Tag: cold

Follow-up to the last post – some bird photos

Following up from my previous post where I mentioned that I shot a couple of bird photographs. Now, bird photography is not my usual “thing”, but when the chance arises from time to time I do enjoy the challenge. A challenge it is, as I do not own the proper equipment for bird photography. Especially considering the birds in my…

I miss the snow

Here it is, the 1st of February, the middle of winter, and we have yet to have any appreciable snowfall. We have only had a couple of snow events so far this winter and together they only amounted to just a few inches, and then quickly melted within the next day or so after they occurred. Mostly it has just…

Icicles melt

We had some freezing rain along with a little more snow last night. My truck was encased in the frozen fun and before I thawed it out, I grabbed a few photos of the icicles hanging from it in various spots. It would have been a good day to head out into the woods and get some frozen nature shots…

365-335 Cool on the hill

Ah, December. The last month of my 365! If there is one thing I learned during this project, it’s knowing that there is always a picture out there. I go out most days not knowing what I’ll shoot or where, yet at the end of the day I have a photo. Sometimes more than one. They may not all be award…

365-9

I tried experimenting today with macro by reversing my Super-Takumar 28mm lens on my K20D. The only problem was I don’t have a proper reversing ring and I was handholding the lens over the mount. Hard to do at such close range and it allowed light leaks. I was close on a few but most were pretty bad. After that failed…