Best Canon Wide Angle Lens

  Brand: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 Best For: Landscape, everyday lens  Balcony Score: 8 out of 10 If you are looking for a wide angle everyday lens for your camera, Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS  is definitely one of your best options. Yes, a bit pricey, but it has great range and quality. It’s an L Series […]

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The Versatile Lavender

I knew very little about lavender until a few months when I had the chance to visit a lavender field in England. Very pretty, colorful and extremely fragrant. I have to admit that I am not crazy about the smell, but I really enjoyed the lavender ice cream served at the souvenir shop.  I was […]

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A Special Cemetery

I have to admit, I’ve always been afraid of cemeteries. I found them creepy, scary and I would avoid them at all costs. Things changed a few years ago when I discovered Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge MA. This is not just a cemetery; it’s a park, a botanical garden, and a bird sanctuary all […]

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How to Photograph the Moon

I’ve always wanted to photograph the moon. I tried quite a few times without much success. The moon came out as a bright small dot on a black background. Very disappointing. Last week I noticed the bright harvest moon on a walk to the nearby beach. But of course, I was not prepared to take […]

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