The Things Photographers Do – Part 2

If you’ve read last week’s post entitled The Things Photographers Do you might be curious just how far up we hiked after I took that shot of Garner State Park from above. Well, here’s the view from the top and what a magnificent view it is. That hill just to our right is where I wanted to shoot from but I new that another 100 foot rock climb was beyond my capabilities, even though my 69 year old friend thought we might make it.

So here’s a challenge for you younger landscape photographers. Climb those hills early in your career and enjoy the view. Life is way too short to settle for anything less!

Garner Hillside

Garner State Park Hillside, Texas
Copyright © 2009 Jeff Lynch Photography
Shot taken with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II set on aperture priority (Av) using an EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM lens tripod-mounted. The exposure was taken at 24mm, f/13 for 1/15th of a second using a Singh-Ray LB Warming Polarizer and a 4-stop, graduated neutral density filter at ISO 100 on Lexar Professional digital film. Post capture processing was done in Lightroom 2 and Photoshop CS4 using Nik Software’s Color Efex Pro plug-in filters. Click on the image above for a larger version.

7 thoughts on “The Things Photographers Do – Part 2

  1. Nice picture, Jeff; again, the effort proves worth it.
    I guess that this nice picture is better taken with the 5DII, rather than with 40D or 50D… none of which would spare you the climbing.

    • Terry,

      I’m fairly certain your climbs are much more difficult than mine. The “hills” we have here in Texas as nothing compared to your mountains.

      Jeff

  2. You’ve got that right. As I sit here on 60, I wonder how long and what I will be doing down the road. Great sky, nice landscape Jeff.

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