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Photography Enthusiast enjoying retirement

NC Chinese Lantern Festival

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Timmons Oak

I had a request for a black and white photo of a single tree.  The few in my collection  were taken in a fog setting.  That’s not what they wanted.  Trying to find a single tree without a distraction was … Continue reading

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Morning Mushrooms

Plenty of pretty toadstools to be had this morning.

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This fellow has been hanging around the hummingbird feeder for several days.  It seems impossible that little insect could do damage to a hummingbird.  I really don’t want to find out.

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Daylillies and Lantana

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Great Golden Digger Wasp

At first glance, I thought the small tunnel in the ground was made by a mole then movement caught my eye.  Out comes this interesting bug.  It appeared to be very busy carving out the tunnel.  Soon after it flew away … Continue reading

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Four hummingbirds that grace the feeders have become a little more trusting.  A couple of them are allowing me to get just a tad closer.  I’ll get that perfect picture yet.

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Sunflower Power

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Giant Leopard Moth

Never seen anything like this before.  

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Feeder Attraction

Love watching hummingbirds come to the feeders.  Apparently so do others!    

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