Monday, September 9, 2013

Flowers at f/40

 They always say to stop and smell the roses.
I would much rather stop and take a photo of the roses or whatever flower I can find.
Things have finally slowed down for a little bit, but won't stay that way for long. So I thought I would take the opportunity to post a few pictures. Its been a while since I have got to go out and take some pictures. The top to photos were taken in my computer room of a bouquet I bought for my wife and the bottom is from when Ron and I went out and tested his new toy. All three are at 250 mm focal length and a f stop of 40, with varying lengths of exposure. I also took some lily photos but thought I would wait to post them later this week.

6 comments:

  1. Eye catching shots you captured! Colors are sharp and crisp!

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  2. Flowers for the wife?? You big suck up! Are you trying to make me look bad? LOL

    All three are great shots but I really like the first and last the best.

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  3. All three of these came out really good, bright and well focused! I'm curious about using f/40... Makes sense if you want everything in focus but I've always found things start getting flat and lifeless in the higher f stops. Perhaps I'm missing something and need to revisit the smaller apertures?

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  4. I like the colors, and the DOF. I never shot at f/40 before, because never own a lens could step down that low, and didn't know Nikon make a lens that could shoot at f/40. Perhaps, you could provide the lens ID.

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    1. I was actually using a Tamron 18-250 lens.

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