Here is Another Joshua from Yesterday

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    • #418620
      John Thompson
      Moderator

      Normally I would use my 20mm for shots like this but yesterday I decided to try my 28mm just to compare.  If you look at this large you can see the detail is very nice.  Not bad for an eBay lens for $200.

    • #418641
      Robert Apple
      Moderator

      Nice John, I have that same lens, don’t use it as often as I should.

    • #418654

      Ever thought about shooting some milky way shots out there, @nikon-nut – I bet the sky gets very dark.

      • #418670
        John Thompson
        Moderator

        I have Rob but I am afraid the light pollution from the city would be overpowering.  I plan to try some night shots just to see how much impact it has.

    • #418675
      Dahlia Ambrose
      Keymaster

      Beautiful John. I like how the clouds point to the Joshua 🙂

      • #418684
        John Thompson
        Moderator

        Thank you Dahlia.  I do not like the light on this one.  The trunks are too dark and the light is flat I think.  I usually do better with these conditions.  I should have done better.

    • #418715
      Graham Hart
      Participant

      Cool shot John. The seeds(?) look like walnut shells from a distance but when I zoomed right in, they look like those incubating pods in the Alien films 🙂 .

      • #418772
        John Thompson
        Moderator

        LOL I think you are right Graham.  They were nice looking in the spring but now they are just plain ugly!  It could be the beginning of Invasion of the Body Snatchers or The Pod People which has an MST 3k version.  The latter is a terrible movie but MST makes it very watchable.

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