I’ve been actively updating my flickr stream lately, and I just installed a flickr plugin here to show some of it:
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This summer in Monroe, Wisconsin, a new theme has been released. Woodcarvings by local artist Zoli will appear around the Historic downtown square, and a wooden pirate ship has been built on the South lawn of the Green County Courthouse. The Pirate Theme is visible in many of the store windows surrounding the square as well.
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Well, this year Spring is here too early. We have had way too many flowers in the yard come up and bloom out before they should even be starting to show any growth, and on top of that we keep having frost overnight that could end the flower season at any time.
I figured I should at least get a few pictures of the pretty flowers in the yard before they are all gone for the season… so here are a ...Read More →
I saw a post on the Pentax forums today about the Manfrotto #234 Monopod head. A person was asking about using the head with a quick release plate that required a 3/8″ x 16 thread instead of the 1/4″ x 20 thread that is on the #234 head. They were instructed to find a thread adapter to go between the 1/4″ post and the 3/8″ quick release.
I pointed out that the #234 can be switched from 1/4″ to 3/8″ without ...Read More →
Leaves in Autumn are such a wonderful thing to capture with a camera. The extra colors and vibrancy can turn an otherwise boring picture into an amazing warm shot. My wife and I went for a hike through the woods at Cadiz Springs State Recreation Area, near Browntown, Wisconsin to see some of that color.
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I decided to take a drive to Freeport, Illinois looking for Autumn color on Saturday morning. Krape Park is a wonderful place to see color in Autumn. I spent a few hours in the park, and if I hadn’t had a reason to be home by 9:30 I would have stayed for several more hours. Here are a few shots from that trip:
I was in the park before the sun was visible so I went to ...Read More →