Sunday, October 21, 2007

Leaf Close up

I was walking through my yard looking for interesting things that were showing the signs of fall. With my Sigma SLR mounted on a tripod with an 80 to 300 zoom lens, I started looking at leaves on the trees. The absence of wind was a plus because it made it possible for 1/2 sec exposure to be made of this leaf. The sky, deep blue didn't hurt either giving me a perfect background. I also positioned my view so sun light would actually shine through the leaf making the leaf like a light source revealing more detail on the surface.

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