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Celebrate Home Magazine

I was contacted by Cindy Dyer, a fellow photoblogger, about an exciting new project she and Barbara Kelley were working on called Celebrate Home Magazine. The first issue was to feature an article on photographing Autumn colors and Cindy wanted … Continue reading

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Assignment 19 Recap

Last month’s assignment was on capturing the Blue Hour.  A time of day when the sky becomes magical and the rest of the scene complements it.  Thanks go out to the seven who submitted links. The winner of the Electronic Gift … Continue reading

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View 202: Cornell Chimes

In 1868, a set of nine chimes was donated to Cornell University by Jennie McGraw.  She later married university librarian, Willard Fiske, who had traveled to Europe with her in order to woo her. I doubt Miss McGraw’s recent inheritance of … Continue reading

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View 201: Beebe Lake at Cornell University

Beebe Lake on the Cornell University campus in Ithaca, New York, was created back in 1828 to harness the hydro-power of Fall Creek. In 1898, the dam was raised another ten feet to bring the lake to the size it … Continue reading

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View 176: Ornithology

Ornithology – is a branch of zoology that concerns the study of birds. The science of ornithology is unlike most disciplines.  Amateurs called Birders help scientists in location, breeding and population studies.  Bird watching accounts for millions of dollars in sales … Continue reading

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