It just made sense to take an HDR and just blow everything overboard so you can truly know what it felt like to live in the heart of Times Square.
Took this from the top of our building when we lived in Times Square...yes, lived IN Times Square or at least it felt like it.
An HDR image of the Golden Gate bridge.
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Visited the winery and took a photo of some wines lined up in a row.
A butterfly was sitting on the sign commemorating a fallen Redwood tree.
I can't remember the name of the lake we were hiking around in order to get this photo.
A skinny path up the hill on a hike in California
Hiking through the trees. Stopped and put down the tripod for a nice photo. We were in Northern California.
Our friend Cari took this canoe over and married Nate right behind where I took this photo.
Over a Lake in California for a hike on our friend's Wedding day.
Took this in Northern California...just a couple of pint trees on a rock island in the lake
A lone tree on a rock in the middle of a lake in Northern California.
They had only just completed this section of the park near the Lincoln Park Zoo.
Took this photo holding against the pier.
A brightly colored umbrella taken at the Pride Parade in Chicago.
Taken from Michigan Avenue. Always loved this building, but there are too many people to get a good photo.
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A closer look at the lighthouse.
The old piers just looked nice in the water pointing towards the sunset.
Two girls and a guy rest up against the lighthouse to watch the sunset.
The chicago skyline in the sunset.
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A little black squirrel caught in the act of stealing from the bird feeder.
Taken in Western Illinois in the middle of winter.
A little bird just blending into the tree in the middle of the winter.
My father in law is working on building an old Ford. I just liked the details.
Birds sitting in the tree in the cold
Cardinal sitting in the cold. This is called Winter in western Illinois
I would like to say that I threw this...not likely.
Held the camera up against a pole to hold it still long enough to get this photo.
Just a drizzle of water was coming over the rock and when taken over an extended timeframe looked fabulous.
Stopped to take a photo of this one...although I wasn't watching where i was walking and didn't see one of his friends.
Gravel path in Starved Rock.
Taken at Arlington Park in Chicago-ish.
Loved the colors of the horse racing.
Convertedthis into a painting in Photoshop. Took this in Arlington Heights.
I sliced my shot into the rocks off to the right here...but the view was wonderful.
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Loved this view of a foursome walking up to the green at Whistling Straits.
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Just barely able to get the sky and the grass to be exposed together.
The green...I was typically lost in the grass instead.
Just loved the golden glow of the tall grass at Whistling Straits. I lose a few golf balls in there.
Underexposed this to make sure that the sky showed up.
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The sun was getting up a little higher, but still made for great photos. That's Lake Michigan in the background.
How nice is it to be the 2nd person at Hole #1 at Whistling Straits...when the 1st was putting in the tee boxes.
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