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Archive for February, 2008

Blackberry 8830 Wallpaper

Friday, February 29th, 2008 Posted in Things | 1 Comment »

I thought I'd take a few of my photos and make them available for people to pull in on their Blackberry...the 8830 in particular. I'll keep updating this post as I add more photos. Click below to get to the ...

Trip to Myrtle Beach

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008 Posted in Places | 1 Comment »

I, obviously, took some shots when we made a recent trip to Myrtle Beach. You wouldn't think February would be a good time to go but the weather was wonderful and I had numerous opportunities to get some decent shots. I ...

The Beast is here

Saturday, February 23rd, 2008 Posted in People, Animals, Equipment | No Comments »

I traded the 35-70/2.8 for the 28-70/2.8 (AKA the Beast) and have the first few shots. Overall, I'm pretty pleased. It's a bit heavier but more than manageable. Having the 28-35 range will come in handy. I ...

Favorite of the Eclipse

Thursday, February 21st, 2008 Posted in Nature | No Comments »

This is my favorite from last night. I just changed the WB to sunlight to warm it up. It made it a bit too warm so I backed it off a bit. It's a pity that the next eclipse ...

The 2/20/08 eclipse in sequence

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008 Posted in Nature, Workflow | No Comments »

Here are some shots of tonight's eclipse in process. All shot with the 70-300 VR handheld - leaning on a fence though. Not too bad considering two of the full eclipse shots were at 1/4 sec and 300mm.

Mpix does sepia

Monday, February 11th, 2008 Posted in Workflow | 1 Comment »

Much, much better than Sams. I expected it and was very pleased with the results. Now I have an 11x14 and two 8x10's hanging on the wall. The colors are spot on and had no surprises...which is what one wants ...

70-300 VR does portraits

Monday, February 4th, 2008 Posted in People | 1 Comment »

Outdoors anyways. Indoors it's a bit hard if the lighting is poor, but on a nice day outside it is more than adequate. I've seen some shots with the 180mm 2.8 that are beautiful, but the versatility of this lens ...