|Intro:||I am a 64 yr. old retiree, married with three children and one grandchild. I am a backyard birdwatcher & critter watcher. I feed peanuts to the squirrels, black oil sunflower seed for most of the birds, niger thistle seed for the goldfinches, and sugar water when the hummingbirds come. I like genealogy, photography, dogs, and my grandson. I was in the USAF for eight years & spent time in Turkey, Thailand, Alaska, and Florida. I started out with a 35mm camera and took a lot of slides. My present camera is a Canon S2 IS, and I have a 1.5X multiplier, a mono-pod and a tri-pod. My profile photo is me with a baby squirrel my neighbor & I tried to raise in 1999. No luck though he died after a week or so.|
I stopped posting awhile back, but I miss TL and the people. I decided to start posting again and kinda start over with my favorites & all. No disrespect to my past favorites. I am a backyard photographer & birds are my favorite subjects. Backyards are a difficult place sometimes, not always giving ideal backgrounds. I will strive to post good photos & learn from my peers, but will not always apologize for a a cluttered backgound if I think the subject warrants. I enjoy hearing from all of you over the world & will try to visit you & look at your work too. I do not mind bad critiques, so have at it. In the time I have been a member of TL I have seen some strife and some members leaving, most over petty squabbles. I think we need to remember we are all amatures. If you give a bad critique, give it with kindness and good manners. The politicians and governers of countries in the world cause enough strife, grief and harm. We can be civil to each other in here, have fun, enjoy each other, and learn from each other.
And like I always say above all have fun with your photography! :} Don
My Pet Peeve: "Think outside the box"
Now just think about that, if it's outside the box, then it's not in the box!!!!
|Camera:||Canon Powershot A540, Canon PowerShot G3, Canon PowerShot S2 IS, OLYMPUS E410, Olympus E620|
|Note:||Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer
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