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  1. Will the last person to leave please turn off the forum.

    After 51/2 years, I have decided I will no longer post on this forum. I am not, nor have I ever claimed to be, as good a photographer as those who post here. I posted pictures of things that...
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    Landscape/Outdoors Re: Trinity Site

    Jim,
    Thanks for looking and commenting.
    The radiation was not enough to cause me to glow, but it will cause all my children to be born naked.

    You gonna get on the road today?? We are still going...
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    Landscape/Outdoors Trinity Site

    These are not meant to be any example of artistic pictures, just happy snaps of the most historic place I have ever been. The future of the world was changed at this spot. They only allow tours 2...
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    Landscape/Outdoors Re: Very Large Array

    Ken,

    It is truly an amazing place that I understood about 3% of. I could look at some of the mechanics of the place, like the lifts to move the antenna and see how that worked, but the...
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    Landscape/Outdoors Re: Very Large Array

    There is a lot of things to see in a relatively small area. The VLA, Valley of Fires, Ft. Stanton, Three Rivers Petroglyphs, and White Sands, Be sure to check the date on the Trinity site tour. It...
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    Landscape/Outdoors Very Large Array

    These were taken at the VLA near Magdelena NM. You might remember them from the movie "Contact".
    84 ft diamter
    92 ft tall
    293 tons

    NRAO Very Large Array
  7. Thread: Eagles

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    Wildlife Re: Eagles

    Well done!
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    General Re: Eyes wide open, or eye wide shut?

    Both are good, clean,well focused. I would opt for eyes open, mainly because I like the facial expression more.
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    Landscape/Outdoors Re: Valley of Fires New Mexico

    Well, Ken, it is not an eagle. Eagles are something to love, but thank you for looking and commenting.
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    Landscape/Outdoors Re: Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada

    Well done, Jim! Excellent color. Outstanding pictures of unusual geology What more can you ask? Much more colorful than Valley of Fires in New Mexico. Do you know why the layers are differently...
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    Chit Chat Re: I've got a wonderful opportunity

    Yes, for the park systems, you get a free spot. With workampers and private campgrounds, it varies. Some are a free spot, some are a salary and a dicounted spot.
    With Colorado, it is a free spot and...
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    Chit Chat Re: I've got a wonderful opportunity

    Dave:

    I am very happy about this gig. A lot of early New Mexico history is centered around Ft. Stanton. The Lincoln County Cattle War, Billy the Kid, the Mescalero Apache raids and prehistoric...
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    Chit Chat Re: I've got a wonderful opportunity

    John,

    Does YYC Stand for the Calgary airport?
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    Chit Chat I've got a wonderful opportunity

    WHOO HOOO!!!!! HOT DOG!!!!! DOING A HAPPY DANCE!!!!!
    My wife and I and I drove around Ft. Stanton NM on the 19th while we were staying at Valley of Fires. I am a New Mexico history buff and I...
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    Landscape/Outdoors Re: Spring in Saskabush

    It was 83 windy degrees in Carlsbad NM today. We set up at Brantly Mud Puddle State Park. It used to be Brantly Lake before the drought.
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    Wildlife Re: Golden Finch

    You got a great focus. Nice colors.
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    Macro Re: Western Redbud closeup

    I like the background, the out of focus coloor against the black. Well done over all.
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    Landscape/Outdoors Re: Valley of Fires New Mexico

    Thanks for looking and the information. Do you happen to know the age of those flows?
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    Landscape/Outdoors Re: Valley of Fires New Mexico

    Dave,
    Thank you for looking and commenting. Have you got over being sick yet?

    Some of the great things about the way we are traveling is no motel worries, no hurry and we don't have to find...
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    Landscape/Outdoors Valley of Fires New Mexico

    We are spending 4 days here.

    Valley of Fires Recreation Area

    Interesting geology. The lava flow is 40 miles long, 4-6 miles wide and 160 feet deep in places. Picture 2 is an overlook of the...
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    Landscape/Outdoors Re: Three Rivers Petroglyphs

    Ken,
    thank you for looking and commenting. Here is a petroglyph that was made hundreds of years ago with just you in mind.
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    Landscape/Outdoors Re: White Sands National Monument

    Stan,

    I looked at yout shots in smugmug. For you to say I took a good landscape is a very high compiment. Thank you very much.
  23. Wildlife Re: Gray Whales at San Ignacio Lagoon, Baja California

    Absolutely beautiful!! I envy you, but glad to see pictures of a trip like that.
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    Landscape/Outdoors Re: Three Rivers Petroglyphs

    Jim,
    Thanks for looking and commenting. E-mailed you
    Mike,
    Thank you for looking and commenting.
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    Landscape/Outdoors Three Rivers Petroglyphs

    I have been looking forward to this area for some time now. We got here shortly after noon and I got 50 shots after we set up camp and ate. It is rough walking for an old fat man, but I am already...
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