Sunday, June 16, 2019

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Big Ol' Bur Oak Tree in the Rose Garden

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Cantigny Park
Wheaton, Illinois 41.855686, -88.156057

June 12, 2019

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Friday, June 14, 2019

Fuzzy Tulips


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Cantigny Park
Wheaton, Illinois

April 23, 2019

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Yellow

I was killing time waiting for my photowalk participants to show up.  I'm actually surprised this came out.

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Visitor Center
Cantigny Park
Wheaton, Illinois 41.854467, -88.156165

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June 12, 2019

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Sunday, May 12, 2019

Spring Willow

Near the Octagon Garden
Cantigny Park
Wheaton, Illinois 41.854975, -88.154366

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willow

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Friday, May 3, 2019

More Tulips!!! Ya got a problem with dat?

Lower Terrace
Cantigny Park
Wheaton, Illinois 41.855343, -88.154658

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April 26, 2019

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Shasta Daisy


Leucanthemum x superbum 'Becky'

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leucanthemum

Cantigny Park
Wheaton, Illinois

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July 7, 2018

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Enough tulips! Let's have some concrete and metal for a couple of days!


Roosevelt Bridge
Stuart, Florida 27.202216, -80.257914

January 20, 2019

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Saturday, April 27, 2019

Flowers on Fargo 1


This is a private yard.  The owner has planted a glorious field of tulips along the north side of Fargo Blvd in Geneva, Illinois. 

They're on Instagram at @flowersonfargo

Geneva, Illinois 41.874007, -88.313268

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Tulip Explosion at Cantigny




More pictures to come, but this will give you an idea.

More pictures are in the Flickr album and I'll be adding more
Lower Garden
Cantigny Park
Wheaton, Illinois

April 23, 2019

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Allee and the Mansion


Another scene that's going to change dramatically in phase 2

Cantigny Park
Wheaton, Illinois (shooting north from 41.853708, -88.153694)

March 26, 2019

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Monday, April 22, 2019

Monochrome Magnolias


Cantigny Park
Wheaton, Illinois 41.854508, -88.154922

April 20, 2019

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Sunday, April 21, 2019

Happy Easter!


Cantigny Park
Wheaton, Illinois

April 14, 2019
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Saturday, April 20, 2019

John Wayne Rides in an Updated Stagecoach


Monument Valley Tribal Park 36.983041, -110.111517
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monument_Valley   www.navajonationparks.org/htm/monumentvalley.htm
November 2007

This is a redux of this picture
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from 2007

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Edits: Significant tonal adjustments, including local adjustment to sky.

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Rocket Park


I don't know if I have ever done a "throwback Thursday" but I was talking about this picture today and decided it deserved a little more love.

I was doing a seminar in Huntsville, Alabama and visited the US Space and Rocket Center.

January 2009

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Monday, April 15, 2019

"What the freakin' hell?"

The Easter Bunny ponders the situation.

Cantigny Park
Wheaton, Illinois 41.855043, -88.156045

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April 14, 2019

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Myakka Forest

Myakka City, Florida
January 12, 2019

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myakka_River_State_Park


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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Lone Tree

North of the old Rose Garden and Pergola
Cantigny Park
Wheaton, Illinois 41.854821, -88.153172

March 26, 2019

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Chinook at Cantigny

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Wheaton, Illinois 41.853978, -88.156557

April 4, 2019

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Monday, April 8, 2019

The Forsythias are Forsything

Cantigny Park
Wheaton, Illinois 41.853653, -88.156067

April 8, 2019

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Sunday, April 7, 2019

A Chimney, a Statue, a Building and a Prairie.


Cantigny Park
Wheaton, Illinois 41.853990, -88.152340

March 26, 2019

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Saturday, April 6, 2019

It's my turn.

Royal Tern

Get it?

West side of the Jensen Beach Causeway

Jensen Beach, Florida

January 20, 2019

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Cantigny Chinook

I heard through the volunteer grapevine that there would be a couple of helicopters landing on the parade ground on Thursday around noon. 

And they were right! 

I had a chance to talk with the crew and learned a lot about helicopters and particular helicopters in combat.  It was a fascinating afternoon.

I'll be posting more pictures, but I wanted to post one as soon as I could.  At the rate I edit, these will keep me busy till June!

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boeing_CH-47_Chinook

Cantigny Park
Wheaton, Illinois 41.853978, -88.156557

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April 4, 2019

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Poison Ivy at Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge

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I may be one of the only people to have photographed Poison Ivy at Ding Darling.  

At major nature preserves, like national parks and BIG national wildlife refuges where people can drive through, they're always stopping cars to ask what someone is looking at by the side of the road.  At Yellowstone, it was people looking for bears and big mammals.  At Ding Darling, it's folks looking for big birds and alligators.

I was standing by the road photographing this particular plant, along with some Mangrove leaves.  I was attracted to the colors of the leaves.  While I'm standing there shooting away, a van full of at least 5 or 6 people stopped beside me and asked what I had.  I said, "I just like to take pictures of Poison Ivy."  They were dumbfounded and then started to laugh.

One act of random kindness per day.  That's what I'm all about. 

I hope they told all their friends about that dopey photographer who was taking pictures of PIV. 

And here's my collection. 
www.flickr.com/photos/jimfrazier/sets/72057594116819264
And no, I've never had a reaction.

Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge
Sanibel, Florida 26.452823, -82.113921

January 14, 2019

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Brown Pelican and Junior

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West side of the Jensen Beach Causeway
Jensen Beach, Florida

January 20, 2019

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Saturday, February 2, 2019

Okefenokee Swamp

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Near Folkston, Georgia
30.729061, -82.137450

January 21, 2018

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Okefenokee_Swamp

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Sunday, January 27, 2019

First Sunset in Sanibel

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We're back from a two week trip to Florida.  This will be the first of quite a few pictures, posted in random order over the next couple of months. 

Some of the pictures will be beautiful.  Others will be posted just to make you envious.  Our condo was on the fourth floor right at this spot.  26.422490, -82.076951

The Gulf of Mexico was our back yard.

Oh, and I see you folks had some weather while we were gone.  (smirk)  We are somewhat colder now than when this picture was taken.

Sanibel, Florida 26.422490, -82.076951

January 12, 2019

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Saturday, January 26, 2019

Cochise County, Arizona

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March 2003

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Nantucket Lightship Basket

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Nantucket Lightship Baskets are a type of basket originating, in the 19th century, on Nantucket Island lightships. Lightship baskets are all made from rattan and wood, have an odd number of staves, a solid wooden base, a nailed and lashed rim, a rattan weaver, and are woven over a mould. Oak, Pine, and Ash are the most traditional type of wood used on baskets, but today many other types are utilized such as cherry and ebony. Often modern Lightship Baskets incorporate multiple types of wood.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nantucket_Lightship_Basket

Made at the World Famous Frazier Studio
Elgin, Illinois
January 4, 2019

Technical: This is a redux and reshoot of this OLD shot. 
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I wanted to continue experimenting with focus stacking - in the older picture, you'll notice that the rear isn't in focus.  This time it is.  Photoshop stacked 6 pictures.

Lighting was an Alien Bees 1600 in shoot-through umbrella camera right, silver reflector camera camera left, triggered by Pocket Wizard

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