Posts tagged yellow

How to disable a R56 Mini Cooper brake wear sensor indicator

Back in November I replaced the brake rotors and pads on all four corners of my ‘08 Mini Cooper. Part of the process involves replacing the wear sensors on the front left and right rear calipers. I ordered new Mini OEM sensors and dutifully replaced them both. BTW the right rear sensor took about as [...]

57 flavors of summer

Pentax K10D, SMC Pentax-A 50mm f/1.7, ISO 100,  f/1.7, 1/4000 sec, +1.0 EV, IS on
Who says you can’t shoot wide open in broad daylight? Processed using Adobe Lightroom’s Direct Positive preset.


Pentax K10D, SMC Pentax-A 50mm f/1.7, ISO 100,  f/8, 1/200 sec, +0.7 EV, IS on
Spent a little time yesterday evening with the kids at my oldest daughter’s elementary school’s Spring Fling. This was the decoration on the top of one of the inflatable “moon walks.” The color combination was too good to pass up but [...]

handle bar

Pentax K10D, SMC Pentax-FA 50mm f/1.4, ISO 320,  f/1.4, 1/60 sec, +.3 EV, IS on
This photo was taken while waiting in line at Moe’s in Auburn, AL. It was shot from the hip without being composed in the viewfinder. The composition turned out OK but I had to apply a fair amount of post processing [...]

a couple of recent macro shots

Pentax K10D, SMC Pentax-DA 35mm f/2.8 Macro Limited, ISO 100, f/2.8, 1/1600 sec, +0.7 EV, IS on
Heavily processed in Lightroom. Started with the Direct Positive creative preset then poked and prodded for a few minutes until I got what I wanted. The detail however, is all from the lens. I’ve got the review worked out [...]