Sunset on June

Literally. The Sun is setting on June.

We are in California for a family wedding and the sun is setting on a totally different part of the horizon than what we see in the winter. Grabbed this snap a couple hours ago at the usual hangout for sunset photos – Hueneme Pier.

The details: Fujifilm X-E2 with Fuji XF55-200mm @200mm. 1/420th @ f6.4, ISO 200

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July 2018

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Alpine-ish

Went to visit my wife’s uncle – their backyard is a wonderland of plants. Packed the macro lens this time and had some fun seeing what I could see. This month’s image is an alpine geranium (I think). Which makes me wonder – if an alpine flower grows at sea level, is it still an alpine flower?

The details: Fujifilm X-E2 with Nikkor 55mm. 1/250th @f2.8 ISO 400

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June 2018

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In a Vase, on the Table

This month’s wallpaper represents the one and only time I took my camera out to take a photo this month. Really got to get out more and see things.

The details: Fujifilm X-E2/Nikon nikkor 55mm f2.8, 1/60 sec ISO 400

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May 2018

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Run of the Mill

A recent trip took us to visit family in Colorado. While there, we visited the town or Marble. The Marble Mill Site is the location of what was a massive fabricating mill constructed over 100 years ago.

The marble quarried here was of excellent quality and was used for the exterior of the Lincoln Memorial and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.

The details: Fujifilm X-E2/xf 18-55 @34mm, f/9, 1/600 sec ISO 200

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April 2018

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Luna Lander

Pretty much didn’t go out and photograph anything in February, but I remembered this photo from Delaware a couple years ago and thought I’d use it. This is one of those stories that starts out “There I was…”

This was the same day that I was out in Delaware’s Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge when I saw the two fox kits.

Feeling pretty good for having seen the foxes, some herons and an egret, I was wondering what else I could come across when I spotted this Luna Moth clinging to a tree. It was quite a ways off the trail, but the color stood out very distinctly against the bark.

The details: Fujifilm X-e2/xf 55-200 @200mm, f/4.8, 1/200 sec ISO 3200

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March 2018

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Scaled

Made a trip to a reptile zoo this month, but the photos I ended up with were rather uninspiring. I was hoping for a photo of the lunar eclipse, but despite being able to see the moon before going to bed last night, the skies were thoroughly clouded over this morning.

So… what do I have in the yard I can make a picture of? The spruce tree in the front dropped these cones which kinda looks like a reptile and I found a couple boughs out of the Douglas Fir on the back yard to rest them on, let’s see how this looks…

The details: Fujifilm X-E2 with Nikkor 55mm. 1/10th @f2.8 ISO 200

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February 2018

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