Brilliant Sugar Maple Leaf

Brilliant Sugar Maple

Taken with my favorite lens, the Nikon AF FX Micro-NIKKOR 60mm f/2.8D.  Sugar Maple leaf in the late afternoon autumn sun. The leaf was held perpendicular to the sun in order give definition to the texture of the leaf. Note the sympathetic colors in the autumn foliage in the background.  Nikon D90. f/8. Processed in […]

Witch hazel bloom

Last Bloom

Witch hazel blooms close out the flowering season. Image taken in November.  Nikkor 70-300mm AF-S ED VR. Another case where a telephoto comes in handy for wildflower photography.

Yellow Crabapple

Yellow Crabapple

Fall colors continue. It’s only a crabapple, but does it ever look delicious hanging on the tree, dripping in moisture from this morning’s early fog. I suppose with enough sugar it would be fine; but that applies to most things. Taken with a Micro-Nikkor 60mm AF on a Nikon D90.