Island Life

I took off the rear element of the 150mm f5.6 effectively turning it into a 450mm f16 soft-focus lens, giving the picture a nice pictorial soft look. Then waited for the fog to creep in so I can hide the shoreline across and create this isolated feel. And two ducks

17 Comments

  1. montagu
    montagu ·

    Correction: 7 ducks

  2. pigwoods
    pigwoods ·

    I have a "5 ducks" one, very similar, but unfortunately, it's digital. ^_-

  3. montagu
    montagu ·

    @pigwoods Oh well, I'm sure it's still a very nice picture! ;)

  4. frenchyfyl
    frenchyfyl ·

    WOW!

  5. montagu
    montagu ·

    @frenchyfyl Thanks;) Simplicity!

  6. terryc
    terryc ·

    Very nice..

  7. montagu
    montagu ·

    @terryc Thanks!

  8. lomodesbro
    lomodesbro ·

    a bulls eye composition

  9. ces1um
    ces1um ·

    this is beautiful. I love the simplicity of the photo.

  10. montagu
    montagu ·

    @lomodesbro Some scenes just scream for symmetry! But funny enough, on this particular occasion I didn't have much choice. More upwards and I'll see parts of the shore on the other side of the lake, more down and I'll see some buildings in the foreground, left and right and I'll catch a chimney. So, here we are

  11. montagu
    montagu ·

    @ces1um Thanks! Simplicity to the rescue!

  12. troch
    troch ·

    Excellent!

  13. montagu
    montagu ·

    @troch Thanks! This is part of the view from my place in Zurich, so I have really high expectations of this shot. Everyone who is visiting me looks over the lake and snaps a picture, so I had to have a special one for myself

  14. marcomaestro
    marcomaestro ·

    Indeed...exellent!

  15. montagu
    montagu ·

    @marcomaestro Much obliged!

  16. stubob
    stubob ·

    smashing :)

  17. montagu
    montagu ·

    @stubob Thanks! A current personal favorite of mine, thinking of a big print!