Tamron 180mm f3.5 SP Di Macro Lens – Gear Review

Tamron 180mm f3.5 SP Di Macro Lens – Gear Review

Macro photography is one of my favorite types of photography.  I use my Nikon 105mm f2.8 Micro lens for most of my macro shots but there are some things you cannot get close enough to to use this lens.   While at a Macro Photography Summit I was able to use the Tamron 180mm f3.5 SP Di Macro lens.   The shooting setups at the Summit were all indoors so I used the lens on a tripod.  I was so impressed

Bar Harbor – Maine – Lobster, Whales & Pretty Flowers- Part 3

Bar Harbor – Maine – Lobster, Whales & Pretty Flowers- Part 3

After getting stranded (temporarily) on Bar Island (see Part 2), you would think we would stay away from Bar Harbor, but no, we spent some more time there.   There are a lot of restaurants around the harbor and we tried several of them.   After we made it across the water that was quickly covering the sand bar between Bar Island and Bar Harbor we headed directly to the Fish House Grill for some lunch.  I had a Lobster tail (small) and it was yummy!   We came back a couple of days later

Bar Harbor – Bar Island – Maine – Part 2

Bar Harbor – Bar Island – Maine – Part 2

A visit to Bar Harbor is required if you are in that part of Maine!  We actually drove in several times.  We had our most exciting adventure right here in he most civilize part of our week long trip!   After spending some time at the wharf and seeing that the town was full of many visitors from a large cruise ship that was sitting in the harbor, we decided to go out across the famous bar of Bar Harbor and explore Bar Island

The “bar” between Bar Harbor & Bar Island.

Neon Boneyard – Las Vegas, NV- A Bit Farther

Neon Boneyard – Las Vegas, NV- A Bit Farther

During my last trip to Las Vegas, NV several years ago I had heard about the Neon Boneyard Museum so I was hoping we would get the opportunity to visit this time.  We were told that you need to make a reservation well in advance so we thought we would have to miss it this time. BUT upon doing some research, we found that