Month: June 2019

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Lush


Sometimes I am even surprised by how lush and green the Upper Neuse River gets in the heart of the Summer. It is not until you canoe or kayak down the river that you realized how thick and full the vegetation is. Sprinkle in some wildlife who will tolerate getting their photos taken for a

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Bedhead


There are only a few places where powerlines cross the Upper Neuse River near Raleigh. One of them is right next to the Old Falls of Neuse bridge just downstream of the Falls Dam. I was out there the other morning on the river and caught a shot of this guy, who looks like he

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Stripes


There is a place just downstream of the Falls Dam, where there is a big pile of boulders on on the side of the river. Years of rushing water has worn them smooth and left stripes on the rocks where the different water levels have been. When paired with the vibrant green of the plants,

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Cuteness Factor of 10


Not a lot of words here, just some pictures of a tiny deer bounding up and down the banks of the Neuse River across from the Falls Dam Canoe Launch in Raleigh.

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Three’s Company


While quietly drifting down the Neuse River, I paddled over to line up a shot of two big herons in a tree over the river. With the sun rising in the background, I knew I could get them as silhouettes. Just as I was ready to take the picture, I heard this loud screeching sound and

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