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Skywatch Friday – Ray Harral Nature Park

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It’s been stormy and rainy here lately and so this past weekend when son and I wanted to go hiking we went to Ray Harral Nature Park where most of the trails are paved and the others drain well.

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The trails aren’t as extensive as some places but it is extremely networked and one can easily get a two mile hike in without it getting repetitive.

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And of course I brought my newest toy, my LensBall to take some photos. I really like experimenting with it.

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We got a couple miles in on a nice sunny breezy day.

I am linking with Skywatch Friday

Skywatch Friday – My New Lensball

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One of my favorite bloggers, Hootin-Anni, from south Texas posted recently about her Lensball, a sphere of optical quality glass that you use to take photographs of the refracted image.

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So, being the copycat that I am I had to go one of my own and I am still experimenting with it and checking out instagram feeds and such. One thing I have learned is that if you are not careful in full sun you might get burned as it is somewhat of a light magnifier.

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Also, the image comes out upside down so you you have to turn the photo upside down sometimes. So far I like it. It does require a little more manipulation in that you have both hands occupied so I have used it with my Nikon point and and shoot rather than my “good” camera.

So anyway, I guess that I’ll keep it.

I am linking with Skywatch Friday.