Nice park in Tennessee to do some day hiking and rock climbing. Photos taken with Nikon D200.
The yellow trail meanders through the woods and eventually splits to a blue overnight trail or a red trail. The red trail completes the loop back to the beginning. The problem with the red trail is it leads to the edge of the interstate and crosses an old railroad bridge that has been paved over. … Continue reading Yellow trail leads to hell. All photos taken with Nikon D200.
Bought a Nikon FE about 4 months ago for 59.00 dollars. Had to replace the light seals 3 times and sometimes the mirror gets stuck. Plus the cost of film development is between 15 and 17 dollars at the local marts. Mostly these pictures are me doing a quick shoot just to get developed and … Continue reading Nikon FE light seal check.
This was my first day out with the Nikon D200 using the Nikor DX AF-S 55-200mm 1:4-5.6G ED VR lens. Well I feel the images are to dark. White balance settings could be better. I was shooting at 1/1000 on a dark day. I did not edit these images except for cropping. Now I’m currently … Continue reading Nikon D200 test of people Kayaking.
Hard sandstone. So hard you better pray your bolt holds when your bloody fingers give way as you make a quick decent. Made a day trip and walked up the big hill. Pulled out my trusty Nikon D70 and made some shots. The Tennessee Wall is located in Prentice Cooper State Forest. Long and winding … Continue reading The Tennessee Wall. Big rock and big hearts.
Mostly these pictures are of reflections off the water. Plus some birds and random photos. I was using the AF-S Nikkor 55-200 mm lens with VR. When I was shooting the geese, I set the AF-area mode on closest subject. I was having a hard time focusing in on the geese and birds. I batch … Continue reading Reflections was the theme of the day out with the Nikon D70.
For some reason is of this yellow flower. Well I guess the reason was of the shadow it cast on the leaf below. This one day I walked through this field and all the flowers were in full bloom. Later that month I returned and the field was empty. Like life...we are here and then … Continue reading My favorite recent photo of a flower.
Bought a used Nikon 35mm f/1.8 DX lens (paid 112.00 dollars) on ebay and I’ve been testing it out. Currently I’m shooting with a Nikon D60 that was introduced in 2008. You can purchase these cameras cheap on the web. This Nikon D60 only had around 4500 shutter clicks. I paid around 120.00 dollars for … Continue reading Nikon 35mm f/1.8 DX Lens and Nikon D60 camera test.
There is a little gem of a mountain bike trail tucked away in an inconspicuous corner of Cumberland Mountain State Park in Crossville, Tennessee. Drive into the park and head toward the restaurant and then take a hard right and follow the signs to the tennis courts on top of the hill. Take a left … Continue reading Alley cat mountain bike trailhead in Crossville, Tennessee USA.
What is it that attracts people to small town fairs? Fun? The fun consists of carnival rides, food, animals, music and etc…. I met one lady that just liked to watch the people. Fried Oreo's and other healthy foods to raise your blood sugar. Winning a Guns and Roses framed picture on the dart balloon … Continue reading Small town fair in Tennessee, USA.