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For years my favorite F camera was the F3, then I went on to the F4, F5, and finally the F6. I like the F6 which has all the features I like at a reduced size. But my favorite carry film camera is the FM3a. Less features but easy to use and carry with a medium zoom.
I remember the days of testing different films, different lenses and different lighting. Then when I upgraded to a new camera, starting the test all over again. Luckily Nikon usually upgraded their cameras about every 8-10 years. But then they would upgrade lenses more often. Then more test...
Attached are a few photos I took while visiting Northern AZ and Southern UT (Bryce and Zion). Any comments appreciated.
Colorado Horseshoe by William Varney, on Flickr
Bryce Canyon 2027 by William Varney, on Flickr
Bryce Canyon Floor 2074 by William Varney, on Flickr
Zion 2145 by William...
Thanks all for your comments. I usually store lenses which ever way they fit best in a travel bag or case and easy to remove. My concern is based on something I recall reading many year ago which has to do with oil in the inside of the lens that might end up on the inside of a glass element...
I am testing attaching photos I took from my back yard in North Carolina. Hope they work out.
Oct-12 179 ps1 by William Varney, on Flickr
Dec-12 006 ps1 by William Varney, on Flickr
1408131729821 by William Varney, on Flickr
In landscapes you work with the light you have, however, if you are familiar with location then you can pick the light you want to use. Flare is often a problem with wide lenses which is why I tighten my shots by zooming in. That said, the flare in you image adds interest.