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Beefeater's Breakfast

Jun 16 2011 Published by under Picture Posts

Took this picture last April, during a European excursion. Technically, I suppose it qualifies as a candid street shot - but you'd never know it based on the subject matter.

Beefeater's Breakfast

As always, you can click on the picture to go get a bigger version.

Yes, I do realize I'm running a bit heavy on pictures and a bit light on content right now, but we're in the middle of moving so time is a bit tight.

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Sunday Sculpture: Name that Scientist

Apr 10 2011 Published by under Picture Posts, Science

The picture below was taken somewhere and features a sculpture of a famous scientist. Who is it? For bonus points, identify the location where the photo was taken.

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Picture of the Day - 5 February 2010

Feb 05 2010 Published by under Picture Posts

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Sometimes "No Swimming" is a really good idea.

Warning sign, highway rest area, I-10, Louisiana

8 May 2008

1/250 sec @ f/11; 18mm focal length

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Picture of the Day - 4 February 2010

Feb 04 2010 Published by under Picture Posts

This one's a quiz. What's special about the airplane that has the NK on the tail?

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1/750 sec @ f/9.8; 180mm focal length

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Picture of the Day - 3 Feburary 2010

Feb 03 2010 Published by under Picture Posts

A little late today.

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Royal Observatory

Greenwich, England

12 January 2007

1/180 sec @ f/8; 55mm focal length

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Picture of the Day - 2 February 2010

Feb 02 2010 Published by under Environment, Picture Posts

There's no such thing as an ugly ecosystem.

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Salt marsh.

Near Big Lagoon, NAS Pensacola, Pensacola, FL

1 May 2009

1/160 sec @ f/8.0; Canon EOS Xsi; 20mm focal length

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Picture of the Day - 1 February 2010

Feb 01 2010 Published by under Picture Posts

I don't know why, but this just feels like a Monday picture.

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A cold gargoyle

Basillique du Sacre Coeur, Montmartre, Paris, France

27 December 2010

1/45 sec @ f/5.6; Pentax *ist DS; 300 mm focal length

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Picture of the Day - 31 January 2010

Jan 31 2010 Published by under Picture Posts

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CH-47D Chinook in flight.

Oahu, Hawaii

24 February 2007

1/750 sec @ f/8.0; Pentax *ist DS; 300mm focal length

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Picture of the Day - 30 January 2010

Jan 30 2010 Published by under Picture Posts

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Dragon Boat Race

Waikiki Beach, Oahu, Hawaii

Unknown Date, ~2002

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Picture of the Day - 29 January 2010

Jan 29 2010 Published by under Animals, Picture Posts

Actually, we've got two pictures for today - it's a before and after shot. Here's the before:

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People standing way, way too close to a Hawaiian Monk Seal.

Oahu, Hawaii

29 January 2006, 12:05:58

1/350 sec @ f/11; Pentax *ist DS; 70mm focal length

Here's the "after":

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