I'm originally from Fremont, OH. When I was a kid there were two places
Castalia is kind of unique cause the pond never freezes. So there's a great
I haven't been back to Castalia for some 30 or 40 years. I only remembered
So I decided to stop by on my way for a visit this past Saturday.
I couldn't have asked for better conditions. The sun was at my back and
The best part of the visit were the backgrounds. If you've followed my bird
Because of the surround trees, blue skies, etc. I was able to capture my
In this first example the water was reflecting off the blue sky...
The thing to remember is, you really have to LOOK for these colors. If you just stand in one spot, you're going to
One other bit of advice...pay attention to your subject! There were two swans at the pond. The swan I followed
Equipment...As usual I used my Canon 1D Mark IV with Canon 600 I F4 lens. I also brought my 24-105...and
The 600 was mounted to my Wimberley V1 Head, which was mounted to the Induro CT-304 tripod.
BTW, I've had the Induro since April, which is when I bought it after reading Denise Ippolito's review. I can honestly
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