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General Scenic Travel

Vintage Dump Truck

Me on a circa 1909 chain drive Mack Truck

Was out for a drive on Saturday. Along the way we came upon this old dump truck. The Mack truck was on display at the entrance to a quarry.

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General Scenic Travel

Old Truck at Night

Rusty old truck light painted in Nelson Nevada
Light Painting Nelson Nevada

While vacationing in Nevada recently, I attended a light painting workshop with Dave Black. After some instruction and guidance, we were set loose to do our own thing. This is one of the images I came up with. The truck and foreground were lit with a pen light flashlight during a 15 second time exposure. Post processing in Light Room and Photoshop.

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Birding Nature Scenic Travel Wildlife

Taking a break from winter

Anhinga, Orlando Wetlands, Florida, @Birds of a Feather, festival, @Palm Coast,
Anhinga Sunning

I took a break from the winter weather to attend the Birds of a Feather birding festival in Palm Coast, Florida. It was a great three days of birding and photography. I participated in three full-day outings and the evening event featuring Moose Peterson. There was fog, overcast, and sunny periods, each presenting a birding and photography challenge. This Anhinga was taking advantage of a sunny period to dry off and warm up after diving for a meal.

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Birding Travel Wildlife

Pretty in Pink

Spoonbill, bird, soaring, rookery, pink, spring,
Roseate Spoonbill

A Roseate Spoonbill headed home to his nest at the St Augustine Alligator Farm. There is a rookery at the Farm which is the home for thousands of migrants during the mating season.

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General Scenic Travel

A Walk Across the Bay

Race route for the Across the Bay 10K
Race route for the Across the Bay 10K

Once a year there is the opportunity to cross the Chesapeake Bay Bridge on foot. It takes the form of a 10 K race/walk. I chose to walk with my camera. It was a perfect day for the activity i.e. sunny, mild and not much wind. I would have liked to spend more time but I (and some 20,000 others) had a time limit of 2 1/2 hours to complete the crossing. I made it in 2 hours and 52 seconds. That was a record for me – my first 10K.