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A Little Bit

Well, Ive been out shooting with the 5d for the first time in forever and it was strange somehow to be shooting with it. I was just back to the same old shoot shoot shoot that digital photos let you do so easily. Still, it was nice to get back into it a bit. One strange thing was the fact that I am in between lenses so I am back shooting with my old standby zoom. I am so used to my prime lenses that it felt almost restricting in a way to shoot with a zoom. At any rate I picked out a few images to post as desktops so I hope everyone finds something they can enjoy among the selection here.

I just found myself with a newly developed roll of film so look for some new images to pop up here or on flickr. Please remember that these images are for your own personal, non commercial use and any use outside of these means is only acceptable with permission from me. Thanks for understanding and enjoy the desktops!





Note: The last two images below are both downloaded together in one .zip file so CLICK HERE to download them.




  1. kamadiva* - March 25, 2008 at 1:40 pm

    ..i LOVE your *seed* collection..

    ..nice colours..nice atmosphere..
    ..seems like a nice day outside..

    ……greetings from munich……

  2. john Carey - March 25, 2008 at 7:29 pm

    It was a nice day, warm, sunny, cool breeze in the air. Good day to be taking photos of such things I would say.

  3. Randy - March 26, 2008 at 4:01 am

    Well done john.
    Always a pleasure to see and read.
    I am always looking forward to seeing what you’ve captured. Your light is most excellent sir !

  4. john Carey - March 27, 2008 at 12:36 pm

    Thanks randy, I appreciate it.

  5. Evan - May 7, 2008 at 1:47 pm

    These are very nice and I really enjoy your work. When it comes to my background, I gotta say, it just cycles through your shots.

    So in that vein, I’m hoping you’ve got some material for spring, some of your great macro shots or maybe some landscape shots.

    Anyways, I look forward to whatever you put up,

    yours truly, Evan

  6. john Carey - May 7, 2008 at 5:52 pm

    Hey evan, your not the first to ask me for some spring desktops :) It’s true, I do usually like to have some seasonal type things in the mix and I may have one that I can toss up that some people might like, something nice and green.

    Also as soon as I get through this series of shots in the wooden floor corner I will get back to my normal desktop shooting :) hmmm… also, my trip to germany may yield some nice new material as well.. in other words, plenty to look forward to!

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