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So my wide angle broke

Published June 1st, 2011

I went to Bryce Canyon National Park and Kodachrome Basin State Park (Utah) over the Memorial Day weekend.

While the trip was not a photography trip, but a camping trip with the family, I still found time to escape for a couple of photos. This is when I found out that my 18-35mm Nikkor was not working properly.

It doesn't matter which body I put the lens on, and none of my other lenses act this way, but all of my shots end up being overexposed 2 to 4 full stops. No biggie, I just shot manual.

I had a great time. We had warm weather (other than the nights dropped to as low as 35 degrees Fahrenheit), sunshine & lots of dramatic-fast moving clouds. The only problem I encountered was wind, which constantly blew the entire time we were there. Keeping my equipment clean was a difficult task because the sand was extremely fine & the wind was a constant 25-35mph w/ gusts up to 55+mph.

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