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July 30, 2015 - The late afternoon sunlight was causing the vinca flowers to glow. I put on 26mm worth of extension tubes in-between my...
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July 28, 2015 - It was a beastly hot and humid afternoon. The hummingbirds were flying in, one after the other, wanting to fuel up at o...
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July 27, 2015 - A little night-before testing of equipment. Smokey, the ever-curious cat, stood in for a test subject. The bare strobe...
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Ronda Valley

July 26, 2015 - The cliffs of Ronda overlook the valley far, far below. Notice the out door amphitheater to the right. That's quite a d...
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July 22, 2015 - The Alhambra (الْحَمْرَاء) in Grenada, Spain. On an overcast and sometimes rainy day, we visited this historic fortress...
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July 21, 2015 - The way the light hit the veining on this vine leaf caught my eye as I was out walking the other day. Fascinating play...
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Red Head

July 19, 2015 - A House Finch, using our Hummingbird feeder as a perch to survey our backyard for likely spots of food to forage. The r...
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The Patio of the Lions (Patio de los Leones)

July 18, 2015 - In the Nasrid Palace of the Alhambra in Grenada, Spain, here is the Patio of the Lions. There are 12 lion statues that...
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Glass Colours

July 17, 2015 - One of the more interesting rooms of the Nasrid Palace at the Alhambra in Grenada, Spain. The ceiling was a stained gla...
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Downy Woodpecker

July 16, 2015 - Other birds besides Hummingbirds have been attracted to our nectar feeder on our deck. Some yellow finch have been enjo...
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The Courtyard of the King

July 14, 2015 - The courtyard of the palace built by Charles V inside the Alhambra palace in Grenada, Spain. An impressive center, two...
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July 12, 2015 - The Andalusian village of Ojen, in the foothills of the Sierra de las Nieves mountains. Can you imagine sitting out und...
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At Work

July 10, 2015 - Pollen works its magic throughout the natural world. Here, a zinnia provides some nurture for this colorful beetle. Se...
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July 09, 2015 - Up close echinacea. Tiny hair-like fuzz on the green outer leaves, magenta touches on some of the inner surfaces, and t...
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Red and Green

July 06, 2015 - Some red echinacea against a field of green. Natural fireworks.
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Green Waves

July 02, 2015 - Close-up of one of the green plants on our deck. Not sure of the name. It sure is dreamy green, up close. 10mm extens...
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Pink Splash Up Close

July 01, 2015 - Americana Pink Mega Splash Geranium. That's a mouthful. A pretty pink flower, as seen up close, as in macro mode. I u...
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