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Seeing by Observing

Yogi Berra is supposed to have said “You can see a lot just by observing.” One of the great rewardsView full post »

Old Car City USA 1

An hour or so north of Atlanta is a haven of Americana unlike any other. “Old Car City USA,” near the townView full post »

Old Car City USA 2

Below is “Fast Eddie,” Old Car City USA’s night watchman and resident pianist. He’s self-taughtView full post »

Old Car City USA 3

Owner Walter Dean Lewis’ unique sense of humor is evident throughout the lot. Model years range from the 1920sView full post »

Down on the Farm

Lest this site be overwhelmed with birds, here are few snaps, old and new, from several seasons of life at the CanineView full post »

Photo Opportunities Abound

Each morning’s walk in the park and, later, coffee in our back yard continue to yield photo opportunities. BeforeView full post »


Sometimes good light and relative proximity make close-ups of distant subjects possible and an opportunity to discern aView full post »

For the Birds: The Amazing Nikon 1 V3 and 70-300mm Lens Combo

In some ways, the Nikon 1 V3/Nikkor 70-300mm lens combo is miraculous. Its small sensor has a 2.7 conversion factorView full post »

South Carolina Birds

This is a potpourri of South Carolina flyers whose images were captured in various Charleston, SC spots. A maleView full post »

Backyard Birds – 1

Excursions to bird paradises like Boca Grande and the Center for Birds of Prey (please see previous posts) are well andView full post »

Backyard Birds – 2

Female Cardinal Eastern Bluebird Canadian Geese Blue Jay Red-Shouldered Hawk Red-Bellied Woodpecker BrownView full post »

Backyard Birds – 3

Mockingbird Robin Black Vulture Brown Thrasher Mockingbird Black Vulture  View full post »