June 6, 2013

Just Before Sunset

A few weeks ago I got my Coolpix P510 back from Nikon's Repair Department. The autofocus is still unreliable but at least it's working a higher percentage of the time. Not as well as the one on my old Coolpix though,  so I'm trying to decide whether I need to insist on a second repair.

I took it out by the lake and got some surprisingly good shots. Here I'm shooting into the late-day sun but I was standing in the shade of a tree. That way the sun doesn't shine directly into the lens (or in my eyes).

By the way, manual focus works reliably but is difficult to use because you have to set it on a certain mode, press a couple of buttons, and then squint at the screen while you manipulate a tiny little gauge in the display.
Goose in Golden Light, At Shenandoah River Lakes
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  1. Glad it's working somewhat better. I got a point and shoot repaired last year and it has never been quite the same.

  2. Wow this is beautiful! I love the one with the goose.

  3. oh, that 2nd shot is beautiful! hope the camera will be okay.

  4. You got great pictures in spite of the problems with autofocus. The sky is beautiful, and it's neat that you caught the goose in your second photo.

  5. Lovely captures, the second one is stunning!

  6. Nice images. I believe I would return the camera for a second repair. There is nothing quite as frustrating than an unreliable piece of equipment. Have a blessed week-end.

  7. Wonderful sunsets and ponds.


  8. Gorgeous skies. The linky for OYGIF is now open. Hope you could also join the meme.

  9. Pretty shot, the second photo is my favorite. Have a great weekend and happy skywatching!


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