You Don’t Have to Travel Far to Capture Nice Bird Photos

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Rose-Breasted Grosbeak

Many of the best bird photos I have taken did not involve super telephoto lenses or expensive trips to exotic locations. I did not have to sit in a freezing rain or endure hours or harsh sun to shoot all of the photos (including the Rose-Breasted Grosbeak shown above) on this post.

These images were all taken on a back porch on the same day at Deep Creek Lake. (please click here to read more and see many additional photos) Continue reading You Don’t Have to Travel Far to Capture Nice Bird Photos

Trio of Lilies at Green Spring Gardens

 Photo by Rob Paine/Deep Creek Images/Copyright 2016
Photo by Rob Paine/Deep Creek Images/Copyright 2016

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A Good Year For Flowers So Far

 Photo by Rob Paine/Deep Creek Images/Copyright 2016
Photo by Rob Paine/Deep Creek Images/Copyright 2016
Based on what I have seen thru my lens this spring and early summer, its has been a good year for flowers in Virginia. Below is a gallery of some of my favorites to add color to your Sunday. Continue reading A Good Year For Flowers So Far

Three Years Ago : Chipping Sparrow

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Photo by Rob Paine/Iseebeautyallaround.com
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The Columbus Memorial, Union Station, Washington D.C.

 Photo by Rob Paine/Deep Creek Images/Copyright 2016
Photo by Rob Paine/Deep Creek Images/Copyright 2016

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