pondering

ponderingweb
Lumix   f/5.6   1/320s   32 mm   ISO 200
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autumn with Soin

Beckoning me?

Surely not –

pampas grass

~Nishiyama Soin (S Carter, Haiku before Haiku)

thinshadow
Nikon D750   f/5.6   1/160s   45 mm   100 ISO

wpc: glow

glowweb
Nikon D750   f/7.1   1/800 s   35 mm   400 ISO

jump on over to Jen’s to participate in this week’s photo challenge, glow

Instant Inspiration: backlit

Marcus  at Streets of Nuremberg’s discussion about backlighting photography inspired me to pick up my camera and walk along a bike path during the golden hour.  He noted that when one photographs into the sun there will be a great glow around the hair and body.

backliteweb
Nikon D750   f/7.1  1/320s   35 mm   400 ISO
backlite2web
Nikon D750   f/7.1   1/500s   35 mm   400 ISO

In the first image, there is a bit of glow on the cyclist’s hair and in the trees.  In the second, the glow outlines both the young man and his dog.  The setting sun in both of these images brought out some interesting long shadows.

It is wonderful to follow bloggers such as Marcus who share their skill and knowledge of photography and invite photographers such as I to grow and learn.  Thank you!

autumn with Issa

Before this autumn wind

even the shadows of mountains

shudder and tremble.

~Issa (S. Hamill, The Sound of Water)

fadinggreeweb
Nikon D750   f/7.1   35mm   1/320s   400ISO