Hard sandstone. So hard you better pray your bolt holds when your bloody fingers give way as you make a quick decent. Made a day trip and walked up the big hill. Pulled out my trusty Nikon D70 and made some shots. The Tennessee Wall is located in Prentice Cooper State Forest. Long and winding road. First thing you see is a hard stretcher and neck brace. Safety first! Rock … [Read more...] about The Tennessee Wall. Big rock and big hearts.
Mostly these pictures are of reflections off the water. Plus some birds and random photos. I was using the AF-S Nikkor 55-200 mm lens with VR. When I was shooting the geese, I set the AF-area mode on closest subject. I was having a hard time focusing in on the geese and birds. I batch cropped the photos in Gimp so the quality is reduced on purpose. Movie at bottom of page show … [Read more...] about Reflections was the theme of the day out with the Nikon D70.
So I bought a Nikon d70 digital camera online for 49.00 dollars. No tax and free shipping. FedEx. Slap me. Plus it only had around 4100 shutter clicks. Poor thing. Give me photos that are not perfect. Give me wrinkles. A good brie on sour dough toast that I made myself. A straight jacket that has padded elbows. A good artisan soap that gets soggy in the soap dish. You … [Read more...] about Nikon D70 6MP shootout. Old school is New school. Paid 49.00 dollars.
Sometimes I just want a camera that the thieves can steal without me giving a damn. The kind that I can walk in the ghetto and the hustlers have a better camera than me. It has a sliding cover that reveals the lens and flash. Also, the sliding cover turns the camera on and off. Camera is made of metal! So I bought a Casio Ex-V8 on ebay for 4 dollars. The shipping was around … [Read more...] about Casio Ex-V8 3rd world ghetto camera. Paid 4 dollars on ebay.
For some reason is of this yellow flower. Well I guess the reason was of the shadow it cast on the leaf below. This one day I walked through this field and all the flowers were in full bloom. Later that month I returned and the field was empty. Like life...we are here and then gone. Hopefully I’m a perennial. Nikon d60 and Nikon 18-55mm lens. … [Read more...] about My favorite recent photo of a flower.