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Terrie Gray
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No idea on the real ID, so I just call these fish from FIJI "popsicle fish."


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so beautiful
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This little sparrow looks like the Sweetheart of the Marsh


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+André DV Thank you! Nice of you to say so.
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My dive buddy (my husband) looking at a group of anemones in Fiji.

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Everyone who's lived in Paradise in northern California knows about "Lovers Leap" on the Skyway (the highway that stretches between Paradise at 2000' elevation and the town of Chico on the valley floor). The fencing seen here was put up just a few years ago. Before then, it was unfortunately not uncommon for despondent teens to commit suicide by driving off the cliffs. At least three students succumbed in this manner when my children were in high school. Now the spot is as much a memorial as a scenic view.


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Part of the shimmering school of Glass Fish I swam into on one of my dives in Raja Ampat, Indonesia. 
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Thanks for your comments, +NG Jellico +Eric Delcour +Rita Gijbels and +Margaret Tompkins! I do feel lucky to live near photograph-able creatures!!
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Yesterday, I spent all morning at nearby wildlife areas. There weren't many ducks or migratory birds out, but it was still fun to tromp around with my cameras. This little bird is a Marsh Wren. It has a very distinctive sound that is easy to hear, but the bird is not easy to see, because it usually stays deep in the reeds. The air was full of wren calls; it was a warm day that felt like Spring.

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Very beautiful capture, lovely bird, great light and composition +Terrie Gray . Have a wonderful new week !
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Another member of the ocean's Polka Dot Club -- a Sweetlips in blue and yellow that I saw while scuba diving in Indonesia


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Nice pic he wanted a close up
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From my archives: a Spine-cheeked anemonefish waving Hello. Happy Monday, Everyone!


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Location: Northern California, near Sacramento

I have loved taking photographs my whole life, but only started using a DSLR camera in 2010.

I'm trying to improve my technique and post processing skills. As part of that effort, my goal is to post at least one photo every day that I have internet access.

That means, that while I enthusiastically view, comment on, and +1 other people's photos, what I post is my own work, mostly of wildlife, flowers, and birds. Taking pics of family and friends is fun, too, but I usually share those privately.

Please feel free to comment on the photos. It helps to know what people like, and I welcome suggestions on how I could make the images better and more appealing.
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  • Terrie's Photo Factory
    Photographer, 2010 - present
    https://terriegray.smugmug.com
  • PowerSchool
    Manager, Curriculum & Multimedia, 2015 - present
  • Pearson, North America School Services
    Manager, Curriculum & Multimedia, 2014 - 2015
  • Pearson
    Sr. Manager of Curriculum and Distance Learning, 2005 - 2013
  • Classroom Connect
    Dean, Connected University, 2000 - 2004
  • University of Maryland University College
    Adjunct Professor, M.Ed. Program, 2005 - 2010
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