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by Mel
Sat Jun 25, 2022 11:14 am
Forum: B&W Photography Forum
Topic: Bench Along The Trail
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Views: 55

Bench Along The Trail

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How often do you find an opportune bench along the trail just at the right place and at the right time when you are recently exhausted? They must have known that and placed this bench exactly at the right place!
by Mel
Fri Jun 24, 2022 3:25 pm
Forum: Wildlife Photography Forum
Topic: Be Curious And It Will Come
Replies: 0
Views: 49

Be Curious And It Will Come

You don't have to read every field guide to learn about nature and wildlife. All you have to do is observe and question. Nature is not as random as people tend to believe. Why does one particular person have more nature experiences? Is that person just plain lucky? That person has learned to live in...
by Mel
Thu Jun 23, 2022 8:06 pm
Forum: Boating, Kayaking, Rafting, Canoeing Forum
Topic: How To Choose A Kayak Paddle
Replies: 0
Views: 46

How To Choose A Kayak Paddle

EF218535-C90C-4401-9DCC-21A6A786C2E4.jpeg In purchasing equipment for the outdoors, I always use the same thought process. How often am I going to upgrade my equipment based on the new radical improvements that composite kayak paddle the manufacturer will come out with? How long before my existing ...
by Mel
Thu Jun 23, 2022 8:30 am
Forum: Bird Photography Forum
Topic: The Five Voices Of The Birds
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Views: 49

The Five Voices Of The Birds

Never... Never... Never Disturb A Singing Bird. A singing bird is a sign of baseline and a bird will sound an alarm when disturbed. When the bird alarm is sounded, all the other wildlife will pay attention. Depending on the distance of the alarm, the intensity of the alarm and the significance of th...
by Mel
Wed Jun 22, 2022 10:42 am
Forum: Macro Photography Forum
Topic: Japanese Honeysuckle
Replies: 0
Views: 44

Japanese Honeysuckle

E58285A7-25C3-42A8-AB3C-8CD55B30056C.jpeg The Japanese Honey Suckle, even though it’s a very pretty plant, is an invasive plant. In addition to being a popular ornamental for its showy, fragrant flowers, Japanese honeysuckle has been used in places such as highways to control erosion and stabilize ...
by Mel
Wed Jun 22, 2022 10:38 am
Forum: Macro Photography Forum
Topic: Sweet Pea
Replies: 0
Views: 46

Sweet Pea

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In the middle of June, the Sweet Pea is seen all across the wide open spaces along the trails. It is a beautiful flower and creates a lot of opportunities for macro photography.
by Mel
Wed Jun 22, 2022 10:31 am
Forum: Macro Photography Forum
Topic: Photographing The Butterflies
Replies: 0
Views: 38

Photographing The Butterflies

To start off you have to find the butterflies. Look on the side of the road, around ditch's and where you see wildflowers. If you walk in the early morning or late evening they will not be moving as fast. If you have flowers in your yard, you may have butterflies flying around already. I have wildfl...
by Mel
Mon Jun 20, 2022 12:59 pm
Forum: Boating, Kayaking, Rafting, Canoeing Forum
Topic: Launching For The New Season
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Views: 50

Launching For The New Season

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It’s time to launch a boat into the water and place it on the dock for this coming season. The docks are starting to fill up as there are very few empty slips. The waiting period for a slip is 10+ years.
by Mel
Sun Jun 19, 2022 4:43 pm
Forum: Boating, Kayaking, Rafting, Canoeing Forum
Topic: On The Sand During Low Tide
Replies: 0
Views: 43

On The Sand During Low Tide

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The tide comes in and the tide goes out. With an eight foot tide swing between high tide and low tide, some boats will potentially end up on the sand. This boat ends up on the sand every 12 hours.
by Mel
Sat Jun 18, 2022 1:40 pm
Forum: Boating, Kayaking, Rafting, Canoeing Forum
Topic: Boats Being Rigged On The Docks
Replies: 0
Views: 40

Boats Being Rigged On The Docks

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The boats are getting rigged for the current sailing season. It is very important to have each sailboat rigged correctly as any mistake is a potential mishap in the making.