Pictures from our 2005 trip to Niagara Falls (78 pictures)

Pictures from our 2005 trip to Niagara Falls (June 29th - July 1st, 2005).

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Pictures of Niagara Falls (32 pictures)

Picture #1: Niagara Falls sunrise
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2005, All rights reserved
Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/5.0, ISO 100, 1/125 sec, 17.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, spot metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 34.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 06:15:17
Last modified on July 06, 2005 at 09:25
Shot through the window of our hotel room.
Picture #2: Spanish Aero car at Niagara Falls
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/4.5, ISO 100, 1/200 sec, 54.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 108.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 11:20:26
Last modified on July 06, 2005 at 09:28
Picture #3: Niagara river below the falls
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/5.6, ISO 100, 1/160 sec, 17.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 34.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 11:24:21
Last modified on July 06, 2005 at 19:30
Picture #4: Niagara river below the falls #2
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/5.6, ISO 100, 1/320 sec, 54.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 108.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 11:24:25
Last modified on July 06, 2005 at 19:33
Picture #5: Niagara whirpool (below the falls)
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/5.6, ISO 100, 1/320 sec, 54.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 108.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 11:24:48
Last modified on July 06, 2005 at 19:35
Picture #6: The fishing must be really good to hike down to the river
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/4.0, ISO 100, 1/160 sec, 54.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 108.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 11:28:18
Last modified on July 06, 2005 at 19:50
Picture #7: The fishing must be really good to hike down to the river #2
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/4.5, ISO 100, 1/200 sec, 54.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 108.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 11:28:48
Last modified on July 06, 2005 at 19:53
Picture #8: Niagara whirlpool
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/5.0, ISO 100, 1/125 sec, 14.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 28.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 11:30:50
Last modified on July 06, 2005 at 19:56
Picture #9: Niagara whirlpool #2
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/5.6, ISO 100, 1/160 sec, 14.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 28.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 11:31:24
Last modified on July 06, 2005 at 19:59
Picture #10: Debris in the niagara whirlpool
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/5.0, ISO 100, 1/250 sec, 54.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 108.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 11:32:03
Last modified on July 06, 2005 at 20:02
When the Canadian and American towns of Niagara Falls lower the level of the falls at night (diverting the water to generate electricity), the whirlpool reverses directions, and it flushes out most of the debris that accumulates through the day.
Picture #11: I see fish!
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/6.3, ISO 100, 1/200 sec, 14.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 28.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 12:13:52
Last modified on July 06, 2005 at 21:28
Picture #12: Niagara Falls
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/8.0, ISO 100, 1/640 sec, 52.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 104.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 13:41:12
Last modified on June 30, 2005 at 16:45
Picture #13: Behind the falls
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/9.0, ISO 100, 1/400 sec, 22.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 44.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 13:41:15
Last modified on June 30, 2005 at 16:45
Picture #14: Behind the falls #2
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/8.0, ISO 100, 1/500 sec, 33.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 66.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 13:45:11
Last modified on June 30, 2005 at 16:45
Picture #15: Maid of the Mist braving the falls
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/9.0, ISO 100, 1/400 sec, 19.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 38.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 14:02:44
Last modified on June 30, 2005 at 16:45
Picture #16: Niagara Falls, Ontario skyline
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/9.0, ISO 100, 1/400 sec, 14.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 28.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 14:09:32
Last modified on June 30, 2005 at 16:45
Picture #17: Niagara Falls, Ontario skyline #2
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/8.0, ISO 100, 1/320 sec, 14.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 28.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 14:18:05
Last modified on June 30, 2005 at 16:45
Picture #18: Maid of the Mists boats and Horseshoe Falls
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/8.0, ISO 100, 1/500 sec, 43.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 86.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 14:19:45
Last modified on June 30, 2005 at 16:45
Picture #19: American & Bridal Veil falls from Maid of the Mist
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/9.0, ISO 100, 1/400 sec, 40.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 80.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 14:37:23
Last modified on June 30, 2005 at 16:45
Picture #20: American & Bridal Veil falls from Maid of the Mist #2
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/9.0, ISO 100, 1/400 sec, 40.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 80.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 14:37:50
Last modified on June 30, 2005 at 16:45
Picture #21: Bridal Veil falls from Maid of the Mist
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/9.0, ISO 100, 1/400 sec, 54.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 108.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 14:38:27
Last modified on June 30, 2005 at 16:45
Picture #22: Bridal Veil falls
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/9.0, ISO 100, 1/400 sec, 54.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 108.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 14:39:50
Last modified on June 30, 2005 at 16:46
Picture #23: Flight over the American falls
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/9.0, ISO 100, 1/400 sec, 54.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 108.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 14:40:28
Last modified on June 30, 2005 at 16:46
Picture #24: Horseshoe falls
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/9.0, ISO 100, 1/400 sec, 54.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 108.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 14:41:12
Last modified on June 30, 2005 at 16:46
Picture #25: It gets rather wet on Maid of the Mist
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/10.0, ISO 100, 1/320 sec, 14.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 28.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 14:44:07
Last modified on June 30, 2005 at 16:46
It was nice to have a camera (E-1 + 14-54mm lens) designed to be splash-proof to take shots like these from the Maid of the Mist boat ride.
Picture #26: Horeshoe falls
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/9.0, ISO 100, 1/400 sec, 54.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 108.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 14:45:13
Last modified on June 30, 2005 at 16:46
Picture #27: Maid of the Mist boat
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/7.1, ISO 100, 1/320 sec, 54.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 108.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 14:53:05
Last modified on June 30, 2005 at 16:46
Picture #28: Rainbow bridge between Canada and USA
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/10.0, ISO 100, 1/320 sec, 14.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 28.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 14:53:12
Last modified on June 30, 2005 at 16:46
Picture #29: American falls
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/10.0, ISO 100, 1/320 sec, 25.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 50.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 14:58:41
Last modified on June 30, 2005 at 16:46
Picture #30: American falls #2
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/10.0, ISO 100, 1/320 sec, 25.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 50.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 14:59:20
Last modified on June 30, 2005 at 16:46
Picture #31: American and Bridal Veil falls
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/10.0, ISO 100, 1/320 sec, 25.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 50.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 14:59:24
Last modified on June 30, 2005 at 16:46
Picture #32: Horseshoe falls #2
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Olympus C-2100UZ camera
f/8.0, ISO 100, 1/125 sec, 15.7mm, aperture priority, SHQ, cloudy, matrix metering
35mm equivalent focal length 85.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 08:36:07
Last modified on July 01, 2005 at 21:54
Shutter speed of 1/125 or 1/250 may indicate use of flash

Pictures of flowers (8 pictures)

Picture #1: Floral clock
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/5.6, ISO 100, 1/200 sec, 22.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 44.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 12:11:21
Last modified on July 06, 2005 at 20:06
This year the design on the clock honors the Boy Scouts.
Picture #2: Goldfish and water lily
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/4.0, ISO 100, 1/160 sec, 54.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 108.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 12:12:31
Last modified on July 06, 2005 at 21:22
Picture #3: Water lily
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/4.5, ISO 100, 1/200 sec, 54.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 108.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 12:13:45
Last modified on July 06, 2005 at 21:26
Picture #4: Purple flower
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/3.3, ISO 100, 1/50 sec, 38.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 76.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 12:54:06
Last modified on July 06, 2005 at 21:43
Image stabilization might be needed to avoid camera shake at 1/50 sec
Picture #5: Spotted yellow ladyslipper
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/3.4, ISO 100, 1/30 sec, 45.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 90.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 12:54:12
Last modified on July 06, 2005 at 21:49
Image stabilization might be needed to avoid camera shake at 1/30 sec
Picture #6: Spotted yellow ladyslipper #2
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/3.5, ISO 400, 1/50 sec, 54.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 108.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 12:56:13
Last modified on July 06, 2005 at 22:27
Image stabilization might be needed to avoid camera shake at 1/50 sec
Picture #7: Flowers and fountain in the botanical gardens
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/5.6, ISO 100, 1/125 sec, 14.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 28.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 12:58:49
Last modified on July 06, 2005 at 21:57
Picture #8: Flowers
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/3.5, ISO 100, 1/80 sec, 54.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 108.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 12:59:43
Last modified on July 06, 2005 at 22:00
Image stabilization might be needed to avoid camera shake at 1/80 sec

Pictures of statues and carvings (4 pictures)

Picture #1: Statues in front of the botanical gardens
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/5.0, ISO 100, 1/125 sec, 17.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 34.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 12:50:46
Last modified on July 06, 2005 at 21:32
Picture #2: Look, I've got a fish!
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/4.5, ISO 100, 1/200 sec, 40.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 80.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 12:50:59
Last modified on July 06, 2005 at 21:34
Picture #3: Fly birdie, fly
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/5.0, ISO 100, 1/200 sec, 37.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 74.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 12:51:03
Last modified on July 06, 2005 at 21:36
Picture #4: Turtle power
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/5.0, ISO 100, 1/200 sec, 40.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 80.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 12:51:20
Last modified on July 06, 2005 at 21:41

Pictures of seagulls (3 pictures)

Picture #1: Seagull
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2005, All rights reserved
Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/9.0, ISO 100, 1/400 sec, 54.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 108.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 14:38:40
Last modified on June 30, 2005 at 16:45
Picture #2: Seagull over Niagara Falls
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/9.0, ISO 100, 1/400 sec, 54.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 108.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 14:38:59
Last modified on June 30, 2005 at 16:45
Picture #3: Seagull over Niagara Falls #2
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f/9.0, ISO 100, 1/500 sec, 54.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 108.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 30, 2005 14:42:23
Last modified on June 30, 2005 at 16:46

Pictures of Birds of the Lost Kingdom (31 pictures)

On July 1st, 2005, we went through the Birds of the Lost Kingdom exhibit which is a wonderful aviary. Most of the birds are free flying in the large exhibit hall.

Picture #1: Zebra Dove
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/3.5, ISO 100, 1/50 sec, 52.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 104.0mm
Extra equipment used: shot through cage wires
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 11:19:30
Last modified on July 08, 2005 at 22:05
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Picture #2: Black headed Bulbul
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/3.5, ISO 100, 1/15 sec, 52.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 104.0mm
Extra equipment used: shot through cage wires
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 11:19:40
Last modified on July 08, 2005 at 22:29
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Picture #3: Wattled Jacana
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/3.5, ISO 100, ext. flash, 1/100 sec, 54.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 108.0mm
Extra equipment used: Promaster 5750DX flash, shot through cage wires
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 11:21:03
Last modified on July 08, 2005 at 22:20
Picture #4: Zebra Dove #2
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/3.5, ISO 100, ext. flash, 1/100 sec, 52.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 104.0mm
Extra equipment used: Promaster 5750DX flash, shot through cage wires
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 11:22:12
Last modified on July 08, 2005 at 22:22
Picture #5: Goldbreasted Waxbill
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/3.5, ISO 100, ext. flash, 1/100 sec, 52.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 104.0mm
Extra equipment used: Promaster 5750DX flash, shot through cage wires
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 11:23:00
Last modified on July 08, 2005 at 22:25
Picture #6: Snake
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 50mm lens
f/2.0, ISO 800, 1/13 sec, 50.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 100.0mm
Extra equipment used: handheld, shot through glass
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 11:29:03
Last modified on July 08, 2005 at 22:38
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Picture #7: Snake #2
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 50mm lens
f/2.0, ISO 800, 1/40 sec, 50.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, bias -1.0, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 100.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 11:31:25
Last modified on July 08, 2005 at 23:00
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Picture #8: Poisonous frog
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 50mm lens
f/2.0, ISO 800, 1/50 sec, 50.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, bias -1.0, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 100.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 11:31:01
Last modified on July 01, 2005 at 21:55
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Picture #9: I got you babe
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 50mm lens
f/2.0, ISO 800, 1/80 sec, 50.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, bias -1.0, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 100.0mm
Extra equipment used: Processed from the RAW file
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 11:34:35
Last modified on July 09, 2005 at 17:09
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Picture #10: Bats
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 50mm lens
f/2.0, ISO 800, 1/5 sec, 50.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, bias -1.0, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 100.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 11:35:21
Last modified on July 01, 2005 at 21:55
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Picture #11: Bearded Barbet
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Olympus E-1 camera with Sigma 55-200mm lens
f/5.6, ISO 100, ext. flash, 1/160 sec, 200.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 400.0mm
Extra equipment used: Promaster 5750DX flash
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 11:45:08
Last modified on July 09, 2005 at 17:19
Picture #12: Unknown bird
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Olympus E-1 camera with Sigma 55-200mm lens
f/5.6, ISO 100, ext. flash, 1/160 sec, 200.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 400.0mm
Extra equipment used: Promaster 5750DX flash
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 11:45:29
Last modified on July 09, 2005 at 19:52
Picture #13: Blue and Gold Macaw
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Olympus E-1 camera with Sigma 55-200mm lens
f/4.9, ISO 100, ext. flash, 1/160 sec, 122.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 244.0mm
Extra equipment used: Promaster 5750DX flash
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 11:46:52
Last modified on July 09, 2005 at 19:55
I feel he is saying "Welcome aboard maties...".
Picture #14: Austrailian Singing Crow
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Olympus E-1 camera with Sigma 55-200mm lens
f/5.2, ISO 100, ext. flash, 1/160 sec, 146.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 292.0mm
Extra equipment used: Promaster 5750DX flash
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 11:47:34
Last modified on July 09, 2005 at 20:00
Picture #15: Scarlet Ibis
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Olympus E-1 camera with Sigma 55-200mm lens
f/5.6, ISO 100, ext. flash, 1/160 sec, 184.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 368.0mm
Extra equipment used: Promaster 5750DX flash
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 11:48:30
Last modified on July 09, 2005 at 20:03
Picture #16: Red crested Turaco
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Olympus E-1 camera with Sigma 55-200mm lens
f/5.0, ISO 100, ext. flash, 1/160 sec, 134.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 268.0mm
Extra equipment used: Promaster 5750DX flash
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 11:48:58
Last modified on July 09, 2005 at 20:05
Picture #17: Silver Cheecked Hornbill
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Olympus E-1 camera with Sigma 55-200mm lens
f/4.6, ISO 100, ext. flash, 1/160 sec, 102.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 204.0mm
Extra equipment used: Promaster 5750DX flash
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 11:50:40
Last modified on July 09, 2005 at 20:07
Picture #18: Royal Starling
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Olympus E-1 camera with Sigma 55-200mm lens
f/5.3, ISO 100, ext. flash, 1/160 sec, 153.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 306.0mm
Extra equipment used: Promaster 5750DX flash
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 11:52:28
Last modified on July 09, 2005 at 20:16
Picture #19: Chaco Chachalaca
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Olympus E-1 camera with Sigma 55-200mm lens
f/4.5, ISO 100, ext. flash, 1/160 sec, 93.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 186.0mm
Extra equipment used: Promaster 5750DX flash
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 11:53:43
Last modified on July 09, 2005 at 20:15
Picture #20: Greater Hill Mynah
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Olympus E-1 camera with Sigma 55-200mm lens
f/4.9, ISO 100, ext. flash, 1/160 sec, 122.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 244.0mm
Extra equipment used: Promaster 5750DX flash
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 11:55:05
Last modified on July 09, 2005 at 20:18
Picture #21: Hunting Cissa
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Olympus E-1 camera with Sigma 55-200mm lens
f/4.0, ISO 100, ext. flash, 1/100 sec, 55.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 110.0mm
Extra equipment used: Promaster 5750DX flash
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 11:57:16
Last modified on July 09, 2005 at 20:21
Picture #22: Ringed Turtle Dove
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Olympus E-1 camera with Sigma 55-200mm lens
f/4.0, ISO 100, ext. flash, 1/100 sec, 55.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 110.0mm
Extra equipment used: Promaster 5750DX flash
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 11:57:26
Last modified on July 09, 2005 at 20:24
Picture #23: Black Thoated Laughing Thrush
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Olympus E-1 camera with Sigma 55-200mm lens
f/5.2, ISO 100, ext. flash, 1/160 sec, 146.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 292.0mm
Extra equipment used: Promaster 5750DX flash
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 11:59:09
Last modified on July 09, 2005 at 23:11
Picture #24: Pied-imperial Pigeon
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Olympus E-1 camera with Sigma 55-200mm lens
f/4.8, ISO 100, ext. flash, 1/160 sec, 117.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 234.0mm
Extra equipment used: Promaster 5750DX flash
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 12:00:35
Last modified on July 09, 2005 at 23:14
Picture #25: Collard Aracari
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/3.5, ISO 100, ext. flash, 1/100 sec, 52.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 104.0mm
Extra equipment used: Promaster 5750DX flash
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 12:23:36
Last modified on July 09, 2005 at 23:17
Picture #26: Waterfall
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/5.0, ISO 100, ext. flash, 1/125 sec, 14.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 28.0mm
Extra equipment used: Promaster 5750DX flash
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 12:23:42
Last modified on July 09, 2005 at 23:20
Picture #27: Ringed Teal and Mandarin Duck
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/3.5, ISO 100, ext. flash, 1/100 sec, 54.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 108.0mm
Extra equipment used: Promaster 5750DX flash
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 12:27:22
Last modified on July 09, 2005 at 23:22
Picture #28: Lory bird feeding
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/3.5, ISO 100, ext. flash, 1/100 sec, 52.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 104.0mm
Extra equipment used: Promaster 5750DX flash
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 12:05:57
Last modified on July 10, 2005 at 10:42
Picture #29: Do you come here often?
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/3.4, ISO 100, ext. flash, 1/100 sec, 50.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 100.0mm
Extra equipment used: Promaster 5750DX flash
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 12:06:29
Last modified on July 10, 2005 at 10:58
Picture #30: Lory bird
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/3.5, ISO 100, ext. flash, 1/30 sec, 14.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 28.0mm
Extra equipment used: Promaster 5750DX flash
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 12:07:13
Last modified on July 10, 2005 at 11:01
Picture #31: Must get watch....
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Olympus E-1 camera with Olympus 14-54mm lens
f/3.2, ISO 100, ext. flash, 1/30 sec, 14.0mm, auto mode, SHQ, matrix metering, -2 contrast, +2 sharpening
35mm equivalent focal length 28.0mm
Extra equipment used: Promaster 5750DX flash
Taken by Michael Meissner on July 01, 2005 12:08:20
Last modified on July 10, 2005 at 11:04

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