If you read one article in a college alumni magazine this year, it should be this one.
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I have yet to master my 110mm lens, it seems.
1. Drag tripod out from behind couch.
2. Get camera from drawer.
3. Attach camera to tripod.
4. Level tripod.
5. Move tripod back as far as possible.
6. Re-level tripod.
7. Meter the light.
8. Set exposure.
9. Set aperture.
10. Take picture.
11. Detach camera.
12. Put tripod away.
13. Open drawer.
14. Peer intently at dials on side of camera.
15. “Did I forget to focus?”
A couple more leaf pictures. These were done with the most tempermental camera I own. And that’s saying something.
I think the pictures from my latest garage sale camera tend to look like they came from a National Geographic magazine circa 1974.
That totally makes up for the lens being just a smidge radioactive.
Or, “Why I am not a sports photographer.”