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Lens: 10-17mm, 50mm Camera: K20d Photo Location: Tucson, AZ;Abq, NM USA ISO: 200 Shutter Speed: 1/180s Aperture: F5.6 
Posted By: ChainbreakR, 02-01-2010, 12:25 AM

Thought I'd share some pictures I popped while visiting my dad down in Tucson.

The first is of a saguaro cactus in its final days...only contrasted w/ a little saturation. Taken with a takumar 50mm 1.4:



The San Xavier mission south of Tucson...one exposure taken with the DA 10-17mm fisheye:


Although not entirelty fitting of the theme, I thought I'd share this anyway! Taken with the 10-17mm at f9 w/ two flashes fired on the car camera right:

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the 2nd one is fantastic IMO
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That second one yielded an audible "wow."
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+1 on those comments!
Fantastic!

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great perspective(s)... i enjoy see something up close and personal, different, like the cactus...
nice 'ride' too...........thanks for sharing
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The shot of the cactus was unique and the 2nd photo was just awesome!
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Wow, thanks for the kind words! Looks like I'm heading back down there in a week...hopefully some more pics
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wow, what a beautiful shots! thanks for share!

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