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Longer texts about photography.

The Entire Creator Sky Book On This Site

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Any interest in reading the science fiction book I wrote in 2012? I just put the entire text on my website. I’d rather have it be read than sit on Amazon with little attention: http://photographybanzai.com/creator-sky-book/ You can hate me for the cliffhanger ending later.

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Nikon D600: An outing to Rockcut State Park

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I recently finished acquiring all of the decided upon replacement gear after selling off my entire Pentax tool set. Although there were various reasons, the main was to go “full frame” with the Nikon D600 as my main camera (D7000 being my second). The D600 is lacking in some aspects such as maximum shutter and flash sync speeds, but besides that it is a very solid camera specification wise. The … Continue reading

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Getting started with Nikon, the D7000

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Around September, I made the decision to switch to a system that supports full-frame imaging sensors. I currently have all of my previous gear on consignment, so I’ve only been able to get a few things to hold my photography over until it is liquidated. I was hoping that consignment would be quick and painless, but it looks like it will take a long time to get most things sold … Continue reading

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Picked up a Pentax Optio WG-II

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I recently consigned my last DSLR camera body. While I am still hanging onto some lenses for a potential local sale, I wanted to move forward with selling as much of my equipment as possible. I do have a very old digicam that I mostly used in 2006, but I thought something low cost, yet new, would be a good idea. The Optio WG-II line just dropped in price at … Continue reading

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Japanese Gardens Meetup – experimental photography

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I went back again to the local Japanese garden for a stroll around the place as well as some recreational photography. You can see the entire gallery here (plus larger versions of the examples). I also made a video from clips taken at the garden: I had checked the forecast a day or two before and noticed a moderate chance of showers. My decision was to use only the K-5 … Continue reading

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