Tag Archives: Reflex-Nikkor C 500mm f/8

Super Moon

I know, it’s old news already — I’m two days late posting “Super Moon” pictures.

I dragged Mrs. HoaiPhai down to the end of the street on Saturday night (May 5, 2012) to spend half an hour waiting for the Moon to rise only to find out that, for some reason, I thought it would come up in a slightly different spot than I had imagined, so all my shots were taken with branches all around and not the row of buildings I had planned. Nevertheless, here they are…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Together

Mr. and Mrs. Goldfinch eating dinner out together.

“Together” can mean many things but I won’t bore you with too many words… I’ll save that for another post.
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Weekly Photo Challenge: Opportunity

A turkey vulture (I think) looking for an opportunity in the misfortune of another. Taken handheld with a Reflex-Nikkor C 500mm f/8 mounted on a D300.

Apologies for a hastily prepared submission to this week’s challenge!
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Recumbent Review: The Mighty Reflex-Nikkor C 500mm f/8

WARNING! This post includes photos featuring annular bokeh, which may offend and nauseate some photographers. Viewer discretion is advised.

About the Recumbent Reviews

Welcome to the the third in the series of Recumbent Reviews!

This series of articles will examine photographic equipment and accessories from an ordinary user’s point of view. You’ll find none of that snooty “I’m an expert so my opinion is the final word” guff you get from the professional reviewers you’ll find elsewhere on the interwebs. Here we’ll break new ground by throwing out a lot of opinion seasoned with speculation with a side order of silliness and whimsy. Ranting and raving are all part of the local colour!

Hopefully you’ll enjoy yourself while learning all about stuff that will help you take better pictures while draining your bank account.

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Update on the Canadian Forces’ Activities in Niagara

The mystery plane with markings suggesting it's Canadian military.

Two posts ago, in Weekly Photo Challenge: Fall, I showed you some pictures of what I believe to be a Canadian Forces aircraft expelling two parachutists. These photos were taken in April of 2009 and haven’t seen anything that I though was a military aircraft since… until this week.
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Weekly Photo Challenge: Fall

Take a good look... this is the only image that will meet your expectations.

So here are my submissions for this week’s topic, “Fall”.

Unfortunately, I live in Canada’s Deep South and the leaves have not yet begun to change, except for on my neighbour’s maple which has had dalmation spots on its leaves since June.
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