Shooting a Kodak Brownie Hawkeye Camera

This camera was in pretty bad shape but after some scrubbing and WD-40 I was able to get it open and after some work the shutter starting working well enough to get some images. This model of the Brownie were made from 1949-1961. You have only two jobs with this camera…make a composition then fire […]

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LOTR together again

Finding good in a pandemic is not easy, but I have in many ways. In a small way this video of the cast of Lord of the Rings has been a delight to see and watch. I read the books so many times and watched the movies still to this day. It was great to […]

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The best seafood restaurant in Florida

For years Gerri and I enjoy eating at the best seafood restaurant in Florida. Osteen’s in St. Augustine is the best shrimp in North America and they have the best seafood in Florida with food grown right in town or caught just down the street in the ocean. Bring an appetite, but also patience, as […]

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Help from Smugmug

or from the Dgrin community… So why can’t I embed my images from Smugmug to my WordPress site? When I try to choose an image and select the size I want to display and copy the embed code to a WP post this is the error I get. So I tried the Embed Smugmug block […]

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Sitting pretty

Female cardinal sitting on the metal roof of our bird feeder that we purchased last year in Wears Valley. Lots of activities in the trees but not much coming down to the feeders on a hot evening. We did see a Northern Flicker and it’s home in a neighboring tree.

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Catbird, yeah funny name for a bird.

Saw the mohawk first then the bit of color under it’s tail feathers and thought…what is that bird. Jack and I searched our book and keep looking as he sang loudly to us from the feeders…still no luck. Sent picture to Gerri and she didn’t know either so the hunt continued until we finally figured […]

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