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The+second+falls+at+Glen+Onoko
The+second+falls+at+Glen+Onoko
Slow+sync%2c+Minor+Falls%2c+Glen+Onoko%2c+Jim+Thorpe%2c+PA.
Minor+Falls%2c+Glen+Onoko%2c+Jim+Thorpe%2c+PA.
Merged+from+three+exposures...+Top+falls%2c+Glen+Onoko%2c+Jim+Thorpe%2c+PA.
Slow+sync+at+Glen+Onoko%2c+Jim+Thorpe%2c+PA
Under+the+falls%2c+at+the+top+waterfall.++Glen+Onoko%2c+Jim+Thorpe%2c+PA
Falls+and+Foliage+at+Glen+Onoko%2c+Jim+Thorpe%2c+PA
Small+Falls%2c+Glen+Onoko%2c+Jim+Thorpe%2c+PA
The+second+fall+at+Glen+Onoko%2c+merged+from+five+exposures.+Jim+Thorpe%2c+PA
Our+first+orchid+bloom%2c+since+it+was+moved+into+the+hydroponic+system.++Several+other+blooms+are+on+the+way.
We+were+out+shooting+a+sunset%2c+near+Newark%2c+DE.
We+were+out+shooting+a+sunset%2c+near+Newark%2c+DE.++Some+birds+dropped+by+for+a+photo.
We+were+out+shooting+a+sunset%2c+near+Newark%2c+DE.
We+recently+went+shooting+a+waterfall%2c+near+Greenville%2c+DE.
We+recently+went+shooting+a+waterfall%2c+near+Greenville%2c+DE.++This+is+part+of+the+rock-face.
We+recently+went+shooting+a+waterfall%2c+near+Greenville%2c+DE.
Jessawick+shot+the+Longwood+garden+paths+at+a+wide-angle.
Jessawick+shot+the+Longwood+garden+paths+at+a+wide-angle.
An+ultra-close+macro+shot+of+an+orchid+in+the+Longwood+conservatory.
Orchids+are+always+blooming+in+the+Longwood+conservatory.
The+first+of+our+new+crop+of+%27Bambino%27+Baby+Eggplants%2c+grown+organically+in+our+aeroponic+system.
Poinsettia%27s+at+Winterthur+during+Christmas.
I%27d+never+seen+a+%22swiss+cheese%22+plant+before+we+visited+Discovery+Cove.++The+pattern+is+caused+by+aggressive+growth.
Thhe+swan%27s+pond%2c+at+Winterthur.
Sky+through+the+canopy.
Sky+through+the+canopy.
The+Winterthur+ponds+have+some+remarkable+koi.
The+Winterthur+ponds+have+some+remarkable+koi.
A+sky+shot+from+Bushkill+Falls%2c+in+the+Pocono+Mountains.
The+main+falls+at+Bushkill+Falls.++There+are+actually+several+falls%2c+this+is+just+the+largest.++See+the+walkway+for+scale.
The+Bridal+Veil+falls%2c+at+Bushkill+Falls%2c+in+the+Pocono+Mountains.
The+Lower+Bridesmaid+falls%2c+at+Bushkill+Falls%2c+in+the+Pocono+Mountains.
I+rather+liked+the+swirling+patterns+in+the+water%2c+Bushkill+Falls%2c+Pocono+Mountains.
The+pathways+and+stairs+made+exploring+the+falls+and+rapids+much+more+convenient+when+we+visited+Bushkill+Falls.
The+waterfalls+at+Bushkill+Falls+have+intricate+paths+and+walkways+surrounding.
Reflections+in+a+puddle%2c+on+the+trail+at+Bushkill+Falls.
The+Longwood+Water+Lillies+have+finally+started+to+look+good+this+year.
One+of+the+Longwood+Gardens+topiary+sculptures.
The+first+really+good+waterlily+of+the+year.
The+waterlilies+are+blooming+at+Longwood+Gardens%2c+once+again.
The+colorful+whatever-it-is+plant%2c+in+the+Longwood+Conservatory.
A+super-macro+shot+of+a+small+bloom%2c+on+the+Longwood+trails.
Jessawick+got+a+really+good+angle+with+these+two+shots.
Jessawick+got+a+really+good+angle+with+these+two+shots.
Jessawick+particularly+liked+this+angle.
Some+of+my+wheatgrass%2c+grown+entirely+hydroponicly.++No+medium+was+used%2c+only+mesh+baskets+and+nutrient.
Baby+wheatgrass...+Sprouts+actually.++This+is+an+extreme+macro+shot.++Each+one+is+only+about+1%2f4%22+long.
One+of+our+baby+tomato+plants%2c+raised+from+seed.++This+one+was+moved+into+the+aeroponic+system%2c+when+it+was+old+enough.
Our+baby+lettuce%2c+in+the+hydroponic+bed.++It%27s+the+first+one+we%27ve+raised.
Beautiful+wheatgrass%2c+grown+in+my+hydroponic+garden.++Greenest+stuff+on+earth.
The+%27official%27+Winterthur+swan.++She+didn%27t+mind+us+taking+pictures+at+all.
The+%27official%27+Winterthur+swan.++She+didn%27t+mind+us+taking+pictures+at+all.
The+%27official%27+Winterthur+swan.++She+didn%27t+mind+us+taking+pictures+at+all.
These+don%27t+look+much+like+flowers+when+you+get+close+enough.++They+look+like+jellyfish+to+me.
This+orchid+(I+think)+was+the+most+day-glow+life+form+that+I%27ve++ever+seen.++It+looked+very+unnatural.
This+is+the+very+rare+%22purple+whatever-it-is%22.
I+never+get+tired+of+super-macro+reflections.
Although+this+one+didn%27t+turn+out+as+expected%2c+it+showed+enough+detail+that+I+wanted+to+keep+it.
Another+super-macro+rose%2c+from+the+indoor+greenhouses.
I+made+another+trip+to+the+%27Orchid+Room%27+and+discovered+these+fine+fellows.++The+blue+range+really+shows+on+the+Nikon+sensor.
A+splendid+%27Bird+of+Paradise%27+in+the+main+conservatory.
An+extreme+close-up+of+a+lily.++Very+extreme.
This+little+rose+was+just+a+few+days+from+blooming.
What+can+I+say...+the+orchid+room+is+one+of+the+few+warm+places+to+take+pictures.
Bright+holly+berries+in+the+winter.++They+don%27t+seem+to+mind+the+cold+as+much+as+I+do.
A+super+-close+macro+shot+in+the+Longwood+conservatory.++The+yellow+Asian+lilies+are+amazing%2c+especially+up+close.
The+%22Spring+Fountain%22+in+the+East+Conservatory.
A+%22Bird+of+Paradise%22+in+the+main+conservatory.
Tropical+ferns+inside+the+Longwood+Conservatory.
I+think+these+are+a+breed+of+orchid%2c+but+I%27m+not+quite+sure.++Regardless%2c+it+made+for+a+great+picture.
Tiny+pine+cones+in+the+winter.
Another+trip+to+the+Orchid+Room+at+Longwood+Gardens.
The+exhibit+leaves+out+fruit+for+the+butterflies+to+%22graze%22.++These+guys+were+happy+to+sit+for+a+photo.
A+good+looking+little+insect+sitting+on+Jessa%27s+shoulder.
The+butterfly+exhibit+included+some+poison+dart+frogs.++They%27re+amazing+little+critters.
Amphibian+depth-of-field.
This+little+fellow+just+hung+on+that+branch+for+quite+a+while.
We+visited+the+butterfly+exhibit+at+the+Academy+of+Natural+Sciences.
Snow+on+the+holly+leaves.
Not+the+first+time+I%27ve+tried+this%3b+but+with+the+macro+flash+and+expodisc%3b+it%27s+the+first+time+I%27ve+succeeded.
A+closeup+of+an+orchid+cluster...
Orchids+in+their+natural+grouping.++I+believe+that+the+term+is+%27herd%27.
It%27s+the+strangest+tree+blossom+that+I%27ve+ever+seen.
More+macro-goodness+in+the+Longwood+Conservatory.
When+it%27s+cold+outside%2c+seek+shelter+in+the+conservatory.
A+super-close+macro+shot+in+the+Longwood+Gardens+orchid+room.
This+is+the+last+one+in+my+macro+experiment.++It%27s+harder+than+it+looks+to+get+good+pictures+of+such+tiny+bulbs.
I+got+a+lot+of+pictures+in+the+holly+tree+this+year.
I+rather+liked+the+light+flare+on+the+bulbs.
I+took+a+series+of+shots+playing+with+the+concept+of+macro+Christmas+lights.++I+liked+this+one.
Ok.++That%27s+red.
Jessawick+shot+this+one+out+the+window+while+we+were+on+I-95.+We+were+passing+through+Georgia+when+the+sun+started+to+set.
I%27m+not+sure+why%2c+but+Jessa+wanted+me+to+include+this+fern.
The+East+Conservatory+is+great.
I+think+this+is+my+favorite+of+the+bamboo+pictures.++Longwood%2c+as+always.
I+chased+this+fellow+for+about+half+an+hour.
I+chased+this+fellow+for+about+half+an+hour.
I+know+that+I%27ve+shot+this+one+before.++I+spent+quite+some+time+setting+this+one+up.
I+liked+the+arbor+tunnel.
I+liked+how+the+sky+and+the+trees+looked.
The+second+largest+of+the+seven+falls+at+Glen+Onoka.++This+was+the+best+picture+of+the+day.
One+of+the+%22middle%22+sections+of+the+Glen+Onoka+Falls.++The+downed+trees+made+for+a+good+crossing.
Jessawick+climbing+the+Glen+Onoka+Falls.
Fall+in+the+Pocono+mountains.
One+of+the+%22base%22+sections+of+the+Glen+Onoka+Falls.
This+one+is+an+alltime+favorite+of+mine.++Either+I+got+lucky+or+I%27m+improving.
The+Longwood+carnation+room+is+starting+to+bloom.
Jessawick+caught+one+of+them+right+after+the+storm.
Jessawick+found+a+pink+orchid+at+Longwood+Gardens.
I+don%27t+know+what+the+plant+was%2c+but+Jessa+took+a+great+picture.
Jessawick+found+one+of+the+vine+clusters+hanging+down+from+the+rafters.
I+liked+this+orchid+(and+bud).
I+don%27t+know+where+this+was%2c+but+Jessawick+does.
A+%22Bird+of+Paradise%22+plant.++They%27re+new+to+me%2c+but+Jessa+knows+them.
This+one+was+certainly+motivated.++Look+at+the+water%2c+Jessa+was+shooting+in+the+rain.
Jessawick+particularly+liked+this+one.++She%27s+getting+pretty+good.
Jessawick+took+pictures+of+the+rain+near+the+water+lillies.
Water+lillies+are+cool.++This+is+the+same+one+from+eariler+in+the+season.
I+found+this+spider+web+on+my+way+back+home%2c+after+the+fountains.
Night-blooming+water+lilies+aren%27t+found+all+that+often.++In+the+summer+months%2c+you+get+a+chance+to+see+them.
In+the+orchid+house.
Another+take+of+the+lion+statues.
Water%2c+mid-air.
Another+macro+experiment+at+Longwood.
Flower+explorations+at+Longwood.
Holly+berries%2c+at+Longwood.
The+bell+tower+is+always+a+good+picture.
Originally%2c+I+just+wanted+to+try+out+the+new+lens%2c+but+this+bee+was+unexpectedly+accomodating.
I+found+these+fellows+at+the+end+of+the+day.++I+was+just+about+to+leave+for+home%2c+but+I+thought+I+would+get+some+pictures+before+I+left.
Ok.++That%27s+sharp.++Macro+goodness.
I+really+liked+how+this+single+flowering+vine+looked.++All+alone.
This+one+was+a+combination+macro+shot+and+altered+white+balance.++I+loved+the+color+effect.
I+used+a+trip+to+Longwood+Gardens+as+a+chance+to+try+out+the+new+60mm+Nikkor+Micro+lens+that+I+just+picked+up.++This+is+an+extremely+tight+view+of+a+red-whatever-it-is.++Very+rare.
The+orchids+are+always+good.++I+was+still+playing+with+the+new+lens.
I+used+a+trip+to+Longwood+Gardens+as+a+chance+to+try+out+the+new+60mm+Nikkor+Micro+lens+that+I+just+picked+up.++This+is+some+crazy+magnification.
I+think+it%27s+a+breed+of+pine+tree.++I%27m+certain+it%27s+an+evergreen%2c+at+least.+Macro+goodness.
This+is+one+of+the+waterfalls+in+the+Longwood+greenhouse+section.
I+used+a+trip+to+Longwood+Gardens+as+a+chance+to+try+out+the+new+60mm+Nikkor+Micro+lens+that+I+just+picked+up.++It%27s+amazing+how+close+this+thing+can+focus.
Another+of+the+Longwood+waterlillies.
I+used+a+trip+to+Longwood+Gardens+as+a+chance+to+try+out+the+new+60mm+Nikkor+Micro+lens+that+I+just+picked+up.++The+water+lillies+were+perfect+subjects.
Macro-licious.++Dragonfly+goodness.
I+used+a+trip+to+Longwood+Gardens+as+a+chance+to+try+out+the+new+60mm+Nikkor+Micro+lens+that+I+just+picked+up.++The+water+lillies+were+perfect+subjects.
Sunset+over+Newark%2c+DE.
This+is+the+%27Eye+of+Water%27+at+Longwood+Gardens.++I+shot+this+one+totally+manual%2c+at+twilight.++It%27s+an+amazing+fountain.
Jessawick+shot+some+pictures+with+me+at+Longwood+Gardens.++This+is+one+of+the+exotics+in+the+greenhouse.++I+thought+she+captured+wonderful+perspective.
Jessawick+shot+some+pictures+with+me+at+Longwood+Gardens.++This+is+one+of+the+few+pictures+that+I%27m+actually+visible.++I%27m+usually+taking+the+pictures%3b+not+starring+in+them.
The+Longwood+bell+tower+looks+a+lot+like+a+medeival+castle.
Longwood+has+an+amazing+orchid+section.
Longwood+has+an+amazing+orchid+section.
Another+depth+and+perspective+experiment.
Jessawick+shot+some+pictures+with+me+at+Longwood+Gardens.++This+is+one+of+the+water+lillies.
Jessawick+shot+some+pictures+with+me+at+Longwood+Gardens.++This+is+one+of+the+water+lillies.
Jessawick+shot+some+pictures+with+me+at+Longwood+Gardens.++She+caught+a+dragonfly+on+the+lily+pond.
Jessawick+shot+some+pictures+with+me+at+Longwood+Gardens.++This+is+one+of+the+water+lillies.
Jessawick+shot+some+pictures+with+me+at+Longwood+Gardens.++This+is+one+of+the+water+lillies.
Jessawick+shot+some+pictures+with+me+at+Longwood+Gardens.++This+is+one+of+the+water+lillies.
Longwood+Gardens+has+a+fruit+section+within+their+greenhouse+section.
The+water+lillies+at+Longwood+are+really+spectacular.
Jessawick+particularly+liked+these.
I+liked+this+one%2c+and+Jessa+encouraged+me+to+include+it.
This+one+was+a+perspective+experiment+at+Longwood+Gardens.
The+Carousel+Park+skyline%2c+after+a+storm.
This+is+one+of+Jessawick%27s+favorite+roses.++The+planted+them+when+we+first+moved+to+Delaware.
This+one+started+out+as+an+evening+shot+of+the+back+yard.++Then+it+took+an+interesting+turn.
It%27s+somewhat+rare+that+you+stumble+across+a+random+Clydesdale.
I+took+this+skyline+at+the+horse-park+near+our+home.++I+thought+it+turned+out+well.
I+really+liked+this+effect.++I+was+standing+at+the+end+of+a+small+island+in+Bellevue+Park+(North+Wilmington).
This+is+the+top+level+of+the+belltower+at+Longwood+Gardens.++The+bush+on+the+left+was+great+for+getting+pictures+of+bees+in+motion.
Lillies%2c+I+think.
I%27ve+been+working+on+getting+some+really+good+shots+of+bees+in+their+normal+life.++They+are+remarkably+hard+to+shoot%2c+as+they+move+very+quickly.
I+don%27t+know+what+it+is%2c+but+it%27s+impressive+looking.
Longwood+Gardens+has+some+pretty+interesting+stuff.
I%27ve+been+working+on+getting+some+really+good+shots+of+bees+in+their+normal+life.++They+are+remarkably+hard+to+shoot%2c+as+they+move+very+quickly.
This+is+the+same+lion+statue+that+we+photographed+in+the+winter.++Not+as+impressive+as+the+ones+in+the+Forbidden+Palace.
The+Italian+Water+Garden+at+Longwood+Gardens.
One+of+the+waterfalls+at+Longwood+Gardens.++I+decided+that+another+trip+was+in+order%2c+with+the+Nikon.
This+was+taken+in+the+trails+of+Bellevue+Park%2c+in+North+Wilmington.
I+thought+this+tree+was+exceptional.++I+shot+this+in+the+Bellevue+Park+woods+(North+Wilmington).
I+never+thought+I+would+catch+surface-tension+in+action.++This+is+cool.
I+just+liked+this+one.
One+of+the+trees+near+the+homestead+in+Wilmington.
This+is+the+young+cherry+tree+that+we+planted+in+front+of+the+house.
Jessawick%27s+favorite+magnolia+in+the+front+yard+landscaping.
One+of+the+first+beach+shots+that+I+took+in+Miami.++This+was+just+outside+the+Wyndham+hotel.
The+skyline+over+Diane+and+Walt%27s+homestead+in+North+Coventry.
A+couple+birds+flying+over+the+North+Coventry+homestead.
I+thought+that+this+one+was+a+rare+find.++It%27s+amazing+what+your+neighbors+can+grow+when+the+leave+things+go.
A+statue+of+a+pekingese+(Chinese+Lion+Dog)+located+at+Longwood+Gardens.
One+of+my+better+photos...+One+of+the+better+roses+at+Longwood+Gardens.
Another+photo+of+Jessa%27s+from+Longwood+Gardens.
I+thought+this+flower+was+rather+impressive+looking.++Another+Longwood+Gardens+photo.
Some+interesting+flower...+things.++Jessa+took+this+picture+at+Longwood+Gardens.
The+main+Christmas+tree+at+Longwood+Gardens.++Yes%2c+it+actually+is+surrounded+by+fountains%2c+and+is+quite+alive.