Halloween 2012

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Mara sent me this photo of Katie trying on costumes in an attempt to look like Gottfried Leibniz for Halloween.  I’m not convinced that Katie’s friend thinks this is a good idea Marie is working on the pumpkin in the photo … Continued

Nick atop Sunrise Peak

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More photos from Saturday’s hike with Nick and Marilyn.  These were all taken from Sunrise Peak. A view of the Fountain Hills, the Fountain, and Four Peaks in the distance. Another, closer, view of Fountain Hills and Four Peaks from … Continued

Red Mountain and Saguaro

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I got this photo yesterday while hiking the Sunrise Trail with Nick and Marilyn. Nick had asked me, yesterday, about the “enhancements” used to create some of my photos.  The answer was highly technical, so I just said “a lot”. … Continued

Friday Fitness Hike

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Cooler weather is bringing out more people.  On Friday, we had a total of nine on our hike, Dennis, Sharon, Sue, Janet, Amy, Bob, Nancy, Nick, and me.  This is also the order of the people in the photo below … Continued

Sigma 50-500 Test Shots

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These are test shots from my recently purchased Sigma 50-500mm f/4.6 – f6.3 Sony Alpha mount lens.  These were taken with my NEX-7 with an LA-EA2 adapter.  The LA-EA2 adapter converts Sony E-mount to Sony Alpha-mount and provides translucent mirror … Continued

Sunset at Sunrise

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Marilyn and I hiked the Sunrise Trail on Saturday afternoon, hiking all the way up to Sunrise Peak.  As we were hiking down from the peak, I took this photo of the sunset. I got this photo earlier in the … Continued

Marie is a Regional Winner for the Lions Club Peace Poster Contest!

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Marie told us, in her usual understated way, that she was a regional winner in the Lions Club Peace Poster Contest.  She did this by handing her Mom a permission slip for proceeding further into the contest. Marie tells us … Continued

Scottsdale, after Sunset, from the Sunrise Trail

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I got this shot on Saturday while hiking back on the Sunset Trail with Marilyn.  We came to an overlook area and saw the lights of Scottsdale along with a colorful, post-sunset sky.  I rested my camera on a large … Continued

Friday Fitness Hike

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Today’s hike went up and down Lousley Hill.  At the bottom of the hill, we hiked down Lousley Wash and made our way over to the Verde Trail.  We then picked up the North Trail and took the Chuparosa out … Continued

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