Tonight's Moon - June 14 2019
95% Illuminated

Canon SL2/200D - Vintage Toyo 500mm Lens - ISO 100

@photos #photography #lunar #moon

This is amusing.

SmugMug has been slowly disentangling #Flickr from Yahoo over the last few months, and they have planned downtime coming up in a few weeks to finish migrating a gazillion photos and videos from Yahoo's datacenter to AWS.

The funny part: They're doing a photo contest where you print out the maintenance notice and "take your photo of the little panda on an adventure somewhere," then post it after the site comes back.

blog.flickr.net/en/2019/05/08/

According to airfleets.net, this 9 years old will be used for spare parts and scrapped at . I photographed it brand-new in 2010. It's a pitty it won't be airborne anymore. kmnk.cz/photos/aviation/256

Not just the 747 had the 50 years anniversary in 2019. Yesterday it had been 50 years since the first flight of Let . I photographed aircraft of this type in 2014 at Prague Airport. kmnk.cz/photos/aviation/338

Having an ultra-zoom in your pocket allows you to take photographs with a compressed perspective from unconventional angles while just roaming the streets. I didn't expect to see the babies returning to but here they are. flickr.com/photos/kmnk/4750654

I've found an inspiring blog by Sylvain Duford. It is dedicated mainly to photographing with a () system and he writes critically about current mainstream consumer trends. Articles like this one are important, at least for me: duford.com/2016/04/technical-q

This is one of my first photos taken with a manual Tamron 55BB 500mm . Focusing can be tricky but it offers 811mm equivalent focal length on an APS-C sensor and allows me to take photos like this one without a need to carry a large lens because it uses a design. flickr.com/photos/kmnk/3323681

Lighthouse in black and white.

Just thought this gave it more mood than the steel grey sky and water could.

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Yesterday it had been 50 years since the first flight of the . I have published many of her but this is my favourite one. kmnk.cz/photos/aviation/299

I have added new photos to my website. If you like them, feed is available for you here: kmnk.cz/homepage/feeds

I took several photos of various sculptures in the centre of with my new 500mm Tamron Adaptall 2 prime lens. The lens is manual and not stabilised and I didn't have a tripod, so when the lighting conditions worsened, I took some photos with a stabilised compact camera, and you can compare the difference. flickr.com/photos/kmnk/albums/

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