Visionn Violets

Violets

Here’s another floral, this time using my iPad and the app Visionn. I sorta hate to admit it, but it sure is fun. There’s an element of surprise after you take the image, since the final varies from what the preview looked like. In that way, it is like waiting for your prints to come back from the developer.

Peony

Peony

We were concerned about having peony in the yard. They are notorious for attracting ants and we had an invasion of the little critters recently. But they are sure a showy bloom. I haven’t seen this variety before … and they seem to be very short lived, compared to my experience with the more typical variety.

  • Camera: Nikon D850
  • Lens: Nikkor 105mm Macro
  • ISO 200 1/200 sec f/16

Calla Lily

Calla Lily by Allan J Jones Photography
Calla Lily

These lilies are growing in my yard. I was walking around the yard with my camera and took quite a few of this plant. I liked the way this one looks with a lot of the detail de-emphasized. It actually has a lot of texture, but I set the new Lightroom texture slider all the way down to the low extreme and really liked the effect.

  • Camera: Nikon D850
  • Lens: Nikkor 105mm Macro
  • ISO 200 1/640 sec f/14

Red Hot Poker

Red Hot Poker by Allan J Jones Photography
Red Hot Poker

Latin name of this is Kniphofia … but everyone that I know calls them Red Hot Pokers. This is the first time that I have had one growing in my yard. They are sure a lot different than most of the rest of the flowers in the yard.

  • Camera: Nikon D850
  • Lens: Nikkor 105mm Macro
  • ISO 200 1/320 sec f/11

Super Moon Rise

2019-03-20 Full Moon B&W
Super Moon 2019-03-20

2019-03-20 Full Moon Color

This shot was March 20th at 7:18 PM from Fort Worden in Port Townsend, WA. I used a 300mm lens with a 2x teleconverter on a tripod with a shutter release.

I can’t decide if I like the B&W or the color better. The reflection of the sunset in the windows on the houses on Whidbey Island is nice and shows up a little better in the color. But the B&W seems sharper and less hazy. The adjustments were made in Lightroom and the B&W conversion was made of the final color image in Silver Effects Pro 2.

Camera: Nikon D850

Lens: Nikkor 300mm PF with 2x teleconverter

ISO: 100    1/25sec    f/8 (wide open with the 2x doubling the effective aperture)

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