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.
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.
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.