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Nov 26th, 2013, 06:06 AM
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Pix from Paradise (Kauai)

Here's a link to the latest pix! (you might have to copy & paste it into your browser)

http://share.shutterfly.com/action/w...=2QctG7hu0ZMUs
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Nov 26th, 2013, 08:41 AM
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Nice photos, Jason. They make me yearn to be back on Kauai.
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Nov 26th, 2013, 11:29 AM
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Beautiful pictures, thanks so much.
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Nov 26th, 2013, 11:41 AM
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Lovely Pics. Sure makes me want to go back. I will be there next October What camera do you use?
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Nov 26th, 2013, 12:02 PM
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Very nice, thank you. I really want to go back.
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Nov 26th, 2013, 12:25 PM
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Thanks so much for the nice comments. It's freezing and gray--and snow's on the way here in Nashville. Can't wait to get back to Kauai in mid-January.

The camera's a Nikon Coolpix P510. But the secret is to take hundreds of photos, crop the best ones--and share thirty-five!
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Nov 27th, 2013, 07:19 AM
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Jason: I have a different scret. The trick is to use a good DSLR (or two) with very good lenses, take hundreds of photos, crop and process the best ones, and share 35.

The idea of using a Coolpix (or similar camera) shakes me down to the roots of my photographer's soul.
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Nov 27th, 2013, 09:32 AM
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dwooddon: I'm not trying to be a professional photographer--or even a "serious" amateur. I just enjoy taking pix. But someday ... I'd like to move up to that next level. Just don't want to carry a case and extra lenses around. I'll leave that to those who are more dedicated ;-).
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Nov 27th, 2013, 03:39 PM
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Thanks for the photos - and I am a point and shoot as many as possible also - and edit later - while my wife sometimes takes a long time setting up and then the picture/subject changes.
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Nov 27th, 2013, 05:03 PM
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How beautiful!! On this snowy day the photos brought back wonderful memories.
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Dec 13th, 2013, 08:00 AM
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STOP IT! We will never be able to get a place on Kauai if you keep putting out these fabulous photos! Oh, how I long for March to get here so we can put ourselves into those photos....
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Dec 13th, 2013, 03:34 PM
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It's a #ellhole. Why anyone wants to go there is beyond me. 18 more days until I continue my extensive research into that phenomena
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Dec 14th, 2013, 04:58 AM
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Songdoc: Are you sure those aren't postcards you picked up?

Again, great work.
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Dec 14th, 2013, 06:07 AM
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Wow, really beautiful I especially like the picture of Kealia Beach! But they are all wonderful.
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Dec 28th, 2013, 08:00 AM
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Thanks so much for the nice comments. Now that the holidays have passed I can hardly wait to get back to Kauai. (Two-and-a-half more weeks!!!) I've heard the whales are back.

Spent last evening looking at Princeville real estate listings and hoping I win the lottery ;-).

My dream: a 2-bedroom unit at Pali ke Kua with primo Bali Hai views .... for a mere $989,000 -- and a $655/month condo assoc. fee. ARRGGHHHH. It's a little small ... but I'd suffer through for those views.
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Jan 10th, 2014, 11:28 AM
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Since we talked about photography, I'll share some fun news. I just learned that one of my photos won honorable mention in a national photography contest that had more than 7,000 entries.

I'm FREEZING in Philadelphia at the moment, stuck in a hotel room while the roads are sheets of ice--and counting the minutes until I arrive in Kauai in six more days!!!
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Jan 10th, 2014, 12:07 PM
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Hooray for you Songdoc! I am currently freezing in NJ and counting the days til our first trip to Kauai in Feb. Your beautiful pics help with the wait!
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Jan 12th, 2014, 01:02 PM
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Don't worry. We are taking good care of it for you and will be out of here the day before you come back.

It has been a bit chilly at night. 60s... brrrrrr. Warmer the past 2 nights tho
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Jan 12th, 2014, 01:43 PM
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Kal--Looking forward to hearing about your trip to the hellhole. I hope it wasn't too horrible--and that you didn't get frostbite when it dipped below 70.

Msteacher--Thanks! I was visiting relatives in NJ yesterday. You're going to LOVE Kauai. Feel free to ask any questions.
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Jan 18th, 2014, 02:49 PM
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I'm just back from a glorious walk & swim at Hanalei Bay.

Here's a link to the top-10 winning photos:

I’m completely blown away to be in the top-10 because the other photos are INCREDIBLE. I love photography, but I’m a rank amateur, so I’m really thrilled!

http://tinyurl.com/kkbbfuy
(My photo is the Sydney Harbour Bridge Walk)
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