Monday, July 13, 2015

Summer Leaves

There's something about trees. They have this incredible range of dimension, from the microscopic detail of leaf structure, to the sometimes impressively large structure of the trunk and root system. There's a lot going on inside this one living organism, and even more just outside.
 
Photographers, including me, love to shoot the autumn leaves. I found this tree, which happens to be at its peak summer health, equally interesting
 
Summer Leaves, by Reed A. George
Nikon Df, Nikkor 28mm f1.8 AF-S G Lens
iso 3200, f5.6, 1/125 sec.
 
I spot metered a point on the gray tree bark to get this exposure. Of course, that meant blowing out the highlights in the white sky around the leaves, but that's okay.
 
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