Saturday, October 22, 2016

Nice perspective

Put an end to converging lines when using super wide angle lenses.

Nikon has just announced The New Professional Grade FX Format Lense ; the PC NIKKOR 19mm F4 E ED.

 This should be an improvement over the 24mm PC lens

 


It's always the light

  This would have been a prosaic photo shot at a different time. Add the right light at the right time of day and the picture sings.

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Friday, October 21, 2016

Have a nice weekend

Gather your pumpkins while you may

    The wonder of olive wood

    These hand made kitchen utensils are made from olive wood. They are absolutely stunning and practically last forever. They can always be bought at the belvedere in Castellammare del golfo, Sicily. They are not expensive and make great an genuine gifts.

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    Thursday, October 20, 2016

    Cheap thrills

    I was much younger then and did not shy away from using a cheap Spiratone fish eye to create unusual effects. I have matured somewhat but I have not lost my desire to experiment. I want to believe that I do these flights of fancy with a more discreet  eye and more taste

    Wednesday, October 19, 2016

    Moon over le Boulevard de Saint Germain




    Paris is perhaps the most beautiful city in the world. When you get a full moon, it's magical.

    Tuesday, October 18, 2016

    Country Road

    The trees reached peak color this past wee. It was the usual splendid show that nature puts out each year. Just wonderful. Too bad that its so ephemeral.

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    Monday, October 17, 2016

    Vintage cabooses

    These cabooses are part of the vintage train cars collection in Honesdale, Pennsylvania the home of American railroads. Here is where the very first trainss ran. These cabooses are being restored at the present time. They are very colorful These images are unretouched out of camera iPhone images.