Looking at life through the lens

Return to the Duck Pond

I had a new lens to try out, so I went to one of my favorite places to take pictures – one where I could test to see how far I could push the lens and what it could and couldn’t do. Here are some of the results.

Out for a Swim

Aperture: f/8
Shutter speed: 1/1000 sec
ISO: 800
Lens: Sigma 70-300 F4-5.6 APO DG Macro
Focal length: 270 mm
Nikon D3100
© Mark L. Fendrick

Seabird

Aperture: f/9
Shutter speed: 1/500 sec
ISO: 800
Lens: Sigma 70-300 F4-5.6 APO DG Macro
Focal length: 300 mm
Nikon D3100
© Mark L. Fendrick

Curious Duck

Aperture: f/8
Shutter speed: 1/320 sec
ISO: 800
Lens: Sigma 70-300 F4-5.6 APO DG Macro
Focal length: 270 mm
Nikon D3100
© Mark L. Fendrick

Side by Side

Aperture: f/9
Shutter speed: 1/320 sec
ISO: 800
Lens: Sigma 70-300 F4-5.6 APO DG Macro
Focal length: 300 mm
Nikon D3100
© Mark L. Fendrick

Face to Face

Aperture: f/13
Shutter speed: 1/160 sec
ISO: 800
Lens: Sigma 70-300 F4-5.6 APO DG Macro
Focal length: 300 mm
Nikon D3100
© Mark L. Fendrick

If you have been following this blog for a little while, you would have seen the lake change from lush green summer, to brilliant autumn colors, to naked as we approach the end of autumn.

Lake in Summer

Aperture: f/3.2
Shutter speed: 1/640 sec
ISO: 100
Focal length: 16.2 mm
Kodak Easyshare Z1012 IS
© Mark L. Fendrick

Lake in Mid-Autumn

Aperture: f/8
Shutter speed: 1/125 sec
ISO: 100
Lens: Nikkor 18-55 f/3.5-5.6 AF-S DX VR
Focal length: 55 mm
Nikon D3100
© Mark L. Fendrick

Lake in Late Autumn

Aperture: f/9
Shutter speed: 1/640 sec
ISO: 800
Lens: Nikkor 18-55 f/3.5-5.6 AF-S DX VR
Focal length: 45 mm
Nikon D3100
© Mark L. Fendrick

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Comments on: "Return to the Duck Pond" (2)

  1. […] the places that I like to go from time to time – often to test out new techniques and/or equipment. Have a look if you like. The last two made me smile.I love the action shots, and that last one really had me […]

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  2. Oh WOW!!!
    I love these.
    They are gorgeous photos.

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