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Thygo's 'chicken curry with the works' closer view: Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2017 at Remembering PRESTAGS
opportunistic shot of the moon earlier this evening. D3300 + 55-300 (@300). Stupidly didn't shoot in RAW but only 'Normal' so minimal processing options - sharpened (+4) and shadow protection a little. uncropped cropped image Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2017 at Remembering PRESTAGS
Paulus is opining he doesn't have enough room for his camera gear. Well I may be able to help ... with a Gumtree hunter-gatherer acquisition: Lowepro Nova 5AW. Just $40. Don't think they make this bag anymore but I reckon it would cost $150 at least, with 18-200 + D3300+18-105... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2017 at Remembering PRESTAGS
Many happy returns of the day! God bless.
Toggle Commented Jul 27, 2017 on Birthday Cakes at Remembering PRESTAGS
A couple of GumTree freebies, and an ebay catch. after quite a bit of watching, found this manfrotto monopod and head with removable plate and ability to flip the camera 90 degrees. Tried it out for moon shot this evening too. Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2017 at Remembering PRESTAGS
walked to the shops on this warm (globally warming) Autumn day - bright sunshine, clear skies. Took the D90 and the old 18-135. Trying to get the Autumn colours without blowing the sky ... colour amongst the gums interesting set up for kids to ride Mr & Mrs Galah Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2017 at Remembering PRESTAGS
Moon shot with Nikon D3300 + 55-300. some sharpening and minor tweeks uncropped cropped Autumn colour in front yard. Nikon D40x, 18-135 lens. some tweaks for colour and highlight protection Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2017 at Remembering PRESTAGS
Sweetest wood, and sweetest iron, sweetest Weight is hung on thee. Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2017 at Remembering PRESTAGS
nice. At the unzoomed size they look great. Are the close ups crops of the preceding image or separate images? What were the settings?. Were these hand held or on tripod? Try the same shots with your 18-55 - counterintuitively I reckon you will be able to get closer because of the shorter focussing distance. I also suggest try using flash - that should take some of the noise out of the dark areas.
Toggle Commented Apr 12, 2017 on Not Really Macro. at Remembering PRESTAGS
Tee world will be consumed by fire. Last Pope according to St Malachy's list. 100 years since Fatima. Escaton anyone? I agree with you. It is a really bad idea. Trump is a chump so he may well think it is a good, testosterone charged idea. As I heard the author of the recently published novel about Cicero say that Lenin said - "if you aren't sure what to do, start a fight, then it will become clear" however in this case there may be no opportunities to do what presents itself as we may all be gone ...
So, I'm sitting at the table with the laptop. Not that long come in from putting the ducks to bed. Feel something on the side of my head, and brush it off. Behold it is a little black and white spider. Not a white tail. Not a redback but with... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2017 at Remembering PRESTAGS
Toggle Commented Mar 26, 2017 on Zooming In With Big Bertha at Remembering PRESTAGS
great work. The cockatoos are great.
Toggle Commented Mar 26, 2017 on Dawn Walk With the D7200 at Remembering PRESTAGS
if I recall, Paul doesn't like Mexican food... I do. Beanz Beanz Beanz :-) And the Cisco Kid was a great show - the idealism, simplicity and goodness of a bygone era ...
Toggle Commented Mar 24, 2017 on Hey Cisco at Remembering PRESTAGS
Just drink it Freddie ...
bene bene you still need to check how many KGs your tripod is rated to. ie can is sustain D7200 + Big Bertha
Toggle Commented Mar 24, 2017 on Found It! at Remembering PRESTAGS
So, on the way home at sunset. Sort of racing to get to a vantage point. Pull over at foot of Mt Taylor and head up the path, and I go through a little mob of kangaroos - seemed I could have almost reached out and touched one they were... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2017 at Remembering PRESTAGS
Quelch freezable icy poles made by Berri have not been available at Woolies or Coles for a couple of weeks now. No signs on the shelves, just disappeared. They are a 'staple' for Carl. They were the only ones made from fruit juice. The other options are about 15% sugar.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2017 at Remembering PRESTAGS
nice work don't get rid of your 18-55 though
I guess I will have to do a counter post ...
Toggle Commented Mar 5, 2017 on Almost There at Remembering PRESTAGS
impressive and impressive speed :-) Nikon 18-55mm VR2 f/3.5-5.6 DX AFS Nikon 35mm f/1.8 DX AFS Nikon 50mm f/1.8 AFS (FX) Nikon 18-200mm VR2 f/3.5-5.6 DX AFS Nikon 70-300mm VR f/3.5-6.3(?) AFS (FX) Tokina 11-16mm f (?) (FX?) fisheye jobbie ... The wide angle Tokina is quite a beast! Nikon D5500
Toggle Commented Mar 5, 2017 on Almost There at Remembering PRESTAGS
The blessed palms from last year's Palm Sunday are burned on Shrove Tuesday to make the ashes. The Putting on of Ashes From the Initial "M" in the Introit of the Mass of Ashes on Ash Wednesday From the Missal à l'usage de Saint-Didier d'Avignon c. 1370 For many centuries,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2017 at Remembering PRESTAGS
thanks. Possibly helped by being further away - focus is already approaching infinity ...
Toggle Commented Feb 26, 2017 on Stroll to the shops at Remembering PRESTAGS
the alternative view is that you are spared this scourge ...