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 […]
Our one photo a day has been on hiatus. After a solid year of publishing one new photo every day, I have been taking a break. It’s more like one photo a week or less at the moment. Here’s a prayer that the muse will return. Taken with the latest lens acquisition, a Rokinon 8mm […]
I have chosen a shot from the archives for this last post of the year. (Today’s One Picture a Day is posted elsewhere illustrating an eBay auction.) This was taken in the summer of 2012. The monarch butterflies were a routine sight that summer. This summer was another story; the monarchs were nowhere. I saw […]
The turkeys are gone, but the footprints remain. This is as close to being waterfowl turkeys will every get.
We’re trying the new Rikinon 8mm Fish-eye on architecture. North Park Boat House has been an object of wide angle experimentation several times this year. Here’s the same image, but corrected via PTLens (left). I have the relevant sliders pegged to maximum, and still some distortion remains, but it’s pretty close. For comparison, the second […]
Abstract Christmas Star today. Technique was to move the zoom while the shutter was open on a long exposure. Nikon 70-300mm AF-S ED VR.
One for the inadvertent self-portrait file. Taken with a Rokinon 8mm Fish-eye. I had something else in mind for the One Picture a Day, but this is more interesting.
Sox the cat prefers to keep his eye on at least two vectors at once. Here he’s at the intersection of the kitchen and the hallway. His field of view is captured by the Rokinon 8mm. It’s supposedly a fish-eye, but it really seems to be more a hybrid between fish-eye and an ultra wide […]