August is birthday month at Kongo’s house. In this monkey troop if your birthday isn’t in August, well it just doesn’t count. Of course that’s not completely true but with birthdays on the 11th, 18th, 22nd, and 25th there is … Continue reading August Birthdays
This week’s travel theme is height. Fortunately, Kongo was atop New York’s Top of the Rock yesterday evening and he took this three-frame panorama of Manhattan looking south shortly before sunset. The Empire State Building is left-center with Freedom Plaza and downtown in the background. The Hudson River is on the right. See more height images at Ailsa’s Where’s My Backpack. Travel safe. Have fun. Continue reading Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Height
Clever monkeys will quickly observe that the sunset above is NOT a green flash. Kongo went in search of this elusive phenomena last evening at the Sunset Cliffs overlook in San Diego. It was a perfect evening for a green flash. Dry air, clear horizon, and so forth — all the elements necessary to spot the green flash. Alas is was not to be and Kongo wasn’t the only one looking for the green flash last night. There were other weird things about this photo shoot which just goes to show you that monkey photographers have to be ready for anything. Continue reading “The Green Flash or Weird Things Happen on Photo Shoots”
This image combines three frames taken at roughly the same time as the previous post but give a much broader perspective of the San Diego skyline from Coronado Island. The images were stitched together with Photoshop Elements. Travel safe. Have fun. Continue reading Panoramic Postcard
Kongo visited Palomar Mountain yesterday, which is about an hour’s drive from his home in San Diego. The panorama above, made from three images, is a view of Lake Henshaw and the Santa Ysabel Valley taken from a scenic overlook on the way up the mountain on the eastern road approach. The small island in the lake is … Monkey Island! Continue reading “Palomar Mountain”
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