Thursday, May 21, 2015

The Old Guy Takes A Spin

I'm just taking a little time
to enjoy the spring flowers.



Not too bad for my old camera
and scratched lens, eh?



I haven't been using my lighter and
older Canon 50D and Tamron 17-270 mm lens very much
because I put a nasty scratch on the lens.
:(
Those two make such a good walk around pair.



But sometimes I just don't want to lug
the big guns around with me all day
so this day I took the old guy out for a spin.


He's still got it. 
And I was thinking of selling him. 
Pfffft. 





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18 comments:

  1. I think he did a fine job! Gorgeous photos!

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  2. look perfect to me, I am waiting for my Rebel to come back from Canon.. heavy cameras and lens are hard to carry but they do take the best of photos.

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  3. Good for you for pulling him out - he did quite nicely. Lovely shots.

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  4. I'll buy him. :>).

    beautiful images.

    Funny, I've been using my on D70 too. wonder why I quit using it and the lens doesn't even have a scratch.

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  5. Love the title of this post. Sometimes, the old familiar treats us kinder than the newer more advanced. The photos are glorious.

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  6. So great! I love these shots. I think I might be heading from yellow to orange as a favorite color...seems to be 'speaking' to me these days. And I just adore the buds in black and white - they're bound in so tight - yet the soft echo in the background gives that just about to bloom into softness feeling!

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  7. I haven't touched my 7D in months and was about to sell it. Prom time came and I realized I have not bought a decent flash for the Sony, so out it came. It promptly went back into hibernation.

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  8. Lovely spring flowers today. Love the close ups.

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  9. You're right-beautiful shots all.

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  10. beautiful images. Love this time of year.

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  11. Just beautiful! I'd take him any day...

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  12. Magnificent takes this is such a lovely Season.

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  13. These are awesome shots! I would never be able to tell that it has a scratched lens.

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  14. Wonderful spring flowers. Amazing shots!

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  15. I love the soft focus - such pretty photos! I couldn't find the scratch, either!

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  16. They are beautiful! Can't tell your lens is scratched at all!

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  17. Sorry about the scratched lens. EW! I'd say the 50D is still a very fine camera!

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