Sometimes you just have to go back to the kitchen for some fine food photography and a great desert. All photos, medium format 6×7 film with lights and tripod.
Lake Champlain ice didn’t want to break up early this year, as winter weather seems to be hanging on. But sure as anything spring is here and the days will get warmer and the sun will shine on these solar panels at Shelburne Farms in Shelburne, Vermont. All photos, Nikon D-7000 with 18-300mm zoom lens, ISO 400, shutter 1/320. First photo, F/16 at 135mm. Second, F/16 at 135mm. Third, F/10 at 18mm. Forth, F/9 at 28mm. Fifth, F/9 at 18mm.
Piper Photo Dog adventure at Shelburne Farms in Shelburne, Vermont. Spring is finally here, and there is nothing better than a long dog walk in the warm spring air. All photos, Nikon D-7000 with 18-300mm zoom lens, ISO 400, shutter 1/400. First photo, F/7.1 at 21mm. Second, F/7.1 at 18mm. Third, F/11 at 18mm. Forth, F/10 at 38mm. Fifth, F/10 at 18mm. Sixth, F/11 at 18mm.
Piper Photo Dog was on his walk when we came across this runner with the Farm Barn in the background. Plus sugaring season is finally here with the warmer temps and the sap is running and buckets filling. All photos, Nikon D-7000 with 18-300mm zoom lens, ISO 400, shutter priority set at 1/500. First photo, F/9 at 120mm. Second, F/7.1 at 112mm. Third, F/11 at 21mm. Forth, F/9 at 86mm. Fifth, F/6.3 at 18mm. Sixth, F/10 at 48mm.
This time of year, mid season, can sometimes make it hard to come up with interesting photographs here in Vermont. Try early or late in the day for more dramatic light and possible moon set like this one here. Or sunrise light over the Farm Barn at Shelburne Farms. Or even some sunrise road traffic photos to make it interesting. All photos, Nikon D-7000 with 18-300mm zoom lens, ISO 100, 400, and 500. Shutter, first two 1/15 on tripod, last four 1/500. F/5.6 for all but second photo at F/32. Zooms, 260mm, 195mm, 86mm, 105mm, 82mm, and 86mm.
One sure sign of spring is Maple Sugaring season in Vermont. Many sugarhouse’s around Vermont open their doors to quest for maple sugaring party’s like this one at Dakin Farm in Ferrisburg, Vermont. All photos Nikon D-300 with 12-24mm zoom lens and bounce flash. ISO 500, shutter 1/60 at F/8. Zooms, 13mm, 24mm, 17mm, 24mm, 16mm, 22mm, 16mm, and 24mm.
You can be sure in a big snowstorm the public transit system in Burlington, Vermont must slog on. And as in these photographs the plow guy can make for some fun Vermont photos. I chose to go with a slow shutter speed plus flash for dramatic snow effects. All photos Nikon D-300 with 12-24mm zoom lens ISO 400 & 640, shutter 1/125 at F/9,10,7.1,4.5, and F/8. Zooms, 13mm, 16mm, 14mm, 24mm, and 12mm.
Snowstorms are so beautiful, all the big white flakes slowly floating down and covering everything in a perfect white blanket. To photograph snow and help it appear in your pictures try a slower shutter speed like 1/60 or 1/125, and add a flash, as in these photographs I took during Burlington’s last snowstorm. All photos, Nikon D-300 with 12-24mm zoom lens, ISO 400, shutter speed 1/125 with flash at F/9. Zooms, 13mm, 24mm, 24mm, 22mm, 19mm, and 22mm.
We finally got a nice big snowstorm here in Burlington, Vermont, with lots of blowing snow and slippery conditions through out the city. It seems like everyone is always in a great mood when it snows here, must be the weather. All photos, Nikon D-7000 and D-300 with 18-300mm and 12-24mm zoom lenses, ISO 200, shutter 1/60 with flash on all but the first photo. First photo, F/4.5 at 35mm. Second, F/9 at 17mm. Third, F/8 at 15mm. Forth, F/9 at 24mm. Fifth, F/9 at 15mm. Sixth, F/9 at 15mm.