This morning as the sun came up the dew was thick upon the grass and near me was the camera with the 200-500mm lens on it. Nikon says it is good for macro photography so why not? Being a 6 pound lens it is a bit unwieldy for a lot of close work (close being relative, roughly 5 feet away) but it did yield nice, crisp shots with beautiful bokeh even at f5.6.
Handheld at sunrise this is not the best image, but the motion is captured.
In addition to the reenactment of the Battle of Gettysburg there is also the simple beauty of the countryside.
We took a 15 minute train ride to Koog Zaandijk, famous, apparently, for its windmills. Cute place, a bit like a Dutch […]
UPDATE: I spotted a hummingbird from a long way off. Take a look at the uncropped and cropped photos. Not bad. Remember […]