Willet BM 3-20-13 3

Willet BM 3-20-13 3

A Willet (Tringa semipalmata, formerly Catoptrophorus semipalmatus) strides along the shoreline of Ceaser Chavez Park in Berkeley, CA. Taken by a Nikon F4s with a Promaster 7 100-400 lens on Fujicolor Superia 400. Negative scanned into computer by an HP G4010, dust reduction, done in Paint Shop Pro X2.

Posted by THE Holy Hand Grenade! on 2013-04-18 16:05:51

Tagged: , Willet , Tringa semipalmata , Catoptrophorus semipalmatus , Berkeley Marina , Berkeley, CA , Nikon F4s , geotagged , Fuji , Superia 400 , Promaster 100-400 ƒ4.5-6.7

Sonoma Chipmunk LTRP 5-11

Sonoma Chipmunk LTRP 5-11

A Sonoma Chipmunk Neotamias sonomae sits on a pathway border rail in the Lake Temescal Regional Park in Oakland, CA. Taken by a Nikon N75 with a Nikkor 28-80 ƒ3.3-5.6 G kit lens on Fujicolor Superia 400. Negative scanned into computer by an HP G4010. Dust removal, color and gamma correction done in Paint Shop Pro Photo X2. Cropped to squareish.

Posted by THE Holy Hand Grenade! on 2011-07-14 17:27:44

Tagged: , Lake Temescal Regional Park , Nikon 28-80mm , Fujicolor , Superia 400 , geotagged , ebparksok , Temescal , squareish , Sonoma Chipmunk , Neotamias sonomae , Oakland, CA , Just Geotagged Flowers and Wildlife , Nikon N75

Iris EC 6-11

Iris EC 6-11

Iris seen in the El Cerrito Plaza shopping center. Taken by a Nikon N75 with a Nikkor 28-80mm ƒ3.3-5.6 G kit lens on Fujicolor Superia 400. Negative scanned into computer by an HP G4010. Dust removal, color and gamma correction done in Paint Shop Pro Photo X2.

Posted by THE Holy Hand Grenade! on 2011-07-19 15:23:50

Tagged: , Iris , flower , El Cerrito, CA , Nikon 28-80mm , Fuji , Superia 400 , geotagged , Just Geotagged Flowers and Wildlife , Nikon N75

UCSF PD 6-11 1

UCSF PD 6-11 1

University of California, San Francisco police car # 2271, a Ford Police Interceptor, sits in the Emergency entrance to the Parnassus hospital campus. Taken by a Nikon N75 with a Nikkor 28-80 ƒ3.3-5.6 G lens on Fujicolor Superia 400. Negative scanned into computer by an HP G4010. Dust removal, color and gamma correction done in Paint Shop Pro Photo X2.

Posted by THE Holy Hand Grenade! on 2011-07-15 16:34:00

Tagged: , University of California, San Francisco , UCSF , UCSF PD , San Francisco, CA , Nikon 28-80mm , Fujicolor , Superia 400 , geotagged , Ford , Police Intercepter , police car , Nikon N75

plane BM 3-20-13

plane BM 3-20-13

A small airplane flies over Ceaser Chavez Park in Berkeley, CA Taken by a Nikon F4s with a Promaster 7 100-400 lens (at 400) on Fujicolor Superia 400. Negative scanned into computer by an HP G4010, dust reduction done in Paint Shop Pro Photo X2. Cropped severely to square.

Line below plane is either a scratch in the negative or a artifact of the scanner (It runs through several of my negatives, always the 4th or 5th negative of a stick of 6…)

Posted by THE Holy Hand Grenade! on 2013-04-22 17:29:41

Tagged: , Airplane , Berkeley Marina , Berkeley, CA , Nikon F4s , Promaster 100-400 ƒ4.5-6.7 , Fujicolor , Superia 400 , geotagged , square

CA Ground Squirrel BM 3-20-13 2

CA Ground Squirrel BM 3-20-13 2

A California Ground Squirrel Otospermophilus beecheyi forages in the grass of the Ceaser Chavez Park in Berkeley, CA. Taken by a Nikon F4s with a Promaster 7 100-400mm lens (at 400) on Fujicolor Superia 400. Negative scanned inbto computer by an HP G4010, dust reduction done in Paint Shop Pro Photo X2.

This guy/gal should watch out – there were Burrowing Owls Athene cunicularia in the area (who love CA ground squirrels for dinner!)

Posted by THE Holy Hand Grenade! on 2013-04-21 16:25:33

Tagged: , California Ground Squirrel , Otospermophilus beecheyi , Berkeley Marina , Berkeley, CA , Nikon F4s , Fujicolor , Superia 400 , Promaster 100-400 ƒ4.5-6.7 , geotagged

Mixed Flock BM 3-20-13 3

Mixed Flock BM 3-20-13 3

A mixed flock consisting of 2 Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis hens and a drake, and 2 Western Grebes Aechmophorus occidentalis patrol the waters off Ceaser Chavez Park in Berkeley, CA. Taken by a Nikon F4s with a Promaster 7 100-400mm lens (at 400) on Fujicolor Superia 400. Negative scanned into computer by an HP G4010, dust reduction done in Paint Shop Pro Photo X2.

Posted by THE Holy Hand Grenade! on 2013-04-20 17:03:34

Tagged: , Lesser Scaup , Aythya affinis , Western Grebe , Aechmophorus occidentalis , Berkeley Marina , Berkeley, CA , Nikon F4s , Promaster 100-400 ƒ4.5-6.7 , Fujicolor , Superia 400 , geotagged

Qweed BM 3-20-13 1

Qweed BM 3-20-13 1

Unknown, (to the photographer) but pretty, wildflower/weed seen in Cesar Chavez Park in Berkeley, CA. Taken by a Nikon F4s with a Promaster 100-400mm lens (at 400) on Fujicolor Superia 400. Negative scanned into computer by an HP G4010. Dust reduction, brightness, contrast and color enhancement done in Paint Shop Pro X2.

Posted by THE Holy Hand Grenade! on 2013-04-17 16:24:02

Tagged: , weed , flower , wildflower , Berkeley Marina , Berkeley, CA , Nikon F4s , geotagged , Promaster 100-400 ƒ4.5-6.7 , Fujicolor , Superia 400

Greater Scaup BM 3-20-13 1

Greater Scaup BM 3-20-13 1

Four Greater Scaups Aythya marila (two pairs…) bob in the wavelets off-shore of Ceaser Chavez Park in the Berkeley, CA marina. Taken by a Nikon F4s with a Promaster 7 100-400 lens on Fujicolor Superia 400. Negative scanned into computer by an HP G4010, dust reduction done in Paint Shop Pro Photo X2. Cropped severely to a 16:9 aspect ratio.

Posted by THE Holy Hand Grenade! on 2013-04-21 16:25:36

Tagged: , Greater Scaup , Aythya marila , Berkeley Marina , Berkeley, CA , Nikon F4s , Promaster 100-400 ƒ4.5-6.7 , Fujicolor , Superia 400

Wh-Crowned Sparrow BM 3-20-13 2

Wh-Crowned Sparrow BM 3-20-13 2

A White-Crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys forages in the grass of the Ceaser Chavez Park in Berkeley, CA’s marina. Taken by a Nikon F4s with a Promaster 7 100-400mm lens (at 400) on Fujicolor Superia 400. Cropped heavily to a 5×7 aspect ratio. Negative scanned into computer by an HP G4010, dust reduction done in Paint Shop Pro Photo X2.

Posted by THE Holy Hand Grenade! on 2013-04-23 16:54:31

Tagged: , White-crowned Sparrow , Zonotrichia leucophrys , Berkeley Marina , Berkeley, CA , Nikon F4s , Promaster 100-400 ƒ4.5-6.7 , Fujicolor , Superia 400 , geotagged