Shot at Longwood Gardens railroad display with the Minolta 50mm f/1.7 on the Sony A65. This is my favorite Minolta lens and my #1 walking around lens. Great for portraits and low light situations. It’s razor sharp and creates beautiful bokeh when wide open. Available on eBay for approximately $50.00. Can’t go wrong. Minolta AF […]
This time of year the Minolta AF 50mm f/1.7 gets its chance to really shine. At Longwood Gardens. This lens is a terrific prime and should be in the collection of everyone who shoots with an A-mount. It can be had for approximately $50.00 on eBay. Worth every penny. Not just for the f/1.7 but also […]
After weeks of brutal cold, yesterday the temps went to 45 degrees. Seemed like summer! Perfect day for a stroll through Longwood Gardens to see the orchids. And Lilies!
Mostly? 2 Visits to Longwood Gardens. Once on Christmas Eve. (The best time to go as there are no crowds at all and there are people wearing GREAT hats.) Once on New Years Eve to see the fireworks. (Recommended only if you can stand large crowds. EVERYWHERE.) And now, to the photos …..