Monthly Archives: June 2011

F3F-2 IN THE AIR

F3F-2 IN THE AIR, originally uploaded by d_butch. Here is the “flying barrel” F3F-2 in the air at the Chino Air Show. It zipped around in the traffic just like everyone else. Very rare sight. The sky was either overcast or bright gray most of the time. Sometimes blue. In any case, there were seldom […]

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BOLSA CHICA

BOLSA CHICA, originally uploaded by d_butch. I spent Friday afternoon, June 17 at the Bolsa Chica wetlands in Huntington Beach. I wrote up a LOT of description but the flickr editor dumped it all right in the middle of writing. VERY UNACCEPTABLE. No “undo”. Massive wasted work. Frustrating. I give up. I will paste in […]

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LILLY

LILLY, originally uploaded by d_butch. Am I getting “artsy” or what? I only have 61 years in taking pictures by now. Give me another 60 or so and I will be doing just about OK.

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IRIS AGAIN

IRIS AGAIN, originally uploaded by d_butch. This time I stopped down some to increase the depth-of-field and cropped to square format.

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IRIS AND JACARANDA BLOOMS

IRIS AND JACARANDA BLOOMS, originally uploaded by d_butch. Experimenting with the shortest extension tube on the 24-70mm lens. I shot at f-5.6 for a relatively shallow depth-of-field to bokeh out the background which is covered with Jacaranda blooms. The iris have a hard time of it. They make lots of leaves but few blooms. Need […]

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