Supersonic Man

July 14, 2012

lightning fireworks

Filed under: fun,Photo — Supersonic Man @ 10:37 am

What happens when you try to photograph Independence Day fireworks with no tripod?  Sometimes, what you get is a weird sort of tesla coil lightning bolt effect.


July 13, 2012

more new ones

Filed under: birds,Photo — Supersonic Man @ 8:57 pm

I recently learned that a gang of Auduboners came out to the parking lot at my job, to observe the birds there.  So it’s not just my amateurish ignorance that makes it seem like a prime birding spot.  Last time I took my camera there, I got a species I’d never seen before — a bullock’s oriole:

And I got a good long look at a pair of swainson’s hawks, which I’d previously only had a very distant shot of (probably one of those same two).  Here’s one of them in flight:


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