Photogeekery

Canikon Returns

Canikon Returns

April 20, 2010: I owned a D300 for a while a couple of years ago. Just for giggles and grins one day I kludged up an adapter to fit my Canon 500mm IS to the D300 using an old Nikon F mount and a Canon extension ring. Results with the Canikon hybrid weren’t too bad. […]


24mm 1.4 Dandelion

24mm 1.4 Dandelion

April 19, 2010: Took the new 24mm/1.4 on my lunchtime walk today hoping to see what it could see. I didn’t see much, which naturally limited the 24’s options, but I did do quickie test at f/1.4 to check bokeh. This dandelion and a hundred of his friends are behind our office on a slope […]


Saturday Cat Blogging

Saturday Cat Blogging

April 17, 2010: Rule 955.1 (a) (II) of the Obsessive Amateur Photographer Handbook requires an ” . . . immediate photograph of a cat, dog or child upon receipt of a new piece of gear.” Never one to flout the rules, when I unwrapped my new Nikon 24mm f/1.4 and bolted it to the D700 […]


Alice Cooper, The Formative Years

Alice Cooper, The Formative Years

After several rain showers the makeup reminded me more of an early Alice Cooper concert than a cow.


Mark III Silliness

Mark III Silliness

If opinions were gold, the Internet would have a value in excess of the national debt.