Life Through The Lens – Part II – May 25 Image

I arrived into Dallas / Fort Worth this morning for a 24 hour period. It had been raining on and off most of the afternoon and on my way back to the job site from getting some dinner, I noticed the sky looked to be pretty ominous. Shot taken with my iPhone. 

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Life Through The Lens – Part II – May 24 Image(s)

Early this morning I headed over to Binbrook Conservation Area in Hamilton. The moon set at just after 1am and the Milky Way was up above the horizon after 1:30am. It was a beautiful evening!

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Life Through The Lens – Part II – May 23 Image

“Man you are heavy”

I spent a couple of hours at Grindstone Marsh this afternoon. It was a beautiful day and many birds were about. The wind would pick up and the birds would be floating about in the sky. This Grey Heron got himself a Catfish and was struggling to carry it around. 

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Life Through The Lens – Part II – May 21 Image

I was testing some lenses and focusing setups on my camera bodies this afternoon. I hd not been happy with the performance of many of my lenses and both camera bodies and I decided to spend some time doing some testing to see if I could figure out what was wrong. I ended up basically restoring the camera bodies back to factory settings and that seemed to fix the issues, at least so far! 

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Life Through The Lens – Part II – May 19 Image

Flew down to Greensboro, North Carolina early this morning. After work I walked over to a restaurant close by my hotel for my first meal of the day. On the way back to my hotel I noticed these 2 pieces of painted wood casually leaning up against a concrete block wall. I do like this kind of abstract stuff so I just had to! :)

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Life Through The Lens – Part II – May 18 Image

This morning I taught my first class in Macro and Nature Photography in cooperation with Burlington Beach rentals. The class was great! 

Before heading to the class I dropped by Spencer Smith Park in Burlington to capture the sunrise. This shot was taken with my phone.

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Life Through The Lens – Part II – May 17 Image

Another beautiful day today! :) In the afternoon I wandered over to Grindstone Marsh where I saw Ospreys, Herons and a Bald Eagle fly by. Then I went up to Woodland Cemetery and found this beautiful Baltimore Oriole! The first one I have seen this year!

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Life Through The Lens – Part II – May 16 Image

Had a great day yesterday out on the golf course for the first time this year and then watching an awesome band play at a pub last night! During a lull in our fun day we were sitting on the back porch and the Robins just love to sit in our Slumber Locust tree and drive our kitties crazy who watch them from the kitchen! I got this one between the bars in our deck.

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