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Random Flickr photo of the day – September 23, 2011

A few first’s for this RFPD.  It’s the first entry that I shot this year, first that is also the most viewed from my Flickr Photostream, and the first flower shot with my new to me Nikkor 50mm f/1.4. (picked it up this past Friday).

This was shot at Cheesecake’s house, in their backyard.  Not that crazy about it, but I really was just playing around with my new to me lens.  I have shot with the fast fifty before, but, this one, I call my own, and it just feels different.  It’s one of my favorite lenses really, and I am so glad to have it finally in my bag.  Hopefully I can get to shoot more with it soon.

Hibiscus Flower

Nikon D700
Nikkor 50mm f/1.4
1/800 sec.
ISO 200


I might do some more post-editing on this one.  I’ll make sure to post it up when I do.


Most viewed Flickr photo of the day

And today’s most viewed photograph on my Flickr photostream with a whopping 13 views is….

Canon Powershot S95 @ f/2 part - 2

Canon Powershot S95 @ f/2.0


I shot this when I first got my Canon Powershot S95.  By far one of the best camera’s i’ve ever had the pleasure of using.  I was never much for a point and shoot person, but after I picked this up, I cannot recommend this camera enough.  It is up there in price, (the S100 it’s replacement, is about $4-500) but it is also up there in quality.  In full auto mode, it still produces amazing shots.