Churchville in the Fog

I had gone more than 10 days without taking any pictures.  This morning had a fine fog to it that I thought would look nice over Springfield Lake; the reservoir at the Churchville Nature Center.  I struck out and this is the majestic view of the lake I got:

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Some may find a certain romance to it, but I don’t.  Much more fruitful were the garden shots.

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A few of the shots take advantage of the modification to functional depth of field caused by the fog.  This is one of them.

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This is another, as if Silent Hill took place in an arboretum.

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This was done by zooming between 70 and 200mm focal length during a 2 second exposure.  The thick depth of field makes it appear less blurry than would have happened otherwise.

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I made almost no adjustment to color here.  The azaleas were that saturated.

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I thought this a good candidate for tonemapping.  It took me about six tries to make it look neither flat nor drugged out.  I was sure to save that setup this time.