Bernadette had some tulips the other day for painting and now that they are starting to go over I have pinched them for photographing lol. so whilst Mick watched the rugby yesterday I popped out to the greenhouse with the vase of tulips and the trusty camera and tripod and indulged myself for a hour. Here are some of the results, I used my 50mm lens, manual mode, ISO 200, varying apertures from f5 – f11, natural day light in the greenhouse, black sheet hung up behind, used live view for focusing.
Then in the evening I took a stroll to the church at the end of our road as I wanted to take this image in the dark to see what it was like – Mick has given it the title of ‘Golden Gate’ – which I thought was quite good lol I did leave it a little late going out as I was having problems with the computer so it was very dark. I used a 50mm lens, with and ISO of 400, f5 at 30 secs exposure. I am pleased with it but may try it again a bit earlier in the evening and when it is not pouring with rain!!!
After I had finished photographing the path I walked down through the gate and enjoyed taking some light trails – always good fun in my books. I liked this one the best as the trails go right down through the image. Once again using a 50mm lens, ISO 200, f16 and 30 secs exposure.