Tagged: Nikon

Black-Crowned Night-Heron

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This is another image made by hand-holding the Nikon 1 J5 with the 30 – 110 mm lens at max. focal length.  I have been getting better at holding the camera steady but I really should try using a monopod.  So far, in good light, the fast shutter speeds with the silent electronic shutter have been most helpful.  The main issue is holding the camera steady to get and keep the focus point on where I want the focus to be.  The small sensor and large apertures also help with the greater depth-of-field.

Pennsylvania Capital

The Men’s Group at Homewood at Plum Creek toured the capital of our state so I went along and used it as an opportunity to see how a Nikon 1 J5 camera with the kit CX 10 – 30 mm lens performed as a small travel camera.  I thought it did OK.  My only problem was that I could have made good use of a faster, wider lens.

If you are interested in the history of the building along with other pictures, information, etc. I encourage you to go to this site.