Tag Archives: Punta Gorda

Weekly Photo Challenge: Fleeting Moment

Fleeting moment did you say?  Well, here is part of a fleet of racing sailboats on Charlotte Harbor in Punta Gorda FL.  They are converging on a mark and it’s a close race.  There is another fleeting moment in the … 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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History Park Owls flying now

The babies are pretty well grown up now.  They are flying well and moving about in the trees in the evening.  I haven’t seen any indication of them hunting on their own yet but, thats most likely just lack of … Continue reading

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Black Diamond Jet Team – Florida International Airshow

This civilian precision flight act was at last years Florida International Airshow as the Heavy Metal Jet Team and had five L39s in the group.     This year, an added attraction was a pair of Mig-17 Frescos painted in the teams Arctic … Continue reading

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Somebody spilled some light on the bar

We stopped off at the Celtic Ray in downtown Punta Gorda for fish and chips.  Definitely the best around.  I was at the end of the bar and light was spilling in the front window.  I couldn’t resist snapping this … Continue reading

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Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)

My local rookery has a number of Cormorant nests with plenty of birds about.  Unfortunately, I missed breeding plumage which consists of little white crests on their heads.  They nest in colonies and are pretty boisterous. Here are a few … Continue reading

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A few first impressions of the Nikon Coolpix P7100

I was looking for a decent walkaround camera for the days I didn’t want to pack all the gear and head out for a few hours just shooting photos.  I looked at a number of point and shoots but none … Continue reading

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