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Some thoughts on augmented reality

It’s Saturday morning; the temperature finally fell enough that we could shut down the air conditioners and open the windows overnight, and I awoke early to the sound…

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Another season with John the Heron

My season is once again well underway, that mix of kayaking and photography that is uniquely my own, and despite a late start this year I’m making up…

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Simple Clicks – Common Yellowthroat

Among the spring warblers, I always consider the Common Yellowthroat to be a special capture.  Despite the implication of its name, in my experience the Common Yellowthroat is…

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American Crow

Meet the American Crow, smaller cousin of the Raven and one of the most common – and probably most misunderstood – birds that people are familiar with.  You’ve…

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On photographing wolves – part 2

Continued from: On Photographing Wolves – part 1 There are three species of wolves at the Lakota Wolf Preserve: two packs of Timber wolves, and one each of…

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On photographing wolves – part 1

This past December I turned thirty, with what I assume is the usual trepidation and conflicting feelings.  I’m not old yet, but I’m out of my twenties, and…

BRENT PENNINGTON A Greater Yellowlegs hunts in the marsh at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge on the afternoon of 23 April 2016.

Simple Clicks – a last few Southern birds

  A last few birds from my adventures in Savannah, beginning with this Greater Yellowlegs hunting in the marsh at Savannah NWR. And then there’s the adult male…

BRENT PENNINGTON Black-bellied Whistling Ducks rest together on the edge of the marsh at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge on the afternoon of 23 April 2016.

Simple Clicks – a mouthful of duck

These are Black-bellied Whistling Ducks.  Which is the longest named duck species I’ve ever seen.  It’s a real mouthful! Related Posts:Simple Clicks – Wood DucksSimple Clicks – Common YellowthroatAmerican…

BRENT PENNINGTON A Snowy Egret hunts in the marsh at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge on the afternoon of 23 April 2016.

Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Sometimes I think that I was born in the wrong geographic region, and that I might have been better suited to life in the south, in the lowcountry,…

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No Posts Last Week

So no posts last week – sorry.  That wasn’t entirely planned, but it’s how it played out.  Last week was my birthday, which I normally wouldn’t even mention…

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Simple Clicks – hawk mystery

This photo – not a very good capture from a photographic standpoint – is from my encounter with the Red Tailed Hawks at Paul’s house this past summer….

BRENT PENNINGTON An adult Red-tailed Hawk perches, almost posing for photos, at the Sevensky home in Clarks Summit, PA, on the afternoon of 16 July 2015. This hawk is one of three, a mated pair and a juvenile, that has frequented the Sevenskys for several weeks.

Red-tailed Hawk Adventures: part 2

In my last post, I discussed the framework for my encounter with the Red-tailed Hawks at Paul’s house, their unusual behavior and our theories regarding it.  Today I’m…