Still no PC. Don’t buy anything from Acer, people. Everything they make is garbage. I *have* my new PC, but it doesn’t work, and their support is not helpful.
So, back to the archives. Here’s one from Hawaii. This was taken on Oahu, at the very southwest corner. The names are fuzzy, but based on a quick Google Maps search, it looks like this is Makapuu Point, on the Kalanianaole Highway.
New PC is still on its way, so no Telluride photo again today.
I think this is Yosemite Falls. I mean, it’s absolutely something from Yosemite National Park. Honestly, I don’t remember which waterfall is which, and this is from almost 3 years ago, so the details from the trip have long ago started to become fuzzy. We were there in early November. I like that the fall colors there peak around November, because that’s later than most other places I might find myself in the fall. (Which means that, if the budget/time allows, I could theoretically go there after my own fall ends, and get a second go. Not that I generally have budget/time to do that. Just saying, “if”… uh huh.)
Anyway, maybe next week I’ll be back to Colorado photos.
Thursday, August 8, 2013
I apologize, I don’t have a Telluride-area photo queued up for today. I went ahead and upgraded my PC (so it will run Lightroom – the 8 year old or whatever beast I was using before just wasn’t cutting it), but it’s in the middle of being shipped. Fortunately I’ve got a ton of stuff in the backlog that I never got around to posting yet.
This was taken at Point Reyes National Seashore, which is a little bit northwest of San Francisco.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Okay, enough of a break, back to the bright yellows from my Colorado trip. This is another one from the approach to Ophir Pass, a bit south of Telluride. And, this is another shot that would have been better had my equipment not been giving me problems. Specifically, this is yet another victim of the corner/edge softness in my Tamron 17-50. (If you’ll remember – I ended up sending it in for warranty repair after this trip. They apparently did indeed find some things wrong with it, so I’m currently waiting for it to get back here in the mail.) You can see what I’m talking about along the top ridgeline. And, I also had to crop the image some (pained me quite a bit to do that – as I felt that the original composition was better) because the stuff that used to be along the right edge and in the top right corner were just too distracting in their blurriness. Sigh. Oh well.
Notes: Canon EOS Rebel T1i, Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 lens. 1/250s, f/6.3, ISO 200. Focal length: 43mm.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
A couple more days of break from the bright yellow Colorado fall pics. I actually had some Washington fall pics lined up for the past couple days, but I never got around to posting them. Perhaps tomorrow I’ll use one of those. As for this one, I didn’t remember until after I was halfway through posting it that I used another one from this series “recently”. (Meaning, just a few posts ago – although that post came like a year ago in real time.) Oh well.
I don’t actually remember what lens I used to take this picture – it was either my old Kiron lens (that doesn’t have electronic anything) or with an extension tube. (Or perhaps both!) Regardless, there was no EXIF data about the lens or even about the focal length. Since my record keeping is nonexistent, there is no way to tell. (Although the last one I posted from the series might say – so if you’re super curious, you could check that.)
Notes: Canon EOS Rebel T4i, Unknown lens. 1/640s, unknown aperture, ISO 400. Focal length: unknown.