The Great Outdoors

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Sounds like a ZapperZ Photo Contest Title - well - almost.

Here are some pictures taken up towards Turbo's neck of the woods.

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http://img527.imageshack.us/img527/2802/moxiefalls1006022iz3.jpg [Broken]

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http://img159.imageshack.us/img159/4199/mainecoast1006084ar3.jpg [Broken]

There are some other great photos by PFers in Moonbear's Disqualified! thread and several of ZapperZ's Photo Contest threads.

I thought a separate thread of PFers photos of outdoors might be in order.

So please contribute photos of your favorite places.
 
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Nice! Reminds me of this place I've been to called Bash Bish Falls. Beautiful scenery up there.
 
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Wow beautiful pictures!!! What an amazing looking place.
 
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Moxie Falls is one of my favorite places in the state. With all the rafters, canoeists, and campers visiting that region these days, the trail is heavily used. When we were kids, my friends and I used to hike up the road from the West Forks, take the trail to the falls, and hang out there most of the day without seeing another soul.
 
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Moxie Falls is one of my favorite places in the state. With all the rafters, canoeists, and campers visiting that region these days, the trail is heavily used. When we were kids, my friends and I used to hike up the road from the West Forks, take the trail to the falls, and hang out there most of the day without seeing another soul.

Very nice!!!

We lived in Northern Ca. during my last couple of years of high school, and a buddy and I frequented a nearly identical fall and pool that we too had to ourselves back then. My buddy's Black Lab, Grunt, would dive off of the cliffs right after us!

We later named a goat in Grunt's honor. :biggrin:
 
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Here are the ruins of an abandoned boathouse on one of my favorite ponds. It doesn't have the best trout fishing, but it's OK, and it's easy to get to.

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Looks just lovely!
 
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Well - it does offer a great view of the outdoors!
 
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Anyway todays hike is about the flowers and the bees having no idea that it's no more summer:

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and the haze in the distance,

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let's zoom in max on that church in the middle right:

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really hazy looking up sun:

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Is it really autumn already?

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There is a lot of beauty in the world. Here are a few shots from my neck of the woods:
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Oh man! WOW!

OUTSTANDING, Larkspur!


That image of the waterfall is beautiful!

And the pasture with fog and mountains is stunning!

:!!)
 
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Oh man! WOW!

OUTSTANDING, Larkspur!


That image of the waterfall is beautiful!

And the pasture with fog and mountains is stunning!

:!!)
Thanks Astro! You have a nice set of photos yourself. Great idea for a thread too. I can't wait to see more.
 
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Nice! I love these Photo Threads. Whenever I need a new desktop background, I know where to come!
 
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larkspur that is some awesome photography!
 
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Thanks Scorpa!
 
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Another foggy one

I went back to the cove this morning. It was incredibly foggy as you can see from this shot. Click on the image to see it in a larger size for more detail.

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I went back to the cove this morning. It was incredibly foggy as you can see from this shot. Click on the image to see it in a larger size for more detail.

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WOW, larkspur! That's beautiful! That's incredible!

You've got go pro!
 
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WOW, larkspur! That's beautiful! That's incredible!

You've got go pro!

Thank you Astronuc. I may send it into a magazine....I have not decided.
 
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Thank you Astronuc. I may send it into a magazine....I have not decided.
Definitely do. Send your work to Nature or National Geographic! Actually I think NG.
 
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Some photos of Lofoten in Norway were I live, taken by a friend of mine.
Cooool! :cool: Thanks, zandor! And please thank your friend.
 
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Some photos of Lofoten in Norway were I live, taken by a friend of mine.

Those are great! The first one is my favorite-pure snow with a perfect sky.
 
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This shot is not of the caliber of many here, but I needed to get out and capture some fall colors today. This is a pair of apple trees at a scenic overlook dedicated to the Old Canada Road. I did not post a direct <IMG> link because the image is wide and it would cause the browser windows to offset.

http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x318/turbo-1/apple_trees.jpg
 
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This shot is not of the caliber of many here, but I needed to get out and capture some fall colors today. This is a pair of apple trees at a scenic overlook dedicated to the Old Canada Road. I did not post a direct <IMG> link because the image is wide and it would cause the browser windows to offset.

http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x318/turbo-1/apple_trees.jpg
That's a great shot! Just the way it would look in person.
 
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This shot is not of the caliber of many here, but I needed to get out and capture some fall colors today. This is a pair of apple trees at a scenic overlook dedicated to the Old Canada Road. I did not post a direct <IMG> link because the image is wide and it would cause the browser windows to offset.

http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x318/turbo-1/apple_trees.jpg

Some beautiful color Turbo. I bet it would be great if you could catch it at sunset with golden light on those trees in the background.
 
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In the thread "Southern California is burning!", the question was asked about the best place to live. Well here is the perfect place!

http://img136.imageshack.us/img136/1866/perfectplacehu0.jpg [Broken]

Mountains and beaches within walking/hiking distance, relatively low cost of living, and quite peaceful.

Alpine area and temperate climate for growing berries, fruits and vegetables, and a nice cabin/cottage by a stream. :biggrin:

Oh, and high speed internet access available.
 
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WOW, larkspur! That's beautiful! That's incredible!

You've got go pro!
Stunning larkspur!
 
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Beautiful pics everyone! Now that I have a digital camera I hope I'll be taking a lot more :)

Here's a photo i took on a walk in the woods a while ago.
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In the thread "Southern California is burning!", the question was asked about the best place to live. Well here is the perfect place!

http://img136.imageshack.us/img136/1866/perfectplacehu0.jpg [Broken]

Mountains and beaches within walking/hiking distance, relatively low cost of living, and quite peaceful.

Alpine area and temperate climate for growing berries, fruits and vegetables, and a nice cabin/cottage by a stream. :biggrin:

Oh, and high speed internet access available.

Looks like a place I would love to take some photos! Do they have good bike paths around?
 
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Stunning larkspur!

Thanks Evo.:smile:
 
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Looks like a place I would love to take some photos! Do they have good bike paths around?
As far as I know - yes.
 
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Beautiful pics everyone! Now that I have a digital camera I hope I'll be taking a lot more :)

Here's a photo i took on a walk in the woods a while ago. Doesn't seem to want to link directly...
That is a lovely path. It is wonderfully colorful with great leading lines that take your eyes deeply into the picture.



To post it from flickr, click on "all sizes", select the size you want to post, then scroll down the next page. Here is a screen shot of the page that shows up. Copy the url from number 2.
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This is actually on-topic:

Before we had the kids, my wife and I did a lot of outdoor travels, and all my photographs from that era are slides and negatives. I've been planning for the last 4 years to get a scanner and convert those emulsions to digital. Any word among the photogs here which way to go with slide/neg scanners?
 
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This is actually on-topic:

Before we had the kids, my wife and I did a lot of outdoor travels, and all my photographs from that era are slides and negatives. I've been planning for the last 4 years to get a scanner and convert those emulsions to digital. Any word among the photogs here which way to go with slide/neg scanners?
Sorry, I have no experience with scanners.
 

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