This image is one of my favorite recent photographs. It was taken on November 4th 2017 mid-morning on a bright overcast day. This Autumn was not a colorful foliage season in my area but I was fortunate to come across a picket of golden hued Beech Trees whilst walking a wooded trail. The trail is situated within Jonathan’s Woods in Rockaway NJ.
My goal with this image was to capture a frame which a viewer could easily place themselves into. I had quite an immersive nature experience on this pleasant walk with the fragrant smells of the deciduous forest, the earthy palette of the woodlands, and the slightest breeze on my face. If this image is successful the viewer should also have an engaging exploration within the frame with no coaxing of words or other cues. We shall find out when I print and exhibit the piece!
I should easily be able to make a 20″ x 30″ print from this full frame capture. This wide angle perspective is brought to you by the Tamron USA SP 15-30mm VC lens. A lens this wide gives an extremely broad perspective and will also make objects nearer to the camera appear larger. This characteristic can be utilized by the landscape photographer to simulate three-dimensional space in a two-dimensional capture. It helps the the Tamron 15-30mm is also exceedingly sharp. Camera utilized was the Sony A7R which produces highly detailed and vivid images of my treks.
Thank you for stopping by and be sure to get out and appreciate your local nature. Purchase the lens through my Amazon Affiliate link helps support my art.
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