25 Years…


I realized that my blog and this domain (kataan.org) are 25 years old today! I started a project to move the older items from a text archive (downloaded from blogger, remember them?) into my WordPress database. I hadn’t realized that with blogger, I used it like Twitter as a microblog – there are some days where I posted multiple times a day, on different trains of thought.
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Another Nikon

I’ve had a string of good luck lately.

Shopping at thrift stores can be a hit-or-miss proposition. My latest find is a Coolpix 5400, a logical progression from my Coolpix 995 and 4300.

This one has the same lens, a 5 megapixel sensor, swaps the swivel-body design for the body-with-grip design that took Nikon through the 2000s, and uses the same batteries as my other Nikons – all with strap, battery and lens cap in great shape for $15.

I’ll take it out for some test shots and write a review shortly.

Cinque Terre, Italy

There’s an old photographer’s saying – “Don’t shoot postcards.” Don’t take time to shoot a traditional tourist photo that you could buy for a dollar/euro. Save your time for the experience.
Some rules need to be broken, sometimes.