Archive for June, 2010


Posted in Stop the action on June 27, 2010 by budbranch

Julie said that a hummer came by on a regular schedule, so I set up with a tripod, remote shutter release, set for 1/4,000th of a second, and focused on the flower.  All we had to do was squeeze the trigger when we saw/heard him, and the camera would fire off 10 exposures in quick order.  After a few false alarms, I sat down next to the camera at sundown, and the hummer appeared!  I squeezed, and this was the best of the 10 or so exposures – good for a start!

Grand Canyon

Posted in HDR on June 24, 2010 by budbranch

First of my HDR images from yesterday’s AZ trip.  Thank goodness for big CF cards!

Posted from 30,000′

Posted in Macro on June 21, 2010 by budbranch

In-flight WIFI is CRAZY!!!!  What a wonderful, technical world!

Flamenco Jam at Maya: Toma Que Toma! Ole!

Posted in Stop the action on June 19, 2010 by budbranch

Amazing live music & dance on the porch at Maya!  How very Charlottesville!

How cool is this?

Posted in Dogs on June 19, 2010 by budbranch

I do some tech consulting for a veterinary hospital.  While bearing down on a PC problem, I witnessed the presentation of a newborn puppy (who had been in some distress just a minute ago) to surprised, happy owners!

Got Dog Park?

Posted in Dogs, Stop the action on June 15, 2010 by budbranch

Fire Dancing

Posted in Long exposures on June 12, 2010 by budbranch

“Scintillation” artistic fire dance troupe – nobody got hurt!

“Virginia Is For Shovers!”

Posted in Long exposures, Stop the action on June 8, 2010 by budbranch

There was a ROLLER DERBY BOUT at Expoland over the weekend which benefited the Focus Women’s Group – wild action!

Got dog?

Posted in Stop the action on June 7, 2010 by budbranch

Elise and I took Mya to the dog park at Chris Greene Lake – Mya likes it a LOT….

And now, for something completely different:

Posted in Long exposures on June 6, 2010 by budbranch

Half time show at the Roller Derby!

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