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Heron Flight

January 06, 2019 - Liked being able to see all the back feathers in this one.
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Perusing

December 30, 2017 - Maybe the other direction is better than the last one? LOL
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Abstract Illusion

December 29, 2017 - Are the stairs going down to the left or going down to the right? Or up depending on how you look at it.
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Spray

December 29, 2017 - Really like the spray coming off the Cormorant.
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Hawk Eye?

December 28, 2017 - The Heron was intensely staring at the water between the two rocks.
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Soar

December 26, 2017 - We definitely Soared through this year!
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Frosty Says MERRY CHRISTMAS!

December 24, 2017 - I just want to wish all a very MERRY CHRISTMAS!
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Moon in all it's Glory

December 23, 2017 - Can you imagine what it took too create the creators on the moon? Shot this with just my 100-400mm.
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Christmas Park Lake View

December 22, 2017 - It's startin to feel a lot like Christmas...everywhere you go.
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Eno Flight

December 22, 2017 - Caught him right before his feet left the water.
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Interesting People

December 20, 2017 - This is one of the people pulled off the street to do the Click Photography Festival 8x10 tintypes.
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Eno Dinner

December 19, 2017 - Tasty Morsel! LOL
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Heron's Smile

December 18, 2017 - He was just hangin out on a rock in the middle of the Eno River.
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Weaved Petals

December 14, 2017 - Again, more of my artistic side. I had to use several brushes and techniques to get this to look the way I wanted.
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Heron Around the Corner

December 14, 2017 - The Heron had just turned the corner around the rock when he obviously spotted something.
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Moon Reflections

December 13, 2017 - Taken at the last Supermoon in the beginning of December on Parkwood Lake.
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Sun and Leaves

December 11, 2017 - I know, this is just a splash of color with random patterns, but I like it. Can anyone tell me why people will stare at...
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Cold Witch Flower

December 11, 2017 - Took it this season just after a frost. Really liked it for the abstract feel of the plant and the textures.
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Cormorant DO what tey DO

December 10, 2017 - Shot at Parkwood Lake. They have such rude birds there. First the duck sticking his tongue out at me and now the Cormora...
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Star Flower

December 09, 2017 - I really liked the uneven growth of these petals.
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Winter Prep

December 07, 2017 - Such a cute little guy. This spider was less than an inch big and making what looked like an egg sack.
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Parkwood Lake Mallard

December 07, 2017 - I don't usually take pictures of common Mallard, but this was so pristine and such interesting water that I couldn't res...
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Parkwood Lake Cormorant

December 06, 2017 - Close-up from my local Lake.
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Leaf Light

December 05, 2017 - Another shot I took with my phone. I shot this leaf with the sun straight behind it. Liked the colors and translucent ve...
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Fall Trees (Phone Camera)

December 04, 2017 - Nothing to fancy. Just a few pictures I took with my phone while on a walk with Lucy.
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Peace

December 03, 2017 - Love the background on this.
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Cole Mile Bridge

December 01, 2017 - An example for my Beyond Basics Students.
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Furry Moth

November 30, 2017 - This moth had amazing colors.
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Pre-flight

November 29, 2017 - Caught this Heron just before flight.
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My Flock

November 28, 2017 - Another angle to my Heron and Turtles. Looks like Heron is 'lording" over his turtles. LOL
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Nature Appreciation

November 26, 2017 - I could say many possible scenarios and connections here, but....I'll leave it up to you.
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Black Eyed Susan Abstracted

November 26, 2017 - Really Liked the metamorphosis from the center.
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Camillia

November 25, 2017 -
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Wild Flower

November 24, 2017 - I liked the spacial design in this one.
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Leaf Life

November 22, 2017 - I find that there is beauty even in decay.
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Simple Elegance

November 21, 2017 - It's amazing how something so simple can be so beautiful. The freshness of life in just a plain setting can be just as i...
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Fern Script

November 20, 2017 - This Fern just reminds me of script writing or Asian Script.
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Ripples

November 19, 2017 - Like the water reflections. Water was really low on Jordan Lake.
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Fall Color

November 18, 2017 - Really liked the color, shapes and texture.
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Leaf Lines

November 17, 2017 - These dried Fall leaves were about 12-20" long. Personally, I can find beauty even in decay. Let me know if you can agre...
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Tranquil Eno

November 16, 2017 - Just a nice tranquil pic of the Eno river.
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Fall Ginkgo

November 15, 2017 - I've always thought this was an amazing tree. I liked the design, colors and positive/negative space. This was shot in f...
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Husky

November 14, 2017 - The Husky was on the Eno River suspension bridge when I shot this.
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SHROOMS

November 12, 2017 - I decided to put these recent Shrooms pics together. Let me know if you have a favorite?
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Resist

November 12, 2017 - For several reasons this photo said "resist" to me.
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Heron on Jordan

November 10, 2017 - That water must be really cold!
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SA Mountains

November 10, 2017 - Just some nice scenery in South Africa with foreground element.
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A Smoke and a Smile

November 09, 2017 - Hey anyone gotta cigarette?
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African Hay Transport

November 08, 2017 - This method of transportation is actually an upgrade to other forms, such as wheel barrels and baskets.
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Spray

November 06, 2017 - Really interesting how the spray covered the rider.
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Balance

November 05, 2017 - The Heron had just slid down the rock. Shot at ISO 1600.
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Eno River Cabes Ford 2nd Angle

November 03, 2017 - For those keeping track, Do you like this angle better than the first?
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Mask

November 02, 2017 - I knew when I took this picture that the mask would be artistic in expression, but wanted to keep it semi realistic as a...
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Catch of the Day

November 01, 2017 - Dinner time on the Eno.
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Eno River Cabes Ford

November 01, 2017 - Really liked the reflections that lead up to the trees.
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HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

October 30, 2017 - Happy Halloween to all my Family, Friends and Clients!
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Heron Against the Eno Geography

October 28, 2017 - The perfect Eno background. In my opinion.
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Catch of the Day

October 27, 2017 - I liked the contrast between the man and the grass. An uncluttered background, but interesting environment.
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In The Way

October 27, 2017 - What can I say...you don't see this very often.
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Don't Look Under the Pillow

October 26, 2017 - While hiking on a trail...this little guy was right in the middle of the path. I was happy to shoot him...rather than we...
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ENO River Heron Close

October 25, 2017 - I was about 5-6 feet away from the Heron.
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Chapel Hill Night Lights

October 24, 2017 - This is a picture I did as a demo for my Beyond Basics Class.
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Heron Silhouette

October 23, 2017 - I waited till the Heron got to the brightest point of the reflections to create basically a silhouette of the bird.
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Eno Woman

October 22, 2017 - Local river shot. Eno River State Park. What do you think?
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Cool Clouds

October 20, 2017 - Nothing all that special, but shot these really nice clouds with my cell phone.
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ENO Blue Heron _plus crop

October 20, 2017 - Check out the Feathers. I couldn't decide which design I liked the best.
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Veins

October 18, 2017 - I liked the combination of the veins in the leaf and the ones in the rock.
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Turtle Heron More Turtles

October 18, 2017 - Harmony or Fear?
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Flowerbud Painting

October 17, 2017 - This picture is just as good as any painting. Many brushes and decisions of style were made.
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Dance Impression

October 16, 2017 - This image was a happy accident. It reminds me of some of the Impressionistic art I have seen. Can you make out the figu...
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BYOB

October 15, 2017 - Beautiful Yellow Orange Butterfly.
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Hibiscus Side Angle

October 14, 2017 - Kind of a different perspective.
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Purple Pleasure

October 12, 2017 - Just beautiful.
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Still

October 12, 2017 - Interesting people in Durham.
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Tintype Telling

October 11, 2017 - This is an example of what it was like to take a photo in the mid 1800's. The Tintype (or Ferrotype) had a long exposure...
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Leaf Light Abstract

October 09, 2017 - I think these type of leaves are interesting enough just in themselves. What drew me to this leaf was the lighting. The...
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Fern Flower

October 06, 2017 - Loved the design and the lighting.
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Louie Palu Speech Self Portrait

October 05, 2017 - During the Opening Event of the Click Photography Festival, Louie Palu (the Photographer's show) took a moment from his...
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Crocus Cluster

October 03, 2017 - Nothing Fancy. I just liked the colors and the freshness of the flowers.
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Hangin

October 01, 2017 - I guess this is how a Praying Mantis relaxes. He was all spread out chillin until I must have disturbed him.
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Butterfly on Purple

September 30, 2017 - Do you think he's admiring himself in the lens mirror?
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Pollen Run

September 28, 2017 -
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In Focus

September 24, 2017 - Pic was taken with my Phone. Can you guess why I chose the title? Probably could come up with lot's of other titles?
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Leaf Art 3

September 24, 2017 - I can't decide whether I like Leaf Art, Leaf Art 2 or Leaf Art 3 better. Can I get your opinion? Thanks!
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Leaf Art 2

September 24, 2017 - I can't decide if I like "Leaf Art, Leaf Art 2 or Leaf Art 3 better. Can I get your opinion? Thanks!
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Leaf Art

September 22, 2017 - To me, this is natures beautiful abstract.
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Fallen

September 22, 2017 - I really liked the abstractness of this wall in Hillsborough. I like what it had become from what the original artist th...
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The Kiss

September 20, 2017 - More Phone Fun!
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Dimensions Abstract 4

September 06, 2017 - Here are the other two I need your help with. Can you please tell me which one you like better??? They are numbered 3 an...
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Dimensions Abstracts

September 04, 2017 - In the next few days I am going to post a series of abstract images. I would greatly appreciate it if you would tell me...
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Luminous Leaves

September 01, 2017 - Really liked the positive and negative space. The texture of the leaves is interesting too.
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Clouds and their Beams

September 01, 2017 - Taken with my Cellphone during break of a class.
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Eclipse and a Smile

August 31, 2017 - Ok, Ok...guy's gotta have some fun occasionally. Can't always be serious!
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Real Lines

August 30, 2017 - I like the design and lighting.
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Sunset Grass

August 29, 2017 - Really liked the pattern of the water grass against the ocean waters.
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Eclipse Design

August 28, 2017 - My perspective of this eclipse shot is more directed towards design. In this case the flare positioning is what I would...
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Trapped at 8

August 27, 2017 - I decided to make this a BxW because the colors didn't do much for the image and it helps to concentrate on the shapes,...
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My Version of Eclipse

August 26, 2017 - So, what do you see first? Let me know and I'll tell you what I see.
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Wind Planes

August 24, 2017 - I don't know....I just like it. Things you find at Kill Devil Hills, NC.
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Waiting

August 22, 2017 - Yeahhh...what he said.....Where's that shrimp boat?
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House on the Beach

August 22, 2017 - Besides the color design, what interests me is that they went to the trouble of painting these windows, but not the stai...
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Glass Half Full

August 20, 2017 - Just playin around in the studio. Thirsty? Liquid Gold.
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2017 Solar Eclipse Instructions for your Cellphone Camera

August 20, 2017 - Hi All, Thought some of you would like to know how you can take a picture of the Eclipse with your cellphone camera. Th...
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Outer Banks Unusual Cloud

August 19, 2017 - Liked the way the dock leads out into the ocean, the flow of water and direction of the cloud.
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Ocean Egret

August 18, 2017 - When is that shrimp boat gonna finally get here?
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Skate Boarder Abstract

August 17, 2017 - That's a long way down for a kid. I really liked the perspective and shadows.
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Hummingbird Moth

August 14, 2017 - Cute little guy.
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Fishin

August 13, 2017 - Taken with my Cellphone. Might not be the greatest pic in the world, but all I can say is Ahhhhhhh my kind of relaxing....
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Heron in Reeds

August 13, 2017 - If this picture was larger, it would be easier to see the detail of the design. Of all the paintings I have ever seen of...
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Floating Butterfly

August 11, 2017 - This little guy was pretty.
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Ocean Rainbow (Cellphone Camera)

August 10, 2017 - I was walking along the Carolina Beach Boardwalk when this Rainbow appeared over the water itself. You can even see wher...
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Heron in the Clouds

August 10, 2017 - What I think is fairly unique about this picture, is seeing a Heron high up with the clouds. I just couldn't remember se...
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Net Fishing

August 09, 2017 - I really liked the shapes made from the grass, path and shadows.
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Bloom

August 07, 2017 - I liked this image because it gives me the feel of immenseness. It also feels like a flower blooming. It's hard to remem...
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Sound Side Wrightsville Beach

August 07, 2017 - I debated for a long time about this picture with Flare. I decided this is one of the "few" times that flare is actually...
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Bald Cypress

August 06, 2017 - Well, this pic may not be very popular or fancy, but I just really love these Cypress's. Their Bright green just pops fr...
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Adult Bald Eagle

August 06, 2017 - Best shot I got of a Bald Eagle for a day trip on Jordan Lake.
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Cormorant Showing His Stuff

August 04, 2017 - An interesting bird with emerald eyes. This was shot on Jordan Lake, NC.
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QI View

August 04, 2017 - Taken with my LG G4 phone camera. Wanted to use my phone for an unusually low perspective.
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Show Me Some Leg

August 02, 2017 - Just look at how strong the legs are. Look at how sharp those talons are. His one leg is holding himself up. You know he...
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Alice in Wonderland

August 01, 2017 - When I set up this shot, I wanted a surreal Fantasy feel to the image.
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Osprey in Flight

August 01, 2017 - Such majestic Eagles.
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Shake it Off Shake it Off

July 30, 2017 - This is what the Heron did immediately after missing its prey. I wonder if this is a behavioral response.
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"Nights End"

July 29, 2017 - This was shot late at night at the end of the Balloon Festival. I was passing this balloon headin out for the night and...
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Wings of Water

July 28, 2017 - I really liked the angle on this jet ski. The water spray makes the jet ski look to me as a bird or a plane. Yeah yeah y...
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Pounce

July 28, 2017 - Heron in a more natural environment. This was the very moment before he pounced on his prey.
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Baby Grasshopper

July 26, 2017 - Yes Grasshopper...you must learn to see! Taken....yes again...on my Cell Phone Camera. This little guy wasn't much more...
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Osprey and Marsh

July 24, 2017 - I like the marsh just as much as the bird. I went BxW to help bring out the "tone" of the trees.
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Balloon Abstracts

July 23, 2017 - I posted two abstracts I like. If you have a favorite, please let me know in the comment area. Thanks!
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New Look

July 23, 2017 - Yep, another shot from the Cellphone Photography Class. I called it "New Look" because of the way they remolded the fact...
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Heron in Flight

July 22, 2017 - The sun was bright on the Heron and water grass, but the background was in dark shade which made for an intersting image...
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Unusual Backyard Butterfly

July 20, 2017 - Took this pic with my cellphone. I have never seen one like this in NC. It was the most beautiful one I have ever seen h...
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Mike's Gourmet Cucumber and Avocado Soup

July 20, 2017 - Yep, a recipe I created! LOL I've created 1000's of recipes in my past. It's a creative outlet for me. I've never tak...
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Heron Perch

July 20, 2017 - Another Heron from the Jordan Lake boat trip.
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Shadow Self Portrait at American Tobacco

July 19, 2017 - I decided to post this self portrait because it feels like incredible depth. The shadow follows almost perfectly down to...
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Heron Ready for Flight

July 17, 2017 - Caught this Heron just before lift off.
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Heart of the Rose

July 16, 2017 - Close-up taken with Phone Camera.
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Tobacco Tractor (LG G4)

July 15, 2017 - Took this during our Cellphone Photography Class Location Shoot. When I look at this larger the depth gives a 3D quality...
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Cackle of Cormorant

July 15, 2017 - "So..... what's there to do in this place?" Or can you do better?
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Osprey Silhouette

July 13, 2017 - I really like how the sun illuminates the feathers!
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Heron on Jordan

July 12, 2017 - Took this on a Basics class trip to Lake Jordan.
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Reverse Design

July 10, 2017 - I really found this image intriguing. I like the design and perspective of the Lucky Strike Water Tower. However, the in...
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Vibrant Plant

July 09, 2017 - Took this with my LG Phone Camera. I liked the lighting on this plant.
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Osprey Rendering

July 09, 2017 - I was overdue for doing an artistic rendering.
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Interesting Flower

July 07, 2017 - This is an unusual Flower made up of a bunch of little bow ties. (taken with my LG G4 Cell Phone).
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Mighty Spread

July 07, 2017 - The amazing spread makes me think of an Archangel.
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Osprey Stare

July 05, 2017 - Ok Ok....I just gotta say it! "What.....you lookin at Me?" Unless you gotta better one?
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Hawk and Baby

July 04, 2017 - Lucked out that the Baby popped it's head up when Momma came in.
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HAPPY 4th OF JULY!

July 03, 2017 - To all my followers:
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Hydrangea

July 02, 2017 - Another pic of my garden Hydrangea on my cellphone.
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Balloon Tunnel

July 02, 2017 - I like the low Perspective of the interior.
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Balloon Abstract

June 30, 2017 - Just really liked the colors, shadows and design.
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Fire Ball

June 30, 2017 - Rise!
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American Flags Design

June 29, 2017 - Please help. I just couldn't decide which one I liked best? Leave a comment below.
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Leading lines

June 28, 2017 - I liked a combination of factors in this image.
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Curiousity

June 26, 2017 - The value of controlling depth of Field.
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Beginning and the End

June 25, 2017 - A different perspective on Fireworks. I liked the design.
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Bye

June 25, 2017 - The ballooner's were waving bye to the crowd as they took off. I took this shot considering the positive and negative sp...
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Campfire

June 23, 2017 - This image makes me think of a Family at their Campfire.
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Balloon Whirl

June 22, 2017 - Really liked the design element and lighting to this one.
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FREEBEE FIREWORKS!!!

June 22, 2017 - FREEEEBEEEE!! FIREWORKS! For those of you that regularly check my Facebook Student group page. Here are a few tips on t...
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Outside Looking In or Inside Looking Out

June 19, 2017 - Usually people are shooting from the other end.
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Balloon Design

June 18, 2017 - Really liked the lines and the design.
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Flag Flying

June 17, 2017 - I have two photos of the same Balloon. I like the perspectives on both. So need your help. Please leave a "Comment" lett...
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Night Glow

June 17, 2017 - I wanted to frame the distant Balloon with the foreground of the closest Balloon.
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Photographer's Warning

June 15, 2017 - FOR ANYONE WANTING TO EVER GET PAID FOR AN EVENT Recently I received a text from a potential client. They wanted to h...
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Sunset Procession Silhouette

June 14, 2017 - This silhouette is interesting because of the sun coming through the balloons to create the silhouette.
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Wrong Way

June 13, 2017 - Thought it was interesting that the surfer was looking the wrong way. LOL
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NC State Flag

June 12, 2017 - This photos is about "Families", No matter where they're from. I thought this was the perfect light for the scene.
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Surfer Silhouette

June 11, 2017 - Really like the side light!
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War Plane

June 10, 2017 - Just had to do this one in color!
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Heating Up the Balloon

June 09, 2017 - An interesting thing occurs when the propane is shuting down. The flames look like wisps.
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Hydrangea

June 07, 2017 - Just a pic of my Hydrangea flowers taken with my cell phone camera.
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Azaleas Instruction

June 07, 2017 - Just a little education for my students. This was taken with my phone camera.
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Smokin

June 05, 2017 - Wanted to give the image an old world feel.
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Hot Air Balloon Silhouette

June 05, 2017 - One of many pics from the Fuquay Varina, NC Balloon Fest.
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History Wall

June 04, 2017 - I took this photo in Downtown Durham during an Intermediate Class Demo. It has an urban culture feel to it.
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Life Cycle

June 03, 2017 - Leaves can be just a beautiful as the flowers.
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Two Ocean Renderings

June 01, 2017 - I just can't decide which one I like better. They both have a similar rendering effects applied to them. Need your help!...
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Circling

May 31, 2017 - Was a very foggy morning when I noticed the birds "circling" around a particular area of the calm ocean. With part luck...
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Horizon

May 29, 2017 - Liked the color contrast and the sun shining off the board. More importantly, I liked the "feel" of the moment in time....
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Torn

May 28, 2017 - This image is more about life than beauty.
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Sea Bird See Water

May 25, 2017 - I personally found the Sea Water to be as interesting as the bird.
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"Makin My Move"

May 20, 2017 - Title; "Makin My Move"
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Behind the Wave

May 19, 2017 - I had the opportunity to shoot this surfer at an uncommon angle from slightly behind the wave.
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