Archive for August, 2007

Adjusted version

Originally uploaded by HDC Photography

I didn’t do heavy anything. Curves, contrast, saturation, levels, and light burning.

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Bee whisperer

Originally uploaded by HDC Photography

I took my “not mine” lens up the canyon today and notice a bee on some clover. Of course I had the tripod on and everything set to get the waterfall blurred. I got a couple of shots with the tripod sticking out behind my arm but went on to the waterfalls.

On the way back I stopped again to sit down by the little patch of clover and see if any other bees were hanging around. I saw one, waited for him to come closer and then they were everywhere (not in a bad scary horror movie about bees way, I was calm they were calm we were all good)

Once again, no PS’ing done other than cropping, resizing, watermark, and USM. I think I will pull this one into PS again and see what a few layers do but I wanted to post before I forgot.

Oh, if anyone is curious, when a bee lands on the lens hood you can not focus on it.

SS 1/320, f/5.0, ISO 200, 105 mm

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I’m in love

Originally uploaded by HDC Photography

I’ve been shooting just about anything I can think of, a few are being cropped/resized/usm’ed so I can post here but not much else. I shot about 260 images today (a lot of multiples playing around the settings and I only saved one)

Some of them are on my flickr stream. If you click the image it will take you to my flickr.

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Originally uploaded by HDC Photography

I’m renting this from ziplens, and was getting all antsy and impatient like a kid at Christmas with waiting.

I can’t put into words how much I’m loving this lens. I have a lot more images on flickr, none of them have been edited besides resizing.

For this one, f/5, SS 1/2500, ISO 200, 105mm

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Originally uploaded by HDC Photography

I almost didn’t blog these via flickr, but decided why not.

Nothing quite like a walk for frozen yogurt after a long hard day. She ditched the second shoe on the way home, and yes the one remaining shoe is on the wrong foot.

I’m so not going to worry about settings. It was late, ISO was high, SS was low.

Originally uploaded by HDC Photography

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Rainy days

Originally uploaded by HDC Photography

SS 1/40, f/4.0, ISO 1600, 80 mm (55-200 kit lens)

Reflection of the evening sky in a puddle after the rain.

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