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Fire In The Sky–8.30.2017

On some nights, you just know when the light is going to make the sky a fiery orange….. 

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Sometimes you take a few pictures and the light shifts again, different refractions on the sky, the water, on the atoms in the air….. and you come away with a whole different look….

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Caterpillar Hill is a good climb and then you’re almost at Deer Isle, right after CH, you can stop at ECS – Eggemogin Country Store – where you can grab a slice of pizza, some great chicken nuggets, fresh subs or lobstah…. 

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LONG distance view of the bridge

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The sunflowers are in Lille Maine and the sunsets are in Stonington and Deer Isle, Maine – taken on the same day! 

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I have to admit. The sunsets on the coast are wicked – it has to be the whole ocean thing.

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I tried my hand at a few night shots – I need to get a trigger bulb!  No way outta that!  Next investment Smile

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I was heading to a patients home and found this little off set lily pond!

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Living on an island is fun when you chase the sun.  I’ve a few “off island” places I want to catch the sun doing down soon. 

 

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I got to spend the 4th of July working, and then taking pictures.  Stonington had fun for the 4th – food on the docks, and fireworks… I met Shannon Stapleton, a photographer who works for Reuters on the dock.  We talked photography and the Island. 

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This wonderful rainbow appears often over the water if its been foggy and clears or raining because of the way the sun catches the water crystals in the air.

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The theme this year was: PIRATES!

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I’ve been working on blur and focus – my new camera works different my old one – finding that balance has been interesting. 

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Light, shadows, colors and details.

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I have a thing for doors.  Like this one. 

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I have never taken pictures of fireworks before.  So I googled.  I do not have a trigger bulb release.  I had to use a 2 second delay with means I had to time the shots out really well.  Or, leave it to luck.  I think it was 50/50

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I played around with zooming in and out – the challenge in that is – focus. 

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Beauty Everywhere…

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