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King Fisher

King Fisher

This guy was being coy and wouldn’t come closer for his picture. I could see him through the trees diving into the creek to find his New Years dinner. mcdewey

Frost Ferns

Frost Ferns

These “leaves” are about as big as your thumbnail. Coal Creek, Lafayette CO mcdewey P.S. It looks like this post never got published. This was scheduled for 12/20/2013. Oh well, better late than never.

Hayhenge

Hayhenge

Hayhenge is a prehistoric site constructed at least 3 hours BP (Before Picture). The cultural significance of the site is lost to modern science. Some believe that the site was a place of spiritual healing. The snake caught in the hay being eaten by the red tail hawk has a different opinion. Follow this link to a panorama of Hayhenge. A full resolution print of the Hayhenge panorama would be 11 inches high by 5 feet long. Take a peek!…

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Where I live

Where I live

This picture is a small part of a panorama shows where I live. To really see the full picture you must click on one of the links below. The annotated version has markers for the notes below. The other one has higher quality and no annotations. These images are large. They may take awhile to download. Instructions for exploring these pictures are below. I suggest opening them in a separate window or tab. The full resolution image without annotations is…

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Ferruginous Hawk

Ferruginous Hawk

This is the same fellow from 100, 1/4, 15, 45. Taking the picture of birds in the sky often ends with dark birds and bright skies. If you are fast adjusting the camera you can over expose the picture which properly exposes the bird. If you aren’t fast, like me, you can adjust the exposure in the processing software once you get back home. By working with the RAW files in Aperture you can get tons of detail in “too…

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Downy Woodpecker

Downy Woodpecker

This is a Downy Woodpecker. He was right by the bridge on Coal Creek Trail in Lafayette. He was more intent on finding the bugs in this tree than worrying about what I was up to. mcdewey