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 […]
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 […]
This is a yellow coneflower with red filter applied in Aperture (R.I.P. Aperture, we hardly knew ye), and a few other tweaks. No real lesson here, it just looks cool. Related articles Coneflower with Visitor Black-eyed Daisy Smooth Oxeye, Red Filter Infrared Hawk Watch
A honeybee harvests nectar from common milkweed in the evening sun. Note the small orange object attached to the front foot of the bee. That little packet contains milkweed pollen. Milkweed flowers are designed with a slit to trap the bee’s foot temporarily. If the flower has not been visited yet, the little orange pollen […]
As a miserly photographer, I very much appreciate the generosity of others. One particularly generous person I have learned to rely on is Gavin Seim and his http://seimeffects.com presets for Aperture and other platforms. SEIM generously offers samples of his presets. I particularly find his black and white presets to be very helpful. Nik software […]
McConnell’s Mill in 720nm Infrared. I am experimenting with desaturating the stone and wood. The color cast in these infrared shots can be difficult to deal with, especially when there’s not a deep contrast between different elements. The partly cloudy sky here flattened the light, casting everything blue. Well, blue after a channel swap. I […]
Alternate title: Not a Landscape Infrared I’m trying a new posting format.The featured image file is essentially a thumbnail; the post contains an image served from my photostream on Flickr.
I have acquired a Nikon D70 modified with a 590nm infrared sensor filter. I have passed along my previous Fuji IS-Pro UVIR. I was not really enjoying the UV side; meanwhile, this modified Nikon can cover the infrared side for much less expense. Plus, it does not need an external filter for 590nm, so it […]