Yesterday I mention that many review suggest to use the Tamron SP AF 90mm F/2.8 also for landscape and portrait photography because of its sharpness and none distortion. So today I gave it a try by taking some photos of our Heavenly Bamboo which now in bloom.
Its binomial name is Nandina domestica, but commonly known as nandina, heavenly bamboo or sacred bamboo, is a species of flowering plant in the family Berberidaceae, native to eastern Asia from the Himalayas to Japan. Despite the common name, it is not a bamboo but an erect evergreen shrub up to 2 m (7 ft) tall by 1.5 m (5 ft) wide, with numerous, usually unbranched stems growing from ground level. The flowers are white, borne in early summer in conical clusters held well above the foliage. The fruit is a bright red berry 5–10 mm diameter, ripening in late autumn and often persisting through the winter.
- Location: Antioch, CA
- Camera: Sony SLT-A77V
- Lens Model: Tamron SP AF 90mm F/2.8 Macro 1:1
- Focal Length (FF): 135
- FNumber: 11
- Exposure Time: 1/200, 1/250, 1/250 & 1/100
- Exposure Mode: Auto bracket
- Exposure Program: Manual
- Exposure Bias Value: 0
- Metering Mode: Pattern
- White Balance: Shade
- Sensitivity (ISO): 1000
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