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rainstick

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One more rainbow, but in a rather different setting. Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 18 mm · 1/160 s · f/8 · ISO 100 Don’t get me wrong. Capturing this most interesting rainbow was great and worth it and all that rot, but the incredibly fast-approaching and pounding torrential squall which immediately preceded it, and caught …

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Craigflower Creek

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The roaring rapids of Craigflower Creek. Yeah, don’t fall in, or you’ll get your ankles wet. =) This is an oft-used nature-photographer technique (keep the shutter open to capture the movement of the water) and, while I’ve seen it before the proverbial ‘zillion times,’ I’m still pretty happy with how this came out. Ah, nature. The cheapest neutral density filter …

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Swan Lake sun

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The sun reflects off the surface of Swan Lake, covered in its thin layer of I’m-not-really-sure-what. I don’t think it was algae bloom, ’cause an algae bloom’s supposed to be slimy and gross, right? This was more like zillions and zillions of itty bitty leaves and whatnot. Fascinating, but not slimy and gross.  Mind, I didn’t dip my head in …

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cloudfire

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Sunbeams break through the clouds in the distance, while the rest of the sky remains extra-dark. This is the last photo for February.  It’s not the most conventional month for a launch, but February’s been good for me.  My very first job, a paper route I had when I was 14, began on February 1.  Exactly ten years later, my …