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Monthly Archives: August 2010

Day 241: On my short list….

…of places to come back to… Outside Mount Rainier National Park! It is the Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad! (Nikon Coolpix L11 on Auto) OK, this one needs some work… (Nikon Coolpix L11 on Auto) Stopping traffic! (1/180, f8, 120mm, ISO 200, -1/2 stop) Steamin’! ! (1/45, f8, 28mm, ISO 200) Smokin’!  No, really… (1/125, f8, […]

Day 240

Moving the Daily Daughter v2.0 back to college… (Nikon Coolpix L11 on Auto) ~Curtis in Tacoma??? {!-{>

Day 239

Ummm, this is kind’a high… (Nikon Coolpix L11 on Auto) Wheeee!!!??? (Nikon Coolpix L11 on Auto) ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 238: Harlee gets the bug!

My new riding buddy! (Nikon Coolpix L11 on Auto) ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! !{!-{>

Day 237

The Daily Wife and I were taking some stuff out to Robyn’s when we just happened upon this moonrise…I wish we had seen it a couple minutes earlier, but these worked out pretty good! (1/750, f4.5, 130mm, ISO 200, -2 stop) (1/2000, f4.5, 130mm, ISO 800, -1 stop) (1/500, f8, 300mm, ISO 400)

Day 236: More of the Osprey’s Lunch!

A few more shots of the Osprey and his lunch, down by Rainbow Falls: (1/3000, f8, 235mm, ISO 200, -1/2 stop) (1/3000, f8, 235mm, ISO 200, -1/2 stop) (1/3000, f8, 235mm, ISO 200, -1/2 stop) (1/3000, f8, 235mm, ISO 200, -1/2 stop) (1/3000, f8, 235mm, ISO 200, -1/2 stop) ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 235: Don’t forget to look up!

I was getting ready to drive home after my walk down by Rainbow Falls today.  Good thing I looked up!  These are all 100% crops, not reduced at all…he was pretty dang close!  And now, the Osprey’s Lunch… (Click to enlarge, BACK to return, all wallpaper sized!) (1/1000, f8, 225mm, ISO 200, -1/2 stop) (1/1500, […]

Day 234: Every pilot’s dilemma!

More ducks! “Flight control, I am ready for take off!” (1/1000, f8, 600mm, ISO 400) “Roger, commencing take off.” (1/1000, f8, 600mm, ISO 400) “No! Wait! Stop! Ohhh…Got an itch!  Ahhhh…” (1/1000, f8, 600mm, ISO 400) Two bonus photos: Double Crested Cormorant in flight. (1/1000, f8, 600mm, ISO 400) Mean Mr. Seagull. (1/1000, f8, 600mm, […]

Day 233

I was out fooling around with my Sigma 600mm f8 Mirror lens today.  I think the camera body slightly surpasses the ability of the lens.  This is why there are “digitally optimized” lenses now.  The other limitation I have found is that it is a manual focus lens, and the Canon DSLR (Digital Single Lens […]

Day 232: Crossing the road…

(1/350, f8, 300mm, ISO 100, -1/2 stop) (1/500, f8, 300mm, ISO 100, -1/2 stop) (1/350, f8, 300mm, ISO 100, -1/2 stop) ~Curtis in /\/\onTana1 {!-{>