Race Rock Lighthouse at Sunset

Race Rock Lighthouse at Sunset - Photo by John Straub

The Dream Lives On

The Dream Lives On - Photo by John Straub

Tiny Dancers

Tiny Dancers - Photo by John Straub

Back Off, Camera Boy

Back Off, Camera Boy - Photo by John Straub

Red Wing Black Bird in Flight

Red Wing Black Bird in Flight - Photo by John Straub

Cyclocross Mud Warriors

Cyclocross Mud Warriors - Photo by John Straub

Lily Pad Pollinator

Lily Pad Pollinator - Photo by John Straub

Surging Surf on the Sound

Surging Surf on the Sound - Photo by John Straub

Biker Dude

Biker Dude - Photo by John Straub

The Malones in Their Store

The Malones in Their Store - Photo by John Straub

Trinity Library Ceiling, Dublin

Trinity Library Ceiling, Dublin - Photo by John Straub

Battered Beacon to the Beach

Battered Beacon to the Beach - Photo by John Straub

Dream Delayed - Never Dead

Dream Delayed - Never Dead - Photo by John Straub

Moonlit Southford Falls

Moonlit Southford Falls - Photo by John Straub

Escape from a Nightmare

Escape from a Nightmare - Photo by John Straub

Rock Band Reverberation

Rock Band Reverberation - Photo by John Straub

Shoreline Brilliance

Shoreline Brilliance - Photo by John Straub

Dressed to Impress

Dressed to Impress - Photo by John Straub

Furious and Frozen

Furious and Frozen - Photo by John Straub

Graceful Preening

Graceful Preening - Photo by John Straub

Snows on Rows

Snows on Rows - Photo by John Straub

Window Ice - a Thousand Points of View

Window Ice - a Thousand Points of View - Photo by John Straub

Dugout Brims

Dugout Brims - Photo by John Straub

Sunflower Panorama

Sunflower Panorama - Photo by John Straub

The Falls and the Fallen Few

The Falls and the Fallen Few - Photo by John Straub

Fenway KAPOW!

Fenway KAPOW! - Photo by John Straub

Followed by the Fuzzy Five

Followed by the Fuzzy Five - Photo by John Straub

Mourning Dove with Nest Piece

Mourning Dove with Nest Piece - Photo by John Straub

Connemara Panoramma

Connemara Panoramma - Photo by John Straub

Gab Over Guiness in Galway

Gab Over Guiness in Galway - Photo by John Straub

Whopper's Whiskers

Whopper's Whiskers - Photo by John Straub

Crowded Nest

Crowded Nest - Photo by John Straub

Emerald Drapes of Low Tide at Dusk

Emerald Drapes of Low Tide at Dusk - Photo by John Straub

Shrouded Supermoon Rising

Shrouded Supermoon Rising - Photo by John Straub

American Oystercatcher Couple

American Oystercatcher Couple - Photo by John Straub

Saltmarsh Sparrow

Saltmarsh Sparrow - Photo by John Straub

Cormorant Big Gulp

Cormorant Big Gulp - Photo by John Straub

Eddies in an Adirondack Stream

Eddies in an Adirondack Stream - Photo by John Straub

Horse Fly Stare Down

Horse Fly Stare Down - Photo by John Straub

Grinning With the Grandkids

Grinning With the Grandkids - Photo by John Straub

Mesmerizing Munchkin

Mesmerizing Munchkin - Photo by John Straub

Pre-Dawn Geese Patrol

Pre-Dawn Geese Patrol - Photo by John Straub

Little League Game Faces

Little League Game Faces - Photo by John Straub

One Miserable Mudder

One Miserable Mudder - Photo by John Straub

Storm Clouds Over the Saltmarsh

Storm Clouds Over the Saltmarsh - Photo by John Straub

Fire and Ice

Fire and Ice - Photo by John Straub

Freight Train, 5 AM

Freight Train, 5 AM - Photo by John Straub

Snowbirds

Snowbirds - Photo by John Straub

Beauty is Fleeting

Beauty is Fleeting - Photo by John Straub

Bridge to the Pump House

Bridge to the Pump House - Photo by John Straub

Great Egret Juggling a Brine Shrimp

Great Egret Juggling a Brine Shrimp - Photo by John Straub

Listen to Your Mother!

Listen to Your Mother! - Photo by John Straub

The Call of the Herring Gull

The Call of the Herring Gull - Photo by John Straub

A Flair for the Dramatic

A Flair for the Dramatic - Photo by John Straub

Departing Storm

Departing Storm - Photo by John Straub

Green Turning Red

Green Turning Red - Photo by John Straub

Get Your Own Fish, Camera Boy

Get Your Own Fish, Camera Boy - Photo by John Straub

Great Egret Touchdown

Great Egret Touchdown - Photo by John Straub

Visitors or Residents?

Visitors or Residents? - Photo by John Straub

A Welcome Breeze in Grand Central Station

A Welcome Breeze in Grand Central Station - Photo by John Straub

Harmonious Hang Gliding Off Torrey Pines

Harmonious Hang Gliding Off Torrey Pines - Photo by John Straub

San Diego Senoritas

San Diego Senoritas - Photo by John Straub

A Risk When You Dance Like Nobody's Watching

A Risk When You Dance Like Nobody's Watching - Photo by John Straub

Home Plate Ballet

Home Plate Ballet - Photo by John Straub

Nauset Light in the Fog

Nauset Light in the Fog - Photo by John Straub

Kerplunk

Kerplunk - Photo by John Straub

New Kid on the Block

New Kid on the Block - Photo by John Straub

Dividend Falls in Autumn

Dividend Falls in Autumn - Photo by John Straub

Eye of the White Tiger

Eye of the White Tiger - Photo by John Straub

Warm Colors Near Dusk of a Gray Day

Warm Colors Near Dusk of a Gray Day - Photo by John Straub

Autumn Ferns

Autumn Ferns - Photo by John Straub

Cherubic Contemplation

Cherubic Contemplation - Photo by John Straub

Gram and the Boys

Gram and the Boys - Photo by John Straub

"Wildlife Photography"

"Wildlife Photography" - Photo by John Straub

A Visit From Captain Stillwell

A Visit From Captain Stillwell - Photo by John Straub

Deep Winter Glaze at Low Tide

Deep Winter Glaze at Low Tide - Photo by John Straub

Colors That Pop

Colors That Pop - Photo by John Straub

Photographing the Grill of His Dreams

Photographing the Grill of His Dreams - Photo by John Straub

The Bite, the Savor and the Song

The Bite, the Savor and the Song - Photo by John Straub

An Absolute Calm on Rollins Pond

An Absolute Calm on Rollins Pond - Photo by John Straub

Berlin Reservoir Panorama

Berlin Reservoir Panorama - Photo by John Straub

So You Call This Powderpuff, Hey

So You Call This Powderpuff, Hey - Photo by John Straub

A Harris Hawk Head On

A Harris Hawk Head On - Photo by John Straub

A Sea Lion and Pups Face First Light

A Sea Lion and Pups Face First Light - Photo by John Straub

Just Like Mom

Just Like Mom - Photo by John Straub

Tall Fall from the Forest Floor

Tall Fall from the Forest Floor - Photo by John Straub

Water, Fast, Frozen and Fluffy

Water, Fast, Frozen and Fluffy - Photo by John Straub

Dawn from Grove Beach

Dawn from Grove Beach - Photo by John Straub

Look Kids, Paparazzi

Look Kids, Paparazzi - Photo by John Straub

Snowy Egret Splashdown

Snowy Egret Splashdown - Photo by John Straub

A Ridiculous Ranunculus

A Ridiculous Ranunculus - Photo by John Straub

Baseball, the One Constant

Baseball, the One Constant - Photo by John Straub

Kylemore Abbey Emerges from the Fog

Kylemore Abbey Emerges from the Fog - Photo by John Straub

Come Fly With Me

Come Fly With Me - Photo by John Straub

Dawn at Low Tide

Dawn at Low Tide - Photo by John Straub

Osprey Poised to Pounce

Osprey Poised to Pounce - Photo by John Straub

Rainbow Near Twilight

Rainbow Near Twilight - Photo by John Straub

The Food Chain

The Food Chain - Photo by John Straub

Predawn Pacific Moon

Predawn Pacific Moon - Photo by John Straub

Ranunculi in Bloom

Ranunculi in Bloom - Photo by John Straub

Ride on the Rolling Surf

Ride on the Rolling Surf - Photo by John Straub

13th Century Arches, 21st Century Sun

13th Century Arches, 21st Century Sun - Photo by John Straub

Family by the Kitchen Door

Family by the Kitchen Door - Photo by John Straub

Greek God, Retired

Greek God, Retired - Photo by John Straub

Predawn Mooring

Predawn Mooring - Photo by John Straub

Sunset Afterglow on Grove Beach

Sunset Afterglow on Grove Beach - Photo by John Straub

Tartia (tarsha) Falls in February

Tartia (tarsha) Falls in February - Photo by John Straub

A Gathering of Geese in the Gloom

A Gathering of Geese in the Gloom - Photo by John Straub

Escape From the Daily Grind

Escape From the Daily Grind - Photo by John Straub

Faces of Competition, a Remembrance

Faces of Competition, a Remembrance - Photo by John Straub

A Snowy Egret Reflects While Dining

A Snowy Egret Reflects While Dining - Photo by John Straub

An American Oystercatcher Sings and Dances

An American Oystercatcher Sings and Dances - Photo by John Straub

Campbell Falls in December

Campbell Falls in December - Photo by John Straub

Lower Taughannock (tuck-a-knock) Falls

Lower Taughannock (tuck-a-knock) Falls - Photo by John Straub

Shadow of an Old Man with Reflection

Shadow of an Old Man with Reflection - Photo by John Straub

Across Nine Decades, a Barbie Connection

Across Nine Decades, a Barbie Connection - Photo by John Straub

Cows Only Shoot RAW, No JPEG

Cows Only Shoot RAW, No JPEG - Photo by John Straub

The Morning Sun Peeks Over Cascadilla Gorge

The Morning Sun Peeks Over Cascadilla Gorge - Photo by John Straub

Gray is Boring, So Next Time It's Osprey Orange for Me

Gray is Boring, So Next Time It's Osprey Orange for Me - Photo by John Straub

Look Out, Fishy, Here I Come

Look Out, Fishy, Here I Come - Photo by John Straub

Tandem Waterfalls

Tandem Waterfalls - Photo by John Straub

Frolic in the Falls of Buttermilk Gorge

Frolic in the Falls of Buttermilk Gorge - Photo by John Straub

Indeed, I Am One Pretty Bird

Indeed, I Am One Pretty Bird - Photo by John Straub

Please, I Just Need One Ticket Wicked Bad

Please, I Just Need One Ticket Wicked Bad - Photo by John Straub

A Mentoring Moment on a Misty Morning

A Mentoring Moment on a Misty Morning - Photo by John Straub

Autumn Reflection on Wood Pond, West Hartford

Autumn Reflection on Wood Pond, West Hartford - Photo by John Straub

Sprinting for Home

Sprinting for Home - Photo by John Straub

Cormorant in Flight

Cormorant in Flight - Photo by John Straub

Savoring a Sand Flea in the Surf

Savoring a Sand Flea in the Surf - Photo by John Straub

Ancient Abbey Ruins Still Enlightened

Ancient Abbey Ruins Still Enlightened - Photo by John Straub

Fading Beauties

Fading Beauties - Photo by John Straub

Fisherman in the Mist

Fisherman in the Mist - Photo by John Straub

Covered With Mud and All Sneakered Out

Covered With Mud and All Sneakered Out - Photo by John Straub

Grand Central Bustle

Grand Central Bustle - Photo by John Straub

The Fog Lifts Over Kylemore Abbey

The Fog Lifts Over Kylemore Abbey - Photo by John Straub

A Mothering Moment from Metro North

A Mothering Moment from Metro North - Photo by John Straub

Taps for Old Deere

Taps for Old Deere - Photo by John Straub

Tunnel Vision

Tunnel Vision - Photo by John Straub

A Cormorant with an Unrealistic Goal

A Cormorant with an Unrealistic Goal - Photo by John Straub

Nearing Nap Time

Nearing Nap Time - Photo by John Straub

Soakin' Up That Sun

Soakin' Up That Sun - Photo by John Straub

Sweetness and Shadows

Sweetness and Shadows - Photo by John Straub

Fisheye Fireworks Finale

Fisheye Fireworks Finale - Photo by John Straub

Gatehouse by the Water Company, Landscaping by God

Gatehouse by the Water Company, Landscaping by God - Photo by John Straub

Mortally Colorful

Mortally Colorful - Photo by John Straub

Fisheye Firs and Fool With Furrowed Forehead

Fisheye Firs and Fool With Furrowed Forehead - Photo by John Straub

Ghosts in the Trinity College Library, Dublin

Ghosts in the Trinity College Library, Dublin - Photo by John Straub

Sea Lion Serenade

Sea Lion Serenade - Photo by John Straub

The Cliffs of Moher Near Sunset

The Cliffs of Moher Near Sunset - Photo by John Straub

Adirondack Milky Way Reflection

Adirondack Milky Way Reflection - Photo by John Straub

Dude, I Can Totally Hear the Ocean

Dude, I Can Totally Hear the Ocean - Photo by John Straub

Watch the Mallet There, Ralph Lauren

Watch the Mallet There, Ralph Lauren - Photo by John Straub

Goose Family Flotilla

Goose Family Flotilla - Photo by John Straub

Noncompetitive Kayaking

Noncompetitive Kayaking - Photo by John Straub

Sea Lion Surf Snuggle

Sea Lion Surf Snuggle - Photo by John Straub

Charge

Charge - Photo by John Straub

Finch Father Feeds Famished Family

Finch Father Feeds Famished Family - Photo by John Straub

Salt Marsh Stream in Westbrook

Salt Marsh Stream in Westbrook - Photo by John Straub

Marsh Wren

Marsh Wren - Photo by John Straub

Marsh Wren on the Move

Marsh Wren on the Move - Photo by John Straub

Beauty Through Greenhouse Glass

Beauty Through Greenhouse Glass - Photo by John Straub

Manual Mode Mandatory

Manual Mode Mandatory - Photo by John Straub

Whiting River Rapids

Whiting River Rapids - Photo by John Straub

A Leprechaun's Nightmare

A Leprechaun's Nightmare - Photo by John Straub

Malibu Wine Safari

Malibu Wine Safari - Photo by John Straub

Marsh House Old Saybrook

Marsh House Old Saybrook - Photo by John Straub

American Kestrel Couple

American Kestrel Couple - Photo by John Straub

Dividend Falls

Dividend Falls - Photo by John Straub

Sunrise Over Westbrook Jetty

Sunrise Over Westbrook Jetty - Photo by John Straub

2 Rugged Terrain

2 Rugged Terrain - Photo by John Straub

Cecilia Melter of Hearts

Cecilia Melter of Hearts - Photo by John Straub

Celestial Soccer

Celestial Soccer - Photo by John Straub

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