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Dwight Blood
Salt Lake City and St. George UT
retired 81 year old college economics professor with a wife, five kids, nineteen grandkids, eighteen great grandkids (and counting)
Interests: writing, photography, books, computers, family, dieting, cooking, blogging, recipes
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These vertical walls of granite are much, much taller than they look through a telephoto lens from at least ten miles away. Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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Another highly photogenic flower, which we considered a weed when they grew randomly along our ditchbanks on the farm where I grew up in northwest Wyoming. But it's almost impossible to take a bad picture of a bright yellow sunflower... Continue reading
Posted 11 hours ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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A neighbor had more yellow oxeye daisies growing in one place than I've ever seen before. But I'm happy to take advantage of these highly photogenic and colorful blooms with the big brown center. Continue reading
Posted 11 hours ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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I didn't see the hint of a rainbow in these photos until after I ran them through a series of development filters, and then the colors popped out. Lots of fun. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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I thought this might be fireweed, but fireweed seems to have magenta colored blossoms. So I am stuck. Help, please! Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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These photos of oxeye daisies are from just the third batch of photos I had taken in the two months after my vertigo episode. They were just recovered from the June 2014 photo archives so we have a jump on... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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The snowy mountaintops contrast with the green growth on the sides of the mountain in late June Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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I resurrected this photo from a pitch black image that showed no promise of anything. Amazing what lies beneath all the digital magic. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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I went in the hospital in early May 2014 and took the first photos after that nearly a month later, in June. I have several hundred unedited photos taken during the summer that I haven't edited. My blog almost died... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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Back in urban traffic Entering the Salt Lake Valley Almost home in the South Salt Lake Valley! I hope you have enjoyed the scenic tour from St. George to Salt Lake. If you are familiar with the road between St.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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Orchard at Santaquin UT New Payson UT LDS Temple still unfinished in May 2014. Not a great picture, but the only one I could get driving by at 75 mph. Going north of Santaquin UT on I-15 Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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No yellow leaves on this weeping willow, but my wife likes this tree so I am posting this picture for her, along with some white clouds that she liked yesterday afternoon. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor