Grapevine Photowalk

Good times at the Grapevine photowalk with the Dallas Photo Walk Meetup group (now sadly defunct). I spent the vast majority of the time wandering around by myself and marveling at the changes a little town can undergo in just a few years. Most  interesting to me—and not pictured, unfortunately—there were numerous instances of fresh […]

… in a network of lines that intersect

More fun with the new (old) lens! This one begged to go b/w from the start, since the subject looks b/w already to my eyes, but goes green & yellow at these magnifications/scales/distances. Fun, if wildly dusty, times. Yes, I cleaned the sensor again last night, and, yes, it got dust on it from merely […]

365.83 8:1, yes, 8:1

A new old toy arrived today: a Nikkor 24mm f/2.8 ai. This is incredible. Sharp, contrasty, good color rendition and saturation, well-corrected, and capable of an astonishing 8:1 reproduction ratio on 100mm of extension tubes. D7000. Nikkor 24mm f/2.8 ai, reversed, on 100mm of extension tubes. ISO400, 1 second, f/11. More pictures of a ruler […]