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Native Mock Orange · Of­fi­cial­ly Philadel­phus lewisii; can I say “Philly Lew”? Out here in Pa­cif­ic Time we call it “Native” be­cause it is ...
Short-form Fragments · Week end­ing Sun­day 2009/06/21 ...
Tokina SL-400 f5.6 · What hap­pened was, over at the cot­tage I re­cent­ly failed to get de­cent pic­tures of both a hum­ming­bird about 20 feet away and an in­ter­est­ing boat maybe 500m out. I con­clud­ed that I need­ed a big­ger lens. I checked out the prices of mod­ern really-big Pen­tax tele­pho­tos (zoom and prime) and they made me shud­der, giv­en the very-occasional-use con­tex­t. So I went hunt­ing on eBay, and this is what I came up with ...
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