Category Archives: general

Adventures with a 50mm Lens

Well I spent the last week working with my 50mm manual focus lens.  At first, for fun, I used it with my old Pentax istDS camera.  This was the first DSLR I had ever bought.  As I had only been … Continue reading

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Make it Do or Do Without, Next Steps

“Make it do or do without, next steps”  One of my photographic goals for 2016 is to see how much I can get out of the equipment I already own.  Part one will be spending a week working with each … Continue reading

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Photographing Hogs, Er Photographing Pigs

Sometimes, in the excitement of doing something different, you can forget the bigger picture, no pun intended.  Well maybe a little pun.  Last week I had the opportunity to photograph some hogs.  Not Harley, but actual pigs. I had an … Continue reading

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Focus Through the Noise or Listen Through the Clutter

As my readers, few that they are, know, I am an avid birder.  Being a typical suburb dweller, when I am short on time I try to bird my little half acre.  Alas, although all of the trees and shrubs … Continue reading

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