magic hour" because sometimes even rather mundane subjects can be transformed by the quality of the light. This was shot with my Nikon D7000 with Nikkor 18-200 zoom set at 18 mm (f/10, 1/320 sec, and ISO 200). Focus was 1.3 m (just below midpoint in the image). This image also works well in black and white although the sepia like tones are very reminiscent of what the actual conditions were like.
hit a home run!" This was taken with my Nikon D5000 with 18-200 lens at 55 mm, f/5.6 for shallow depth of field, 1/125 sec, and ISO 200. Not a great photo, but I like the intensity of the colors.
We'll see what Walter Karling thinks about these. I feel that they are a bit perfunctory, but that's my problem. Hope you are enjoying the summer if you are in the Northern Hemisphere and your winter if not!