Dandelion Shine

Dandelion
In The Yard – ITY62
 

I know, most people view them as a weed, but I see them as a never ending source for my photography. I will admit I was a little excited when I noticed the dandelions sprouting up in the grass outside my front door. As soon as I was done with work yesterday, I switched the camera over to the macro lens and stepped outside.

  

MLCreations Photography: Monochrome &emdash; Dandelion Shine

Dandelion Shine
Olympus E-M1 Mark II, M. Zuiko 60mm f/2.8 Macro, 1/160s, f/5.6, ISO 200

 

Dam Dreams

Delta Lake Dam

Last Saturday was a beautiful day and I was not about to sit on my butt all day. Around mid-morning I took off with the camera in search of pictures. My adventure started with flowers but eventually I found myself heading toward Delta Lake. My initial thought was to walk the trails in the state park but upon seeing the water flowing over the dam I stopped to explore the opposite side of Delta Lake.

It has been a while since I last photographed the dam. It was an often used destination when I started on my photographic journey and I’m not exactly positive why I have not been back. Although I would prefer capturing images with more green in the trees, I could not pass up the water flowing over the dam. I made a full circle tour of the area grabbing images from every view. Even with a wonderful blue sky I felt this series looked better in monochrome…

  

MLCreations Photography: Blog Post Related &emdash; Dam Dreams 1

Dam Dreams 1
Olympus E-M1 Mark II, M. Zuiko 12-40mm f/2.8, 1/200s, 19mm, f/11, ISO 200

  

MLCreations Photography: Blog Post Related &emdash; Dam Dreams 2

Dam Dreams 2
Olympus E-M1 Mark II, M. Zuiko 12-40mm f/2.8, 1/250s, 14mm, f/11, ISO 200

  

MLCreations Photography: Blog Post Related &emdash; Dam Dreasm 3

Dam Dreams 3
Olympus E-M1 Mark II, M. Zuiko 12-40mm f/2.8, 1/320s, 12mm, f/11, ISO 200

  

MLCreations Photography: Blog Post Related &emdash; Dam Dreams 4

Dam Dreams 4
Olympus E-M1 Mark II, M. Zuiko 12-40mm f/2.8, 1/100s, 14mm, f/11, ISO 200

  

MLCreations Photography: Blog Post Related &emdash; Dam Dreams 5

Dam Dreams 5
Olympus E-M1 Mark II, M. Zuiko 12-40mm f/2.8, 1/250s, 25mm, f/11, ISO 200

  

MLCreations Photography: Blog Post Related &emdash; Dam Dreams 6

Dam Dreams 6
Olympus E-M1 Mark II, M. Zuiko 12-40mm f/2.8, 1/320s, 14mm, f/11, ISO 200

Sleep Well Moon

Bellamy Harbor Park

I ran out this morning to capture the sunrise but could not resist the colors in the sky and the setting moon. The first capture had a few clouds obscuring the view but I practiced a little patience and was rewarded with this image. Totally made dragging my butt out into the morning worth it…

  

MLCreations Photography: Blog Post Related &emdash; Sleep Well Moon

Sleep Well Moon
Olympus E-M1 Mark II, M. Zuiko 40-150mm f/4-5.6 R, 1/25s, 150mm, f/5.6, ISO 800