Monthly Archives: June 2012

Killdeer – Charadrius vociferus

The Killdeer – Charadrius vociferus is a small plover that makes it’s nest on the ground.  It is an attractive little bird that I can find near ponds and meadows pretty easily.     If they happen to be nesting and you get … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Create

WordPress offers this photo challenge so, I thought I’d see how it goes.  There is a theme given each week and you are invited to enter a photo related to it.  So, here is a friend of mine creating a … Continue reading

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Nikon P7100 with the Nikon WC-E75A Wideangle Converter

I mentioned the Nikon WC-E75A and UR-E22 adapter in a previous post.  Today, I went to the Punta Gorda Nature Park to see how it had fared with the rains and flooding of Tropical Storm Debby.  It was hard to tell.  … Continue reading

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More with the Nikon P7100 and Raynox 150 macro lens

My first experiment (below) with the Raynox 150 on the Nikon P7100 convinced me that I should try it again.  So, I headed off to the butterfly garden at the Punta Gorda History Park to see what it would do. … Continue reading

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Nikon P7100 accessory lenses

The Nikon P7100 is Nikon’s premier Point and Shoot camera.  Point and shoot is an oversimplification because the camera does offer raw image format for better post processing and a viewfinder which is often useful in bright sunlight.  It is … Continue reading

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Sawgrass Lake Park

We were in St. Petersburg FL over the weekend for a get together and I took some time to look at the local parks.  One interesting one I found was Sawgrass Lake Park at 7400 25th St. N, 33702.  There … Continue reading

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Pelican feeding dives

An internet forum post on trying to get pictures of feeding Brown Pelicans – Pelecanus occidentalis got me to pull out these pictures of the behavior.  None are particularly great photographs but, they do illustrate the events.  The pelican begins … Continue reading

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