I got into photography very reluctantly because it seems like such a typical white person hobby, and I already play guitar/tennis so I figured this would be too much.

However, for one reason or another, I bought a DSLR camera. After taking a few pictures with it, I was somewhat disappointed that they didn't look like the exquisite pictures seen so often these days, and it was at that very moment that I realized an expensive camera does not necessarily equal good photographs.

So, dozens of Youtube videos later, I consider myself more knowledgeable in what it takes to create "good" pictures. I'm still experimenting and far from an expert, but I've taken some pictures that I like, and that's really all that matters.

I still am not very proficient at photo editing, and most of the pictures in my gallery are very lazily edited with minimal changes to the original.

Here are some photos I like:


1/400 sec. f/5.6 55mm ISO 100


Mt. Lemmon After Snow: 1/800 sec. f/13 235mm ISO 400


Lunar Eclipse: 5 sec. f/8 52mm ISO 800


Earthshine: 5/2 sec. f/6.3 250mm ISO 1600

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Top of Tumamoc Hill: 1/125 sec. f/11 26mm ISO 200


Cactus Hill: 1/50 sec. f/14 44mm ISO 200


Red Cactus Flower: 1/125 sec. f/5.6 55mm ISO 100

Sailboat in the Caymans. 1/500 sec f/10 55mm ISO 200

Cayman sunset. 1/3200 sec f/2.5 50mm ISO 100

If anyone knows what kind of bird this is please share. 1/250 sec f/6.3 250mm ISO 200

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