Really enjoying the Macro Mondays group on Flickr. Nice weekly challenges. This past week the challenge was monochrome. Any subject. This is a shot of a replica of a Gunter’s quadrant. As a bonus the photo was Explored! Shot with the Sony A65 and the Minolta 50mm f1.7 with a +2 closeup filter.
Mr. Old School strikes again with his photo of a tree swallow at John Heinz NWR. Such beautiful birds. Jewel-toned, shining blue feathers. This was shot at 300mm requiring a bit of stealth and patience to get close enough for the capture. Shot with the Sony a500 and the Minolta 75-300mm at 300mm.
Mr. Old School’s gathering of turtles hits Flickr’s Explore making it to 255 in the top 500. Of course I can understand the appeal. TURTLES! Plus, it’s a great shot. From John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge. Shot with a Sony a500 and the Minolta 75-300mm.
Another John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge was picked up by Explore this past week. Shot at sunset with MY CELL PHONE. Motorola MotoX 1058.
Pretty excited. The first photo Explored on Flickr! Shot down at John Heinz NWR. Great White Heron. The exceptionally amazing part of making Explore is that the photo was taken with the Minolta 500mm Rokkor-X which is a manual lens. Very tricky to use especially with wildlife. It’s encouraging that getting a good shot with […]