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In the last few years I have yearned for something more, something to push my creativity and challenge my mind. Through the 365 Project and Photography I have found a passion that has filled a hole in my heart. A sense of being and a meaning to my life. I hope my pictures live on forever even if only through my children and my blog.

Saturday, February 13, 2010

#7 From the Hip

It snowed about 4" last night. This shot was hard to get with out looking through the viewfinder. This also was my 1st time using the Dioptric knob, I think it helped.

1/1000, f4.0, ISO 200, Focal Length 27.0mm, SOOC


  1. Do tell...about this knob...

    GREAT shot, too! I love the blurred background, and nice rule of thirds.

  2. Thanks!
    The knob is a small wheel located to the right of the the eyepiece. It makes it so everything is in focused to your eye. I couldn't read the "legend" at the bottom while looking through the viewfinder and everything always looked unclear, but know it is in focus :)

  3. A trick to setting the diopter perfectly in focus, is to remove the lens and point your camera at a reasonably bright light source. Then adjust until the lines in your viewfinder are perfectly in focus. Works every time :)

    Like Keri Michelle said, very nice job on your rule of thirds and bokeh :) I personally love the composition of this photo! And, well, you already saw what I said on ILP about the brightness :)