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Herbstfarben beim Garten der Götter

Herbst hat nur ein Paar Tage vor begonnen. Schon sind das Herbstfarben auf Colorado Springs.

Fall Colors at the Garden of the Gods

Fall only started a few days ago. There are already fall colors in Colorado Springs.



There was a Mike’s Camera demo day at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo yesterday. I went and tried out the new Canon 6D Mk II and an EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM lens (wow, that’s a mouthful). The lens was pretty heavy, but it was nice to get just a little more reach than my typical 70-300mm lens gets. Such nice kit!

The 6D Mk II is really new, apparently there aren’t that many yet out. I didn’t get to spend a lot of time messing with the settings on that one; and after an hour, I returned it. I have been wanting the 6D Mk I since I used it a couple of years ago at one of these. I kept the 100-400 lens, but attached it to my own camera (an EOS Rebel T2i).

I will try to remember to mention which pictures I took with which kit over the next few days. It may not matter at all. I took this image of the moon setting over Cheyenne Mountain while I waited to sign out the stuff I wanted to try out. So this is with my go to rig: my T2i and my EF 75-300mm 4-5.6 III combo.

Forest Path

Come now, my child, if we were planning to harm you, do you think we’d be lurking here beside the path in the very darkest part of the forest?”
–Kenneth Patchen

Of course this narrow little trail is in reality neither dangerous nor is it anywhere near the ‘very darkest part’ of the forest. But a little imagination and a little creative lighting, and perhaps what I see can override what I know.

Der Garten der Götter

Meine Frau und ich spazieren zusammen am Abends. Normalerweise spazieren wir einem Weg um unsere Nachbarschaft. Der andere Abend haben wir zu der Garten der Götter spaziert. Ich habe diese Fotos mit mein Handykamera gemacht.

My wife and I walk together in the evenings. Usually we walk a path around our neighborhood. The other night, we walked to the Garden of the Gods. I took these pics with my mobile phone camera.