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Entries from February 2008

Mute Swan in Flight

February 25th, 2008 · No Comments

One of my favourite types of photography is photographing birds flying. I happened to come accross a technique where I can use panorama stitching software to create images like this: {wp-gallery-remote: gallery=0; rootalbum=27729; clickimage=newwindowgallery; showalbumtitle=true; showsubalbums=true; showimagesheader=true; imagefilter=include:77454;}

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Tags: Birding

Wintering Bald Eagles in Southern Ontario

February 24th, 2008 · No Comments

Bald eagles are becoming a more common site in Ontario especially during the winter where they can be seen sitting on the ice. During a drive around my favourite birding spots, I found bald eagles at Nanticoke, Long Point and LaSalle Park. LaSalle Park in Hamilton has had several reports of up to 9 bald […]

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Tags: Birding · Photography

Angkor Wat Gallery Added

February 16th, 2008 · No Comments

I have added the first of several galleries of Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat is relatively unknown in North America but is considered one of the 10 wonders of the world. It is the world’s largest religious monument and its well worth visiting. It’s first mentioned in our travel blog here.   For those that want more […]

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Tags: Angkor Wat · Blogroll · Cambodia · Photography · Travel

Site, Weather and Recommendations Updated

February 10th, 2008 · No Comments

During a fit of insomnia: I upgraded the site to the latest version of WordPress, the blogging software used on the site Changed the Weather tab to display real-time weather from my weather station, updated every minute because weather is never current enough Added AVG Anti-Malware to the Technology Recommendations page. Its the anti-virus scanner that I use and […]

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Tags: Update

Amanpuri Gallery Added

February 3rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

One of the most incredible places we visited in Thailand was Amanpuri Resort. Sharon wrote a blog about it here and I have uploaded the photos that I took. {wp-gallery-remote: gallery=0; rootalbum=77113; showalbumtitle=true; showsubalbums=true; showimagesheader=true;} More details on the resort can be found here. I was checking the prices to stay there and discovered that […]

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Tags: Blogroll · Photos · Phuket · Thailand · Update