A Few Snapshots with my new Sigma 17-70 f2.8-f4.0

Got a new lens (Sigma 17-70 f2.8-f4.0) recently and decided to give it a test run in a clearing near my house.

Of course, I still don’t really know how to use my camera, so don’t judge me too much! So, if you’ve run across this article while considering this lens, don’t let my shots deter you.

Check out the photos …. [Read more…]

Carnival Triumph Cruise to Cozumel

Went on a family and friends cruise in January 2013 that was 15 months in the making. We were on the Carnival Triumph about a month before it broke down on another voyage that shared our same route.

Luckily we had no problems and I had a Nikon D5200 with me to take some shots. At the time, I hadn’t yet settled on which camera I wanted to purchase for myself. The cruise provided a good chance to try to figure out how that camera worked. [Read more…]

Hiking down Sandia Peak, Albuquerque, NM

On a recent trip to New Mexico, I had the chance to hike DOWN Sandia Peak. We got a ride to the summit and then hike a 2-3 mile trail to the gondola drop off point. We then rode the gondola down to the bottom.

I had recently purchased a Sony RX-100 camera and took some shots. I ended up liking the camera so much that I returned it. Figured out that I actually liked photography and should get a DSLR instead.

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Day Trip to Santa Fe, NM

While in New Mexico, we took a day trip out to Santa Fe to see the square and visit a winery.

Here are a few of the photos. [Read more…]