Tag Archives: Landscapes

Sky after the Storm – Week 6

Today is the last day for the Sony DT 16-105mm F/3.5-5.6 lens. This set of photos shows the sky (clouds) after the big rain storm we the last two days. Again, it is a single scene taken with all six marked focal lengths, 24mm (16), 36mm (24), 52mm (35), 75mm (50), 105mm (70) and 157mm (105); Full Frame focal length in ().

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Our Backyard (Take 2) – Week 6

Still confined to rest, staying home, so today’s set is the a alternate view of my backyard. This set shows the backyard from another angle providing a good indication about the impact of the six focal lengths of the wide-angle Sony DT 16-105mm lens without a distant distracting background.

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Our Backyard – Week 6

I am still confined to rest, staying home, therefore today’s set is the view of my backyard. This set provides a good indication about the impact of the six focal lengths of the wide-angle Sony DT 16-105mm lens om objects close by without a distanced background.

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Looking down Elkhorn Way – Week 6

Since I am confined to rest, staying home, today’s set is the view from the front of my house looking down Elkhorn Way. To get a better perspective and the impact of the six focal lengths of the wide-angle Sony DT 16-105mm lens, I took this set from the second floor of my home,

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Nothing but Gray Sky – Week 6

Just got back from my doctor about my back problem. I was order total rest, not driving anywhere for the rest of the week. This means no visiting Contra Loma, Empire Mine Road, San Joaquin River Delta, etc. Today’s set is the view from my backyard, showing a gray sky at the same six focal lengths as yesterday’s set.

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At Big Break – Week 6

Continuing this week with using my zoom-lenses for leaning to understand their fields of view as well as comparing it against prime lenses with the same focal length. This week’s lens I will be using my favored wide-angle Sony DT 16-105mm lens.

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Along Empire Mine Road – Week 5

Another break in the rain to go back to Empire Mine Road to take the the set of photos for week 5 with my super wide angle lens. However, like yesterday for the last four photos Mount Diablo is not visible because of the clouds hanging over the foothills. To help the comparison to earlier photos of the same scene, the photos are centered where the mountain is a bit visible.

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Mount Diablo hiding in Clouds

Got a bit lucky today, the rain just stopped long enough to take these picture. However, this time the mountain is not visible because of the clouds hanging over the foothills. To help the comparison to earlier photos of the same scene, all four photos are centered where the mountain is a bit visible.

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Down by the San Joaquin River – Take 5

Another day which is not optimal for outdoor photography, noting but distant fog. Checking on all my locations I used so far, the best was the Municipal Fishing Dock to take photos of the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta. Interesting enough, as once before, my naked eyes saw more fog than the camera. as I did the last two weeks.

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Contra Loma Regional Park – Take 5

Day three for using my super wide-angle lens. Due to my time restrictions this week and the fog still hanging around, I took a chance and visited Contra Loma Regional Park, and was a bit in luck with the fog on its way out.

Since purchase of this lens I have had not many opportunities to use it. Now after three days I start seeing the potential for landscape compositions.

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