Audubon Zoo – New Orleans

Audubon Zoo – New Orleans
It has been a while since my last post so I thought I would share some pictures from my trip to the Audubon Zoo this Saturday.  It had rained all morning and the right before lunch the sun came out, making it nice and steamy, and it seemed to make many of the animals sleepy.  But there were a few animals out and about.  The birds were some of the few that were out in abundance.   This female lion was lying there until right before I took the shot she popped her head up then went right back down. Just luck that I got a shot of her with her eyes open.   Gigantic feet of Jean, a...
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Steamboat Natchez, New Orleans

Steamboat Natchez, New Orleans
Natchez Riverboat Cruise A few weeks ago I spent the weekend in the French Quarter with my wife and some friends.  It was my wife's birthday and also one of my best friend's last weekend in New Orleans before he moved to Tampa for at least five years.  On Saturday we went on the Natchez Steamboat and cruised down the Mississippi River.  Since I hadn't been on the Natchez since I was kid, it was nice to travel on the river and see New Orleans from a different perspective.   Above: Side view of the steamboat with the iconic Natchez sign.   Above: The bow of the...
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Tech Friday Review – Incipio Smart Feather iPad 2 Case

Tech Friday Review – Incipio Smart Feather iPad 2 Case
Do you have an Apple iPad 2? Do you have an Apple smart cover for it? Do you wish you had protection for the backside of your iPad? Well the Incipio iPad 2 smart feather case is the perfect solution. It gives you the full protection that the smart cover just cant provide by itself while still keeping the slimness of the iPad 2 design.     The price ($34.99) is kind of steep for what it is but it does it’s job and it’s one of only a very few solutions to the problem.  But if you bought an apple smart cover like me you end up spending about $110 for back and front...
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Sorta Tech Friday – Shooting Fireworks

With Fourth of July coming up, there will sure be firework displays in your area.  With that comes attempts the photograph them.  Shooting fireworks doesn't have to be hard as long as you follow some basic tips. Some of the hardware you need: - Tripod - Cable Release - Zoom Lens Some Settings to consider: - Long shutter speed (4+ Sec) - Low ISO setting (lower the better) - Shoot in manual mode For a more detailed look into this check out the links below (Joe has some great lessons also): Digital Photography School Scott Kelby Joe...
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