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Saturday, March 24, 2018

Wide-angle Lenses


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Was it correct to use a wide-angle lens for the above image? Does it work?

 

During this trip to the Loire Valley I have come to appreciate the value of wide-angle lenses. I am very pleased with the performance of the Panasonic 7-14 f4 (apart from the purple blob problem on Olympus cameras). My first question to myself having used the lens extensively during the last seven days was "Is there anything wider?". ...


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posted by Dil on 03/24/18 19:00  under General

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Loire Valley, France - Day 8


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Today, for our first visit, we did a village north of the Loire River. All, or most, of the popular chateaus seem to be on the south side of the Loire. I wonder why? Anyway, the first village we visited was Talcy. Of course it also has a chateau. I think every little village in this part of France has a chateau. We didn't visit these villages for the sole purpose of their chateaus, we ...


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Thursday, March 1, 2018

Loire Valley, France - Day 7


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Today, we did Chaumont-sur-Loire. Built between 1466 and 1510. That's nearly 50 years for a project. You have to let that go through your brain a little to realize how long that really is. Wouldn't work today of course but when you think about the tools they had then, I think they did pretty well to finish it in just under 50 years.

 

Chaumont-sur-Loire

In the above map you can see the location ...


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posted by Dil on 03/01/18 19:00  under General

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