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Photos of a Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)

This entry is part 2 of 13 in the series Birds at My Birdfeeder

I recently purchased and installed a Nature Products Model 431 birdfeeder and I’m starting to get quite a few birds visiting.  The great thing about this particular birdfeeder is it’s squirrel proofing.  I’ve had many battles with the squirrels in the past over birdfeeders, but so far, the Nature Products Model 431 is the best […]

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Comparing Nik Software’s Color Efex 3.0 Complete Filters

As I’ve mentioned on this blog, I’ve recently purchased Nik Software’s complete bundle of products. One of my favorite Nik programs is Color Efex 3.0 Complete. I’ve been playing around with the different filters and decided to get a little more organized with my approach and write a post about the different filters and how […]

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Silver Sands State Park

Silver Sands State Park, located in Milford Connecticut, is a small park with access to Long Island Sound.  In the second photo is a view of Charles Island, which is rumored to be the burial place of Captain Kid’s treasure. These photos were taken in the Autumn after the close of the swimming season.  In […]

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Marsh Photos from Hammonasset Beach State Park

Below are three photos I took at Hammonasset State Park in Madison, Connecticut last Autumn. You can’t see them, but there are seals sunning themselves on the rocks in the second photo. Post processing was with several of the Nik Software plug-ins and the native Lightroom functions.  I’m still learning the Nik products, but so […]

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Waterfall and Brook at Indian Well State Park

Today was a beautiful day here in Connecticut, so I decided to drive to Indian Well State Park (located in Shelton, Connecticut) and hike up to the waterfall on Indian Hole Brook. It’s a very short walk up to the waterfall and the trail follows the brook. When I made it to the waterfall, I was […]

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Another Photo of the Housatonic River Below Bull’s Bridge

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Housatonic River

  I recently purchased the Nik Software bundle package for Lightroom as a birthday present to myself (when you get to be my age, you’re allowed to do that). This is the first photo that I’m posting after processing with the Nik software. I used Dfine 2.0, Color Efex 3.0, Sharpener Pro 3.0, Viveza 2, […]

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More Photos from Kent Falls State Park

Below are more photos from Kent Falls State Park.  The second photo was taken by the stream below the fall – you can see Kent Falls in the distance. These photos were taken with a Canon T1i and a Tokina 12-24mm lens. Technorati Tags: Autumn, Connecticut, Kent, Photos, State Park, Stream, Waterfall

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Mohawk Moutain Overlook

Autumn Photos from Mohawk Mountain in Mohawk State Forest

Mohawk State Forest is located in Cornwall and Goshen, Connecticut and has a great view from the peak of Mohawk Mountain.  In the Autumn of 2010, I visited the forest and drove to the top of Mohawk Mountain and took the two photos below.  The leaf color was a little past peak, but there was still quite […]

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