179/366 | Passion Flower

June 27, 2020  •  Leave a Comment

Today's photoshoot did not go at all as planned. I found out that the sunflower fields were in full bloom at Burden Gardens, so I went out around 10AM this morning with the new camera. The heat and humidity were unbearable and I think I lost a couple pounds. The light was better today, though.

When I returned home I still needed to get my steps in, so off I went. At the end of the main boulevard, I noticed a passion flower vine. Someone told me a few weeks ago to look for them, and today there were two beautiful blooms. So I had to scrap the sunflowers and go with this since their blooms only last one day. Tomorrow I'll try again for the sunflowers and hope the rain stays away.

On a side note, I put in the wrong time when I set up the new camera. I turned the dial to 8 since it was 8:00 in the evening, but I should've put in 20 (12+8). I wondered why it didn't ask me for AM or PM. All the pics I took today and yesterday have the wrong date. I edited the metadata in Lightroom, but it won't let me change the "Date Time Digitized" section. Grrrrr

This image was taken with the 5D Mark III and the 100mm macro lens mounted on a tripod. 

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100mm | f/11 | ISO 640 | 1/250 sec


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