Tamron Lens Replacement Follow-up

This is a follow up to my previous entry on the New Tamron Lens. Finally! I received the replacement lens this afternoon and right away I slapped it on my 5d and took it out for a crash test. No “hiccups” and looking through the viewfinder this time was totally crisp with no hint of […]

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Solar Eclipse, Stargazers’ delight or All Hype

I’m having expresso here at a local coffee hangout and there is this loud TV behind me blaring away with the local news and the main story being the potential mayhem that might be brought on by this astronomical phenomenon. The reporter is saying that folks are coming from all across the country and around the […]

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Saint Johns Bridge

This is my favorite bridge in the whole state. It’s so tall and majestic measuring an impressive 400 feet high and about 1200 feet long according to Wikipedia. A really nice park, Cathedral Park is right underneath the bridge on the east bank of Willamette river with boat landing, picnic areas, and an open area […]

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Portland Rose Festival

Portland Rose Festival

The Portland Rose Festival is one of the main attractions around this part around summertime. People across the state flocked to the Rose City to indulge in some great food, thrilling rides, fine arts, and good music.  I drove up to Portland to check out the scene at the festive waterfront park but once we […]

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My New Tamron 24-70mm f2.8

My New Tamron 24-70mm f2.8

Bought a new Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 and was so excited and so looked forward to playing with it but then disappointment struck. The package arrived in the evening so I didn’t have time to test it out until the next day. The first thing I did the next morning was mounting the Tamron on my 5dm3 […]

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