Have Camera, Will Use It

February 21, 2011

Blue and Tan

Filed under: photography — cronozero @ 10:56 am

Blue and Tan

EXIF:
Canon 5D Mark II
Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L @ 43mm
1/125 second @ f/9.0
ISO 200

Sorry for the lack of updates last week. Got busy in the first half of the week and then got sick in the latter half. Hoping I’ll be good for a while, will be gone Friday through Monday though.

I’d like to finish my discussion of depth of field and also give my opinion on something not photography or wine related soon.

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February 15, 2011

Tower Sunset

Filed under: photography — cronozero @ 8:26 am

Last Monte Diablo picture:

Tower Sunset

EXIF:
Canon 5D Mark II
Canon 24-70 f/2.8L @ 70mm
f/11, Multiple exposure blended
ISO 500

February 12, 2011

Depth of Field vs. Aperture

Filed under: gear, photography — cronozero @ 10:33 am

Hey everyone. This post is something I’ve wanted to do for a while. I will be demonstrating the effect of changing aperture on depth of field. Because of the many big pictures in the post, I will be ending the summary right here. Be sure to click through to see the demonstration!

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February 9, 2011

Kodachrome Intervention and What’s Coming Tomorrow

Filed under: photography — cronozero @ 10:28 pm

Hey all, sorry for the late update. Here’s a break from the old Monte Diablo photos with a new one from the Christmas holiday season (I just got these back from scanning at Precision Camera in Austin, TX after getting them developed at Dwayne’s) on Kodachrome:

RIP Kodachrome

I can tell right now that the compression is messing this photo up and it’s much sharper on my computer, and especially as a slide transparency. Actually, that’s true for all of the photos I’m putting up here. Only like quarter realized how big of a difference it is before. Anyway, a flower for Kodachrome, RIP.

EXIF data:
Camera: Canon EOS 3
Lens: Canon 100mm f/2.8L Macro
ISO: 64 (exposed as ISO 80)
Media: 35mm Kodachrome 64
Aperture and Shutter speed: Dunno

I know this photo violates the rule of thirds. I don’t care, haha. Probably better as a square format, but whatever, I’m lazy and already posted this.

I’m working on a depth of field vs aperture post. It should be up tomorrow.

February 8, 2011

Distant Sunset

Filed under: gear, photography — cronozero @ 10:22 am

Distant Sunset

Sorry for the lack of update yesterday. Big snafu with trying to get transportation from my roommates since my car is (and will be for the foreseeable future) in the shop.

Kodachrome finally got back from the scanners yesterday! On a related note, found out that Etelvina (my Carl Zeiss Ikon rangefinder) doesn’t always take up film even when I think it does. I just wish it didn’t take me like 12 rolls of film (including 8 of Kodachrome) to figure that out. Oh well.

Won’t be getting the Fujifilm X100 for now. Can’t afford a fun purchase for a while.

February 4, 2011

Look Over There!

Filed under: photography — cronozero @ 9:05 am

Look Over There

February 2, 2011

Radio Tower

Filed under: photography — cronozero @ 10:07 pm

Busy snow day, sorry for the late post:

Radio Tower

February 1, 2011

Clouds and Trees

Filed under: photography — cronozero @ 9:57 am

Sorry for no update yesterday. Was planning on it, but had to go grocery shopping and cook food.

Clouds and Trees

January 28, 2011

Among the Clouds

Filed under: photography — cronozero @ 5:39 pm

Among the Clouds

The Cornell Big Red (men’s ice hockey) will be playing Dartmouth tonight and Hahvahd tomorrow. LET’S GO RED!

January 27, 2011

Tower Over Monte Diablo

Filed under: photography — cronozero @ 10:05 pm

Going further back in time for this one! Almost 13 months. Kinda…forgot to print a bunch of photos. Slash need to find what the last set of prints was…slash need to find all my prints.

Tower Over Monte Diablo

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