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September 2010

Photography

New lens

I don’t know why I didn’t do it before, but I bought a 35mm f/1.8 lens for my DSLR. It is much lighter than the zoom lens I’ve been toting around, and it really sucks in light. Hopefully both of these characteristics will lead to the camera being used more frequently! And  ...

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Photography Travel

Middle of nowhere, Texas

Here are some photos from a trip I took recently, north of Abilene. It is so sparsely populated there, it felt good to get out where you can see the horizon and sprawl isn’t taking over every last thing. Peek-a-boo! Lots of eryngo everywhere. It looks like tiny purple pineapples. Lots of  ...

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