Spring Blooms and Cameras

Spring has sprung all around us, a great time to break out the camera and take some pictures. In my case, it gives me a chance to prove my new Canon 5D Mark III was worth the money.  I purchased the kit with the EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM lens to replace my trusty old 28-135mm lens. So far, I have to say I’m very pleased. There have been some complaints from certain users about the new AF system, but I believe most of those are unwarranted, and can be chalked up to users not reading the manual. This new AF system is amazingly fast and accurate, in many lighting conditions.  I’m still testing other aspects of the camera, but I can safely say mine is not going back to the store.  Here are a few images from around the garden.

A Bug’s World

A Bug's Life

A Bug’s Life

Sometimes we need to stop and look at the little things that are all around us, rather than just rushing through life without a clue. Life tends to fly by so fast. As summer approaches, I have to remind myself to get out and enjoy it… Take a bike ride, walk through the woods, look at the little things as well as the grand vistas – whether rural or urban. This summer my goal is to really get out an shoot more – take in the city scenes that are all around me, and get out into the open for a different view. Hopefully I’ll be posting some enjoyable photos from these excursions. Here’s one for to get the summer (finally) started.