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Month: February 2017

Lens Flare! What? Can I Get Rid of It?

Lens flare? What? Who knew? I was out at a local conservation area in my neighborhood recently with my Canon 5D Mark IV with my 70-200 zoom lens attached.  I was out hiking around looking specifically for birds, but the area around me was so beautiful, that I decided some landscape shots would be nice also. Enter the lens flare! I typically have my lens hood close at hand, but if you know anything about the Canon 70-200 zoom lens, you know that it is HUGE!  All on its own it is a heavy, long lens, and when you...

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The Day I Dropped My Canon 5D Mark IV

Yes…I dropped my Canon 5D Mark IV.  Just typing out those words hurts my heart!  I had just come back from a nice, long, relaxing day at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge with Midnight, my camera.  (Yes…my camera has a name.  That should give you a hint as to how sad I was when I dropped her!)  I had spent the day hiking several different trails at Hagerman with my camera in hand. I saw so many pretty landscapes, some cool birds, some strange birds, and lots of beautiful land on the Big Mineral Arm of Lake Texoma.  It was a...

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On My Nightstand

The Widow by Fiona Barton

There’s a lot Jean hasn’t said over the years about the crime her husband was suspected of committing. She was too busy being the perfect wife, standing by her man while living with the accusing glares and the anonymous harassment. . . . . . [Read More]

On My Kindle

The Singles Game by Lauren Weisberger

When America’s sweetheart, Charlotte “Charlie” Silver, makes a pact with the devil—the infamously brutal tennis coach Todd Feltner—she finds herself catapulted into a world of celebrity stylists, private parties, charity matches aboard mega-yachts, and secret dates with Hollywood royalty.…[Read More]

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