Dec 072012

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Out before sunrise on a foggy day, my original plan was to photograph Christmas lights. I found this instead, and had fun exploring a lot of variations in the setting. The hard part was choosing just one to post!

Nikon D300; 1/90 sec @ f13, ISO 2500 (handheld);
70-300 mm f/4.5–5.6 @ 70mm (105mm EFL); focus distance 9.44m

Feb 052012

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Another image photographed in hard light around 1 p.m. The bright white and strong graphic elements jumped out at me while walking with my mother through the River Arts District in Asheville, North Carolina this past December. She was carrying her Lumix. 🙂

Nikon D300; 19.5 @ 1/500 sec, ISO 200 (handheld);
18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6 @ 95mm (142mm EFL); focus distance 1.12m

Aug 142010

Bright red and yellow showing through gaps in a latticed fence.

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The flash of bright red behind this fence caught my eye while walking through an alley. Then I discovered the yellow, and even a bright green—though I couldn’t fit that into the frame from my vantage point.

Nikon D300; f/8.0 @ 1/500sec (handheld), ISO 200;
18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6 @ 112mm (168mm EFL); focus distance 1.33m