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Hydrangea



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constancehaynes September 09, 2018
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Behind The Lens

Location
On vacation on Cape Cod, Ma. Since my parents have retired to Cape Cod, it makes a wonderful vacation destination. Kids get tons of beach time, and the comfort of a familiar place with family. One of the nice parts for me is all the photography time i have, and extra gear of my father's that i can borrow!
Time
Early Evening, great light, the kids are usually crashed in front of a movie and i have the ability to take my time and get all the shots i need.
Lighting
The light was great that afternoon, the image is completely natural light, in a shaded portion of the yard.
Equipment
This was handheld with a Nikon D200 and a Nikon 105 Macro.
Inspiration
I was honestly testing out my Dad's new Macro lens, which i'd love to get, and the hydrangea was looking good. I probably have 50 images from that afternoon and this one was my favorite.
Editing
No significant post processing, a bit of color balance, contrast, and exposure. I'm a big fan of doing 95% of the work in camera.
In my camera bag
It honesty depends on the day, My trusty Nikon D2x is always there (old sure, but it gets the job done) While my lenses vary on the day, they are all Nikon at this point, my 17-35 f2.8 and 50 f1.8 are always there, my 35-135 f 3.5-4.5 has macro and 70-200 f2.8 are the two that switch out depending on the day. But you'll always find lens wipes, a first aid kid, and my national parks passport in the front pouch of the bag.
Feedback
You never get a final image with one shot. I find myself reshooting things because there is always a different way to look at it, different lighting, a different lens, a different composition, and a million combinations of those. Keep shooting, you'll find the image you want.

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