I went back to the water pictures I shot now that I am not so attached to them and took a editing sledge hammer to them to get what I wanted out of them. One of the things I noticed is that the 30mm Sigma has a bad habit of going weird on focusing mid-distance items. It’s ok for up close and at distance but at mid-areas it gets a little fuzzy literally. Enjoy
This is one time I wish I had a longer lens with me. The ducks were just cruising the small lake.
I wanted to mix in black and white work and make it monochrome just to show tones. The reality is water isn’t that colorful and we all know grass is green. I have a similar image later in this series shot on my Ricoh GR. The difference between the two lenses is noticeable when you pixel peep them.
Just liked how the setting sun made the image warmer with its tones.
Similar to the earlier picture but shot on the wider lens I could not decide which version I liked better so you get both.
I really liked the shadows here and the wind causing the water to ripple.
This one is print worthy. This was all the camera and this is where the Sigma 30mm really shines. I dropped the exposure compensation a stop I think since I don’t have a neutral density filter that fits the Sigma. Extremely pleased with the image.