Monthly Archives: August 2013

The End of Summer is Here

Even though the official end to summer is still about a month away, my summer is officially done in my eyes because I go back to school tomorrow. This summer was a lot of fun. Between our trip to South … Continue reading

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2014 Trek X-Caliber 7

On top of my continued passion for photography, I have gotten into mountain biking this summer. My parents got two new mountain bikes for themselves and I inherited my Dad’s old bike to ride, and really enjoyed mountain biking. Being … Continue reading

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Wacom …. Power & Command

I got a bunch of questions at my recent post-processing presentation about my Wacom tablet. I thought I would do a little blog post about their products. I own a Wacom Intuos 4 medium tablet. It works great for my … Continue reading

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The Great Blue

While fishing on Candlewood Lake this morning, I had a few opportunities to photograph Great-blue Herons along the water. It is a bit tough to approach them by means of boat, but they usually spook and fly really close to … Continue reading

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Another Opportunity

Another warbird viewing opportunity for you here. EAA’s B-17 will roll into Waterbury-Oxford Airport October 4-6th. This is another pretty bird, and makes for great photographs if you catch her on takeoff/landing or without many people around here (which can … Continue reading

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A Magicians Act

The two shots presented in this blog post are in fact the same shots. The top one is what came straight out of the camera, and the bottom one is the optimized version after going through ACR, CS6, and Nik … Continue reading

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Hidden Gems

I was doing a bit of digging through the files the other day, gathering images for my post processing program today. The program itself was a success, and allowed me to re-edit many of my favorite images. This was one … Continue reading

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Warbirds Are Coming!

The Collings Foundation will be bringing their P-51C Mustang, B-24 Liberator, & B-17 Flying Fortress to Waterbury-Oxford Airport on September 6-8. The aircraft will be on the ramp at Keystone Aviation, which is on the west side of the airfield. … Continue reading

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Willet Fun

The Willet of Folly Beach were by far the most cooperative birds of the trip. Being that they reside on a beach with frequent human activity, they have little fear of humans. Being that they are so willing to pose … Continue reading

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Willet Poses

Sometimes the best opportunities present themselves in the worst light. This Willet was just wiping the sleep out of its eyes as morning broke on the beach. I crawled up to it for about 30-40 feet, all to have the … Continue reading

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