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Re: Your Best Nature Photos Thread

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Ohhh!!! So beautiful. Pulls my spirit right into it. Thanks! A+ and 10 minutes added to your recess time today! :)
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Post by Goose55 » Fri Jun 01, 2018 1:10 pm

A Eurasian Collared Dove nesting on two eggs in my front yard Grapefruit Tree. Sorry for the graininess of the photo. I had my camera set on 3200 ISO and was too lazy to change to a lower ISO. 60mm Fujinon lens on a Fuji XE1 camera

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Fun panorama shot atop Cave Rock in Lake Tahoe

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Re: Your Best Nature Photos Thread

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TwoXseveN wrote:
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Fun panorama shot atop Cave Rock in Lake Tahoe

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A neat thunderstorm blowing in, as viewed from our marsh last Sunday.
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SandPiper wrote:My office... Image

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Nice of your boss to give you a window in the cubical :)


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sweetandsour wrote:Image

A neat thunderstorm blowing in, as viewed from our marsh last Sunday.
Dangum, that’s awesome
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Re: Your Best Nature Photos Thread

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TwoXseveN wrote:
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A neat thunderstorm blowing in, as viewed from our marsh last Sunday.
Dangum, that’s awesome
Love it!
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Used to be "my office":


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(photo by Roger Hirst)
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Re: Your Best Nature Photos Thread

Post by sweetandsour » Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:22 pm

durangopipe wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:17 am
Used to be "my office":


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(photo by Roger Hirst)
It still is, it's there waiting for you. Very nice pic, btw.
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Re: Your Best Nature Photos Thread

Post by durangopipe » Sun Jun 17, 2018 4:56 pm

sweetandsour wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:09 pm
Tatanka wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:04 pm
Bloodhound wrote:
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JB_3 wrote:
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This was taken on a construction site in Seattle. It’s my favorite picture I’ve taken.


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That is a great shot
May I add a great, great shot!
Indeed.
Gawjuss!
Only saw it just now.
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Re: Your Best Nature Photos Thread

Post by durangopipe » Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:05 pm

Not a particularly great photograph, but a favorite nonetheless.
I just stumbled across this photo while looking for something else. It was taken with a really crappy point&shoot ilm camera, with one hand, while I was fishing.

My favorite beaver pond in the San Juans:

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This is where I've caught the largest brook trout I've seen. Typically, brook trout in the San Juans run from 4"-12" with a 12" a rarity.

During runoff, this pond gets a pretty constant flow and the big brooks seek refuge from the current here. I once took 3 18" rookies from this pond and decided to leave them alone after that.

I'll tell you where it is . . .
on second thought.
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Re: Your Best Nature Photos Thread

Post by durangopipe » Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:30 pm

Well . . .

That got me wondering if I could find a photo of some of those good-sized brookies.
And I did, in an old journal entry from May 30, 1986 (during the height of runoff):

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There aren't the biggest trout I've ever taken from that pond, but they're good sized brooks nonetheless.

The entry includes,

" . . . ate these 2 & 2 others with J.P., K.B. and Daniel."

J.P. is an old friend from Baltimore who used to come to Silverton in the summer. K.B. is my wife who was the second grade teacher in Silverton who passed away in '87. Daniel is my son, now 41 who would have been 9 when we ate those brookies.

A very special beaver pond, indeed.
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Re: Your Best Nature Photos Thread

Post by Goose55 » Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:51 pm

OldWorldSwine wrote:
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Cool. A study of earth and it's little details.
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Goose55 wrote:
Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:51 pm
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Cool. A study of earth and it's little details.
Yes.
Love it!
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