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  US Botanic Garden   US Botanic Garden Holiday Exhibit    
December 2007/January 2008 exhibit at the US Botanic Gardens with Washington buildings and monuments constructed of all natural materials.
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  Photo Trekking the Billy Goat Trail
The first photo trek by the Smithsonian RAP group lead by Barabara Southworth was along the Billy Goat Trail following the bank of the Potomac River ending near Great Falls.
  Great Falls Stream   Photo Trekking Great Falls Park
Opposite the Billy Goat Trail on the Maryland side of the Potomac is the Great Falls Trail. Our trek here led us past flowing streams and rocky banks.
  White Oak Canyon Stream   Photo Trekking Whiteoak Canyon
Our first trek in the Shenendoah National Park followed the Whiteoak Canyon trail up the mountain to see the noted waterfalls that line the trail. Unforunately, I slipped and was drawn to the bottom of the stream ruining much of my photo gear and cutting my hike short.
  Trillium Trail Photo Trek   Photo Trekking the Trillium Trail
One of the largest concentrations of Trillium anywhere were in full bloom during our second trek in the Shenandoah National Park.
  Infrared Photography   Infrared Photography  
Infrared photos taken on the Accotink Trail in Fairfax, Virginia using a Nikon D70 DSLR modified by LifePixel.com for dedicated infrared photography.
  Woodpecker - Chesterfield Mews   Woodpecker - Chesterfield Mews
A Piliated Woodpecker landed in a tree in my development and proceeded to busily search for insects. Using my 400mm lens on a Nikon D300 I took photos until my neck gave out.
  Butterfly   Butterfly
We added a "Butterfly" plant to our deck this summer and succeeded in attracting a number of butterflies. The most frequent visitors were Eastern Yellow Swallowtails that are shown in the slide show. They remained on the plant for long periods making them easy to photograph.
  Stocking Wedding   Stocking-Leezer Wedding
Ryan Stocking married Heather Leezer on July 19, 2008 at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Fairmont, West Virginia. A reception was held later that evening at a local mansion carriage house. See Panoramas.
  Infrared Photography   Mount Dora Infrared  
    Color infrared photos taken in Mount Dora, Florida at the Lakeside Inn and Lake Dora.  
  Infrared Photography Autumn on the C&O Canal  
    Casual October Sunday walk on the C&O canal to admire the fall colors..  
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