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Tom Arbour
I am a photographer with a passion for nature.
I am a photographer with a passion for nature.

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Canon EOS IX Advanced Photo System Camera
Alum Creek Reservoir, October 201.  Canon EOS IX, Sigma 15mm fisheye. Sometime during the first half of 2015, I was cruising around YouTube and found a very intriguing video created by Michael Raso.  First impressions?  Well, I was kinda like "who is THIS g...

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Changing Things Up
First, no baby.  Our due date is Monday.  We are anxious. Second, the oak is gone.  It is a giant weight lifted off our shoulders, literally. Third, I will say again, Instagram is THE BOMB.  I'm loving it.  Two photos a day, one in the morning, one in the e...

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It's Time to Say Goodbye to the Backyard Bur Oak
When we moved to Worthington in June of 2008, we chose a house with a massive bur oak tree in the backyard.  If you've followed this blog for a while, you will surely remember many great stories and photos about this tree.  The tree is truly massive, weighi...

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Are you on Instagram?
I've used Instagram for quite some time, but I've only recently found my voice there, at least photographically.  If you are a photographer, it's an amazing platform to share your work, and to find other inspiring nature photographers.  I've been using Adob...

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Bean Leaf Beetle: Backyard Biodiversity Project Species #7
While it may seem hard to believe, each one of these beetles is a member of the species Ceretoma trifurcata . While highly variable in color and pattern, the characteristic to look for in this species is the triangular shaped patch on the abdomen just behin...

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Backyard Insects to be Identified
I've been busy photographing all types of insects for the backyard biodiversity project I've began.  Here are a few things from a weekend afternoon of exploring the insects of our yard.  I will be doing my best to identify each one to species, but here's ju...

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Welcome to September
I have been taking photographs, but I got out of the blogging routine.  Once you're in, you're in, but when you're out, boy is it hard to get back in.  I've been photographing many fascinating creatures for the backyard biodiversity project which will provi...

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Arbour Adventures
My kids are loving our "Arbour Adventures" YouTube Channel we've created.  I thought it would last a few videos, but we just keep coming up with new ideas.  Here's their latest.  They would LOVE LOVE LOVE if you would consider subscribing.  They ask me ever...

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Nature Photographers to Explore
A quick note: I'm working on repainting our stairs in preparation for the new baby- our old runner was failing, and it was time to rip it up, repaint the stairs, and install a new one.

I'm updating my "Nature Photographers to Explore" section in the right ...

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Abour Adventures: Goldfish for the Pond
It's another Arbour Adventure! -Tom, Weston, and Brody
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