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  1. Hummingbird Migration

    Well I think these little guys will be gone in the next couple weeks pretty much. Went to a nearby flower garden and it is covered in hummingbirds right now as they migrate south. Never realized just how aggressive they are. They would stake out there own area of flowers and chase away any other hummingbirds, butterfly's, and bees that came close. Sorry for the excess of pictures. I just really like these little guys.
  2. was hoping to get the full moon along the horizon which should of been especially red due to all the forest fires west but wasn't available until it rose higher but still loved how they turned out. I got a tamron 150-600 lens a little over a month ago and have been really enjoying it. Also drove north of the cities a little and tried to photograph the Aurora for the first time. The Lights showed up but the clouds blocked the show.
  3. Eclipse Totality

    I was in Columbia and it was pretty cloudy as well and looked like it was going to rain. Luckily got a open area to come by during the totality and then kinda cleared up after that. If a friend didn't live in columbia I would have probably driven some place else because clouds were definitely in the forecast.
  4. Made it down to Missouri to visit a friend and witness the eclipse. Cool event overall. I had a tripod malfunction seconds before totality began so all of my shots were handheld at 600mm so I know they could be better. I still am happy with the results though.
  5. Kyrie - Hmmm

    There is no way I see us doing the three team trade and getting love. I've only seen that from one source and it just doesn't make sense for us. I have a feeling that wiggins will be a wolve this season. Adding kyrie doesn't make sense since we just acquired teague and can't deal him anywhere until december. I know people hate on wiggins for his defense but the dude is 22 and will develop in that area especially with butler with him during practices. I really like the core players we have right now and although it wouldn't be the worse thing to have kyrie on the team, I really want to see how this core can develop together.
  6. Hummingbirds

    Haven't mentioned it yet but I am a neighbor of yours across the alley, or at least my parents still are. I was there two weeks ago on break and put up the hummingbird feeder as well. I had one visit that morning and kept coming back. They are around, I guess I just got lucky.
  7. Your Three Best Photos

    Tweaked the lighting a little on this picture but like how it turned out either way. From camping around Grand Marais last summer. Had to take a quick a break from some great topwater smallmouth fishing to take this picture. From a summer and trip I will never forget to Alaska. Not the best clarity but a combination I hadn't seen before until this spring.
  8. Haven't posted for awhile but got a few pictures I'm happy with from the spring season so far. Mainly waterfowl and out of the kayak exploring the lakes in minneapolis a little. A lot more waterfowl than I was expecting and even saw my first long tail duck.
  9. Waterfowl

    Enjoying a few days off with some fishing and spent a little while down along the Mississippi today. Some buffies in the area as well but they were a little harder to get close to. Will have to try again for them soon before classes start up again.
  10. Along my walk to class every morning I end up going by a flock of turkeys. Took a the camera along and got some pictures of them and a robin that decided to pose for me.
  11. The swamp

    Like the heron! I'll be near there this weekend, I may need to stop in and see what I can find.
  12. Only piece of advice I have for using the Big Al's is to be cautious of sun angle. I believe they claim (like many brands) to be shine free but mine definitely had more shine/reflection then the real geese I used at the same time. The big als are good decoys I just try to have them perpendicular to the sun or slightly angle the side facing the sun down a little, which seems to help.
  13. Alaska

    I'm hoping I'm able to make it up next summer again but it looks like life may be a little to busy for me already to do it. I also didn't make it to the valley of 10,000 smokes but will if I make it back to the area.
  14. I use them quite a bit but mainly mixed into shells/full body's to add numbers. Have had a few hunts with just silo's (~4 dozen) with decent results but only do that when I need to carry into a field a ways.
  15. Alaska

    Yes the majority of my bear pictures are from brooks river/falls. Was a nice Dolly Varden, also got my first arctic grayling but didn't have my nicer camera with unfortunately for that one.