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Bloggography Week 8~Making the Most of YOUR lens

Joining up with Lolli at Better in Bulk and Beth at Manic Mother today for another Bloggography challenge.  This week they wanted us to make the most of our lens.  I felt like I do this anyway but I wanted to really see what my lens could do.  I went upstairs where the view is pretty amazing and I snapped two pictures showing the range of my lens.
Then I wanted to zoom in on the mountains because they are so beautiful across the valley still covered in snow.
I was disappointed I got the neighbors roof because I thought this was a pretty cool picture. 
I took these pictures from exactly the same spot and they look completely different.  I was pretty excited to see what I could do with my lens.  
I use a Nikon D40 and my lens is a Nikon 18-200mm 1:3.5-5.6

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