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07-04-2018

While some were watching fireworks, I was watching the sunset.

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The pinks and purples rocked that night!

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Taken behind the former Notre Dame Church.  Then along the road and behind another neighbors house.  It’s a great spot for sunsets!

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There is a little cabin and a pond back there and the reflections were stellar!

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07/02/2018–Lupines and Flowers

These photos took me a total of 20 mins to take with three different stops. 

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Great lighter colors in this batch, and some stray flowers as well!

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Pinks, purples, and whites, gorgeous! 

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Flowers, Barns, Rusty Vehicles, and Randomness–06-25-2018

I hit up Caribou and Presque Isle today, just cuz an met up with my friend, Kasey for lunch.  On the drive home I decided to pull over and take a few pictures.

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My next stop! Lupins on the side of the road. 

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After the lupins, I made a quick pit stop at an abandoned building for a few snaps. 

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Old Trucks and even older Fire Trucks was the next stop on the side of the road.  I have myself less than 10 mins to shoot what I wanted.  Forces me to be innovated and an economy of shots!

 

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My  last stop was a few pictures of an old red barn in Van Buren.

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Best of 2017

January

January is typically cold, dreary and snowy!  Sometimes, although, you have one great afternoon after work that just rocks.  This is the Narrows Bridge in Buckport, ME

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February

February, another month full of storms and cold, sometimes wind that threatens to toss your car into the snow bank.

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march

Icy March!  March, downstate, is all about cold, ice, melt, and then more snow!

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April

April showers bring May flowers – and a cornucopia of shells with vibrant colors and a super cloudy day on Sand Beach in Stonington, ME

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May

More shells!  Flowers and ferns.  Smile 

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JUNE

June was a lean month, save for one lovely day where the skies opened up and the sun shown for this brilliant rainbow and of course, the lupines.

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JULY

Shopping at the thrift places in Searsport and 4th of July on the Island were a blast!

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AUGUST

Now, the sunsets in Maine are gorgeous, but for some reason, on this lovely island of Deer Isle – they are spectacular! 

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September

I bought a bunch of cheap magnification filters.  So I spent a lot of time stooping, focusing and looking at the world, again, in a different light. 

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OCTOBER

One of the best days of Oct was going to Mt Kat w/my nephew Rhys, the look on his face when he saw the mountain “up close” was priceless. 

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NOVEMBER

I didn’t get out much in November – but I did take a wrong turn one evening while chasing the sun and got this stunner of a picture. 

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December

And the last month of the year brings the snow BACK to us.  And – that’s a wrap!

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Purple Sky 11.28.2017

There are just some nights where you know the sky is going to light up. 

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I’ve been teasing around more with my settings – so that I have to edit less afterwards.  I think its working. 

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I love dark and light – and photographing an object against the light – but its not always to find.  I got lucky when I was running around the island this night and found a simple dock post with rope just hanging from it.  Perfect. 

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Purple and Orange–Sunset 9.21.2017

A picture is worth 1000 words

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Macro–9.20.2017

I purchased a set of Macro lens – so now I am looking at the world in a whole new way – mostly down on my belly or kneeling in the muck taking pics Smile

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I found this little guy crawling around on my porch last week.  Oh so very slowly.

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I have 4 different lenses – x10, x4, x2 and x1 – Autofocus is close to useless while using 10 – I can also stack them for more magnifications

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I’m a “fan” of the whole focus/blur – so I use the P setting often – one thing off to the side, with the blur washing out to one side.

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