Sea Gulls at Play Near Lake Michigan – 5* Pix

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Total Shots taken 166 Number of 5 star ratings (5* yield %) 20   (12.1%) ? Fall has so quickly fled the Chicago area.  It is hard to believe that this breezy, sunny fall day was just a few short weeks ago, but yes, it was.  The frothy waves caught my attention, and despite all my efforts to resist the playful waters,… Continue reading Sea Gulls at Play Near Lake Michigan – 5* Pix

Flora, Fauna, Friends and Families in the Garden of the Phoenix – 5* Pix

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Total Shots taken 305 Number of 5 star ratings (5* yield %) 42   (13.8%) ? A beautiful summer day, where the temperature was in the mid-80’s rather than the high 90’s of the few days prior to that.  A perfect day to head over to the Garden of the Phoenix with the camera.  Well, I wasn’t the only one with that… Continue reading Flora, Fauna, Friends and Families in the Garden of the Phoenix – 5* Pix

Grey Heron at the Garden of Phoenix — 5* Pix

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(Originally published on August 3, 2017) Total Shots taken 158 Number of 5 star ratings (5* yield %) 37 (23.4%) ? There are times when it all comes together – you have a perfect setting, the lighting is great, and you have a perfect subject.? Such was the day that I visited the Garden of the Phoenix, a Japanese garden located… Continue reading Grey Heron at the Garden of Phoenix — 5* Pix

’tis the frame that maketh the image

Originally posted on Of birds, birdies and biryanis:
This female White-browed Rosefinch was busy destroying the flower (wonder which one this is) to smithereens (towards what purpose I couldn’t figure) when I was tracking her. Her ginger-brown throat and breast was in contrast to the bright lemon-yellow of the flower and both of these were accentuated by the nice bokeh-ed background. Through the viewfinder the… Continue reading ’tis the frame that maketh the image