The Lozarithm Lens

By lozarithm

Castle Walk (Friday 17th August 2018)

I was on way back from pootling around Calne when I encountered this curious kitten at the front of the drive to his home at the top of the path that leads from Chaveywell to Castle Walk.

I'd been taking photographs for Flower Friday but a cat trumps a flower, especially as it is Black Cat Appreciation Day, so my intended blip has become an Extra.

It was the first time I'd paired my newly reconditioned 55-300 lens with the full frame K1 (for which it is not designed). Apart from slight vignetting at some focal lengths, it worked fine, given me a range from 55mm at full frame to 450mm in crop mode. The cat was taken in crop mode (290mm equivalent - so I could have taken it full frame!).

L.
18.8.2018 (1145 hr)

Blip #2727 (#2477 + 250 archived blips taken 27.8.60-18.3.10)
Consecutive Blip #005
Blips/Extras In 2018 #169/265 + #65/100 Extras)
Day #3068 (599 gaps from 26.3.10)
LOTD #1870 (#1711 + 159 in archived blips

Strolls Around Calne (August 2018) (Flickr album)

Taken with Pentax K-1 Mark II and Pentax HD P-DA 55-300 mm F4-5.8 ED WR lens

Lozarhythm Of The Day:
NYZ - Creativalizationistizm Unhinged::1234.. Testing (2016)
(from the album ALG 118B, and also found on The Wire Tapper 41 cover CD that I played on this day)


One Year Ago:
Smokey 1156 hr

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