One Up & One Down

August 31, 2016 - Watch this trick. I'm training for the "swanlympics".
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Rollover

August 31, 2016 - Bathing lessons in progress.
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Walking Tall

August 30, 2016 - Managed to pass a very relaxing hour watching the adult swans teach the youngsters how to bathe, preen and dry off.
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Pink Petunias

August 29, 2016 - Always popular and always present in summertime.
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Attack Mode

August 29, 2016 - This is where I grew up and now it's my lake.
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Rolling In

August 29, 2016 - Looks like we could have some storms later in the day. On second thought, what do I know; It's been more than 50 years s...
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Brown Eyed Susans

August 28, 2016 - One of several varieties of flowers growing wild in our wetland.
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Cumulo Nimbus Mammatus

August 27, 2016 - There it is in all its glory -- potentially the most dangerous of all the cloud formations. This is only the third time...
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"Finchamania"

August 27, 2016 - For whatever reason -- maybe an oncoming storm -- there was far more activity than normal by the finches today.
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Storm Brewing

August 26, 2016 - This is a rare sighting of the formation of high level clouds with potentially extreme turbulence. If you see one, I wou...
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Another Beautiful Start

August 26, 2016 - As they say "DDSS" or different day spectacular sunrise.
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Rolling Thunder

August 25, 2016 - You heard it, you saw it, and if you were smart, you left it behind. For me, it was just too fascinating so I stuck arou...
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Framed

August 25, 2016 - Almost missed the sunrise this morning. Got distracted by some "urgent" messages. Guess I got my priorities mixed up, bu...
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Leading Edge

August 24, 2016 - Stepped outside after dinner this is what we saw coming at us across Lake Huron. The longer we stayed, the more ominous...
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Red Iris

August 24, 2016 - This was a pleasant surprise -- a red iris peaking out among the rocks.
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Lone Fisherman

August 24, 2016 - A few years back that fisherman would have been me. Now I capture the moments while others enjoy their passion. In retro...
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Peppermint

August 23, 2016 - Hollyhocks originated in Asia and the area around the eastern med.These beauties belong to the Mallow (Malvaceae) family...
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Safe Harbor

August 23, 2016 - Early morning on the eastern coast of Michigan above Port Huron. Out and about early before the town wakes up. A few yea...
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Cotton Candy

August 23, 2016 - It is getting warmer and more humid each day, but the sunrises are getting more spectacular too. For me, that's all plus...
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In the Rain Again

August 22, 2016 - We had just arrived at our destination and thought about exploring the "downtown" area of this small town, but as usual,...
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Mixed Bag

August 22, 2016 - Filled the feeders as soon as I returned. The word got out quickly. Looks like a refill will be needed before the sun se...
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Night Light

August 22, 2016 - Great night for fishing the Atlantic.
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Finch Frenzy

August 21, 2016 - Just filled the feeder a few hours ago. This feeder is rated at 4 days. I've got news for them, I'm lucky to get 1 1/2 d...
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Going Home

August 19, 2016 - One last look as we pass under one of the bridges on the east river before heading back to Pier 83 and the city streets.
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Surprise

August 19, 2016 - There I was packing my gear for a weekend wedding getaway, when all of a sudden a hummingbird appeared to check out the...
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Heat Wave Begins

August 19, 2016 - A few days ago I was lulled into thinking the summer might not be too hot. I think my friends in FL decided it was time...
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Old and New

August 18, 2016 - from Highbridge Park (2008) Crosses Harlem River Locale Manhattan and the Bronx, in New York City Maintained by New...
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Storm Has Passed

August 18, 2016 - No matter where I am, I always anxiously await the passing of a storm in anticipation of some great photo opportunities,...
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"Liberty Enlightening the World"

August 17, 2016 - If you are wondering about the photo title, it is the real name of the "Statue of Liberty". Here are more fun facts abou...
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Great Beginnings

August 17, 2016 - This looks like it could be the start of a very warm day, but another great beginning at the lake.
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Here and There

August 16, 2016 - No matter which way we went, it was buildings and bridges. It was like being lost in the woods, except that the trees we...
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Mid Air

August 16, 2016 - If you have feeders, the finches will come. And, the flock will continue to grow day by day.
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In and Out

August 16, 2016 - I'm back, the feeders are full -- well, almost -- and the birds are back too.
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All Shapes and Sizes

August 15, 2016 - Fortunately for the people that live here and travel back and forth from NYC to New Jersey, these are not drawbridges. I...
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Cool Beginning

August 15, 2016 - Not quite the same as watching the sun rise on the horizon over the Atlantic, but it sure is peaceful here -- cooler too...
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Bee Balm

August 14, 2016 - Fortunately not too many bees around today, but the ones that were, were elusive.
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Kerria

August 13, 2016 - Here's something a bit different. It's a member of the rose family found throughout China, Japan and Korea.
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Empire State Building

August 12, 2016 - The Empire State Building is a 102-story skyscraper located on Fifth Avenue. It is 1,250 feet to the roof and with the a...
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Quick Exit

August 12, 2016 - After a quick breakfast and drink near the lake, this buck decided it was time to get back to the herd. I'm starting to...
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9/11 Memorial Plaza

August 11, 2016 - The Memorial occupies 8 of the 16 acres at the World Trade Center. The Memorial is intended to be a tribute to the past...
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Lighted Up

August 11, 2016 - Don't get to see these scenes too often since we left Florida
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The Sights by Water

August 10, 2016 - Returning back to Pier #83 after 2 1/2 hours too viewing the New York and the New Jersey shorelines. Oh yes, I was hangi...
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Feed Me

August 10, 2016 - And the story continues. Feasting on the delivered goodies.
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Empire State Building

August 09, 2016 - The Empire State Building is 103 stories tall or1,250 feet excluding the height of the antennae, which adds 204 feet. Am...
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You're Late Again

August 09, 2016 - I think a good caption for this shot might be, "You may have brought food, but you're late!" What is your idea for a cap...
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Skyline

August 08, 2016 - Quick skyline panorama of New York City shortly after we left Pier 83.
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Serenity

August 08, 2016 - Having moved from an island environment between the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean, we knew finding the ri...
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Here's Looking at You

August 08, 2016 - Now that I'm back from the cement jungle (i.e. NYC) and back where I belong, my friends are coming around to visit. I di...
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Feed-go-Round

August 07, 2016 - With the feeder lower than a quarter full, the activity nearly reached epic proportions.
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The Yanks

August 06, 2016 - That is not a street sign, I just couldn't get an angle to capture all of "Yankee Stadium". Of course, having grown up i...
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Looking Down

August 05, 2016 - Looking down upon Ellis Island from the 102nd floor, the observation deck, of One World Trade center building, the forme...
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Moonlit

August 05, 2016 - The angle of the moon could almost fool you into believing this was a sunrise shot, but it was not. Just a low angle of...
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One World Trade Center

August 04, 2016 - This is a ground level view of the new One World Trade Center building at the 9/11 Memorial Plaza. The elevator to the o...
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Whistling

August 04, 2016 - This male cardinal stopped and whistled for quite a while. He might have been calling for a mate, but whatever he was do...
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Cement Forest

August 03, 2016 - As a photographer who focuses on nature and wildlife, the "city" became quite a challenge for to acclimate. It was a cha...
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Fireball

August 03, 2016 - Even at the end of day, the sun always put on a show on the island.
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Way Back When

August 02, 2016 - In the beginning, before the skyscrapers filed the space in New York City this is what it looked like looking toward the...
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Dunking

August 02, 2016 - No matter what they're doing these swans always look graceful and regal.
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Ring Toss

August 01, 2016 - While cruising the Hudson River I began to focus on anything and everything except tall buildings. My penchant for natur...
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Full Moon

August 01, 2016 - Managed to capture this shot from the rooftop of the condominium in Florida. It was the perfect location for capturing t...
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