Impressions from the area we live in. Most of the time it is lazy photography, just opening the window and shoot the willows in front of our house, or make an image of the tall trees along the country lane that runs near.
Yes, I'm 'into trees' at the moment. Can't help it. Exposure 4 sec @ F/16, 83 mm, 6-stopper. Movement going upwards and then holding still.
--- 1 June 2021, Est (NL) ---
The green of the trees is getting dominant in nature now. I tried to go after the pastel water colourish tones and get an impressionist image. Exposure 2 sec @ F/27, 70-300 mm @ 300 mm, movement upwards with a light glide to the left.
--- 28 May 2021, Est (NL) ---
Line of trees in front of our house, movement straight upwards, shot on a foggy morning. Exposure 1,5 sec @ F/22 at 105 mm, 6-stopper.
--- 23 May 2021, Est (NL) ---
Same line of trees in front of our house, movement straight upwards. Exposure 1,5 sec @ F/22 at 105 mm, 6-stopper.
--- 23 May 2021, Est (NL) ---
For just a few minutes, the sun appeared from behind the clouds after a day of rain, thunder and lots of cloud. Straight out of the camera using a jiggly upward movement, 4 sec, F/11, 24-105 mm @ 34 mm, H&Y 64 (6 stopper).
--- 19 May 2021, Est (NL) 👁 more icm ---
I pushed it one step further: moving the camera up and then making a U-shaped movement from left to right to cover the crown of the tree. Settings: 4 sec, F/16, 24-105 mm @ 105 mm, full frame, ISO200, IS disabled, handheld, H&Y filter ND64 & ND8.
--- 23 May 2021, Est 👁 more icm ---
The trees are just about to bear leaves. Edits: RAW to jpeg, no cropping, contrast. Settings DSLR: 2 sec, F/22, 24-105 mm @ 105 mm, full frame, ISO200, IS disabled, handheld, H&Y filter ND64. Movement: slowly going up.
--- 12 May 2021, Rumpt (NL) ---
From a slightly different angle earlier in the day, this is the same ditch with buttercups as the one above, the movement was different though: 1,5 sec upwards twice stopping during exposure.
--- 12 May 2021, Est (NL) ---
I combined a sharp image of the road near Est with an ICM version of 1 sec with an upward movement halting half way for a short moment.
--- 14 May 2021, Est (NL) 👁 more icm ---
Impressionist image of a tree along the road where we live. Exposure 2 sec @ F/32, 70-300 mm @ 300 mm, movement going upwards with small jerks following the trunk.
--- 15 Apr 2021, Est (NL) 👁 more icm ---
A different approach: the river Waal, though meandering beautifully through a gorgeous river landscape, is at the same time a sleeping giant: it scared the h*ll out of us when we, together with 250,000 people, had to leave our house in January 1995 at a few hours' notice as the dyke was about to break. Hence the somewhat uncanny atmosphere I tried to create. 7th place at Fotocafé Zaltbommel.
--- 10 Apr 2021, Varik (NL) 👁 more icm ---
It's a slow spring and it will take a few more weeks before these willows will carry leaves. 1 sec @ F/19.
--- 18 Apr 2021, Est (NL) ---
I don't know enough about willows, but I have never seen branches this yellow before. They made me park on the grass and I tried to catch them.
--- 15 Apr 2021, Tiel (NL) 👁 more icm ---