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Resolutions Are Hard to Keep or Life Gets In the Way

I had started a project a few months back to try each of my lenses for a week and report on how well they, and I did.  I’m ashamed to admit that since then I have only been able to … Continue reading

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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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Sometimes Getting the Most Light, is Not Light

In photography it’s all about the light.  Without light we can take no photos, it’s that simple.  It doesn’t matter if you are using studio light, natural light, or inside ambient light.  Photography is all about the light.  I know, … Continue reading

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Light and Weather Wait for No One

Natural light photography is dependent of course on the light outside of my window.  But  weather plays a large part in dictating how that light looks.  And like, time weather and the light can be fleeting.   And along with them, … Continue reading

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Getting Back to Basics, or Photography on a Shoestring, Part 2-Choosing a Lens

As in birding, I see photography as having many “levels” or approaches when it comes to gear. The type of gear used, and the amount of it depends on personal preference, subjects to be photographed and budget.  There is no … Continue reading

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