Canon EOS 5D Mark II + 15-30mm, 1/80 @ f/7.1 An amzingly timeless structure, built in the 50′s. It looks good from any angle. Chapel of the Holy Cross
Canon EOS 5D Mark II + EF180mm f/3.5L Macro USM, 1/160 @ f/11 ..but I like it. Another fine photo taken at the Arboritum at Flagstaff.
On a recent trip through the southwest, we were fortunate enough to have been told about the Arboritum at Flagstaff. In addition to a grand display of flora they also have a raptors program. The Eurasian Eagle Owl looks much … Continue reading
When I was in the Grand Canyon, I had the chance to try a Canon 70-200mm f2.8 IS zoom. It was a bad idea. Focus is instant and sharp? Oh my, yes. Now I have to have one. Currently OOS … Continue reading
Long after most of the tourists had departed from shooting the sunset, the light got really diffuse and beautiful. This was my favorite shot after sunset.
Since last night was the full moon, I decided to try and use moonlight to photograph the canyon. An added bonus was the over flight of the International Space Station. Update: There’s a second faint light streak to the right … Continue reading
I participated in a Canon event at the Grand Canyon today. It was a chance for non-DSLR users to try them out for free. Since I already have one, I took the chance to sample one of Canon’s best lenses, … Continue reading
We visited the Chapel of the Holy Cross in Sedona. It is a truly astounding piece of architecture looking perfectly correct in 2009 despite the fact that it was designed & built in the early 50′s. I have a number … Continue reading
Passing through Texas on the way from Oklahoma to New Mexico, we stopped at a rest area to make a lunch. It was about 95 degrees and I noticed the Cedar Waxwings sat on branches with their beaks open. I … Continue reading
A friend and photography teacher, Carol Leigh, has a fascination with rust, old cars and assorted other things. While crusing the streets of downtown Santa Fe, I saw this sign outside a gallery that immediatly caught my eye. You can … Continue reading
Just outside Santa Fe New Mexico, we stopped to marvel at the big skies all around. I snapped this shot of Brigitte and though it might look nice in high contrast B&W. Later, I mentioned to her that she was … Continue reading
Swallowtail uploaded by admin. This butterfly was so intent on mining some road apples that it let me get very close. Dupont State forest in North Carolina.