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Old 12-12-11, 10:17 PM   #1
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A treat for Cranky!!

On my way into work the other day, I noticed that the Charlotte Lighthouse had been decorated and was lit for the holidays.

Well I finished my work week this morning and for once the sky was clear, all day in fact. As evening approached I packed up my good old Canon SX20is digital camera and Slik tripod and pedaled north. One quick mile later I was greeted by this lovely sight...



To my mind, it is elegant in it's simplicity.

As if the opportunity to enjoy pretending to be a photographer in peaceful but cold weather wasn't enough, I received a second thrill. I was treated to a Moonrise on this peaceful, cold, and clear evening. See? There it is just to the right of the lighthouse.




I couldn't resist cranking this baby to it's full 80x digital zoom just to see what it could do...




What can I say? I dazzle easily!!
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Old 12-13-11, 04:27 AM   #2
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Nice. It is always relaxing to find something that stops the whirl of life if only for a moment.
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Old 12-13-11, 06:58 AM   #3
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Nice pics Lenny, the moon's detail is great and the definition is super sharp. You take great scenery pictures on your commutes and rides.

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Old 12-13-11, 07:15 AM   #4
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Nice shots, Cranky!

I believe you have a photographic gene in your constitution.
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Great shot of the moon. It has been so bright the past 2 nights.
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Car or biking? While sunny, the temps and wind have been keeping me off the bike. Got out for a bit yesterday and I hope today and tomorrow.
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