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+Kalebra Kelby, have you done this with Yittle - yet? LOL

http://thefw.com/little-girl-laugh-airplane/
Some kids have a fear of flying while some consider it a treat on par with eating an ice cream cone.
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"I Heard You"

As much as I keep telling people they need to know all their camera's controls cold without looking, sometimes you just have to look to see the results on the LCD. I thought the exposure was "OK" but sometimes you just get caught up in the moment. And this whole "moment" only lasted 3.5 minutes for a total of 54 photos, all nearly identical! I couldn't look at the back of the camera as I was "frozen" in place; any movement would have scared this guy off. Even the buzzing mosquitos were ignored (and I'm paying for it now; I was only wearing short sleeves and shorts!! LOL)

Every time I clicked the shutter he stopped and stared in my direction. The sound worried him but didn't run him off. I ended up underexposing all of these pictures and I had to increase the exposure setting nearly +2 in each one in post, which, of course, really brought out the noise even though I was "only" shooting at ISO3200. He milled around a little more then went over to the pole and stood on his hind legs to reach for the seed. I tried to get some pictures of him in that pose at the same time I quietly told him not to do that. Unfortunately the camera didn't focus (it was having a hard time focusing anyway in this really low light) so I missed those shots as he ran quickly away for the bushes.

The bird feeders, seed, and poles are safe for another night...

Canon 7D Mk 2, ISO3200, 1/50, f2.8, 200mm (320mm w/crop factor); shot at 750pm U.S. central time.
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Now, there is a story I can relate to. Love it  :-)
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Been going back over some of the photos I took on the Mississippi River in Iowa last year...
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What a beautiful bird.
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Going back over my eagle pictures I took last year on the Mississippi River in Iowa...
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After having flown in formation many times and even done some formation takeoffs, watching a group do a formation landing is really impressive. There are so many (more) things that can go wrong that it's almost scary. Still, it's really cool to watch!

http://www.flixxy.com/jets-landing-in-formation.htm
You have seen jets flying in formation.  Now watch the Spanish Acrobatic Team Patrulla Aguila (Eagle Patrol) also landing them in formation.
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The best breakfast!
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Man you have worked up an appetite today Pizza and Breakfast!
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"I Heard You"

As much as I keep telling people they need to know all their camera's controls cold without looking, sometimes you just have to look to see the results on the LCD. I thought the exposure was "OK" but sometimes you just get caught up in the moment. And this whole "moment" only lasted 3.5 minutes for a total of 54 photos, all nearly identical! I couldn't look at the back of the camera as I was "frozen" in place; any movement would have scared this guy off. Even the buzzing mosquitos were ignored (and I'm paying for it now; I was only wearing short sleeves and shorts!! LOL)

Every time I clicked the shutter he stopped and stared in my direction. The sound worried him but didn't run him off. I ended up underexposing all of these pictures and I had to increase the exposure setting nearly +2 in each one in post, which, of course, really brought out the noise even though I was "only" shooting at ISO3200. He milled around a little more then went over to the pole and stood on his hind legs to reach for the seed. I tried to get some pictures of him in that pose at the same time I quietly told him not to do that. Unfortunately the camera didn't focus (it was having a hard time focusing anyway in this really low light) so I missed those shots as he ran quickly away for the bushes.

The bird feeders, seed, and poles are safe for another night...

Canon 7D Mk 2, ISO3200, 1/50, f2.8, 200mm (320mm w/crop factor); shot at 750pm U.S. central time.
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"I Heard You"

As much as I keep telling people they need to know all their camera's controls cold without looking, sometimes you just have to look to see the results on the LCD. I thought the exposure was "OK" but sometimes you just get caught up in the moment. And this whole "moment" only lasted 3.5 minutes for a total of 54 photos, all nearly identical! I couldn't look at the back of the camera as I was "frozen" in place; any movement would have scared this guy off. Even the buzzing mosquitos were ignored (and I'm paying for it now; I was only wearing short sleeves and shorts!! LOL)

Every time I clicked the shutter he stopped and stared in my direction. The sound worried him but didn't run him off. I ended up underexposing all of these pictures and I had to increase the exposure setting nearly +2 in each one in post, which, of course, really brought out the noise even though I was "only" shooting at ISO3200. He milled around a little more then went over to the pole and stood on his hind legs to reach for the seed. I tried to get some pictures of him in that pose at the same time I quietly told him not to do that. Unfortunately the camera didn't focus (it was having a hard time focusing anyway in this really low light) so I missed those shots as he ran quickly away for the bushes.

The bird feeders, seed, and poles are safe for another night...

Canon 7D Mk 2, ISO3200, 1/50, f2.8, 200mm (320mm w/crop factor); shot at 750pm U.S. central time.
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You know bears don't hibernate down here, right?  So they're moving and looking for food all year long!  (The more the better, or so they say! LOL)
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Been going back over some of the photos I took on the Mississippi River in Iowa last year...
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Great shot!
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Must be aviation day!

A great video from the slot position in one of my favorite airshow teams - the Blue Angles! (Of course, the Thunderbirds are my other favorite team!! LOL)

http://youtu.be/u4D0yx4DvBk
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Too bad! Pepper's is one of my favorite places for lunch in St. Joe.
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Dinner at my most favoritist pizza joint! 
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A face only a mother can love is sported by this Muscovy Duck found at the retention pond at the Lynn Haven, Florida sports complex.  
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I bet the local girl and boy Muscovy ducks thinks it is Mr or Ms Universe
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Education
  • Iowa State University
    Electrical Engineering, 1982 - 1984
  • University of Dubuque
    Aviation Administration, 1972 - 1974
  • Ottumwa High School
    1967 - 1970
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Take pictures, eat, sleep, mow grass, ride my Goldwing, dodge mosquitos, noseeums, and bears. Occasionally get the oil changed in my wife's car, my jeep and my Goldwing.
Employment
  • Retired (sort of)
    Photographer, Accountant, Manager, Planner, Marketing Executive, Tax Planner, Investor, 2014 - present
    "Officially" retired since I'm now collecting THE check, but I'm still busy running around with my camera taking pictures of nature, landscapes, and architectural subjects to collect a little extra spending money.
  • Panhandle Skyshots
    Pilot-Photographer, 2000 - present
  • Unemployed
    Engineer/Photographer, 2012 - 2014
  • US Air Force
    Flight Test Engineer, 1975 - 1998
  • ARINC
    Engineer, 1998 - 2012
    Engineering management and test supporting the Air Force and Navy.
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Panama City, FL
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Warner-Robins, GA - Ottumwa, IA - California City, CA - Okinawa, JP - Dayton, OH - Rantoul, IL
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