Flare and Ghosts

This is just a brief report on the Nikon 50mm 1.8 E Series, and its flare and ghost characteristics. This picture should pretty much say it all. Note also the thread and hair, left behind by the ‘lint-free’ glass-cleaning cloth. That’s what I get for trying to dry negatives with cloth… (I found a better […]

a brief vacation, part 2

If you didn’t know much about Kerrville, well… it’s in the Hill Country and it straddles the Guadalupe river; it’s surrounded by beautiful rolling hills, dotted with dying farms and creased by dried up-looking creeks; it’s a great place for scenic drives and for photography, if the light and weather is right…