Playing with fall colors...

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Home Inspector with Complete Home Inspections, Inc.

Playing with fall colors...

Finally, afte what seemed to be a week of gray overcast days the sun finally came out here in middle Tennessee. The last cool snap has started bring out the vibrant colors so atypical of this area.

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These vibrant colors are just too good not to have fun with.
Although your typical pictures of the fall foliage can be great, why not be a little more abstract. By putting your camera on aperture priority, and setting it to the smallest iris possible, and using a zoom lens, you to can create neat effects such as this. Try it some time.


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Don Rogers
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Michael,

This is a nice color spectrum from your area.  I should've waited two weeks to go down.

October 24, 2009 07:08 PM
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Wow Michael, those are some wild looking pics and great colors!

October 24, 2009 07:08 PM
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Michael, it was a gorgeous day here in Middle Tennessee today.  As I was driving I thought I needed to pull over and take some photos.  Obviously, I didn't, but I am glad you )as always) had your camera on the ready.  Love the creative photography.

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October 24, 2009 07:11 PM
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It has been a nice day here in Seattle today as well.  Time to go out and take some pics.

October 24, 2009 07:11 PM
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Mike,

 

Amazing picture, thank you for posting!

 

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October 24, 2009 07:14 PM
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It was an absolutely perfect day here on the Crystal Coast.  The colors are just barely starting to show themselves.  Cool photo technique.

October 24, 2009 07:27 PM
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Michael, After lots of rain we are having pretty weather also.  No fall colors here though.  Our leaves don't turn until December and then they just turn brown and fall.  I need to learn the aperture settings.  I have not figured out a good way to remember them.  I'm thinking maybe I need to take a class.

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With so many point and shoot cameras now, it's nice to see someone using manual adjustments!

When I taught photography in college, playing like you did here always allowed me and my students to really get creative.

Great stuff Michael.

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Michael...

I like shooting Christmas lights that way with an open aperture and a zoom shift. It's a cool effect!

October 24, 2009 10:21 PM
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