Life at 1.4

Nikon D700 + Nikkor AFS 24mm f/1.4G There’s a place in my bag as well as my heart for both zoom and prime glass. I don’t think I could shoot exclusively with just one or the other, because both types can accomplish different things in various situations. For ultimate depth of field control and maximum […]

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Just found this image buried in my archives. Almost forgot about it! I met this cat on a leisurely stroll in Kyoto this past spring. He was perched on a ledge overlooking someone’s backyard, relaxing and enjoying the calm day. Took this with one of my favorite lenses, the Tokina 50-135mm f/2.8. I think the […]

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Is the Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 VC sharp at f/2.8? Mine is. Focus accuracy is good too, so I must have nabbed a good copy. It does tend to vignette more than I’d like at f/2.8, but I can live with it. I just realized that Suki is two years old as of last month. She’s […]

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One-Day Vacation in Sausalito

Today was a vacation day. No cleaning, no cooking, no organizing, no studying, no work, no doing anything that HAS to be done. Our destination? Sausalito California, a quick 2o minute drive from our house. We found the spot above for some dawn shooting as we pulled into town. The weather was perfect even before […]

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Good Morning Shiba

スキちゃん、おはいよう! This morning, shortly after waking up, I came back to the bedroom to find Suki like this. She was fast asleep, like a little fox in her den, and I ran to my camera bag to try to capture it. Unfortunately, she noticed my presence when I came back with my equipment, and so […]

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