My backyard in December through my Nikon D7000 and 85mm/1.4g lens (Danville, CA)

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my lemon tree

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My 855mm/1.4g  lens I hadn’t unpacked in over a year since we moved to California!  Yikes!

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Port Angeles sunset with fire haze – magenta halo with Nikon D7000

2015-firehaze-sunset-haloHey shutterbugs!  Anyone have tips on removing the magenta halo around sunset shots?  I have tried the natural and vivid picture settings and this halo shows up with both settings.  Appreciate the help! – Amelia

Fresh snow on Vancouver Island – from Port Angeles (Feb. 25, 2014)

Good morning Canada from Port Angeles, WA USA! Fresh snow and sun shining on the mountains on Vancouver Island across the Strait of Juan de Fuca, west of Victoria, BC. Beautiful!feb25snowCAmountains

365 Project: Mt. Rainier Sunrise – landscape or portrait? (Seattle, WA)

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Mount Rainier sunrise – landscape crop (Nikon D7000, 50mm/1.4G)

I posted this sunrise pic with my iPhone and am just getting around to checking out the shots using my Nikon D7000. Which crop do you prefer? Landscape or portrait? Thanks for your input, shutterbugs!!

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Mount Rainier sunrise – portrait crop (Nikon D7000, 50mm/1.4G)

365 Project: Walking a fallen tree

After a relatively painless family photo shoot, using my tripod and self-timer, Nora finally was unleashed to climb logs, play, and explore. I shot this when she climbed up high on a fallen tree and she flashed me her sweet smile. Love…
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