Tag Archives: #DSLR 📸

Fleeting Summer Solstice Magic – Transient Memories!

Fortunately we have DSLR’s these days. Imagine clicking away with a film camera to get the best shots. I almost missed this challenge… that’s just how transient moments can be. However, we witnessed our first Arklow summer solstice sunset the … Continue reading

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Crisp…

Focus… how crisp can you get? How crisp do you want to get? Sometimes, the closer you get to your target the more you mess with your camera’s mind. Today’s DSLR’s want to take control, they want to decide where … Continue reading

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Dinnertime!

For this week’s challenge Michelle features a hummingbird as her focal point. A hummingbird having it’s dinner. In the last few weeks I’ve been trying to get photos of the birds around our house. I put out feed and set … Continue reading

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Ice Phone Fun!

Yesterday I showed you the tweaked ice photo. Look closely at this photo… you’ll see the same pattern all along the left of the pic. You’ll also see the GLW’s be-speckled arm as she attempts to get a better shot … Continue reading

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The Three Pillars

There I was… going to teach you about the three pillars. Then, I did a search on the Big G for said three columns of eternal existence and found that just about every philosophy, dogma or civilization, past and present, … Continue reading

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Monday Macro!

That detail got you sitting up? I really hope so because this photo is the first one on the blog taken with the new toy. Yep, Taxman Santi arrived early so the happy household now sports a Nikon 3300. Oh, … Continue reading

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Full Moon Rising…

Saturday evening was cold but bright. No clouds to speak of. That offered great opportunity to set off down the road to get a moon rise at a place where we once witnessed a spectacular full moon rising. Unfortunately, that … Continue reading

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Dry – Ailsa’s WTT

Man, this is not an easy one here in Ireland! Dry? Yes… all the rain we’re having actually prompted Ailsa to hunt for something dry… even if it’s just memories of dry. I can well remember dry… back in the … Continue reading

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