Thursday, March 24, 2011

Opening to spring

I took some brighter, happier shots today, of forsythia and daffodils (see Flickr on the right side of the page), but for some reason this one, of the tiny leaves of a bush starting to unfurl, spoke to me more.  I used a long zoom lens to take the photo, along with a wide open aperture, which accounts for the insanely shallow depth of field.  The other branches are only 2-3 inches away, but because of the DOF, they look miles away.

Canon 5D Mark II
300mm - ISO 200
1/125s- f/5.6

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