A great spangled fritillary butterfly nectars on an aster, possibly New England aster. I played with the blur and sharpen brushes in Aperture. Image taken with a Tokina 11-16mm ultra wide angle lens on a Nikon D90.
What spring has in quality, fall has in quantity when it comes to wildflowers. The meadow is wall-to-wall with flowers. Most individual flowers are small, even tiny, but there are so many of them. Every blooming plant has hundreds of blossoms. Here on the edges of the meadow, and into the shade of the forest, […]
I went into Mammoth Cave with one lens, no tripod and no flash. The one lens was the Tokina 11-15mm ultra wide angle lens. I set the ISO to 6400, as high as it would go; left the aperture wide open at f/2.8, set the focus manually on infinity, and the focal length to the […]
I worked with the Tokina 11-16mm today in the meadow on the butterflies. I was looking for a wide angle approach. These super wides have a deep depth of field; add that to the fact that they include everything in the picture, and it becomes difficult to isolate a single subject that does not fill […]
My latest attempt at a suburban night sky. This time the sky was very clear, although the moon was up. I am using a Tokina 11-16mm here. Related articles Suburban Night Sky First attempts at Night Sky Photography at night, the sky turns a midnight The Amazing Night Sky Ultra-wide Perspective: Tokina 11-16mm Tungsten Stars […]
I recently purchased a Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 Pro DX Digital Lens. I have been very impressed with the solid construction and excellent images. However, I have found one use for which it’s not going to work, infrared photography. Unfortunately, this lens shows a significant hot spot in the dead center of the image. The image […]