Public enemy # 1

img_6697We’ve all seen President Obama swat the fly.  Here is one of the angry relatives.

 

 

 

 

 

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Evening Flight of the Sandhill Crane

cranes-12-08-123008-12Early winter 2008 (in North Florida early winter reaches well into January) our home was located in the flight path of the yearly migration of the Sandhill Crane.  Once the cranes make their winter camp, they transverse between their feasting places and their night time nesting places.  During late December 2008, I had daily, predictable by time before sunset, over flights of cranes.  I was able to capture some photos during one evening’s flyover.

Evening Flight of the Sandhill Cranes

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Tersa Sphinx Caterpillar

green-worm-090108-8While out in the yard (edge of the woods actually) I notice this large green worm making its way through the 8″ grass. Never saw one of these before so thinking if I got it to grab a small stick I might be able to get a better look at it. It did grab the stick and I quickly stuck the other end between the boards in a picnic table, then went inside to get the camera. High noon but under a nice group of shade trees. Flash on with the Gary Fong opaque diffuser and camera and at times the flash in manual. Played with flash power and aperture settings.

Tersa Sphinx Caterpillar Gallery

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Wings of Dreams Tour 2009

keystone-airshow-022309img_6238Back in Feburary 2009 we visited a local airport that was showcasing The Collings Foundation fleet of WW2 combat aircraft.  Most of these are one of a kind but are fully operational flying aircaft.  Not only are tours available but to can ride in one of these aircraft, for a donation of course.

I found photographing on runways isn’t an easy task.

 

Visit the Wings of Dreams 2009 Gallery

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24 Hours of Daytona

img_0379Every year me and a friend take in the 24 Hours of Daytona.  We actually tent camp in the infield!  All the amenities of home <G>.  Each year we try to work from a different point of view, the events within the race and other activities going on before and during the race, and its visible in the different theme we each choose in taking the photographs.

We have a few years worth so enjoy.

24 Hours of Daytona and the Auto Racing Galleries

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