Being already content with the pictures made with Helios-44M lens on the Canon DSLR, I wasn’t expecting to see the surprising results I had with the same lens on the Fuji X-T20.
The level of details and smoothness are amazing. The camera’s manual focus is clever, easy to use and I look forward to use this magic combination more.
While the autumnal colours are still my favourites, the flourishing plants in the garden are a feast for the eyes.
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Shell and feeder
Photinia × fraseri ‘Red Robin’
There have been a lot of changes since my last post with photos of flowers and plants in my garden.
The Spanish Bluebells flowered.
For the first time since we moved here – almost two years ago – our Photinia × fraseri ‘Red Robin’ flowered too.
The Helios-44M’s bokeh is perfect for shooting flowers and plants, and I can’t seem to get enough of it.
I’m pretty pleased by the results of the Helios-44M, and by the fact that I can easily bring the camera to work without carrying too much weight.
Today I went for a quick stroll around the Science Park in Cambridge, found out there’s more than one pond and took some pictures.
Having an ongoing photo project is good, as it helps seeing things around us with a different perspective, noticing details usually overlooked in our day-to-day life.
My ongoing project is about the changes in nature and sky on my way to work with my bicycle. It began in July 2016, around the time I started a new job in Cambridge.
Photos are taken with a mobile phone, and are uploaded on the website at the end of each season. My intention is to finish it by July 2017, but I don’t feel so enthusiastic about it as I have been until the end of last year. Continue reading “Photography rut and little things in my garden”