 due to the limited range visibility. The undergrowth is thick and the distances short. The only con that applied to me is on occasion a tri-pod must be employed with the 12-50; I’m ok with that.

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tasks in the wind.

I’m satisfied doin’ what I’m doin’ with zero pressure and not stressing about selling “stuff”. In the meantime I will continue educating myself about the Photoshop suite of applications and taking photographs when the critters are ready.

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