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cool camera!

Start with an oooh, and stretch it way out: “Oooh … cool camera!”. It is, rather– the F3T is the titanium bodied version of the great Nikon F3 all manual pro camera of the early 1980s.  It was super strong … Continue reading

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mgb squares (and stupid google)

Looks like we’re having some kind of a car week on the ol’ blog, so let’s continue it with a few square photos* of an absolutely smashing chrome bumper MGB I saw at the post office this morning.  It’s that … Continue reading

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mongolian or korean barbecue- a cubic photo documentary

Whatever you call it, this choose-your-own-ingredients feature on the flat top grill is the latest thing going at the local Chinese buffets.  Even our local strip mall hole in the wall has started doing it, with highly satisfactory results.   This … Continue reading

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dire corgi with a pancake

If the dire corgi could read, he would be bitterly disappointed by this post, since it is a portrait taken with my pancake lens, and not a picture of His Direness eating a pancake.(I’m quite pleased with the 40mm f/2.8 … Continue reading

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when a monster meets a pancake

Due to a long story (which is actually kind of boring, or I would tell it here), I recently rediscovered a small lens.  It is what photography people call a “pancake” lens, which is designed to be very flat and … Continue reading

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spicy hungarian brushpile limousine

Spicy Hungarian brushpile limousine.  There’s a zesty group of English words.  And it’s so much more interesting than saying “here are two photographs I took recently with my Polaroid Cube toy camera”. Someday I’m going to have to explore my … Continue reading

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“just post a picture of the dog”

When in doubt, just post a picture of the dog.  On a whim, I chose the least-used camera in the house: the one in my tablet.  (OK, I’ve never used it.)  While trolling through its unfamilar settings, I found the … Continue reading

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welcome to my world

I went out to take some photographs this afternoon*, and parked the Pentax** on the coffee table while I put on my shoes.  And then I realized I had set up a little still life that says a lot about … Continue reading

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snow day– bird in flight

About 20 inches or so landed in the yard during the Super Bowl Storm.  Very pretty, if you like that sort of thing, so of course I took some snowy day photographs for you with my phone camera.  Imagine my … Continue reading

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the box with the greek letter tape

It takes a moment to parse the pleasant red pattern on this shipping tape on this box– it’s the Greek letter sigma repeated over and over.  Which might suggest the contents could include a new lens from … Sigma.  (Well, … Continue reading

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