Friday, August 27, 2010

My favorite Subjects

after looking through some of my last trip images, I found out that there are many of them from waterfalls, coastal views and countryside landscapes. Waterscapes are my favorite subjects so far.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Working a subject

After I found a spot that I liked, I revisited the area many times until I see how it looks in different seasons and time of the day. Pecan Grove Picnic area is one of them. I go there in the mornings and evenings for new views. I took these three pictures with a Nikon D80, Nikkor 28-70mm lens and a Singh-Ray polarizing filter.
  This is a big picture of the area I want to photograph. F8, ISO 100, 28-70mm lenses @35. Then, I choose a feature (the grass and cloud's reflection). Finally, I close uo of it.

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Water Lilies in Pecan Grove Picnic area

Like a scene of a story book, water lilies in Lake Murray are a delight to the eye. I visited this park many times but this year it is the first time I have seen the water lilies blooming. I keep visiting this small area for new images of the lilies almost every day. Cypress trees, cattails and birds surround the water lilies. Here are some images I took with my Nikon D700 and Nikkor 70-300 mm lenses, Singh-Ray LB polarizing filter and tripod.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Revisiting Pecan Grove Picnic Area

This park  is located in the Lake Murray area. My son and I have gone many times this summer because of its peaceful environment. I specially like the cypress trees and the water lilies. So this morning we went there and these are the images I got. I  used my Nikon D700 and Nikkor 70-300 mm lenses for the close-ups.

Return form a visit to Panama

It has been three weeks that I was back from my native country Panama. The trip was very interesting this time because I visited places that I never saw before. Moreover, I was able to see my relatives and friends.
One of my favorites places is the beaches of the Pacific coast. I love to revisit them every trip.
  Here are some of the images I took with my new camera Nikon D700. I was very happy with the results.

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Visiting the Lavender Ridge farms in Gainesville

What a nice place! I visited the Lavender Farms today. It is a wonderful place full of colors and nature. Great friendly atmospher and nice people received us there. I took pictures in their gardens, barns and surrounding areas of the farm. They open at 9 :00 a.m and I stayed until 1:30 p.m. Many flowers and butterflies in the gardens.

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Remembering the Old Days

One of things I like about living in the country is that you can find great scenes. I went to Tishomingo yesterday morning and I saw this old tractor in an old barn on highway 1. Here are some of the images.