Bought a used Nikon 35mm f/1.8 DX lens (paid 112.00 dollars) on ebay and I’ve been testing it out. Currently I’m shooting with a Nikon D60 that was introduced in 2008. You can purchase these cameras cheap on the web. This Nikon D60 only had around 4500 shutter clicks. I paid around 120.00 dollars for a complete kit that came with the Nikon 18-55mm VR DX lens. Some of the photos … [Read more...] about Nikon 35mm f/1.8 DX Lens and Nikon D60 camera test.
There is a little gem of a mountain bike trail tucked away in an inconspicuous corner of Cumberland Mountain State Park in Crossville, Tennessee. Drive into the park and head toward the restaurant and then take a hard right and follow the signs to the tennis courts on top of the hill. Take a left on top of the hill and you will see the sign of “Alley cat mountain bike … [Read more...] about Alley cat mountain bike trailhead in Crossville, Tennessee USA.
What is it that attracts people to small town fairs? Fun? The fun consists of carnival rides, food, animals, music and etc…. I met one lady that just liked to watch the people. Fried Oreo's and other healthy foods to raise your blood sugar. Winning a Guns and Roses framed picture on the dart balloon game. Or is it getting tossed around in circles on carnival rides. I don’t … [Read more...] about Small town fair in Tennessee, USA.
If you ever pass through the small town of Pikeville, Tennessee you will find this church sitting about a quarter mile outside of town. Ask how to find it, because it sits on some back road. I’ve passed by the church many times and never new the history. I always did like how it looked and the little plot of land it sat on. The church has always been closed … [Read more...] about Oldest African-American church still operating in Bledsoe County, Tennessee.
So far this season I have rescued 5 turtles crossing busy roads in Tennessee. By rescue I mean placing them on the other side of the road in the direction they were heading. That makes me feel slightly good, but I’ve counted 19 dead on the road this season. I’ve read up some on boxer turtles and here are some interesting facts: Boxer turtles lay eggs at around 10 years … [Read more...] about Turtles need our help.