A Line on the Horizon

 

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Much of Utah is covered in fog and smog these days. I had to drive 60 miles west of Salt Lake City to find a bit of blue sky. There are railroad tracks that are built on a levy that divides part of the Great Salt Lake. Here they are.

Shooting Info

Camera used was a Fujifilm Mirrorless Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III
The lens was a Fujinon 17mm, Aperture was ƒ/8,
Shutter Speed was 1/125,
© Johnny Kurtz Photography on February 17, 2013, 11:40 am.

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Berries Red

Shooting Info

Camera used was a Fujifilm Mirrorless Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III
The lens was a Fujinon 190mm, Aperture was ƒ/4,
Shutter Speed was 1/80,
© Johnny Kurtz Photography on December 2, 2012, 10:52 am.

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Blog Berries Black

Shooting Info

Camera used was a Fujifilm Mirrorless Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III
The lens was a Fujinon 190mm, Aperture was ƒ/4,
Shutter Speed was 1/59.999999999999,
© Johnny Kurtz Photography on December 2, 2012, 10:52 am.

I see Butterflies…

Japanese Spirea - Butterfly

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Shooting Info

Camera used was a Fujifilm Mirrorless Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III
The lens was a Fujinon 120mm, Aperture was ƒ/2.8,
Shutter Speed was 1/200,
© Johnny Kurtz Photography on December 2, 2012, 11:29 am.

Christmas Balls in Aspens

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It was snowing the night my son and I hung these festive glass ornaments in our Aspens. I made this photographed the next day, while the snow was still falling.

Shooting Info

Camera used was a Fujifilm Mirrorless Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III
The lens was a Fujinon 170mm, Aperture was ƒ/2.8,
Shutter Speed was 1/400,
© Johnny Kurtz Photography on December 9, 2012, 1:47 pm.

Botany | Bluebeard | Caryopteris x Clandonensis

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I love how these dance with the slightest breeze.

Shooting Info

Camera used was a Fujifilm Mirrorless Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III
The lens was a Fujinon 175mm, Aperture was ƒ/4,
Shutter Speed was 1/200,
© Johnny Kurtz Photography on December 2, 2012, 11:33 am.

Botany | Lace-Leaf Staghorn Sumac | Rhus Typhina

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One of my favorite plants to photograph in the fall and winter. I love how the red color breaks down in the relentless sun.

Shooting Info

Camera used was a Fujifilm Mirrorless Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III
The lens was a Fujinon 70mm, Aperture was ƒ/4,
Shutter Speed was 1/100,
© Johnny Kurtz Photography on December 2, 2012, 11:34 am.

Botany | European Cranberry Bush Viburnum | Viburnum Opolus

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The deer have a lot of winter food to store. I have them come into my yard for these.

 

 

Shooting Info

Camera used was a Fujifilm Mirrorless Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III
The lens was a Fujinon 135mm, Aperture was ƒ/2.8,
Shutter Speed was 1/250,
© Johnny Kurtz Photography on December 2, 2012, 11:36 am.

Botany | Wesserbergland Fountain Grass | Pennisetum Alopecuroides

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This is the second time I have photographed these exact grasses. Two years ago the were matted with snow, and created very unique textures within the surrounding landscape.

Shooting Info

Camera used was a Fujifilm Mirrorless Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III
The lens was a Fujinon 120mm, Aperture was ƒ/2.8,
Shutter Speed was 1/250,
© Johnny Kurtz Photography on December 2, 2012, 11:38 am.