Buena Vista

Buena Vista

Joined on Nov 1, 2013

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  • I went through a similar process recently. I opted for the 16mm because of the better IQ and because I do a lot of landscapes and want to do more architectural photography. But this will be my ...
  • If you saw Dale Chihuly's exhibition, I hope you walked next door to the Guitar Museum. Incredible architecture and fun toys. The building is an amazing combination of curves sheathed in metals. Th ...
  • Ooooh! Ahhhh!
  • Added 1 photo to their gallery
    Blossoms on arroyo tree: It rained last week, and everything blossomed. Gigantic bees are having a heyday.
  • Added 1 photo to their gallery
    Cactus in arroyo: A cactus clinging to the rocks in an arroyo outside Buena Vista, BCS, Mexico
  • Spoiler alert: If you don't want to know how this ends, skip this email. OK. For the rest of you, thanks for your thoughtful replies. I just bought the 16mm. The 12-24 is on my wish list, but I ...
  • Nice gallery shots. I love the courthouses. I took photos of many Oregon courthouses when I lived there, and loved the differences in style. And the Galveston homes turned out nice. I think you're ...
  • That is where I was headed, because I would like to do more architectural photography, despite the clamor for the 30mm. But in its assessment of the lens, which finds some very good ...
  • Thanks. Good points.
  • I can't seem to find where I saw it for $199. I'll keep looking. (I should've bookmarked it...) In the meantime, I have found it for $219 at amazon ...
  • Hmm... There look like two votes for the 30mm. Ian, I like the idea of experimenting with something used if I can find them and make the conversion work. Thanks guys! Larry
  • Created discussions Which discounted lens to add?
    Bought the NX 300 this spring with the 20-50 and 50-200 zooms and 3 macro tubes. I'm loving it. Now so many lenses are on sale, I've given myself permission to get one. Which one? Ah, that IS the ...
  • Added 1 photo to their gallery
    Cloudy Sunset: Just another beautiful sunset in Baja California before a cleansing rainfall the next day.
  • Submitted a challenge entry van Gogh, Irises detail
    A detail from a much larger painting to show van Gogh's amazing control of brush stroke and color rendition. This was taken at the Getty Museum outside Los Angeles, CA.
    Placed 37th in the challenge. A detail from a much larger painting to show van Gogh's amazing control of brush stroke and color rendition. This was taken at the Getty Museum outside Los Angeles, CA.
  • Submitted a challenge entry La Paz Pier
    When taken the pier was brightly by the afternoon sun of México. But the timeless elements --- the light fixtures, benches and rough wood deck --- work so well in sepia tone, I had no choice but to convert it.
    Placed 95th in the challenge. When taken the pier was brightly by the afternoon sun of México. But the timeless elements --- the light fixtures, benches and rough wood deck --- work so well in sepia tone, I had no choice but to convert it.
  • Submitted a challenge entry A Timeless Pier
    A pier in La Paz, BCS, México
When taken the scene was full of bright colors with a sparkling sea in the background. But the beaten and uneven wood of the pier, the light fixtures and benches are timeless. The sepia tone print conveys the timeless quality while leading the eye forward.
    Placed 73rd in the challenge. A pier in La Paz, BCS, México When taken the scene was full of bright colors with a sparkling sea in the background. But the beaten and uneven wood of the pier, the light fixtures and benches are timeless. The sepia tone print conveys the timeless quality while leading the eye forward.
  • Submitted a challenge entry Sunflare thru the water
    Zion National Park
    Placed 64th in the challenge. Zion National Park
  • Thanks! I didn't know about several things you did. So it was quite illuminating. Larry
  • It is another beautiful day in Baja California looking over the Sea of Cortéz through my front window.
  • Submitted a challenge entry Mobiles' Eye View
    A view of a wall of mobiles from the perspective of the mobiles at one end of the wall
    Placed 17th in the challenge. A view of a wall of mobiles from the perspective of the mobiles at one end of the wall
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