Author Archives: Pgibson

About Pgibson

I'm from Huntsville, Alabama where I work as a Software Engineer and part-time banjo instructor. My wife Miiko and I worship at Rivertree Downtown. I've been playing various instruments since my teen years. I started mandolin and dulcimer at about age 17 and banjo at 20. I love just about all kinds of music. In terms of banjo styles, I play and teach Scruggs, melodic, clawhammer, and 2-finger styles. I'm also very keen on theology, being a Trail Care Partner with the Land Trust of North Alabama, photography, urban planning, architecture, astronomy, ATM (amateur telescope making), birding, martial arts, and about 30 other distracting hobbies to a (mercifully) lesser extent.

Three Caves – 2

Here are a few more photos from Three Caves Nature Preserve

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Three Caves – 1

Less than two miles east of Downtown Huntsville is the Three Caves Preserve. Although the entrances to the caves are usually closed, the Land Trust of North Alabama uses the area outside the actual caves for concerts quite often.

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Talus Trail in the Rain – 2

More Talus Trail photos

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Talus Trail in the Rain – 1

It was late October and we had just had a cold front move through. The kind of cold front that is a harbinger of winter. Noticeably high winds, lower temperatures and drizzle lasting all day. I do love such weather! … Continue reading

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Church Steeples

Around downtown Huntsville

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More Stereoscope Photos

As mentioned yesterday, I got a stereoscope recently. Price was reasonable. Here are a few more photos with it. Notice each has a distinct lack of depth of field. That’s just the nature of a ‘non-camera’ way to approach photography. … Continue reading

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Boundaries and Depth Of Field

I recently got a digital stereoscope. Not a digital microscope, this one is more for seeing microscopic items in upright orientation. That is, up is up, and left is left as you see it in a stereoscope, unlike traditional microscopes. … Continue reading

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Downtown Public Art – Part Five

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Non-Flowering Plants – 6

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Downtown Public Art – Part Four

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