Posts Tagged ‘Bill Campbell’

Germany Made Tripod Collar for Panasonic 100-300 lens

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I love my new Panasonic GH4 camera. The lenses focus quickly and are small and light, even though they cover a range from 14 -600. My biggest complaints are that the 100-300 (200-600 in 35mm terms) doesn’t have a tripod collar. So not a big deal if you are shooting higher speeds, since it is […]


Cumberland Plateau Fall Color

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Yesterday (Tuesday October 29) I headed to the Obed NSR just outside of Wartburg on the Cumberland Plateau. From Oak Ridge to Wartburg, the colors looked promising but the fog kept me from looking at the mountainsides. I headed to Lily Bluff Overlook, one of my favorite places in the park. Great color to be […]


Where to photograph Red Efts!

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I was first introduced to Colditz Cove almost 25 years ago. A friend said it was a great place for a hike with a nice waterfall. I went out to explore and the first time there I was amazed to see many small Red Efts climbing around on the moss. This intrigued me and I […]


How not to get burned shooting Fireflies.

Synchronous fire flies on display

Ok, so Fireflies don’t give off any heat, but getting great images of them is still not easy. Much easier now, though, than when I tried with film years ago. The most interesting fireflies (lightning bugs) are the Synchronous variety found most numerous in the Great Smoky Mountains. Last part of May into June, these […]


Christmas Cheer

A little deviation from thoughts of photography to thoughts of the holiday season. I remember when I was about 8 years old, my grandmother would receive a package from my aunt in Kentucky. It would always be some type of cookie tin. Fortunately it was NOT filled with fruitcake, but Kentucky Colonels. Well, these type […]


Even in your yard

I wanted to go out and shoot today, but wanted to stay close to home. I decided that since lots of plants were blooming in my yard, I would just venture out the front door. Light was nice..  Wind was ok at times and a little breezy at times. I did some shots with the […]