Playing with New Camera & Lens

I have been using a cheap Canon Rebel and Tamron 150-600 lens (lowest price lens this long) literally every day for 4 or 5 years and they were simply worn out with dust inside the lens (not cleanable) and parts of the camera not working including auto-focus. So day before yesterday my driver took me to San Jose and to the only authorized Canon dealer in Costa Rica where I duplicated my equipment with a newer version of each.

Then yesterday, along with other needed chores, I tried out the new combination camera/lens in my garden. Here’s one shot followed by a gallery of 8. And yes! I’m very pleased with my upgrade to newer versions of the same two instruments. 🙂 They’re easy to use and good enough quality for this old-man hobbyist without spending a fortune. 🙂 Here’s samples from my first 200 shots on the new equipment . . .

A fading Banded Peacock made a pleasing image to me.

CLICK an image to see full-width and larger . . .

¡Pura Vida!

4 Replies to “Playing with New Camera & Lens”

  1. Charlie!!! Fabulous!!! The color is so vibrant! So glad you got it as you certainly deserve it!!!

    Thank you so very much!!!


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