Wallpaper Wednesday – November 5th – Basking in the Evening Sun

One great part of photography is getting shots you didn’t necessarily set out to get. We were driving down the road in Jasper when I saw a couple of swans enjoying a meal and a swim. We pulled over so that I could sneak up and get a nice close shot of them.

After taking a few pictures I looked to my left and saw this plant basking in the sunshine of the evening. I changed my settings, took one shot and got it. Sometimes it takes a couple of tries, different angles and compositions before you get something you like, but for this picture the first one was the money shot. I didn’t even bother taking any more because I was just that happy with the initial picture.

Enjoy your free Basking in the Evening Sun wallpaper and if you have any requests for a certain style or color theme for next week’s Photo of the Week feel free to let us know in the comments!


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Shot With:

Body: Canon 7D
Lens: EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 L USM
Focal Length: 300mm
Settings: f/9.0  at 1/250 seconds
ISO: 250

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