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Cheap* but good

I read recently on a well known photography website a list of “the best cheap lenses” for Nikon F mount and was surprised that I didn’t agree with any of the choices. 675 more words


Shooting with the D750

What am I doing with another DSLR? Aren’t mirrorless cameras undoubtedly the future? I think they are part of the future, because they offer certain advantages, particularly in terms of judging exposure through the EVF (electronic viewfinder). 2,076 more words


Evaluating Bokeh and the 3D "Pop" - (Part 1: Bokeh)

The Japanese term boke (ボケ), or the Americanized spelling bokeh, discusses the aesthetics of an image’s out-of-focus blur. The 3D “pop” describes the abrupt separation between sharpness and unsharpness that propels a focused subject on top of an unfocused background. 968 more words


Cade's Cove Trip 2014

A few days ago, my family and I went to Cade’s Cove within the Tennessee side of the Smoky Mountains National Park.  Let me start out by saying, if you’ve never been here you must put this on your bucket list.  247 more words

Nikon D600

More Df fun...

This camera is distractingly good. I’m actually struggling to think of a camera where the fun has matched the final results so well. The original X100 and the X100S come close, but they aren’t as consistent, nor as quick to focus. 958 more words


Seaforth Park

I took a drive yesterday just to see what I could see.  Just as the sun was setting I found myself at Seaforth Park on Lake Jordan in North Carolina.  128 more words

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3 in 30 Challenge

I took a moment this evening to drive out to Yate’s Mill.  I gave myself the challenge of only making 3 shots within 30 minutes.  By the time I got to the mill the sun was already behind most of the trees, leaving less-than-desirable lighting.  195 more words

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