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I did not do drugs

Somehow I imagine the world might look like this if you’ve taken a certain kind of drugs… I didn’t edit the picture in any way.



The straight lines of the ponds, bridges and boardwalks make it clear that this is an artificial wetland but the ducks and moorhens don’t mind.  The still water reflects buildings and cranes among the clouds but it’s the shoals of small fish that attract the attention of the children exploring the park (as well as a passing heron). 100 more words

Parks & Gardens

Morning swim

This little duck drew my attention as it was swimming around, while I was photographing the fog over the lake. I wish I had caught it just one second earlier, so that it would be a bit more centered in the shot. 31 more words


Sunset at Jekyll Island

Leica D-LUX 3, ISO 100, 1/20 sec, f/4, EV 0.0. Post processing in Viveza 2 and Color Efex Pro 4. 9 more words


332/365 Shutter release challenge

Reed Swan

When out working around the garden I like to keep the camera handy, A couple of swan’s landed on the lough at the gardens edge. 55 more words

Nikon D7200

Virgil's Orange Cream Soda

I tasted Virgil’s Orange Cream Soda at the same time that I tasted Bedford’s Orange Cream Soda. Actually, I take that back. I tasted them within minutes of each other. 252 more words


The end to scraping? Synthetic Oboe Reeds

This past June, Legere Reeds of  Canada introduced their very first synthetic reed for oboe.  I first learned of it while at Youngstown State University for a week-long oboe intensive, got to take a look at it, but did not try it.  552 more words