A Japanese Maple (one of many) at the Portland Japanese Garden; its autumnal red, orange, and subtle golden hued leaves set above the lush green carpet of moss simply cried out to be photographed. Equipment: Canon EOS 40D body Canon EF 20mm f/2.8 USM lens Settings: F-stop: f/3.2 Exposure time: 1/40 sec. ISO speed: ISO-100 […]
One of the buildings that attracts the most attention in picturesque Lakeside, Ohio is most certainly “The Pavilion.” From its shaded porches, one can sit, relax, and take in the beauty of Lake Erie. During the height of the summer months, these porches are likely crowded with people; during my own visit they were blissfully […]
Of all the different styles of modern photography, the one that seems to elicit the most reticence from both amateurs and professionals alike is that of macro photography.
And so it came to pass that on Friday, August 28, 2009, I came into possession of one of the world’s most effective field macro lenses, the Canon EF 180mm f/3.5 L USM Macro. (Contrary to quickly-spreading rumors, no, I did not trade a kidney for it.)