A Fresh Perspective of Eisenhower State Park

Taking photos at clever angles can be deceiving and can offer interesting perspective.  I was standing at the bottom of a boulder when I took this photo at Eisenhower State Park.  The boulder wasn’t that huge but from the photo you wouldn’t know.  From this angle I was able to showcase the blue sky and clouds.

Eisenhower State Park

Summer is the season for thistle.  (shown below). The background is a lake.  Careful (or perhaps haphazard) photography skills make the background look black.

Eisenhower State Park

When I glanced through my photos I was disappointed. I set up my tripod, risked poison ivy, ants and spiders to get a new photo for my “Moss as Art” series.  I didn’t think I had a shot.  But after some careful cropping, the photo below grew on me…

Eisenhower State Park

 

Camera:  Canon EOS 5D Mark II (Big Bertha)
Lens:  My beloved 100 mm macro lens (Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L macro IS)
Date:  June 2016