Before digital cameras came along, you had to set your "F stop" to the proper setting to have the right exposure for your photos. There was a saying among photojournalists: "F8 and be there."--set your camera to F8, and get to the scene ready to go. Not that much has changed, really.

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"If your pictures aren't good enough, you aren't close enough."

"The pictures are there, and you just take them."

WW II photographer Robert Capa

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

These Buds For You!

It won't be long before these Iris and Peone buds are ready to open.


  1. Dear The Observer,
    I LOVE Iris, but Oh, those Peony buds are Beautiful. Thanks for the share!

  2. Ann T:
    Late spring flowers are getting ready...NO HAIL PLEASE as it hurts the blooms.
    Thanks for visiting



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