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Canon 5D Mark II
Canon 100 mm. macro f. 5,6
con cavalletto e Ring (luce fissa a led)
I can't believe how many images of cars I have from this trip. What can I say? Partly it was the really pretty colors that grabbed me. I felt as if I were bird-watching in a pristine jungle. Everywhere I looked I saw more I wanted to add to my life list.
An adult Australian Pelican (Pelecanus conspicillatus) attempting to manipulate a Yellowfin Bream, (Acanthopagrus australis) aka Silver Bream further along its bill to swallow it.
Search for the incredibly rare yellow-finned bladderwrack fish continues.
Quick model I made a while ago for a local exhibition
...there's something fishy about the Sushi menu...
model: Fawn Fatal
head: Catwa Kathy
body: Maitreya Lara
skin: [theSkinnery] Clara (Catwa Applier) toffee
hair style: DOUX - Rhonda hairstyle [Fades]
ARTE - Milano Eyeshadow 4
ARTE - Sunlit Lips 3
ears: Swallow - Rox
eyes: IKON - Hope Eyes - Apex
nails: [FORMANAILS] NAILS - SKULL - BENTO - MAITREYA
dress: Beyond - Sofia Dress & Belt
• Rigged for Maitreya Lara, Slink Hourglass and Belleza Freya & Isis.
• 100% original mesh.
• 20 Solid colors
• 20 Glitter colors
Optional belt included and HUD with 5 metal textures in all colors and fatpack.
Only the Fatpack and the demo have HUD to change the texture of the different parts.
Available @ the June round of Vanity Event (Open June 5th) located here:
miss the event? check the Beyond Originals main store located here:
goldfish: [Black Bantam] Noo! Dun Eat Me Goldfish Sushi Set <3
pose credit: FOXCITY. Snack Bento Pose Set (includes decorative sushi platter)
particles: [ Cinnamon Cocaine ] Sushi Aura
backdrop credit: taken @ SPLASH Beach located here:
firestorm windlight: CalWL
secondary lighting: LumiPro Tool
Me fishing at yellow fin in yellow :-) in the new Addams Romper
Great to see the fishermen at work in the picturesque fishing village of Barra da Lagoa, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil.
I believe that this is a catch of yellow fin tuna "Atum-amarelo , Atum-oledê).
Please see below for more of what we saw that day.
Have a wonderful day and thanks for stopping by.
The critter was on Mushroom reef Flinders. Very inquisitive, particularly keen on my yellow fins, no doubt he thought I was a relative...
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Gorgeous warm, sunny day in the picturesque fishing village of Barra da Lagoa, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil.
You can get a sense of the complete area by following the view around in the series below.
PS Here is a link to an earlier post re. the fish (yellow fin tuna) caught and brought in by these fishing boats: www.flickr.com/photos/artsylens/5619447688/in/set-7215762...
Have a nice day and thanks for dropping by.
70 lbs. / 35 kg !!!
Scarabeo7, May 2007
Bight of Benin, 95 miles off shore Nigeria
Hey everybody, I’m a goldfish! Good to see you all here. I’m yet another entry in the Iron Builder competition against Rod “2 Much Caffeine” Gillies. Yay! You know what stinks about being a goldfish? Is I have a memory like one. As soon as I see something shiny I forget everything I know. What the heck are you all doing here anyway? Oh, right! Iron Builder. The required 5x5 Scala dishes and a whole bunch of other cool pieces were used to build me.
I live deep under the sea and I have big yellow fins. And my tail end is a communications satellite for some reason. I bet your tail end isn’t a communications satellite! Hey everybody, I’m a goldfish! Yay! I’m part of some iron competition against whats-his-name. Why do I have such a startled expression? Its cuz I’m surprised to see you. What the heck are you all doing here anyway? Plus I’m a fish. We always look startled. Its just what we do.
Hey everybody, I’m a goldfish! Yay!
The Crevalle jack² (a.k.a. Common Jack, Black-tailed Trevally, Couvalli jack, Black cavalli, Jack crevale or Yellow cavalli; Caranx hippos) and the Common Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) - The Haulover Canal, Allenhurst¹, Florida
Dolphins aren't used to losing at the games they play,
but this guy sure got snookered and wound up with Jack (at least this time anyways).
Needless to say I was lucky to capture this guy jumping ('cause who can figure for sure where that's gonna happen), but to catch one with a missed fish 5 feet above it's head is very good luck indeed!
I saw these guys "porpoising" in the canal, focused in on the general area with the shutter button half way depressed (using tracking mode; AI for Canon users), and anxiously waited for some action. This shot was captured when I pressed the shutter home as I spotted the porpoise's nose coming out of the water, while simultaneously moving the center focus box in the direction of the upcoming action. Pretty amazing that my 0.5 - 1.0 second reaction time was perfect to catch the peak of action, and just dumb luck³ that the curves on the Jack and Porpoise worked out so nicely.
¹ Allenhurst was a once small town near the Haulover Canal that was wiped out of existence (via Eminent Domain) when Kennedy Space Center was built. But on the other hand, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge wouldn't exist were it not for our space program. So I guess we owe those folks who lost their homes a debt of gratitude, though I'm sure those who were evicted would be accepting our thanks with a grain of salt.
²My thanks to Fifinator with his correction on the ID of the fish (since I don't know jack). The Common Snook (Centropomus undecimalis; my original ID) has a yellow-ish caudal fin, but not anything like the yellow fin on a Jack.
³ "Chance favors the prepared mind" - Louis Pastuer
Assists and/or corrections on IDs are always welcome!
Shelly Beach, Manly
Sherman Library and Gardens, Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, California.
Many Thanks Yet Again To doveson2002 www.flickr.com/photos/99487145@N02/50169651561/ For The Classic On The Left...The Board Of Guardians Offices,The Western Section Was Built In 1883 And Extended To Sydney Street In 1903-5 Can Be Seen On The Left...Also On The Opposite Once Stood The"Six Bells" It Was Re-Built In The Year 1900..Once A Jazz Venue Then The Seventies Disco `Birds Nest` More Recently `Harry J Beans` And Now.......`The Ivy Garden` Where You Can Order Yellow Fin Tuna Carpaccio With Spiced Avocado And A Lobster Rigatoni Bake.....And It Is Grade 2 Listed...
Kinarut, like many other towns in coastal Sabah, has a thriving fish market. The produce on this photo are probably from a commercial fishing boat. Many local fishermen are also actively engaged in daily fishing.
In the smaller towns, the variety of fish consist of mainly those ones that are commonly consumed in the homes. These are usually deep fried, pan fried, grilled or cooked in curries (various types of mackerel, breams, sting ray, yellow-fin tuna). The higher priced varieties (groupers, snappers, coral trouts and other reef fish) are exported or bound for the seafood restaurants, but the odd sizes are readily found in the larger fish markets. Other popular seafood items are the shellfish, crabs, prawns and squids.
I found the prices here in Kinarut to be significantly cheaper than in Kota Kinabalu. This tamu is much smaller than the one in Putatan or KK, but the crowd is no less. There was no space to stand still and I spent much time getting out of the way of passing people.
Good spot for Yellow Fin Whiting and Blue Swimmer Crabs.
Kodak Ektar 100 pushed +2 shot on Pentax 6x7 with SMC Pentax 67 105mm f/2.4. Developed and scanned by The FIND Lab.
This mako shark caught up to one of the yellow fin tunas that was hooked and bit him in half. So they threw another line out and caught the mako. Finnegan (my 4-year old) looks timid as he gets his first glimpse of real shark teeth!
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The Saab JAS 39 Gripen (griffin) is a light single-engine multirole fighter aircraft manufactured by the Swedish aerospace company Saab. In 1979, the Swedish government began development studies for an aircraft capable of fighter, attack and reconnaissance missions to replace the Saab 35 Draken and 37 Viggen. The preferred aircraft was a single-engine, lightweight single-seater, embracing fly-by-wire technology, canards, and an aerodynamically unstable design. The powerplant selected was the Volvo-Flygmotor RM12, a license-built derivative of the General Electric F404−400; engine development priorities were weight reduction and lowering component count. A new design from Saab was selected and developed as the JAS 39, first flying in 1988.
The Gripen is a multirole fighter aircraft, intended as a lightweight and agile aerial platform with advanced, highly adaptable avionics. It has canard control surfaces that contribute a positive lift force at all speeds, while the generous lift from the delta wing compensates for the rear stabilizer producing negative lift at high speeds, increasing induced drag. It is capable of flying at a 70–80 degrees angle of attack.
Being intentionally unstable and employing digital fly-by-wire flight controls to maintain stability removes many flight restrictions, improves manoeuvrability and reduces drag. The Gripen also has good short takeoff performance, being able to maintain a high sink rate and strengthened to withstand the stresses of short landings. A pair of air brakes are located on the sides of the rear fuselage; the canards also angle downward to act as air brakes and decrease landing distance
To enable the Gripen to have a long service life, roughly 50 years, Saab designed it to have low maintenance requirements. Major systems such as the RM12 engine and PS-05/A radar are modular to reduce operating cost and increase reliability. The Gripen’s systems were designed to be flexible, so that newly developed sensors, computers and armaments could be easily integrated as technology advances. The aircraft was estimated to be roughly 67% sourced from Swedish or European suppliers and 33% from the US.
To market the aircraft internationally, Saab formed partnerships and collaborative efforts with overseas aerospace companies. One example of such efforts was Gripen International, a joint partnership between Saab and BAE Systems formed in 2001. Gripen International was responsible for marketing the aircraft, and was heavily involved in the successful export of the type to South Africa; the organisation was later dissolved amidst allegations of bribery being employed to secure foreign interest and sales. On the export market, the Gripen has achieved moderate success in sales to nations in Central Europe, South Africa and Southeast Asia.
The Swedish Air Force placed a total order for 204 Gripens in three batches. The first delivery of the JAS 39A/B (single seat and two seat variants) occurred on 8 June 1993, when aircraft “39102” was handed over to the Flygvapnet during a ceremony at Linköping. The final Batch three 1st generation aircraft was delivered to FMV on 26 November 2008, but in the meantime an upgraded Gripen variant, the JAS 39C/D already rolled off of the production lines and made the initial versions obsolete. The JAS C/D gradually replaced the A/B versions in the frontline units until 2012, which were then offered for export, mothballed or used for spares for the updated Swedish Gripen fleet.
A late European export customer became the nascent Republic of Scotland. According to a White Paper published by the Scottish National Party (SNP) in 2013, an independent Scotland would have an air force equipped with up to 16 air defense aircraft, six tactical transports, utility rotorcraft and maritime patrol aircraft, and be capable of “contributing excellent conventional capabilities” to NATO. Outlining its ambition to establish an air force with an eventual 2,000 uniformed personnel and 300 reservists, the SNP stated that the organization would initially be equipped with “a minimum of 12 interceptors in the Eurofighter/Typhoon class, based at Lossiemouth, a tactical air transport squadron, including around six Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules, and a helicopter squadron for transport and SAR duties”.
According to the document, “Key elements of air forces in place at independence, equipped initially from a negotiated share of current UK assets, will secure core tasks, principally the ability to police Scotland’s airspace, within NATO.” An in-country air command and control capability would be established within five years of a decision in favor of independence, it continued, with staff also to be “embedded within NATO structures”.
This plan was immediately set into action with the foundation of the Poblachd na h-Alba Adhair an Airm (Republic of Scotland Air Corps/RoScAC) after the country's independence from Great Britain in late 2017. For the fighter role, Scotland was offered refurbished F-16C and Ds from the USA, but this was declined, as the type was considered too costly and complex. An offer from Austria to buy the country’s small Eurofighter fleet (even at a symbolic price) was rejected for the same reason.
Eventually, and in order to build a certain aura of neutrality, Scotland’s young and small air arm initially received twelve refurbished, NATO-compatible Saab JAS 39 Gripen (ten single-seater and two two-seaters) as well as Sk 90 trainers from Swedish overstock. These second hand machines were just the initial step in the mid-term procurement plan, though.
Even though all Scottish Gripens (locally called “Grìbhean”, designated F.1 for the JAS 39A single seaters and F.2 for the fully combat-capable JAS 39B two-seaters, respectively) were multi-role aircraft and capable of strike missions, its primary roles were interception/air defense and, to a lesser degree, reconnaissance. Due to severe budget restrictions and time pressure, these aircraft were almost identical to the Flygvapnet’s JAS 39A/B aircraft. They used the PS-05/A pulse-Doppler X band multi-mode radar, developed by Ericsson and GEC-Marconi, which was based on the latter's advanced Blue Vixen radar for the Sea Harrier that also served as the basis for the Eurofighter's CAPTOR radar. This all-weather radar is capable of locating and identifying targets 120 km (74 mi) away and automatically tracking multiple targets in the upper and lower spheres, on the ground and sea or in the air. It can guide several beyond visual range air-to-air missiles to multiple targets simultaneously. Therefore, RoScAC also procured AIM-9 Sidewinder and AIM-120 AMRAAM as primary armament for its Grìbhean fleet, plus AGM-65 Maverick air-to-ground missiles.
The twelve Grìbhean F.1 and F.2s formed the RoScAC’s 1st fighter (Sabaid) squadron, based at former RAF base Lossiemouth. Upon delivery and during their first months of service, the machines retained the former Swedish grey paint scheme, just with new tactical markings. In 2018, the RoScAC fighter fleet was supplemented with brand new KAI/Lockheed Martin TA-50 ‘Golden Eagle’ armed trainers from South Korea, which could also take over interceptor and air patrol duties. This expansion of resources allowed the RoScAC to initiate an update program for the JAS 39 fleet. It started in 2019 and included in-flight refueling through a fixed but detachable probe, a EuroFIRST PIRATE IRST, enhanced avionics with elements from the Swedish JAS 39C/D, and a tactical datalink.
With these updates, the machines could now also be externally fitted with Rafael's Sky Shield or LIG Nex1's ALQ-200K ECM pods, Sniper or LITENING targeting pods, and Condor 2 reconnaissance pods to further improve the machine’s electronic warfare, reconnaissance, and targeting capabilities.
The aircraft’s designations did not change, though, the only visible external change were the additional IRST fairing under the nose, and the machines received a new tactical camouflage with dark green and dark grey upper surfaces, originally introduced with the RoScAC’s TA-50s. However, all Grìbhean F.1 single seaters received individual fin designs instead of the grey camouflage, comprising simple red and yellow fins, the Scottish flag (instead of the standard fin flash) and even a large pink thistle on a white background and a white unicorn on a black background.
Despite being 2nd hand aircraft, the Scottish JAS 39A and Bs are expected to remain in service until at least 2035.
Length: 14.1 m (46 ft 3 in)
Wingspan: 8.4 m (27 ft 7 in)
Height: 4.5 m (14 ft 9 in)
Wing area: 30 m2 (320 sq ft)
Empty weight: 6,800 kg (14,991 lb)
Max takeoff weight: 14,000 kg (30,865 lb)
1× Volvo RM12 afterburning turbofan engine,
54 kN (12,000 lbf) dry thrust, 80.5 kN (18,100 lbf) with afterburner
Maximum speed: 2,460 km/h (1,530 mph, 1,330 kn)/Mach 2
Combat range: 800 km (500 mi, 430 nmi)
Ferry range: 3,200 km (2,000 mi, 1,700 nmi)
Service ceiling: 15,240 m (50,000 ft)
g limits: +9/-3
Wing loading: 283 kg/m2 (58 lb/sq ft)
Takeoff distance: 500 m (1,640 ft)
Landing distance: 600 m (1,969 ft)
1× 27 mm Mauser BK-27 revolver cannon with 120 rounds
8 hardpoints (Two under the fuselage, one of them dedicated to FLIR / ECM / LD / Recon pods plus
two under and one on the tip of each wing) with a capacity of 5 300 kg (11 700 lb)
The kit and its assembly:
Nothing spectacular – actually, this build is almost OOB and rather a livery what-if model. However, I had the plan to build a (fictional) Scottish Gripen on my agenda for some years now, since I started to build RoScAC models, and the “Back into service” group build at whatifmodlers.com in late 2019 was a good motivation to tackle this project.
The starting point was the Italeri JAS 39A kit, a rather simple affair that goes together well but needs some PSR on almost every seam. Not much was changed, since the model would depict a slightly updated Gripen A – the only changes I made were the additional IRST fairing under the nose, the ejection handle on the seat and a modified ordnance which consists of a pair of AIM-9L and AIM-120 (the latter including appropriate launch rails) from a Hasegawa air-to-air weapons set. The ventral drop tank is OOB.
Painting and markings:
The motivation a behind was actually the desire to build a Gripen in a different livery than the usual and rather dull grey-in-grey scheme. Therefore I invented a tactical paint scheme for “my” RoScAC, which is a modified RAF scheme from the Seventies with uppers surfaces in Dark Green (Humbrol 163) and Dark Sea Grey (164), medium grey flanks, pylons, drop tank and a (theoretically) grey fin (167 Barley Grey, today better known as Camouflage Grey) plus undersides in Light Aircraft Grey (166), with a relatively high and wavy waterline, so that a side or lower view would rather blend with the sky than the ground below. The scheme was designed as a compromise between air superiority and landscape camouflage and somewhat inspired by the many experimental schemes tested by the German Luftwaffe in the early Eighties. The Scottish TA-50 I built some years ago was the overall benchmark, but due to the Gripen’s highly blended fuselage/wing intersections, I just painted the flanks under the cockpit and the air intakes as well as a short portion of the tail section in Barley Grey. That’s overall darker than intended (esp. in combination with the fin decoration, see below), but anything grey above the wings would have looked awkward.
As a reminiscence of the late British F-4 Phantoms, which carried a grey low-viz scheme with bright fins as quick ID markings, I added such a detail to the Gripen, too – in this case in the form of a stylized Scottish flag on the fin, with some mild 3D effect. The shadow and light effects were created through wet-in-wet painting of lighter and darker shades into the basic blue (using Humbrol 25, 104 and ModelMaster French Blue). Later, the white cross was added with simple decal stripes, onto which similar light effects were added with white and light grey, too.
Even though this one looks similar to my Scottish TA-50, which was the first model to carry this paint scheme, I like the very different look of this Gripen through its non-all-grey paint scheme. It’s also my final build of my initial RoScAC ideas, even though I am now considering a helicopter model (an SAR SA 365 Dauphin, maybe?) in fictional Scottish markings, too.
The Sand Diver is not a common fish to see. There are often hovering over the sand. When approached, they quickly dive down into the sand, hence the name "Sand Diver".
One location I was lucky enough to find Sand Divers was in Amed, Bali on a shore dive.
Luckily, I had my Nikon 105mm lens on. Without a long lens, you have little chance of capturing a photo of these unique fish.
To my surprise, there was a male with a harem of 5-8 females. Every couple minutes, the male would quickly flash a display - his fins would pop up, and the yellow fins below his throat would open, only for about 1-2 seconds, as you can see in this photo. 2 of the females are also in the photo.
This photo was one of the 1st photos that I took, and it was from a distance away, and is cropped a little. I spent another 20 minutes with the group of sand divers, trying for similar photos, but there were aware of my presence and either stayed too far away, darted into the sand, or my focus was off. But I was very happy with this one.
Taken at F5.6, 1/160th, ISO 400, Nikon 105mm VR lens
A Pink tailed Trigger Fish. Photo taken at Seaworld, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.
This yellow fin tuna was flapping on the deck when that dude came from his workshop to check what's going on ...
Explore # 324 on Friday, 24 October 2008 - the 223rd
These are the fishes for Sashimi. Or yellow fin Tuna in our language.
(I'd be out today to have my cam cleaned in the Nikon Service Center in Ginza)
Looking closely at this common fish, you'd swear there was a crab with a marker pen around - maybe the morning after a big night. Bare Island
Location: Talolora, Palapag, Northern Samar
Tuna @General Santos Port, Mindanao
Part of a BLOG POST: Visual Musings Blog
Why are you still standing like a Philosopher ? Can't you see so many fishes are swimming here ? Come catch one easily like what I have caught - A fish with yellow Fins ! In many places in India , they call these Curry Mean Fishes !
A Painted Stork & a Great White Heron - @ Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary - Andhra Pradesh, India.
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Pulicat lake bird sanctuary is a saline backwater lake lying along the T.N.-A.P coast; part extending to Chengalpattu district of T.N. It has an area of 481 sq.KM and it is the 2nd largest brackish water lagoon in India after Chilka lake in Orissa. The area on the TN side is 153.67 sq.km.
The Pulicat sanctuary is drained by Arni river while the Buckingham canal brings in the city’s drainage water. At the southern end is an opening on to Bay of Bengal through a shallow mouth of 200 m in width. The rest of the lake is closed by a sand bar running parallel to the Bay of Bengal in the form of the Sriharikota island.
The sanctuary has an area of 321 Sq. KM with 108 sq.KM of National Park area.
It lies within 11o 30’ N to 11o 42’ N and 76o 30’ E to 76o 45’ E.
Rainfall ranges from 800 - 2000mm. Temperature varies from 14o C to 33o C.
Altitude ranges from 100’ MSL to 1200’ MSL.
The wetlands eco system are considered as among the richest areas of bio diversity. Pulicat, by virtue of the mixing of fresh water with sea water is found to be an ideal habitat for diverse life-forms. 160 species of fish, 25 species of polychaete worms, 12 species of prawn, 19 species of mollusk and 100 speceis of birds are well documented apart from a number of other aquatic flora and fauna.
Among the most spectacular is the flamingo-a tall gaunt, white-coloured bird with a touch of pink on the wings, pink beak and legs, seen feeding in shallow water. The squat, large-billed grey pelican with gular pouch and a number of ducks are commonly seen. Flocks of sea gulls and terns circling in the sky or bobbing up and down on the water are an added attraction at pulicat. Besides, there are a number of waterside birds and waders such as curlews, stilts, plovers, sand pipers, lapwings, redshank. Egrets, herons, kites etc. are some other birds found here. The lake is also home to crabs, clams, mussels, oysters, snails, fish worms, insects, spiders, sponges, anemone, prawns, plankton and so on including rare endemic species like gilled leech, an unidentified bloodred fish, etc., Rapid siltation has caused loss of bio diversity. It is seen that mangrove opllen is found on Sriharikota Island indicating their existence some years back. Loss of mangroves may be one of the resons hastening siltation, reducing biodiversity and hence depriving fisherfolk of their livelihood.