I have been taking "snap shots" for years, thought it might be time to try the photography thing, found Flickr and was totally overwhelmed with the artistry of the eyes behind the lenses of cameras around the globe, was humbled and determined to do my best. It is a learning experience filled with ups and downs, still trying to take advantage of this old Fuji, still trying to understand all its functions, would rather post a photo without the benefits of editing, trying to make the camera see what I saw. I have learned much just viewing some of the work here, amazed by the quality of composition seen in these pages, the artistic talent that some seem to have mastered. It will be a work in progress.
Just recently aquired a Pentax K200D, have some SLR lenses from the ME Super days collecting dust, wanted a chance to use them esp. the APO-Sigma 400MM, still bring the Fujifilm S9000 for back-up, just in case.

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    ROCKADEE_Two With Eagles 1951 / Rockey & Dee says:

    "Gary is wonderful photographer with a keen eye for Nature. We always look forward to seeing his next post and are proud to call him our friend. Keep the great photos coming, Gary!"

    January 1st, 2011

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    Wayne Nelson says:

    "Gary is a fine photographer and a great guy. Always polite and quick to comment on your work. I don't know why we have never bumped into each oher out in the field but it is too bad. I would have enjoyed that."

    October 8th, 2010

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    terry.harvey says:

    "Yes Gary is a nice guy I ran into him at Horicon and he went out of his way to show me a great road for better shots not keeping it to himself. I'll be looking for him the next time I'm out. God bless"

    April 20th, 2010

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    Trader Doc says:

    "Gary and I have been contacts for awhile Now...
    I have learned so much from his work that I felt it was my Duty to Thank him in a public way.
    His nature work is tops ...I have learn much about the Birds he Shoots in such a skillful manner...Some I have known all my life and have never been introduced until Gary Brought them to life here on FlickR for all to see.
    His work always leaves me amazed...
    I'm already inline for his first Coffee Table Book...

    Now...Besides being a Wonderful Photographer he is a great Human as Well..With a Kind word and a Helping hand when needed.
    It is rare here on these pages that you find someone with the Outstanding Character That Gary posses ...
    I'm Proud to Call him Friend...
    Thanks Gary"

    June 12th, 2009

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    Akfirebug says:

    "Flickr has opened a window for all of us to look though and experience new places and new friends. I have not only enjoyed looking into Gary's world with his beautiful photography but also our friendly comments that go back and forth which makes him more then just a contact.Thanks Gary!
    I am sending you down some of our snow just so you can get more winter shots ;o) TGIF!!!!! Have a great weekend...Carol"

    February 27th, 2009

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    tonyadcockphotos says:

    "even though Gary has over 100 contacts, he always finds the time to stop by your photostream and say something nice every few days. Flickr can use more members like him."

    July 23rd, 2008

June 2006
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