Drops

Drops

I love how the drops of water were lined up on these leaves.Depth of field a little too shallow still, but I’m learning. Kicked up the ISO, used a faster shutter speed, but the aperture needs to be much smaller. This exposure has an ƒ6.3 aperture. More tests...
Greater New Orleans Bridge

Greater New Orleans Bridge

I took this just as it started to sprinkle and we decided to get out of the rain. I got really lucky with the light on the water, but it was hard to pull out the cloud detail with that bright spot on the water. I particularly like the brighter light on the bridge in...
Frothy

Frothy

I’m thinking that to really get the best shots of surf, you have to be in the surf itself. Which was not possible here. It was amazing to watch what came in with the tide and what was pulled out with the tide. Share...
Desperately Seeking Lunch

Desperately Seeking Lunch

I played a lot in aperture-priority mode on this trip. I’d force myself to keep the ISO at 100 and then I’d try for a super high shutter speed. I shot almost exclusively with the Canon EF 35mm 1.4 USM and that let me get away with a lot of crazy stuff. I...
Splash!

Splash!

Starring Tom Hanks, John Candy and Eugene Levy. And Daryl Hannah. This one was from 2008. San Diego. Sick vacation from heck. Share...
Hot Fun in the Summertime

Hot Fun in the Summertime

I’m not sure why shots like this always remind me of childhood. Sure, I’ve tried to evoke a mood and all, but there is something about sprinklers that takes me back. The sprinkler is spraying the tree and tons of drops are falling, even as the sprinkler...