Archives for March 2011

Can you hear me now?

Nothing so important about today’s post. I just liked the way the ridges turned out in the cone of this speaker, so I’m sharing the image.

New England Spring

It’s a long winter. Photo from the first days of “spring” in New England.

Perigee Moon

Last night, if the skies were clear, you might have seen the largest appearing full moon in twenty years. The moon’s orbit is not circular, and this was the closest a full moon has been to the earth since 1993.

Light at the end of the tunnel

Part of Boston’s public transit system. Photo of a subway train on approach.

How much light does your lens let in?

Tamron v. Nikon tests continue with these images of a Foo Dog in very poor lighting.


This beauty is one of the shop dogs at Eyelook Optical (we showed you Lulu in the past, and Claire’s boots, too). Funny how I end up lying on the ground in Patty’s store… Claire and I both picked up a pair a really cool frames by Seraphin while we were there. I’ll try to […]

Wooden Bowls

In the Tamron / Nikon lens tests, we move on to wooden bowls. See the difference the aperture makes in these test shots.

The Contenders

Here are the two lenses under consideration. On the left, the Tamron AF 28-75mm f/2.8. On the right, the Nikon 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6.

Of Nikon and Tamron lenses

Nikon glass v. Tamron glass in this post (with a couple photos). What lens makes the most sense?

How much money do you have?

Albuquerque Airport

A couple of photos from my recent trip to New Mexico taken at the Albuquerque airport.