Monthly Archives: April 2014

I’m not gone, just knee deep in a new course

Sorry guys, I haven’t been to consistent with blogging these days. First we left on vacation in a wifiless place (no opportunity to post), then we tragically lost our pet (NO desire to either make pictures, share them, or do … Continue reading

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New dog ? Tether it !

On day 5 of living with us, Google decided to try and push her luck a little. She growled at Marla twice, and snapped at me as well. Uh uh, can’t do that, sweetie. I didn’t get mad. Well, internally … Continue reading

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If you had only one

Picture of the month, for me.

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Backyard fun

Google in her kingdom Marla declared she wants to be a musketeer… Started practicing Hasn’t hurt anyone. Yet Google thinks life is just perfect. And it is She gets nearly 600 square meters to roam Sticks to chew on A … Continue reading

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Shooting action with the Navitar = a lot of pretty cool blurry pics

The Navitar is a C mount, 75mm prime, with max 1.3 aperture. It’s a chunk of metal and glass with what seems an endless focus throw, and nailing focus at wide apertures can really be a challenge. Shooting a 5 … Continue reading

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Taking pictures again

Been playing with a New FD 50/1.4 on the A7 Been getting the NEX7 back out again. Actually I can quite remember what shot was done with which camera or lens, and it’s not really relevant. What matters is that … Continue reading

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Google (and a word on the NewFD 50 f:1.4)

Yeah, selfies stink, but a selfy with a newly acquired dog is cool That’s actually Google sleeping in Cannelle’s bed in the car, on the way home She watched the road with much interest Today we found out she’s the … Continue reading

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Google it

It’s become generic language. For “seek information on X or Y on the internet”, we just usually say “Google it”. Well, here’s *our* Google I woulndn’t have picked that name, given the choice, but choice is a pretty limited concept … Continue reading

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Sorry I’ve been away. There’s a sad reason why

The late, much loved, much missed, Cannelle Our 2014 Easter, Brittany vacation, took a dramatic turn, when on the 4th day, our beloved Toy Continental Spaniel, Cannelle, had a fatal accident. I won’t go into details, as said accident was … Continue reading

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Sony A7 meets the Navitar 75/1.3

Crop mode only. The Navitar is a C mount lens, that vignettes significantly on APS-C, and ridiculously on FF. It’s actually optimized for m4/3, but works well with the A7’s crop mode enabled Another beautiful spring day Perfect time for … Continue reading

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