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Old June 9 2014, 03:54 PM   #5581
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I made my way into Manhattan last night ...

Lower Manhattan from the Brooklyn Bridge


Manhattan Bridge (left) and Brooklyn Bridge (right)
I love these. I really need to start getting out in the city with my camera.


I'm still sifting through my shots from my trip to DC, but here are a few.





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Old June 9 2014, 05:56 PM   #5582
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Thanks, SD! You definitely should get some night time shots ... just ... be careful out there!

Your DC shots are great. I love the framing of the middle one, and the last one is just too cute!
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Old June 10 2014, 02:11 AM   #5583
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Quick question, I've been growing my beard, affectionately known in the family as "the ferret after a junior year highschool incident, since last October. It's had a few trims here and there just to straighten it up, but largely left to grow.



Anyway, I'm starting to question its continued existence. What do you all think, keep or shave?
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Old June 10 2014, 02:51 AM   #5584
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I was in Battery Park City (Lower Manhattan) on Sunday. This was one of the views:

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Old June 10 2014, 04:00 PM   #5585
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I really need to start taking some pics of edmonton. It's actually kind of nice looking sometimes.

Also, Data, personally i don't mind a beard. However I've always liked them a bit closer to the actual face/neatly trimmed and whatnot. But that's just me, and I've been known to be a bit weird.
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Old June 10 2014, 11:48 PM   #5586
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This past weekend my girlfriend and I spent three days camping out up in Yosemite National Park. She'd planned the trip a few months ago when she finally got a reservation for a campground, and invited me to go when things got serious with us back in the fall. Naturally, I took a few photos.

These pictures are a fair attempt, but they pale in comparison to the actual experience of standing on those cliffs looking over the majestic park. Words simply cannot convey the sense of grandeur and magnificence there is to behold. I can't possibly recommend enough that everyone go visit, if they ever have the chance.



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Chromedome and Half Dome.




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Old June 11 2014, 12:02 AM   #5587
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I was in Battery Park City (Lower Manhattan) on Sunday. This was one of the views:

cool. I took one from the Staten Island Ferry but it wasn't this good.
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Old June 11 2014, 01:29 PM   #5588
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Brilliant photos, 005! Yosemite is on my wish list of places to go.
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Old June 11 2014, 04:07 PM   #5589
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Brilliant photos, 005! Yosemite is on my wish list of places to go.
I agree - great pictures! It just sucks that Yosemite was anti-chocolate dog.
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Old June 11 2014, 09:25 PM   #5590
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Great shots 005!
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Old June 11 2014, 09:27 PM   #5591
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005's pictures are just great. Glad you guys had such an awesome time!
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Old June 12 2014, 05:10 PM   #5592
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Some not so high quality pics! Herb garden is coming in nicely though it's time to start thinning.



Pretty flowers at my parents' house (with an extra little someone in the pic).

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Old June 12 2014, 08:54 PM   #5593
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Nice pics 005 my Dad worked in Yosemite Valley in 75-77, and it's a place that's special.

Not much water in the river for the time of year, going to be a tough drought season...
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Old June 12 2014, 11:43 PM   #5594
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Brilliant photos, 005! Yosemite is on my wish list of places to go.
I agree - great pictures! It just sucks that Yosemite was anti-chocolate dog.
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Great shots 005!
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005's pictures are just great. Glad you guys had such an awesome time!
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Nice pics 005 my Dad worked in Yosemite Valley in 75-77, and it's a place that's special.

Not much water in the river for the time of year, going to be a tough drought season...
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Brilliant photos, 005! Yosemite is on my wish list of places to go.
Thanks guys! It was a real blast and we've already started planning our next trip there.

As for chocolate dog, she was pretty happy to see us when we picked her up Sunday night:



I'll see if I can wrangle a few more images for this thread later this evening.
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