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Neighborhood charms   Leave a comment

Summer blossoms in our neighborhood.


iPhone, edited in Snapseed

Posted June 24, 2017 by Lutz Braum in Connecticut, Nature

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Long exposure sunset   4 comments

Played around with a 10-stop neutral density filter at sunset and came up with this:

Canon 5D Mark II, EF 16-35mm
ISO 400
f/9
25 sec

Squabs Leaving the Nest   Leave a comment

Here are later pictures of the two squabs that were raised this Spring in our backyard, on top of our outdoor speaker. Based on the hair on their heads, I called them Scruffy and Baldy.

Two dove squabs


Two dove chicks

This is Scruffy after having left the nest, finding its bearings in our backyard:

young dove on ground

Baldy had already claimed the top of the fence as his perch:

young dove on fence

While mom was supervising their progress from the top of a nearby shed:

Dove and weathervane

 

Canon 5d Mark II, 100mm EFL macro lens

Posted June 11, 2017 by Lutz Braum in Animals, Connecticut

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Shell Still Life   Leave a comment

Beach finds, cleaned up and given the glamor shot treatment:

Posted June 6, 2017 by Lutz Braum in Black&White, Nature, Things

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Craters on Mars!   Leave a comment

Actually, they are barnacles on a shell, but if you squint a little it could pass for an astounding astronomical photograph…

Posted May 31, 2017 by Lutz Braum in Nature

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Stormy Skies   Leave a comment

3 views of stormy weather while driving through the countryside.

3 Views of a Pond Waterfall   4 comments

Captured while driving through the Connecticut countryside:

 

Canon Powershot G12

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