Catching the Light

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As summer wanes into fall, one technique I like to try is taking leaves with narrow depth of field creating a colorful background. It sounds simple and in technical terms it is. It takes little time to set up and try a few shots at various apertures to make sure at least some of the leaves are in focus and that the right level of in-camera color saturation is achieved. In practice it may take several attempts with different situations before I get something I am happy to show off. It’s a great way to learn about apertures and do something artsy. As the winter comes along the harsher light provides starker compositional opportunities with branches, ice etc…

10 responses

  1. Happy New Year,Victor.!


    January 1, 2015 at 2:50 am

  2. Happy New Year!
    Thank you for all the beauty you’ve created and shared in 2014.
    Looking forward to what you share in 2015.
    Best, Catherine


    January 1, 2015 at 10:57 am

    • Happy New Year. Thanks for your support. All the best in the new year.


      January 1, 2015 at 11:21 am

  3. Beautifully shot! I love this kind of photography. Happy New Year Victor.


    January 1, 2015 at 12:52 pm

  4. Love that colour green! Wishing you an amazing 2015, Victor!


    January 1, 2015 at 5:09 pm

  5. Jocelyne

    How beautiful !


    January 4, 2015 at 1:48 pm

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