Monthly Archives: October 2012

Bear Play

I did something that must have caught Nancy by surprise recently.  We were going to take a trip to the zoo to see what was happening since this is a good time of year for the animals to be a … Continue reading

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Little Birds

There are plenty of interesting birds when you visit Hawaii.  The large birds that live on the cliffs like the frigates and boobies are cool as are the Nene, the state bird of Hawaii which is a rare type of … Continue reading

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Onset of Fall Colors

When talking about fall, the most obvious photography option is foliage.  A favorite spot to go to see the fall colors is the Morton Arboretum out at Lisle.  The full colors had not come into their own but, with a … Continue reading

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Underwater Shooting

Something I have never done before is snorkeling.  Having grown up by the sea, I am not sure why this would be but perhaps it is down to the lack of reefs with plenty to see.  Snorkeling is very popular … Continue reading

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Boat Time Lapse

I mentioned previously that I was out shooting the bridges opening for the returning boats.  What I didn’t mention then was that I was primarily looking to shoot a time lapse piece.  With the movement of the bridges and the … Continue reading

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Hanalei

The place we stay on Kauai is a short journey from the lovely town of Hanalei.  You drop down the side of the hill and cross the river to get to the town which is beside a lovely bay.  It … Continue reading

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The Boats Return

The return of fall also means the return of some boats.  The boats that live out in the lakeside marinas during the summer start their migration back to the boat yards for the winter.  For those with masts that don’t … Continue reading

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Another Sunset

I may have already talked about Kauai sunsets and sunrises.  However, a quick one to add here.  We took the boat trip up the Na’Pali coast and, when we got back to Hanalei Harbor, we were getting ready to get … Continue reading

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Reno Air Races

This year I made my first trip to the Reno Air Races.  I have no clear explanation why I haven’t been before.  It has been in my calendar for many years but other things always seemed to conspire to stop … Continue reading

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National Tropical Botanic Garden

The climate on Kauai varies depending on which part of the island you are on.  It can be tropical or almost desert like.  Some places are drenched with rain almost continuously.  The tropical area makes a great place for a … Continue reading

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