Sassafrass Texture

Sassafras Texture

More captures of autumn with a Nikon 60mm AF 2.8 Micro-Nikkor. A sassafras leaf. Did you know safrole a compound in sassafras tea is banned for use and manufacture in the United Stated? Related articles West Virginia Small Game Hunting and Trapping Opportunities for 2015-2016 Yellow Crabapple Leaf Fall Brown Pelican and His Shadow

Nikon D90 DSLR Camera

Nikon DSLR Best Value: D90

Nikon D90 DSLR: Not the latest, but still great Bottom line: Even today, I think a used D90 is best “cheapest” camera. Cheap here means it is the least expensive option with the qualities we want.  Three reasons I chose the Nikon D90 12.3MP DX body: Excellent High ISO performance Ability to drive older pin-focus, non-AF-S auto […]

Autumn Meadowhawk

Red Face at f/32

Taken with a Micro-Nikkor 60mm on a Nikon D90. Autumn meadowhawk dragonflies are the last dragonflies to leave the local ponds in the fall. They stick around, as long as the weather holds, into November. November this year was particularly favorable. There were still half a dozen of these actively breeding on November 17; that is […]

Nikon AF Micro Nikkor 60mm f:2.8 Lens

Best Cheap Nikon Macro Lens: 60mm f/2.8D AF Micro-Nikkor

The Nikon 60mm f/2.8D AF Micro-Nikkor is not only my Nikon macro lens, it’s my favorite lens in general. In Nikon lenses, only Micro Nikkors offer true macro. The Nikkor 18-55 DX and 70-300 zooms do not focus close enough for macro. Zooms sometimes label their closest-focus as “macro” but nothing beats true 1:1 macro. The […]