Street Vibrations Fall Edition – Day One

Today was the first of five days of the years Street Vibrations, the largest Motorcycle event in the country.  There will be lots of food, music and motorcycles in and around the Reno area.  Today, being the first day, was relatively quiet… http://www.michelledumontphoto.com

What!?!? Not another Fire Alarm…

The bad thing about living in a large apartment complex is, when one person screws up in the kitchen, it effects the 250+ other apartments. Especially when they, instead of opening a window after burning something on the stove, they share the resulting smoke by opening the door to the hallway, setting off the alarms.Continue reading “What!?!? Not another Fire Alarm…”

Oops! Sigma lenses aren’t as robust as they feel

I went to the Great Reno Balloon Race this morning and on my way home had a little ($1300) mishap with my Sigma 70-200mm lens.  They are heavy and deceptively robust, but definitely can’t withstand a 3 foot fall to the ground.  Mostly metal on the outside, the plastic components on the inside are theContinue reading “Oops! Sigma lenses aren’t as robust as they feel”