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Kat Through Time

Posted on March 5th, by tac in Photography. No Comments

My little buddy has a sister coming next week, and I thought it’d be fun to post some of my favorite photos of her throughout her life so far.

When she was born my camera had been purchased for use in surveillance, and other than a couple snapshots here and there, I’d never used it for anything else.  Kat not … read more

I never much cared for shaving

Posted on March 5th, by tac in Life, Photography. No Comments

Most of my life shaving was something that had to borne, not an enjoyable part of the day.   Deciding to try a safety razor rather than disposables changed all that.  The care it takes to avoid nicks, cuts, razor burn, etc, results in a sensual treat upon waking.  It takes longer than my old way, but as part of a … read more

Stuff in the backyard…

Posted on March 4th, by tac in Photography. 1 Comment

_DSC0009-Edit  Taken after seeing how the morning light was reflecting off this weird tree/plant in our backyard.  I liked the various shades of green and the blown out background; and I especially liked the sharply in focus vertical leaf.  If I go for this tree again however, I think I’d prefer a bit more depth of field.



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Another try

Posted on February 7th, by tac in Photography. No Comments

Another try, this time with bounding on all sides but the one facing the camera.  Still not really working the way I want.  No doubt this would be much much simpler, except possibly the reflection issue, with a macro lens.

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Posted on February 6th, by tac in Photography. No Comments

Pretty much a failed attempt to get a photo of Dragon Pearl White Tea unfurling in water.  I learned:

  • My tripod head is completely inadequate for use with my 18 – 300mm lens (something I would have known if I’d bothered doing any research…)
  • I bounded the glass below, behind, and to the left; using white sheets of paper –
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