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08-11-2015, 01:05 AM - 1 Like   #1
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Steel sculpture at Ruth Bancroft Gardens
Lens: Vivitar 55mm 2.8 macro Camera: K3 Photo Location: Concord, Ca. ISO: 200 Shutter Speed: 1/640s Aperture: F2.8 

My first 3 pictures with this lens since I got it the day before included this one. I went on a "nature walk" through the gardens, snapped a few pictures, hand held, wanted to see if the old Vivitar 55 lens is any good, I like the lens, and the nearly wet look of the steel. Not much put into composition, my wife was ahead of me and I was trying to manually focus and move along.

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Last edited by Blackbirdpie; 08-11-2015 at 01:16 AM. Reason: comment on composition added
08-11-2015, 01:38 AM   #2
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I actually like this photo. You could say the white bits in the background are distracting, but for me the sculpture stands out against the background. Well done.
08-11-2015, 09:23 PM   #3
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Looks like a good lens.
08-13-2015, 04:23 AM   #4
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Nothing wrong with your photo. I've played with the colours/lighting in the photo as an experiment.


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