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Sunday, April 13, 2008

Virginia Bluebells

I was hoping to make it to WV yesterday to do some scouting for a wedding I will be shooting at the end of the month, however, mt timing (as usual) was off. Instead, I took a quick ride over the Bull Run Park because my friend Nancy mentioned that the bluebells were blooming. They sure were. Here are some of my shots.



It did not take me long to see the bluebells in the woods. They almost carpeted the forest floor on both side of the very picturesque Bull Run.



Although I brought my macro lens with me, I shot these images with my Nikon 18-200 VR. This is my favorite lens ... although today I got a new lens which folks in the know tell me will be my favorite, a Nikon 70-200 2.8 VR. I'll keep you posted.

I haven't played with any panning recently - not since Death Valley. I thought that the bluebells might be an interesting opportunity. I was hoping for more blue but I guess all the foilage didn't want to cooperate with me. Here are my favorites from yesterday.


3 comments:

Salar said...
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John Barclay said...

Bluebells are so pretty! I like the close up. The pans are fun! :)

JoJosho said...
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