Monday, May 19, 2014

Cherry Picking

I haven't been cherry picking since I was a kid decades ago. The quality and quantity weren't up to snuff because of the drought but we managed. This place we went to was only open for that day for the whole year. 

Evelyn's first time cherry picking I assume

Sunny in the low 80s but not as hot as earlier in the week

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Alcatraz Trip

Did the audio tour at Alcatraz...was able to get some good shots while learning a bit of San Francisco history.

The 35mm focal length worked well here...not sure though if I like the color my ND filter gives me with this lens. I need to work on my post processing a bit more, maybe get Light Room as well as learn how to edit/shoot raw for more control.  

hard to get focus correct without a viewfinder on a sunny day with a manual lens like the SLR Magic 35mm T1.4, luckily I managed.  

I'm slowly getting used to knowing when to use the 7.3mm fish eye

maybe when I get Light Room I'll have an easier time trying to make a shot like this a good black and white image. 

only took two tries to get the composition right. hope the lumix g6 gets cheaper soon, I need an articulating screen among other things that surpass my aging gf2.  

20mm 1.7 was used for these last two shots