Just in time for Halloween! A snapshot from one of my morning dog walks.
I often treat these photo challenges as assignments. So I headed out “on assignment” last night. I was very uninspired and my images looked it, so I’m not going to share them.
Instead I am bringing you a photo taken about 45 minutes after sundown in Monument Valley last August 2013. This is the “Camel” Monument. There are two versions here. I actually prefer the darker exposure, but I was concerned you might not be able to see it
Want to play, too? Weekly Photo Challenge: Nighttime
I have this really nice lens that I’m just not getting results with. It’s the Olympus 12-40mm F2.8 PRO M.Zuiko and it gets very solid reviews. I’m pretty sure it’s user error. When I get a good shot with it, it’s beautiful, but for some reason the focus rarely seems right and photos end up looking a little soft.
So I set out with it this very early this morning to just practice a bit. I popped it into manual focus mode, just to play around and get comfortable. Here’s a few out of focus shots that came from my playtime this morning–kinda cool, but now it’s time to learn how to get images tack sharp…