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Viewing Photos from August , 2012

August 31st, 2012 11:44:41pm

" 2012 Norman Rockwell "
Big brother stays on task of taking care of his little sister as she gazes about - as a toddler would! Aaron & Julianna were so very precious to candidly capture at Charlotte Beach in Rochester recently.

August 31st, 2012 10:36:39pm
" Friday Night Sack "
Waterloo's Charlie Eshenour sacks the Midlakes quarterback early in the 1st quarter Friday night in Phelps. Waterloo went on to win the season opener 13-0.

August 31st, 2012 10:30:46pm

" Lake Riley Sunrise "
Sun up on Lake Riley at Cobb's Hill in Rochester on Saturday morning.

August 31st, 2012 8:45:48am
" Sinking Summer Sun "
We know summer is coming to an end heading into Labor Day Weekend, so we are enjoying the beautiful sunsets and warm days while they are here! Taken Thursday evening near Geneva.

August 30th, 2012 2:55:40pm

" Panoramic Fair "
A panoramic shot of the New York State Fairgrounds on Thursday morning in Syracuse.

August 30th, 2012 10:50:10am
" Midway "
The midway at the NYS Fair in Syracuse as seen from above on Tuesday afternoon.

August 30th, 2012 10:49:01am

" Butter Sculpture "
The butter sculpture at the 2012 NYS Fair in Syracuse as seen on Tuesday afternoon.

August 30th, 2012 10:01:36am
" Sunrise Balloon Ride "
It was a perfect morning for a sunrise balloon ride with the Liberty Balloon Company at Mill Creek Cabins in Lodi on Thursday.

August 29th, 2012 9:05:23pm

" Black Bear Research "
This black bear was photographed as part of a research project being conducted by a graduate student at Cornell University. The camera is triggered by the motion of the animal. The barbed wire in the background is intended to snag some hair samples so DNA testing will reveal the number of bears visiting this site. Baiting or feeding bears is normally illegal in NY, but the researchers have a permit for scientific purposes. This "hair snare" was located in Wayland, NY.

August 29th, 2012 8:59:39pm
" Lunch Is Served "
A remotely triggered camera was used to capture this shot in Seneca Falls on Tuesday afternoon as a Great Blue Heron captured its lunch.

August 28th, 2012 11:32:26pm

" Dream Flight "
Catching the reflection in the early morning over Irondequoit Bay on Tuesday.

August 28th, 2012 6:55:45pm
" Beaver Tree "
Evidence of a busy beaver at the Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve in northern Seneca County on Tuesday afternoon.

August 28th, 2012 2:55:44pm

" Moth or Bird? "
Many people mistake hummingbird clearwing moths, like this one seen on Tuesday in Lodi, for baby hummingbirds because they feed on a lot of the same flowers and they look similar in flight. Young hummingbirds are never this small by the time that they can fly though.

August 28th, 2012 2:53:51pm
" Cheerleaders & Players Over the Bridge "
Mynderse cheerleaders, football players, and Seneca Falls junior league cheerleaders and players march across the Bridge St. bridge in Seneca Falls ahead of the season opener on Friday night.

August 28th, 2012 2:52:24pm

" Mynderse Cheerleaders "
Members of the Mynderse Academy Varsity Cheerleading squad pose for a photo on Friday night under a float constructed for the opening of football season.

August 28th, 2012 9:37:54am
" A Distant Gaze "
This heron was probably dreaming of shrimp cocktail and frog legs for breakfast on Irondequoit Bay at daybreak on Tuesday morning.

August 27th, 2012 2:16:13pm

" Former SF Resident Wins Big "
Former Seneca Falls, NY resident, James Ferrara, recently won $1,000 a week for life on a lottery scratch-off ticket. He currently resides in Safety Harbor, Florida.

August 27th, 2012 2:13:22pm
" Fawns in Conquest "
These 2 fawns, who are frequent visitors to my back yard in Conquest, stopped by during the lunch hour on Monday to graze and pose for photos. Momma is usually somewhere nearby too but she is a little camera shy.

August 27th, 2012 10:59:45am

" School Bus Safety Poster Contest "
South Seneca eighth grader Nga Ruckdeschel won third place in the New York State Association for Pupil Transportation 2012 School Bus Safety Poster Contest. Miss Ruckdeschel's poster was first chosen from South Seneca to be judged at the Wayne-Finger Lakes regional level, according to South Seneca art teacher, Fran Copp, then was chosen to be entered into the state-wide contest. This year’s theme was “Stand Back from the Yellow and Black," and Nga's poster featured bold colors. The third place honor in the middle school category included a cash prize.

August 27th, 2012 10:57:34am
" Sunday Evening Rainbow "
This rainbow appeared on the eastern side of Cayuga Lake on Sunday evening as viewed from the Town of Romulus.

August 27th, 2012 8:23:51am

" Finger Lakes Scene "
The grapevines and lake in this picture represent a couple of things our region is known for. This picture was taken along a side road just off of 89, near Ovid on Sunday afternoon.

August 27th, 2012 8:13:02am
" Late Summer Bloom "
This beautiful peach colored rose was blooming in a garden in Fayette on Sunday.

August 26th, 2012 10:46:45pm

" Mis-Bee-Having "
I've never seen a bee irritating enough to make a hawk try to bite it. He chomped at that bee for five minutes and then finally gave up and left. Take at the George Eastman House in Rochester on Sunday evening.

August 26th, 2012 10:44:37pm
" 2nd Annual Rochester Triathlon "
Lake Ontario provided a placid, calm swim course again for this year's triathlon held on Saturday morning. Over 300 participants with 98 first time triathletes and many spectators enjoyed a beautiful sunrise.

August 26th, 2012 12:48:15pm

" Yes, This Is A Live Turkey "
This turkey wasn't shy on Italy Valley Road on Saturday evening.

August 24th, 2012 3:23:32pm
" Misty Morning Flight "
A heron spotted over Irondequoit Bay at 6:30 am on Sunday morning.

August 24th, 2012 1:17:25pm

" Over INERGY "
An overhead view of the INERGY Salt wells and salt plant on west shore of Seneca Lake.

August 24th, 2012 1:03:52pm
" Up and Away "
Finger Lakes Mill Creek Cabins in Lodi is now a launch site for Liberty Balloon Co. and Thursday night was their first launch there. The conditions were perfect and I caught this photo just as the balloon was taking off with the moon in the background.

August 24th, 2012 12:56:02pm

" Daybreak at Dean's Cove "
Friday morning's brilliant sunrise over Cayuga Lake as viewed from Dean's Cove Boat launch on Rt. 89.

August 24th, 2012 12:49:26pm
" Soft Landing "
A balloon lands on Zwick Road in Fayette on Thursday night, offering rides to some lucky kids and creating a lot of interest.

August 24th, 2012 8:45:09am

" Early Rising Moon "
With the moon almost half full, it made a striking image in the early evening blue sky on Thursday in Phelps.

August 23rd, 2012 11:15:57am
" Field of Dreams "
Hanna & Jake of Ontario are keeping it real. Love how this young couple aren't needing nightclubs or a digital world to enjoy their time together. Out walking laneways of a farmer's field was their quality time on Thursday.

August 22nd, 2012 11:31:04pm

" Sailboat at Sunset "
This sailboat at the north end of Seneca Lake was glowing in the sun on Wednesday evening as the region enjoyed another spectacular sunset.

August 22nd, 2012 7:48:37pm
" Early Morning Visitors "
We often find deer in our yard in the early morning, but on Wednesday morning the first young buck we have seen here this year emerged in Phelps.

August 21st, 2012 10:53:25pm

" Evening Rainbow "
After a brief shower on Monday , the sun came out and we were treated to this beautiful rainbow in Romulus.

August 21st, 2012 9:42:04pm
" Canadice Shore "
Sunday was a wonderful day to spend time on the shore of Canadice Lake as the conditions were absolutely perfect.

August 21st, 2012 9:40:43pm

" Canadice Sunday "
The scene and conditions were spectacular on Canadice Lake on Sunday afternoon.

August 21st, 2012 9:39:34pm
" Canadice Trail "
This trail made for an inviting hike on Sunday near Canadice Lake.

August 21st, 2012 11:05:41am

" Game Under The Rainbow "
Kristin Field plays softball in the Yates County Women's Slow Pitch League for the Tavern beneath a vibrant rainbow in Penn Yan on Monday evening.

August 21st, 2012 8:39:05am
" Bald Eagle "
This immature Bald Eagle Killed a Seagull over Squaw Point on Seneca Lake early Monday evening.

August 20th, 2012 8:45:56pm

" White Flower "
Taken in front of the Red Newt Bistro late Sunday afternoon.

August 20th, 2012 11:02:21am
" Naturalization in SF "
Women's Rights National Historical Park hosted a naturalization ceremony on Friday in the Wesleyan Chapel. Twenty-four candidates stated the oath of citizenship and were presented certificates by the U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The twenty-four candidates came from sixteen countries in the world, including Cote D'Ivoire, Cuba, Canada, Togo, Turkey, the Dominican Republic, Guinea, Brazil, Germany, Vietnam, Greece, the Philippines, Venezuela, Mexico, Italy, and the People's Republic of China. The new citizens ranged in age from a woman in her early 20s to a man in his late 80s.

August 20th, 2012 10:53:31am

" Evening Flags "
The American Flags on Woodview Lane in Clifton Springs catch the last of days sun rays as the streets lights come on Friday Evening.

August 20th, 2012 10:46:10am
" Chimney Bluffs Point "
Sunday afternoon at Chimney Bluffs. Taken from the Bluff Trail, this is one of my favorite images from this area.

August 20th, 2012 6:15:43am

" Cayuta Outlet Creek "
Cayuta Outlet Creek as seen on Sunday morning in Schuyler County.

August 20th, 2012 6:13:50am
" Algal Bloom "
Cayuta Outlet Creek as seen on Sunday morning.

August 19th, 2012 11:04:52pm

" August Colors "
Old Glory waves above a dock on Seneca Lake on Saturday afternoon a sailboat passes by.

August 19th, 2012 11:03:21pm
" August Sails "
This colorful sailboat moves across the water of Seneca Lake on Saturday afternoon.

August 19th, 2012 10:45:39pm

" Evening on Seneca "
The sun sets to end the day on Saturday over Seneca Lake as seen from Romulus while someone floats away the evening on the water.

August 19th, 2012 10:38:35pm
" Onion Festival in Potter "
U.S. Senate Candidate Wendy Long trying a famous Blooming Onion at the Potter Onion Festival on Saturday afternoon in Yates County.

August 19th, 2012 9:01:52pm

" Look to the Sun "
These fields of sunflowers were lifting their faces to the early rising sun on the Fredrick's Farm in Phelps on Sunday morning.

August 19th, 2012 4:52:28pm
" Chimney Bluffs Panorama "
Early Sunday afternoon from the Bluff Trail at Chimney Bluffs.

August 18th, 2012 5:09:16pm

" Saturday Morning Bath? "
Not sure if these three young mourning doves were just getting a drink or taking a bath on Saturday morning in Phelps. They stayed for almost 15 minutes before flying away.

August 17th, 2012 2:36:16pm
" Osprey in Romulus "
This osprey was seen perched atop a telephone pole along East Lake Road in Romulus on Thursday evening.

August 16th, 2012 3:52:26pm

" Sunny Thursday "
This sunflower was soaking in the rays on Thursday afternoon in Ovid.

August 15th, 2012 3:13:55pm
" Cross On The Dotted Line "
These deer were seen crossing Gravel Road in Tyre, Seneca County on Wednesday morning.

August 15th, 2012 2:56:10pm

" Bee Catcher "
SUNY - ESF Student Sabrina Green at Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve catching bees earlier this week as part of the Bee research currently underway.

August 15th, 2012 11:09:46am
" Field of Sun "
This field in Vine Valley was covered with bright yellow from the thousands of blooming sunflowers on Wednesday morning.

August 14th, 2012 8:38:30pm

" Storm over the Valley "
Ominous clouds moved quickly through Tompkins County late Tuesday afternoon as storms hit the Finger Lakes as seen here in Dryden.

August 13th, 2012 5:00:41pm
" Italian Gardens at Sonnenberg "
On Monday afternoon, the Italian Gardens and Mansion at Sonnenberg Gardens in Canandaigua was shining in the plentiful sunlight.

August 13th, 2012 4:21:11pm

" Sonnenberg Mansion "
Sonnenberg Mansion on a beautiful Monday afternoon in Canandaigua.

August 13th, 2012 2:41:09pm
" Wyoming County Wind "
Driving home from Little Valley, NY to Seneca Falls early Sunday evening near Pike New York, all visible turbines (there are a total of 237 in Wyoming County) were spinning in the contrasting bright light and dark cloudy sky.

August 13th, 2012 1:32:28pm

" Lake Patrol "
The Steuben County Sheriff's Department was making their afternoon patrol on Keuka Lake in Branchport Saturday.

August 13th, 2012 12:48:43pm
" Evening Rainbow "
The end of the day Sunday gave us a little rain and the bonus of a beautiful rainbow over the Town of Tyre in northern Seneca County.

August 12th, 2012 7:55:26pm

" Ambrose Wins Again at The Glen "
Marcos Ambrose celebrates his win in NASCAR's Finger Lakes 355 at Watkins Glen International on Sunday afternoon after passing Brad Keselowski on the final lap.

August 12th, 2012 7:53:42pm
" Celebration at the Glen "
The Stanley Tools team of Marcos Ambrose celebrate their win in NASCAR's Finger Lakes 355 at Watkins Glen International on Sunday afternoon.

August 12th, 2012 7:45:08pm

" Lily Blooms "
A pair of blooms shoot up from the lily pads on the water along the Waterloo Canal Trail on Sunday afternoon.

August 12th, 2012 7:43:41pm
" Waterloo Ducks "
A pair of ducks along the Waterloo Canal Trail on Sunday afternoon.

August 12th, 2012 7:42:27pm

" Feeling Green "
The bridge along the Waterloo Canal Trail on Sunday afternoon.

August 12th, 2012 7:28:29pm
" Wind Surfers "
A pair of windsurfers enjoy the breeze on Canandaigua Lake on Saturday afternoon.

August 12th, 2012 7:27:30pm

" Canandaigua Lady "
The Canadaigua Lady makes her way across Canandaigua Lake on Saturday during Riesling Fest.

August 11th, 2012 8:55:45pm
" Edwards Wins Zippo at The Glen "
Carl Edwards held off Brad Keselowski on Saturday to win the Zippo 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Watkins Glen International in Schuyler County on Saturday afternoon.

August 10th, 2012 9:55:25am

" Garden Visitor "
This strange insect has been a regular visitor to a garden in Clifton Springs and was back on Thursday evening. Can anyone identify it?

August 10th, 2012 9:52:16am
" Turtle For Dinner "
This osprey was spotted carrying a turtle back to its nest over Cayuga Lake on Thursday evening.

August 9th, 2012 9:16:54pm

" Pretty and Plentiful "
It has been an incredible growing season for sunflowers this year! This basket full is just a sample of the many varieties we grow. Picture taken Wednesday in Phelps.

August 9th, 2012 11:09:35am
" Juvenile Red Tail "
This juvenile Red Tail Hawk was spotted hunting on Trimble Road in Clifton Springs on Tuesday afternoon.

August 9th, 2012 11:04:03am

" Climbing the Willows "
The willows at Seneca Lake State Park made for great climbing for this youngster on Wednesday afternoon.

August 9th, 2012 10:59:13am
" Canandaigua Rainbow "
The view on Wednesday evening over Canandaigua Lake after a storm passed through. The beautiful rainbow seemed to be coming out of the lake.

August 8th, 2012 10:15:41pm

" Seeing Red "
An assortment of vintage tractors were on display at Empire Farm Days on Wednesday in Seneca Falls.

August 8th, 2012 10:01:16pm
" Empire Farm Days "
A scene from the show... People, animals, food, old things, new things, and all sorts of creative displays were awaiting the crowds on Wednesday at Empire Farm Days in Seneca Falls.

August 8th, 2012 6:51:36pm

" Celebrating 2nd Birthday "
English Springer Spaniel Mickey Of Seneca Falls celebrated his 2nd birthday on Wednesday with ice cream and dog toys!

August 8th, 2012 5:33:51pm
" On The Hunt "
I use reotely triggered cameras to capture images like this in the wild. This mink was searching for food at one of our ever-shrinking ponds on August 5th in Seneca Falls. Mink are largely nocturnal and this one was photographed at three o'clock in the morning. Mink are members of the weasel family and are best known for their thick fur.

August 8th, 2012 5:29:27pm

" Balancing Act "
Two young ospreys were perched in our yard in Seneca Falls on August 7th. As one flew off, it caused the branch to shake. The remaining osprey had to quickly extend its wings to keep steady. Osprey build large stick nests much like eagles and continue to add material to them throughout the summer.

August 8th, 2012 1:51:35pm
" Suntan, Boat in Sand "
Wade and Mina enjoy beautiful weather on Irondequoit Bay on Tuesday.

August 7th, 2012 5:49:32pm

" Thirsty Summer "
A Dry Pond at the Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve as seen on Tuesday.

August 7th, 2012 3:51:58pm
" Molly Huddle Fan Club "
Schuyler Hospital staff gathered today to cheer on Molly Huddle, running the 5000 meter in the London 2012 Olympics. Molly, a native of Elmira, is the niece of Dr. Timothy Huddle, Schuyler Hospital General Surgeon (center with flag).

August 7th, 2012 6:33:24am

" Briggs Rd. Celebration "
Viola Christensen of Briggs Rd. in Penn Yan turns 100 today! She was surrounded by many family members on Sunday during a celebration at her home. Happy Birthday Gram-ma!

August 7th, 2012 5:31:45am
" Getting Ready for the Show "
Preparations were under way at the site of show, at the Rodman Lott Farm in Seneca Falls along 414, the evening before Empire Farm Days opens. Vendors were shining their equipment until it gleamed in the sun, and adding all the final touches to the displays Empire Farm Days will run from Tuesday through Thursday this week.

August 6th, 2012 5:24:06pm

" Rainbow over the Lake "
We were all in awe as we watched the clearing skies produce a beautiful rainbow over Waneta Lake following a rainstorm on Sunday afternoon.

August 6th, 2012 2:33:13pm
" Summer Tube "
Jaimen and Payton Bell of Fort Collins, Colorado, enjoy a hot summer day tubing on Cayuga Lake near Union Springs this past weekend.

August 6th, 2012 2:31:15pm

" Strange Caterpillar "
These photos taken on Sunday morning on Townline Road in Geneva show some type of caterpillar about 4 inches long.

August 6th, 2012 2:29:45pm
" Capacci Family Picnic "
The Capacci Family Picnic was held on Sunday in Seneca Falls. Here are a group of the "kids" eating fried dough.

August 6th, 2012 2:17:46pm

" Sampson Monument "
Left to right, Carman Pascarella, Don Linborg, Mitch Rowe, Rick Connors and Rear Admiral (Retired) Peter L. Andrus unveil the Sampson Monument on Sunday that is now on display at the Military Museum at Sampson State Park.

August 6th, 2012 1:45:41pm
" Synchronised Swimming "
Pair of ducks preparing for the synchronised swimming event at the Olympics. Taken Monday at Sonnenberg Gardens in Canandaigua.

August 6th, 2012 9:39:13am

" Moon Over Port Byron "
A three quarter moon looms over Port Byron early Monday morning shortly after sunrise.

August 6th, 2012 9:09:31am
" Suddenly Sand "
A rare appearance of sand all the way up and down the beach after Sunday afternoon's storm at Sodus Point.

August 6th, 2012 9:05:01am

" After The Storm "
Clearing skies at sunset after Sunday's storm blew through at Sodus Point on Lake Ontario.

August 6th, 2012 8:26:34am
" Pink Cayuga "
Pink light over Cayuga Lake as the sun begins to set on Sunday evening.

August 6th, 2012 8:24:39am

" Fall Creek "
Fall Creek near Varna as seen on Sunday afternoon.

August 5th, 2012 9:11:17am
" Green GrassHopper "
A green hopper stops for a rest on a deck in the heat of August on Saturday on Italy Valley Road.

August 4th, 2012 8:46:56pm

" Monarch Magic "
As the sun shined beyond this monarch it gave the impression of glowing wings in Ontario on Sunday.

August 4th, 2012 4:55:27pm
" Shots Fired at Skimish Field "
This soldier defends the North by raising his muzzle loader during a war reenactment at Civil War Days at Tinker Park in Henrietta, NY on Saturday.

August 4th, 2012 10:06:20am

" Elmira Tornado "
An amazing image of the tornado that tore through Elmira, NY around 4:00 pm on Thursday, July 26th as seen from Country Road 55.

August 4th, 2012 9:52:54am
" A Greener Finger Lakes! "
Thanks to the rains of last week, fields and crops are beginning to look much greener and healthier around the Finger Lakes. This corn field is a perfect example of that. Taken in Phelps on Friday evening.

August 4th, 2012 9:35:17am

" Moon Over V "
A tug-like boat is tied up on the Seneca Falls canal Friday morning. A large V is on the stack in the middle. The full moon and the street lights (canal lights?) illuminate it well.

August 3rd, 2012 4:10:02pm
" Ruby Friday "
This female Ruby-throated Hummingbird heads into a feeder in Clifton Springs on Friday afternoon.

August 3rd, 2012 12:55:24pm

" Sunrise over Cayuga Lake "
Sunrise over Cayuga Lake as seen from southern Seneca County on Friday morning.

August 3rd, 2012 10:41:49am
" Over Skaneateles "
The view from high above Skaneateles Lake looking north towards the Village of Skaneateles on Sunday.

August 3rd, 2012 10:39:29am

" Over Sheldrake "
The view from high above Sheldrake Point this past Sunday.

August 3rd, 2012 10:38:23am
" Moon over Cayuga Lake "
The full moon rises over Cayuga Lake as seen from Romulus on Thursday evening.

August 2nd, 2012 3:40:40pm

" Storm Damage "
The storm that blew through Ontario County on Tuesday tore a huge limb from a maple tree next to the County Road 4 and threw it toward the house blocking our front entrance.

August 2nd, 2012 3:39:07pm
" Chicken Coop "
Our great granddaughter from Missouri was fascinated by our chickens in Stanley on Wednesday morning.

August 2nd, 2012 3:37:27pm

" Lunchtime in Branchport "
A pair of seagulls have perch for lunch in Branchport on Wednesday afternoon.

August 2nd, 2012 3:34:54pm
" Stormy Skies "
This storm approached from the east while I was birding on Towpath Road and Knox Marcellus Marsh at Montezuma. Route 31 and Savannah in the distance.

August 2nd, 2012 3:27:45pm

" Springfield Moon Rise "
The moon rises over the Rick Springfield concert at Finger Lakes Racino on Wednesday night.

August 2nd, 2012 3:26:01pm
" Day's End in the Meadow "
Wednesday night's sunset over the Seneca Meadows Wetland preserve made a beautiful scene with the wildflowers in the sun. The wetland is open to the public from dawn to dusk everyday.

August 2nd, 2012 3:25:10pm

" Seneca Meadows Sunset "
The full moon rises above the Seneca Meadows Wetland Preserve on Wednesday evening right after sunset. The wetland is a beautiful place to take a evening walk and is open to the public from dawn to dusk.

August 2nd, 2012 2:16:15pm
" Springfield in Farmington "
80'S superstar Rick Springfield performs at the Finger Lakes Casino & Racetrack on Wednesday evening.

August 2nd, 2012 7:01:14am

" Sunset Dance "
A beautiful sunset and dance at Seneca Lake Wednesday evening with featured dancers Karah Charette, Sara McKinney and Caroline Dosky.

August 1st, 2012 8:34:40pm
" Cardinal Red "
A red cardinal stopped by a backyard in Webster on Wednesday afternoon.

August 1st, 2012 3:36:04pm

" August Blooms "
This bloom was spotted outside the M&T Bank in Seneca Falls on Wednesday morning, the first day of August. Local Network
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