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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Classic Fall Color


Capturing the best of autumn takes a combination of skill, preparation, timing and equipment

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Try A Photo Tour Or Workshop
I definitely suggest workshops and photo tours. In short, it’s like hiring a guide to take you to the best places, and it’s worth the expense, especially if you don’t know the area. Traveling from one place to the other when timing is critical can be somewhat daunting, and the workshop or tour operators take care of this. They will have researched the whole area to make sure you’re in the right places at the peak of the color.

Stan Trzoniec has written over 2,500 magazine articles, with 850 magazine covers to his credit, and he’s working on his seventh book. His specialties include fall photography, American railroads, birding and the outdoors. Trzoniec’s newest books include Autumn in the Country and Digital Outdoor Photography, available from www.outdoorphotographics.com.


Stan Trzoniec's Gear

Nikon D3S and D3X
Kirk L-bracket
Nikkor 24-70mm AFS-G ƒ/2.8 lens
Nikkor 70-200mm AFS-G VR II ƒ/2.8 lens
Nikkor 105mm ƒ/2.8 Macro or
Canon 500D close-up lens
77mm Singh-Ray Vari-ND filter
10 Lexar 4 GB CF cards
Lowepro Mini Trekker backpack
Gitzo tripod with ballhead
UR-1 step-up filter ring for 105mm lens
Cable release
Extra DSLR battery
77mm polarizer
Right-angle finder
Notebook



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