Swans have returned

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Dear Friends, thanks for all your encouraging words and prayers, Jim and I were in Fish Lake Refuge this week and we saw about 20 Trumpeter Swans who have arrived here before the ice is melted.  These two had just landed on the ice and I loved the cyan hue of the ice, this image was processed with LAB color space, enjoy til Tomorrow MJ

LAB Landscape

bell-rock-n4cDear Friends, since I am fighting with breast cancer, I have had a few quiet days to explore more photoshop.  I am experimenting with LAB color space with some of my old images.  This one is Bell Rock just south of Sedona Arizona, enjoy til Tomorrow MJ

Returning to Fall

Dear Friends, need some color in my life right now, everything up here is gray, white or brown, I am working with a new colorspace, LAB in photoshop, gives wonderful colors without over saturating, this is true to what we saw this afternoon in the North Dakota Badlands, my favorite place on earth, til Tomorrow MJhills-lab2

Head On-Robber Fly

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Dear Friends, needed some green in my life this morning, so  a Robber Fly head on confrontation, til Tomorrow MJ

The Hippy Fly

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Dear Friends, this Robber fly has a shaggy haircut, do you like his punky style? til Tomorrow MJ

Faraway Rough Legged Hawk

rough-legged-hawkDear Friends, the last image posted showed a little bird with an extremely close view, but todays find is a rough legged hawk hanging in the air far above our vehicle.  I like how the light lit up his tail and head.  The dark patches at his wrist are the id marking. til Tomorrow MJ

Tufted Titmouse Portrait

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Dear Friends, this lovely bird is coming to our bird feeder every day, do you like his feathers, I love the patterns around his eye, til Tomorrow MJ

my boys

Dear Friends, in this picture my boys are pretty happy, they are always happy when we are walking out in Crex Meadows, they are my anchors in this uncertain world, and I love them both, til Tomorrow MJjim-and-bubba2

Cranes Digging

Dear Friends, which do you like best, color or black and white, til Tomorrow MJhor-digging

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Skunked

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Dear Friends, this fellow had sprayed in the bushes, not sure what upset him but he was trying to outrun his own smell.  His tail was nice so I made him glow, he is probably asleep in his hidy hole now that snow has covered our landscape, til Tomorrow MJ

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