I had about an hour and a half to wander around before we met for the full Moon photos on Saturday night, and I had a new lens to play with. Balboa Park seemed like the perfect spot. It was sort of gray and hazy when I first got there, but then the clouds opened up some and the sun came out, very low in the sky. Here are few shots from my new Nikon 80-200/2.8 lens.
This next one was shot almost straight into the setting sun, mostly just so that I could see how the lens handled that. I wasn't expecting much, but seeing the picture now I think that it conveys a pretty good feeling of what it is like in Balboa Park in the late afternoon as the sun is going down.
The saxaphone guy was out, he does a very nice job of providing some great background music for an evening walk in the Park.
The music certainly seemed to be working for this guy.
Click here for a few more images from Saturday afternoon in Balboa Park.
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Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Experimenting With a New Lens - Late Afternoon Light in Balboa Park
Posted by Frank B. Baiamonte at 10:43 PM
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