Monthly Archives: November 2012

Picture of the Week 47 – Bromeliad

Canon EOS 5D ,Canon EF 28-105mm f/3.5-4.5 Macro II USM 1/30s f/11.0 at 105.0mm iso800 We saw an interesting bromeliad at the Botanical Building in San Diego’s Balboa Park. I was intrigued by the spiked flower with a shape that … Continue reading

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Picture of the Week 46 – Mandarin Duck

Canon EOS 60D ,Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM 1/800s f/4.0 at 145.0mm iso800 This pretty Mandarin duck is one of our favorite subjects at the San Diego Zoo. This time it was displaying some interesting behavior. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Surprise Engagement Party

When Erica arrived at her parents’ house after a lunch date with her boyfriend Mark, she had no idea that he and her parents had arranged a surprise engagement party. He proposed in front of dozens of friends, she said … Continue reading

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Picture of the Week 45 – Ferruginous Hawk

click image for full size Canon EOS 60D ,Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM 1/800s f/5.6 at 125.0mm iso800 As a special treat, I am giving you this week a full sized photo rather than just the size that fits … Continue reading

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Picture of the Week 44 – Grape Leaves

Canon EOS 60D ,Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS 1/320s f/8.0 at 23.0mm iso200 After a wine tasting near Los Altos last weekend, I was trying to get some interesting shots of the vineyards. In the area that was immediately accessible … Continue reading

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Picture a Week 43 – Sunset Silhouettes

Canon EOS 60D ,Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM 1/8000s f/14.0 at 200.0mm iso800 At the end of another walk at La Jolla Cove, I was pretty much done taking photos. However, when I looked around, I was struck by … Continue reading

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