Our goal for the best cheap Nikon lenses presented here is to get the most of out of our Nikon DSLR camera for the least amount of money. With one camera body and three lenses, we cover 18 to 300mm, plus macro, with genuine Nikon equipment. These best-buy lenses and camera have the highest value-to-cost […]
Click to see this image at Flickr, larger, higher resolution versions that have not been butchered by WordPress’ el crappo compression algorithm. This is the view from the Allegheny Front hawk watch, looking northeast over Bedford County, Pennsylvania. Taken with a 720nm modified Nikon D70, with what turns out to be a very dirty sensor. […]
Lake Arthur, Moraine State Park, Pennsylvania. Taken with a Nikon 18-55mm AF-S VR on a 720nm modified D70. Post-processed with the channel swap technique. I’ve been here before to take pictures in infrared. Here’s an earlier version from a previous visit, which was taken with a 590nm filter on an IR sensitive camera.
Or, more specifically, the larva of the Brown-hooded owlet moth,Cucullia convexipennis, on Solidago sp. While the caterpillar is a stunner, the adult moth is rather a wall flower. The shed exoskeleton is immediately behind (above) the caterpillar. The caterpillar’s head is down. Taken on a Nikon D90 with a Micro-Nikkor 60mm AF lens.
This artesian well is at Jennings Environmental Education Center (a state park). The bold blue where the water is hitting the rocks is actually a bright rusty red in real color. This well has a high iron content. It is probably connected to an abandoned deep coal mine nearby. There is an abandoned-mine-drainage treatment system […]
This photograph is about light more than subject. The sunset on a summer evening lit these logs up in a wonderful warm light. This image is SOOC, straight out of camera, no post-processing, aside from the in-camera settings boosting the saturation.
Old Main on the campus of Geneva College, Pennsylvania. Infrared in a converted Nikon D70; channel-swap post-process color.
Taken with a Rokinon 8.0 mm f/3.5-1.4 Fisheye with a Nikon D90 on a tripod. The color cast is in-camera.
Taken with AF Micro-Nikkor 60mm macro lens.
Something from the archives for you. This was a handheld long exposure. I did not have a tripod that day. I was finding rocks and anything I could to brace on. I had lots of fails, but this one caught my eye as an interesting mistake. It has an impressionist flair, don’t you think? Photo […]
Green frog. No, not just a green frog, a very green Green Frog. Species Rana clamitans. This male is in fine breeding color. Males have a yellow throat as well as a large tympanum, about twice the size of the eye. Females lack the green throat and have a smaller tympanum. The green in this […]