Saturday, December 31, 2011

Some End of Year Reminders......Best of the Blog


My End of Year Updates will be posted this coming week.  This is just a reminder that I'll be compiling my "Best Of the Blog".  So vote for your favorites by leaving a comment on any of the 2011 postings!

Here's an offering from a new project I'm under taking:  The 50mm (or Normal Lens) Project.  I've decided to rediscover that standard lens that came with all of our old SLR film cameras.  I had started this on my other Blog (see Link above), but it's probably more appropriate here.

Minolta SRT-202
T-MAX 400
Rokker f/1.7 50mm lens

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Welcome New Blogger Friends!

Greetings All,

Hope your Holidays were Bright and Cheery!  I spent my time relaxing and am now enjoying a week's paid vacation time!  Who knew any where in the Corporate world was still doing that!

Long time followers know that I always make a special post for Blogger Friends every decade.  And we recently surpassed 70, so welcome!

From Moab, UT at Negro Bill's Canyon
Camera: Minolta SRT-202
Lens: Tamron 28-200 f/2.7 zoom
Film:  Kodak T-MAX 400
Filter: Dark Orange

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Friday, December 23, 2011

Cereus Part III

Nothing Lasts Forever..........

Another 24 hours later and the flower has closed.........

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Cereus Part II

It opened about 30 hours after the first photo.  This is about 8:00AM so it has been open overnight.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Night Blooming Cereus

For years I had a Cereus that never bloomed.  I recently had the opportunity to buy one with blossoms ready to go.  This is a true night blooming variety; the flowers start to open at about 9:00 in the evening only last 24 hours.

We'll watch the progress of the flower for the rest of this week.  Next week, End of Year Wrap up.  In case you wondered where I've been, had some ups and downs finishing my course work.  But more importantly we've been working on the darkroom.  It will make its debut in early January 2012.

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Maize Maze

The Maze itself was past peak.....but the corn was still photogenic:

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Photo Merge at Brainard Lake

Merged from 2 35mm frames.  Note the other photographer on the right edge of the image.