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by Charles Haacker
Mon May 21, 2018 1:33 am
Forum: Photography Discussion
Topic: Astronaut on Spacewalk Leaves Camera’s SD Card at Home; Hilarity Ensues...
Replies: 3
Views: 34

Re: Astronaut on Spacewalk Leaves Camera’s SD Card at Home; Hilarity Ensues...

minniev wrote:
Sun May 20, 2018 12:27 am
Glad to know I'm not the only one who strikes out with no card, or no battery.
Well! Such things NEVER happen to me! :lol:
St3v3M wrote:
Mon May 21, 2018 1:08 am
Houston We Have a Problem...
Hee hee hee ya think? :lol:
by Charles Haacker
Mon May 21, 2018 1:31 am
Forum: Open Challenges
Topic: Rusty stuff
Replies: 17
Views: 109

Re: Rusty stuff

Bodie ghost town, a treasure full of old rusty stuff Oh, Bodie! "Goodbye God, I’m going to Bodie" We were there three, maybe four times, nearly destroying the car getting there over some 13 miles of the worst dirt road ever. We loved the place of "arrested decay." Wish I could go back. Thanks for t...
by Charles Haacker
Sat May 19, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Animals Critique
Topic: Jack the Wasp
Replies: 23
Views: 117

Re: Jack the Wasp

I think Jack is fabulous.I like the original, slightly ethereal version better. My first thought was that Jack looks like he could be the cover art on a Science Fiction book. He looks metallic, armored. :thumbup:
by Charles Haacker
Sat May 19, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Open Challenges
Topic: Rusty stuff
Replies: 17
Views: 109

Re: Rusty stuff

If I may? Another one. Detail, Pennsy RR K4-s-class 4-6-2 Pacific No. 3750 (1920)—Official Steam Locomotive of Pennsylvania https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7434/9471547449_7b9a5cced3_z.jpg Detail, PRR K4-s-class 4-6-2 Pacific No. 3750 (1920) by Charles Haacker , on Flickr There’s a mystery here: The ...
by Charles Haacker
Fri May 18, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Open Challenges
Topic: Rusty stuff
Replies: 17
Views: 109

Re: Rusty stuff

Matt Quinn wrote:
Fri May 18, 2018 5:44 pm
Great shot. I'll have to get out near sundown and see what can be seen. Great thread . Thanks for starting this. Matt
Thanks, but I didn't start it; you did. Well, Minnie instigated... :D
by Charles Haacker
Fri May 18, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Photography Discussion
Topic: Astronaut on Spacewalk Leaves Camera’s SD Card at Home; Hilarity Ensues...
Replies: 3
Views: 34

Astronaut on Spacewalk Leaves Camera’s SD Card at Home; Hilarity Ensues...

Be sure to scroll down to the transcript of the, ummm, awkward chat with Houston (We Have a Problem)...

https://petapixel.com/2018/05/18/this-a ... d-at-home/
by Charles Haacker
Fri May 18, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Places Showcase
Topic: Balloon Glow
Replies: 10
Views: 116

Re: Balloon Glow

PietFrancke wrote:
Fri May 18, 2018 12:46 pm
fire up happiness
warmth glowing on the inside
heavy becomes light
by Charles Haacker
Fri May 18, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Open Challenges
Topic: Rusty stuff
Replies: 17
Views: 109

Re: Rusty stuff

YAAAAAAaaaaaaaaayyyyyy! :D :yay: https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4285/35321250435_281f17fd23_b.jpg Rusty Manhole Cover by Charles Haacker , on Flickr I was just walking along, heading for another site to shoot, but I was attracted mostly by the light. It was getting toward sundown so it was strongly ...
by Charles Haacker
Thu May 17, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Things Critique
Topic: At Vicksburg
Replies: 4
Views: 65

Re: At Vicksburg

One of the many monuments in the national military park at Vicksburg. It was common to have statues of women in these monuments, representing Victory or Justice or some other trait the artist wanted to convey. This lady has something - flower petal, leaf, or bird poop, that has added a tear to her ...
by Charles Haacker
Thu May 17, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Places Showcase
Topic: Homestead National Monument, Beatrice, Nebraska
Replies: 0
Views: 31

Homestead National Monument, Beatrice, Nebraska

The other day we drove an hour south to Beatrice to visit the Homestead National Monument, the only federal park dedicated to the homesteaders who largely peopled the American West opened by Lewis and Clark. From a purely technical viewpoint both these shots were on the tough side. The tractor was i...