Last Saturday, the weather was in the 70’s (it snowed the next day) and we were looking for a new park to walk at. Michelle found Cherry Creek Reservoir. The park is in Aurora (about 25 miles from home.
Yes, I bought a new camera. The new and improved Fuji XT-4. The XT-4 is FAR superior than it's predecessor (XT-3) in all aspects. You can blame Michelle for converting me to Fuji. Now, I must say, I didn't' blatantly spend money on this camera without having a plan. I sold my Nikon Z6 and associated lenses which more than paid for the Fuji. I can honestly say that I feel good about buying the new camera. The only regret that I have is that I didn't ask for more money on the Fuji "kit lenses" that Michelle and I had (27mm). Fuji has NO stock on any of their lenses and I could have made a killing on the lens. They both sold within minutes of posting them on eBay. Dammit! So, you may be asking yourself what the fuck that this has to do with the RMANWR? A test drive on the new camera. Michelle was kind enough to let me "borrow" her Fuji 100-400mm lens. Possession is 9/10 of the law. It is now my possession. The Fuji 100-400mm is far super
Another attempt at Astrophotography gone up in smoke. Thank you California for the ruining our Wyoming weekend. Don't worry, we will be visiting soon and will definitely leave a mark on your ass. The smoke was so bad in Wyoming. Thick, grey and disgusting. Of course, this didn't stop people from going to one of our favorite spots in Wyoming. Medicine Bow National Forest. We dressed for 60 degree weather. We didn't expect 35 degree weather with fog and blustery wind. Glad we packed additional clothes (hats, gloves, scarfs etc). I am ahead of myself. The day excursion to Medicine Bow was the second day. We spent the first day at the Wyoming Territorial Prison to visit relatives. Ha...the prison is now a park. The prison's most famous prisoner was Butch Cassidy. The only prison that Butch was incarcerated in. Pretty good for career criminal. We spent most of the day at the prison. Historical Prisons will the only ones that I will visit. My mother raised m
Michelle got tired of me asking if I could use her Fuji 100-400mm lens. Really? It's her damn fault for talking me into buying the new Fuji XT-4 in the first place... bitch. I found it on sale at Mike's Camera and with the rebate and free stuff they provided, it was hard to pass it up. Since fall is upon us, bird watching is pretty much out as they have mostly migrated to warmer climates. Well, that is except for the ones at the Denver Zoo. Camera, new lens and COVID Masks in hand, we headed out to the zoo. Well, as you can see, there are more than just birds there. The Fuji Lens blows my old Leica (Panasonic) 100-400mm out of the water. BIG TIME. The Fuji is sharp in the entire focal range. A bit more pricier but the image quality speaks for itself.