Saturday Random Photos

The Autumn colors are beautiful at this time of the year. My Ginkgo tree leaves are turning yellow.

Aperture Priority, EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM lens, f/4, 1/500sec, ISO 100, exposure bias -0.7step, focal length 105mm, pattern metering

The Japanese maple tree leaves are turning red, it was green about 2 weeks ago.

Aperture Priority, EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM lens, f/4, 1/100sec, ISO 100, exposure bias -0.7step, focal length 105mm, pattern metering

This is the last sign of Summer.

Aperture Priority, EF70-200mm f/4L USM lens, f/4, 1/2000sec, ISO 100, Exposure bias -0.7step, focal length 200mm, pattern metering

I was surprised to see the butterfly fluttering while taking a picture of the falling flowers.  I haven’t been real happy with my EF70-200mm f/4L USM lens because of the lack of the image stabilizer and my images came out blurry sometimes. I see now that it’s my fault that I didn’t try to work with it harder and my hands are not very steady, something that I need to work on.

Aperture Priority, EF70-200mm f/4L USM lens, f/4, 1/400sec, ISO 100, Exposure bias -0.3step, focal length 188mm, pattern metering

Aperture Priority, EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM lens, f/4, 1/500sec, ISO 100, exposure bias -1step, focal length 105mm, pattern metering

Fall Leaf Raking Day

This is a Carolina Blue sky, with a little help from a polarizing filter of course.

My Ginkgo tree is turning yellow, the fan like leaf shapes are absolutely beautiful this time of the year.

Lee has her own sense of fashion style, you won’t find this outfit anywhere, I made part of it myself last year, not something that I’m proud of.  It’s funny how she puts her outfit together, kind of amuse to watch her dressed sometimes. I asked her what she wants to be when she grow up?  She went from wanting to be a painter to a hat maker, and when she saw the new sewing  machine that my oldest sister lent us, she now wants to be a fashion designer. She wants to learn how to sew, I think she is ready, I started out a bit older than her, might be around 10 or 11 years old.

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