Enjoying the View
I find it amazing I went from a guy that could not shoot a landscape photo to save my life to getting rather good at them. It helped I did some reading on the subject and got that shooting wide open wasn’t really an option. It also helps to remember that when you shoot a landscape, you really are shooting something near to you not the distance to give it a sense of perspective. I saw this bench and the Shenandoah Mountains in the distance and went for it. I was shooting the Oatlands Historic House and Gardens to test a new lens I had picked up, the excellent Panasonic 14-42 (28-82 35mm equivalent) pancake that got a stellar review because I wanted a walk around lens for a trip to Thailand. Normally I am a prime shooter but sometimes you want a zoom if you are just out and about. It’s pretty darn good for the kit lens that comes with some of the Panasonic cameras and I’m very pleased with the shot. So enjoy the view!