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Re: Photo Album

Post by GlytchMeister » Mon Dec 03, 2018 7:59 pm

*tips hood*

You’re very welcome. :)

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Post by Hansontoons » Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:18 pm

Was in southwest Colorado last week- visited Mesa Verde, drove through Durango, Silverton, Ouray, Telluride, stayed in Ridgway, and visited The Black Canyon of the Gunnison. It was nice to be out of the Texas heat but not so great to be a flatlander staggering around at the local elevations.
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Post by Hansontoons » Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:20 pm

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Post by Hansontoons » Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:21 pm

Black Canyon
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Re: Photo Album

Post by TazManiac » Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:08 pm

Great Pix...

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Post by Typeminer » Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:04 pm

Hansontoons wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:18 pm
Was in southwest Colorado last week- visited Mesa Verde, drove through Durango, Silverton, Ouray, Telluride, stayed in Ridgway, and visited The Black Canyon of the Gunnison. It was nice to be out of the Texas heat but not so great to be a flatlander staggering around at the local elevations.
I'm not a native flatlander, more a native Northern Appalachian ridgerunner. But when I've visited the western mountains? Boy howdy. It's not the grade--we've got plenty of steep climbs. But the ever-increasing altitude changes everything.

Very nice pictures. Thanks. 8-)
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Post by AnotherFairportfan » Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:11 pm

Sure am glad I'm not the maintenance guy in charge of that.
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Post by AnotherFairportfan » Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:45 pm

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Proof Positive the world is not flat: If it were, cats would have pushed everything off the edge by now.

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AnotherFairportfan wrote:
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I've gotta chunky cat that likes to sleep on people also.
I'll get a life when it's proven and substantiated to be better than what I'm currently experiencing.

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Re: Photo Album

Post by Hansontoons » Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:51 pm

Typeminer wrote:
Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:04 pm
Hansontoons wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:18 pm
Was in southwest Colorado last week- visited Mesa Verde, drove through Durango, Silverton, Ouray, Telluride, stayed in Ridgway, and visited The Black Canyon of the Gunnison. It was nice to be out of the Texas heat but not so great to be a flatlander staggering around at the local elevations.
I'm not a native flatlander, more a native Northern Appalachian ridgerunner. But when I've visited the western mountains? Boy howdy. It's not the grade--we've got plenty of steep climbs. But the ever-increasing altitude changes everything.

Very nice pictures. Thanks. 8-)
Thanks to all that voiced appreciation of my feeble attempts at photography.

The altitude we were messing around at was between 7-9K ft depending on location. On the way back I traversed Monarch Pass on US 50- 11,312 ft. Highest elevation I've been in a vehicle was over Imogene Pass between Telluride and Ouray. 13,114 ft., having a 4x4 vehicle helps to get up there and back down again. Heck of a view right before you pass out.

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Post by lake_wrangler » Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:24 pm

Hansontoons wrote:
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:51 pm
Thanks to all that voiced appreciation of my feeble attempts at photography.

The altitude we were messing around at was between 7-9K ft depending on location. On the way back I traversed Monarch Pass on US 50- 11,312 ft. Highest elevation I've been in a vehicle was over Imogene Pass between Telluride and Ouray. 13,114 ft., having a 4x4 vehicle helps to get up there and back down again. Heck of a view right before you pass out.
Out of curiosity, if the roads are paved, over the pass, how does having 4X4 help get up there and back down again?

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Re: Photo Album

Post by Hansontoons » Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:06 am

lake_wrangler wrote:
Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:24 pm
Hansontoons wrote:
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:51 pm
Thanks to all that voiced appreciation of my feeble attempts at photography.

The altitude we were messing around at was between 7-9K ft depending on location. On the way back I traversed Monarch Pass on US 50- 11,312 ft. Highest elevation I've been in a vehicle was over Imogene Pass between Telluride and Ouray. 13,114 ft., having a 4x4 vehicle helps to get up there and back down again. Heck of a view right before you pass out.
Out of curiosity, if the roads are paved, over the pass, how does having 4X4 help get up there and back down again?
Monarch Pass is paved highway. Imogene is not, Jeep trail up and over. Photo of Imogene Pass is not mine, found online- seen on a couple of sites so do not know who to credit. All my photos are on paper- last trip was in late 90's, pre-digital camera for me.

This shot shows the pass, not the steep inclines and water crossings on the Ouray side.


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Post by lake_wrangler » Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:26 am

That makes more sense. Thank you for the info and the nice reference pic.

One reason I've never really been interested in exotic travels, is that there is so much to see in our "own backyard"... This this further proof of such.

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Re: Photo Album

Post by Hansontoons » Fri Oct 25, 2019 9:20 pm

OK buckaroos, Airshow time again!

Last weekend was Wings Over Houston, quite the event with dozens of aircraft and tens of thousands spectators braving the heat and humidity! I chose wisely when I purchased a ticket in the photo pit- guaranteeing me an up-close vantage point for photos and a delicious sandwich for lunch from a joint named after subterranean mass-transit system favored by large cities. It was sustenance. Despite operator error with the camera, I managed to get a few decent shots of the aircraft as they paraded by in all their glory. The WW2 era examples were exceptional, the modern ones were loud and fast. The B-52 was out on a training mission and was kind enough to perform a fly-by. The F-35 was interesting to watch and the Thunderbirds in their jet powered yard-darts did their usual precision performance.
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Re: Photo Album

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Re: Photo Album

Post by Hansontoons » Fri Oct 25, 2019 9:23 pm

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Re: Photo Album

Post by Hansontoons » Fri Oct 25, 2019 10:03 pm

And I've decided to finally let everyone know that there won't be any new Jasper updates after this one.

I had to say goodbye to her last month.

Back in June, she started having seizures. After tests and scans, she was diagnosed with having a tumor on her brain along with a heart condition and other internal issues. A real WTF moment. Options were multiple surgeries with risks outweighing the rewards- or meds to keep her comfortable for what time remained. I chose meds.

She was a real trooper. Didn't complain, took her meds (as long as they were tucked in a delicious slice of ham), and kept going until she decided she'd had enough.

My daughter captured this image of J a couple weeks after the diagnosis, just happened- not posed. J was such a sweet girl, I miss her.

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Post by jwhouk » Fri Oct 25, 2019 10:15 pm

Massive hugs, HT.
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Post by Dave » Fri Oct 25, 2019 11:08 pm

I'm really sorry, HT.

The fact that this sort of loss is inevitable, doesn't make it hurt any less.

I'm glad you had the opportunity to share lives with her as you did.

(That's some mighty fine plane photography there!)

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