Category Archives: Photo of the Week

Sunset Cardinal

This fall I put a new bird feeder on the west side of the house, where it could be observed from our front porch. Birds have gradually become aware of the feeder and are beginning to show in good numbers, … Continue reading

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Tamron Tele-Macro Lens – Part 2

Quite frankly, I was so interested in getting a good telephoto lens, I essentially overlooked the macro features of the Tamron 70-300 Telephoto/Macro lens. On my daily walk around the yard, I discovered a small (less than an inch body … Continue reading

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An Affordable Telephoto

Photo of the Week In preparation for a trip this summer, I was looking for an affordable telephoto lens that would deliver acceptable, if not better quality for my Nikon. I selected the Tamron 70-300. Priced less than $200 it … Continue reading

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The Grand Canyon – of the Yellowstone

Photo of the week Travel is one of the best teachers. Until this summer, I assumed there was only one “Grand Canyon.” There are spectacular views into the river-cut gorge of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, not far from … Continue reading

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Mystery Monolith

Photo of the Week – Mystery Monolith I snapped a photo of this impressive unidentified red stone monolith as we cruised along–I believe–I 70 approaching US 89 in Utah. Judging from the sequence in photos, it could have been along … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – Pony Express Rider

The “Photo of the Week” is back…at least for a while. There are several Pony Express Rider silhouettes along US 36 through Missouri. This highway roughly follows the route of Pony Express riders. Between April 1860 and October 1861, the … Continue reading

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Can’t Sleep!

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Cee’s Black and White Challenge – Looking Through a Window

Looking Down… …from the lantern room of the old Cape Henry (Virginia) Lighthouse at the “new” lighthouse. The photo below shows the relationship of the two lighthouses. The old (1792) lighthouse sits on a hill well above the “new” (1881)  structure. … Continue reading

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Square-Corner Sunset

Photo of the Week  The sun, behind the clouds, was so low to the horizon that the clouds to the left created the shadow on the left side of the image. The lower clouds on the right cast a sharp straight … Continue reading

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Mr. Lincoln if You Like Red

Photo of the Week This Mr. Lincoln Rose has been in the yard for at least five or six years, but never in the right location. I recently established a rose garden of sorts along a rail fence in full … Continue reading

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