You Capture – Autumn

28 Oct

This week was a great chance to test out my new camera.  And the “nifty fifty”.  Ohhhhh the bokeh.  Creamy creamy bokeh.  I’d never shot anything that could drop to anything less than an f4.5 so the f1.8….glorious!  And running on all manual mode (SO MUCH EASIER ON CANONS) was fun too!


The lush green fields that follow


Brightly colored leaves on the trees


And brightly colored leaves on the ground


Tangled naked branches


Fallen acorns


And pigtails with coats.


What is in your autumn?



15 Responses to “You Capture – Autumn”

  1. Yelena October 28, 2010 at 8:19 pm #

    Beautiful! I LOVE these 🙂 Did you get a new camera or lense?

    • Mrs. Soup October 28, 2010 at 8:53 pm #

      Thank you! And both, actually. I am the proud owner of a (new to me) Canon 40D and 50mm f1.8. My very own. Now I don’t need to borrow/steal my dad’s Nikon anymore. It’s a lovely feeling!

  2. Angie October 28, 2010 at 9:35 pm #

    Beautiful photos! The photos I took for this challenge were done with a Canon xTi, and with my NEW 50mm f1.8 as well. I love it!

  3. Chandra October 28, 2010 at 9:36 pm #

    I love the first photo! New cameras are so exciting! Congratulations!

  4. Donaji October 28, 2010 at 9:56 pm #

    awwww beautiful autumn photos! I need to get a new lens 🙂

    • Mrs. Soup October 29, 2010 at 7:58 am #

      Thank you!

      And if you don’t have one, I highly recommend a 50mm, of any f stop!

  5. Jamie October 28, 2010 at 9:57 pm #

    Congrats on the new toys! Isn’t that 50 so much fun to play with?! The pics look great.

    • Mrs. Soup October 29, 2010 at 7:58 am #

      Thank you! It’s SO much fun. I mean, the bokeh alone is so worth it!

  6. Shari October 29, 2010 at 5:56 am #

    I love my 50 also! I want to say that the acorn shot? awesome!

  7. Teresa@where in the world? October 29, 2010 at 11:35 am #

    Lovely lovely!

  8. Deanna October 31, 2010 at 10:03 am #

    Great shots! I took some fun shots of girls in the leaves with my 60, but still haven’t had time to post them. Maybe I’ll at least put them on FB today.

    • Mrs. Soup October 31, 2010 at 9:05 pm #

      Thank you! Can’t wait to see them!

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