A Photo a Week Challenge: Changing Seasons

This is my contribution to the A Photo a Week Challenge: Changing Seasons.

Some signs of autumn on the South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario, Canada.

Some early autumn colour.

Maple leaves on the first full day of autumn.

 

Evening light on early autumn colour.

Autumn colour in golden light.

 

Red Maple leaf on green moss.

A red Maple leaf on moss.

 

Autumn rainbow over an old barn after a thunderstorm.

Old barn and a rainbow.

An afternoon walk, 25th June.

Another afternoon walk after physiotherapy in the morning and another opportunity to test an old film camera lens adapted to fit a mirrorless digital camera.

This time it was a Vivitar 35mm f/1.9 lens I purchased used in the 1970s. The lens has had a hard life, in the late 1980s it spend several springs attached to the back of various nestboxes while I documented the nesting cycles of various bird species. As a result it feels as if it could fall apart each time I use it.

A Bracken frond with the lens wide open at f/1.9. The out of focus dirt and rocks under the frond have an interesting rendering with the wide open lens.

Bracken frond with an adapted lens from the 1970s.

Orange Lichen and green moss on a boulder with the lens wide open again I think. I tried to keep the aperture wide open as much as possible on the walk but as it’s an adapted lens there’s no communication with the camera so no lens settings are recorded.

Green moss and orange Lichen.