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Tweaking nature photos with GIMP

June 9th, 2011 · Comments Off on Tweaking nature photos with GIMP · photography

(NOTE: I’ll be adding more to this post shortly.) I have much to learn about the fantastic open source GIMP graphic design software. Although I’ve hardly begun using GIMP in the design of graphics for websites, I have been using GIMP almost exclusively for editing and tweaking my nature photos and other digital shots. My […]

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Hiking Fiery Gizzard: the Northern Fence Lizard

June 10th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Fiery Gizzard, lizard, photography

By Stephen Frasier; Re: the Nashville Hiking Meetup Group’s Fiery Gizzard hike; Date: Saturday, June 8, 2008; Photos: Stephen Frasier, using Olympus Stylus 790 SW This adult Northern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus hyacinthinus) was found by the author while hiking the incredible, treacherous, beautiful Fiery Gizzard trail just outside Monteagle, Tennessee with the Nashville Hiking […]

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Solved: T’was a Northern River Otter

April 5th, 2008 · 3 Comments · mink, otter, photography, Radnor Lake

I have finally come to a rock-solid conclusion as to the species of the elongate mammal I filmed as it ran up a steep hill along the South Cove trail at Radnor Lake. It was an otter — specifically, a northern river otter — for certain. The giveaway was the tail! I came very close […]

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Goose Builds Nest at Spillway Bridge

March 25th, 2008 · 6 Comments · canada goose, flowers, photography, Radnor Lake

Wow, the next few weeks are going to be fascinating — assuming things go swimmingly for the pair of Canada geese that built their nest on Monday (March 24) afternoon and into the evening. (Scroll down for YouTube video of the mother goose nesting.) What a location: the nest is about 15 or 20 feet […]

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First Radnor Lake Hike of 2008!

January 6th, 2008 · Comments Off on First Radnor Lake Hike of 2008! · deer, photography, Radnor Lake

A few days ago, I’d not have believed how mild it would be today. Very nice! I arrived at Radnor Lake a little early (1:10ish), so I walked up the road and took the spillway loop to pass the time and get a few virgin Radnor pics with my brand new digital camera, the Olympus […]

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