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Byzantium Bus Stop
Byzantium Bus Stop

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Challenge: Sailing to Byzantium (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D7000
Location: LaBelle Nature Park, LaBelle Florida
Date: Aug 31, 2014
Aperture: 6.3
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/30
Date Uploaded: Sep 4, 2014

Shot with Nik D7000, and a Tokina 20-35mm f3.5 4.5 zoom and monopod.
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I love this park. It's right along the river in town, and it's like a trip to the woods anytime I need a handy place to refresh my connection to the real Earth. It always smells good there too, the "comfort scents" that I remember from my younger days of tent camping in the Everglades are there.

This is dedicated to my lifelong friend John Charlton who sailed or flew to Byzantium today at age 94.
He was a bomber pilot in WWII, until he flew all the missions that they would allow him to. He then returned to the States to train pilots to fly B26's. After the war, he was a commercial air liner pilot and instructor until he retired.
My son Robert was one of the last couple of pilots that he taught to fly at his private air strip, about four years ago.

Place: 31 out of 59
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09/12/2014 08:13:34 AM
Love this dreamy spot Waddy. a tropical version of Narnia.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/11/2014 09:32:58 PM
a popular tour bus stop for old men.
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09/10/2014 05:23:48 PM
Clever idea and looks like a beautiful place to stop and ponder on ages passing by.
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09/05/2014 11:54:51 PM
Must be a 4x4 bus. :)
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09/05/2014 10:07:42 AM
Great idea for the challenge.
Very dreamy image. Well done.
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09/05/2014 09:54:06 AM
I'll love to see the bus ! and the passengers
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