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Isn't it pretty? My cell phone camera could not do it justice! There's a brightness of the city lights reflecting off the falling snow that would take a much better camera than I currently possess. Would love to see others attempts...please share!
Looks like your making good use of your birthday present to yourself…some nice pix!
So Saturday was my birthday (fifty-one and still having fun!). So I bought myself a new (fairly inexpensive) camera and I wanted to see how it would do. The first stop was Joshua Tree National Park. This is a great place to visit. However, there was trouble on the horizon…. (insert ominous music here).
At the main entrance, there we started our journey.
Of course, you have to take some images of the Joshua Trees.
Big rock (and dark clouds!!!)
Great tree at one of the hiking trail heads.
On the way to Keys View, a look back at the park shows ….. RAIN!!!!
Clouds about to rain on my parade (and birthday…Nooooooo!)
At the parking lot of Key’s View. From here you can see Mt. San Jacinto (covered by clouds) and the San Andreas fault.
You can also see the entire Cochella valley from the same spot.
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So this weekend started out on a bad note. Well, bad for my wallet at least, great fun for me!
I was looking around for a good low light lens for the upcoming Night Sky Photography workshop that my astronomy club is putting on September 7-8 (if you are in the area you too can participate…its $120 to learn from one of the masters of the craft Dennis Mammana).
Right as you walked in to the Expo, there they were…my dream lenses! No, those aren’t telescopes (although they could be), they are just really long lenses. The Sigma above what their 400mm F2.8 monster. The Canon 400mm was surprisingly light for all the glass in the lens. Both were sharp edge to edge. However, I…
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We all have our roles to play, parts in the drama of dualistic life on Earth. As children, we dream big, imaging anything and everything that we can think of—it’s all possible. Until, of course, we tell someone—some adult or older child about our dreams. It’s not that they are “wrong” – they had the … Continue reading No Small Parts – Just Small Minds