This past week I was in Europe, in Germany and the Netherlands. Thursday I was stuck inside all day due to rain, but after dinner the rain let up and I went out with my camera and the very nice (and relatively inexpensive) Tokina AF 12-24mm f/4 AT-X 124 Pro DX II Lens. This is about half the price ($495) of the Nikon equivalent and is a solid, great performing lens. The challenge I set for myself was to just use this lens, no switching, forcing me to think in wide angle terms. The f4 setting let in a fair amount of light and the D7000 range resulted in (I think) decent photos.
The Normandie Hotel was clearly a gorgeous hotel in its heyday. Built in 1945 it has been closed for years. The toothless-man […]
Snow was falling on Penn State’s University Park campus in mid December 2013. Students had organized a vigil in front of the […]
With Freiburg Germany as our base, we also traveled to Basel. It was a short train ride away and three round-trip tickets […]
Yesterday there were massive rains on the mountain. I am told that it even dislodged boulders that rolled into the streets causing […]