Frosted Fall Leaves

It’s been awhile since I used my “nifty-fifty”, Canon’s EF 50mm f/1.8 II. Last week it frosted over in the backyard, so I set my camera on the back porch and let it cool off. Taking a camera from a warm house into a frozen backyard and trying to shoot immediately is pointless.  The lens and the mirror cloud up with condensation.

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Fall Leaves with a Telephoto Lens

After the time change, it’s very dark after work.  So this is the second lunch break shoot I’ve done.  There is a Japanese garden just down the street from my office, and before all the leaves turn to mush in the rain, I thought I’d try to capture some using my EF 70-200mm f/4L lens.  Only the photo of the vine was shot with my EF 35mm f/2 IS.

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