For week 32 I was in a retro mood and at the weekend I left my zoom lenses at home and packed my smallest camera bag with with four manual focus prime lenses. Sometimes I like going back to the way I shot film for decades.
It was originally supposed to be three prime lenses, a wide angle, a normal and a telephoto like I used most of the time as a photography student. However I found a deal on a fisheye lens that was impossible to resist so it got added to the original three lenses.
Sunday morning saw me returning from the sunrise at Colpoy’s Bay to find some interesting mist over some of the fields. I ended up taking more photos of the mist over various fields than I had of the sunrise. The photo is mist around an old barn soon after sunrise and was taken with the wide angle lens.
Saturday morning of week 27 saw me down at Colpoy’s Bay for a disappointing sunrise. Once the sun was above the horizon I headed home the long way. The plan was to check the fields for birds and wildlife. The first field I checked had some mist in places over the vegetation.
The field used to be grazed by cattle but it’s been a couple of years since I last saw any in there. As a result the vegetation is quite high and the low sun was illuminating it nicely between the patches of mist.
Sunday morning of week 21 saw me down at Colpoy’s Bay for the sunrise. I was accompanied by a few hundred mosquitoes, I had to clone out dozens of them from some of the photos as they hovered in front of the lens.
Some light mist over Colpoy’s Bay and the Niagara Escarpment before the sun came up. Some nice ripples.
The sun is above the horizon and shining through the mist over the water.
This week’s Cosmic Photo Challenge prompt is In The Country.
Having grown up in the country in Cheshire, England the first thing that sprang to mind was the old barns you see in the countryside in Canada. A lot of the old barns in England have been converted into accommodation for people.
These two barns are local to where I live now. Both are still in use, one for storage, the other is still being used for cattle. Both were taken around sunrise, my preferred time for photography.