Posts Tagged ‘Nikon’

Creative Photography Page 2: Multiple Exposure

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My first installment talked about drive by shootings, slower shutter speed images taken out of a moving car ( like texting, this is not something you should do while driving). We will be exploring the various methods of using multiple exposure over the next several installments. Today we will begin with a simple 2 exposure […]


Nikon 80-400 Update

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  Image above from trip to Ireland. So I have been using my Nikon VRII f4.5-5.6 80-400 quite a bit since it arrived (70-200 is crying from neglect on my shelf while I explore my new lens). It has travelled around the Southern Appalachians, the Cumberland Plateau, Death Valley and Ireland. I love having the […]


Bill Campbell’s Christmas Wish List for Nature Photographers 2011

With Black Friday coming up after Thanksgiving, I thought I would put together a wish list for nature photographers to look at. I use all of the items listed and can vouch for each one. You might want to print this out and put it in a prominent place for gift giver to find for […]


Last Chance

The color in east TN has been spectacular this year. It still has not peaked along the Cumberland Plateau except for areas with high elevation. I have been back and forth between the Smoky Mountains, the Cumberland Plateau and the Cherohala Skyway. For my money, this year, the Cherohala Skyway and the Cherokee and Nantahala […]


Smokies Fall Color Report

Ok, I just got back from cruising the Smokies, checking out the color. I started at Clingmans Dome at sunrise. It was a nice sunrise with fog down in the valleys. It wasn’t cold (about 50˚F) and clear skies. While up there I played with some multiple exposures, in camera. The Mountain Ash have lost […]


Border Wall and HDR

This spring I was fortunate to visit the US-Mexico Border Wall outside of McAllen, TX. Joining me in this escape was Jerry Monkman and Trish Drury, both great photographers and also great friends.  This HDR on our first attempt to find “the Wall”. Heading toward the Border and following a GPS, when found an area with […]


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 […]