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View 171: A Hole in a Tree

I came upon a dead yellow birch tree in the woods and found a freshly constructed hole high up in the trunk. Whoever created the hole made a mess at the foot of the tree. Oh, wait, what’s that? Hey, … Continue reading

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Return to Webster Pond

As I mentioned last week, you can get a different perspective of a place if you visit it at different times of the year.  Last Saturday, I joined other Syracuse Photographers Association members to photograph the wildlife and surrounding landscape … Continue reading

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White Calm

But calm, white calm, was born into a swan – Elizabeth Coatsworth There where thousands of ducks and geese on Webster Pond but only one swan. He was a calm in a sea of flying feathers and noisy neighbors. This … Continue reading

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View 23: On Guard!

Male wood duck protecting the nest (from a nearby zoo worker wading around the pond) taken in the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, NY. I used a Nikon SB-600 flash at +3 and was rewarded with being able to see … Continue reading

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