50mm would be versatile. The DA 50 mm f1.8 goes for under $150. If you really want them to learn the basics well, get a manual lens (K or PK...
Nice pic, but looks like trumpet vine to me.
Man at work.
Canon S95, from an aircraft window, approaching San Francisco airport.
The Tokina recommended above is excellent. You may be able to get a used lens for maybe a little over $ 500.
That is the Burj Khalifa, not Burj al Arab.
Suleimaniye Mosque, Istanbul.
Awesome, Judi. Inspiring work.
Welcome, Nahid. Keep shooting.
Excellent shots. The koel's song was a regular feature of summer growing up in India, but I'd never seen it close (or a picture of it).
I got to this post rather late. As a beneficiary of your and Mrs. P's generosity, I would be happy to pitch in if you need.
Sometimes, life is a walk in the park.
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