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Mirror Mirror…

August 17th, 2009 · 3 Comments

My latest eBay plunder is a 500mm f/8 Reflex-NIKKOR lens. This lens is interesting because its not your typical set of concave and convex optical glass lenses in an aluminum tube. Instead, this lens relys on pair of catadioptric mirrors, much the same way a large astronomical telescope does. For that reason, the lens is […]

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Best Laid Plans…

May 9th, 2009 · 2 Comments

I’d gotten everything ready to head on down to San Diego early tomorrow morning. The goal was to “set up camp” on a small patch of ground in Coronado’s Centennial Park from which I could photograph the 2009 Red Bull Air Race qualifying event. I’d borrowed a nice lawn chair from my sister’s RV. I’d […]

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