Nikon Wednesday 2013: #52

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    Happy last Wednesday of 2013, fellow Nikonistas (and a Merry Christmas to all who are enjoying this particular Wednesday in that way). I'm up past midnight wrapping a couple of presents. Which means coffee. Which means grinding some beans. Which means using the same Moulinex coffee grinder that I received as a Christmas present over 20 years ago. 20 years! That means that this apparently indestructible kitchen appliance has ground beans for well over 15,000 pots of coffee. But I've still got some Nikon bodies that have lasted longer! Hope everyone has a peaceful day, and we'll catch up next Wednesday, on the first day of 2014.
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  2. A deciduous oak, seen in Solano County on a winter solstice walk.
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  3. Norman 202

    Norman 202 i am the light

    V1/18.5
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  4. Barbed wire sky fire.

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    D2H, Spiratone Portragon 100mm f/4 soft focus lens
    ISO 200, 1/800th @ f/4
    A bit of underexposure to enhance sunset color but otherwise as-is.
     
  5. [​IMG]Merry Christmas. Taken yesterday afternoon in Candiac.
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  6. A very merry christmas to all!
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  7. I recently inherited this old 'Spong' hand-cranked coffee grinder, which I reckon might even outlive your Moulinex Matt.
    Best grinder I've used to date; 5 quick turns of the handle and you've got a mug's worth of ground coffee!
    Sorry about the quality of snap though. Just a quick handheld shot by (not much) available light.
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  8. so, the sigma 35 has arrived...
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  9. I took this outside my back door this week, sun set shinning on frozen trees, looks like Christmas lights or fire.
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  10. Here are the trees
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  11. last one
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  12. Hope everyone has a great day with your families.
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  13. Merry Christmas to all who celebrate this glorious day.
    First shot is our back yard Fox Squirrel who is certainly eating good in the neighbor hood.
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  14. Merry Christmas
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  15. Second shot is one of the ponds at the park where we walk every day.
    Oh that water looks mighty cold.
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  16. Merry Christmas & Many Happy Returns! Attached is a picture of one of the many Santa's who keep the spirit alive. Happened on him & his family & friends while running in the park
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  17. Merry Christmas to all.
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  18. The obligatory Christmas Pet Picture
    Merry Christmas All
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  19. The onlooking cat
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  20. Usually, when you see small water crafts, they're not decorated with a livery but these were.
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  21. I took this with my D300, 24-120 Nikkor and Sb 900 flash. Merry Christmas to all and thank you to all as well. I follow this forum, the Classic Manual Cameras, Modern Film Cameras and the Leica and Rangefinders Forums vigorously. I truly value what I have gleaned from reading the various posts throughout the years. Thanks again!
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  22. Merry Christmas, Nikon Forum friends!
    This is the business end of a Kodak Six-20 Improved folding camera, made around 1937. Currently a shelf queen, unfortunately, due to bellows leaks, but it is a pretty thing.
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  23. Red Rock Lake Glacier NP
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  24. Here are mine for the week. Christmas tree lights. Some in focus some not so much. Enjoy. Nikon d800.
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  25. Merry Christmas to All.
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  26. New York City.
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  27. D1X, 50/1.4
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  28. Merry Christmas!!!
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  29. ...and another
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  30. last one!
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  31. Nikkormat EL Nikkor-S 55mm f/1.2 GAF 500
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  32. Happy holidays to all!
    Nikon D200, 70-200mm f/2.8 VR (type I) plus D500 diopter lens (I dare not say the producer of this diopter lens, but Nikon does not make one of this power in this size). Since the aperture was wide open the picture has a hazy look. I hope you like it.
    Regards, Miha.
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  33. The second picture was made with D300s and a Sigma 105mm f/2.8 macro lens.
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  34. The last photo was made with a D300s and a zoneplate. It is a selfie (it took some time to make it (quite) perfect with the picture of the old town as seen from my balcony). The flash reflection made the diffraction rings in my glases. I hope you find the photo interesting (and me not to scarry :).
    Regards and all the best for you all. Miha.
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  35. ShunCheung

    ShunCheung Administrator

    A few of us managed to take advantage of the Sigma 35mm/f1.4 sale last week, a lens I reviewed back in April: http://www.photo.net/equipment/sigma/35mm-f14/
    Matt Laur asked us to post same samples.
    I captured this image at f2, 1/60, and ISO 400 on the D800E.
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  36. ShunCheung

    ShunCheung Administrator

    @ f2.8, 1/50 sec, ISO 400 also on the D800E.
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  37. First, I would like to thank Matt for making Wednesday's special for snother 52 weeks and I hope this will continue.
    Happy new Year to all Nikon guys!
     
  38. A lone tree
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  39. Old and cliche.
     
  40. Old and cliche.
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  41. Wow, lots of good stuff for our final Nikon Wednesday of 2013!
    I made my dog pose in the falling snow. He likes warmth better, sometimes. :)
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  42. the Neighbour squirrel
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  43. Icestormed plant.
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  44. Gup

    Gup Gup

    Merry Christmas to all and best wishes for the coming new year!
    Snapped this at about 2:00 am this morning (my 'L' bracket arrived this week).
    Matt, I was grinding yesterday with my Moulinex, too. Ours was a wedding gift over 27 years ago. At this time of year it serves double duty as it also grinds hazelnuts for the turkey dressing :)
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  45. Downtown Austin
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  46. Merry Christmas everyone and I hope everyone has a great New Year.
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  47. Mason, at Christmas Dinner
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  48. Df, 200/4 Ai-S
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  49. Happy New Year from Upper Michigan...
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  50. ShunCheung

    ShunCheung Administrator

    As 2013 coming to a close, I am closing this last Wednesday image thread for the year. See you all soon in 2014.
    Happy new year.
     

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