Dancing in the Rain

While photographing the covered bridges of Madison County, Iowa, several small trees had wonderful, red fruit on them (persimmon trees?). When the cold rains came down on one of my days there, I went back to the Cedar covered bridge where I had seen these trees, and captured some closeup images with raindrops hanging from the fruit … quite a wonderful sight:

Raindrops on tree fruit

Raindrops on tree fruit

Raindrops on tree fruit

If anyone knows what these are (I suspect persimmon trees), please let me know.

Photographic Equipment Used:

  • Canon 5D Mark 3 body
  • Canon EF 180mm, f/3.5 macro lens + Canon 1.4x Teleconverter
  • Bogen 2021 tripod, with Studioball ballhead
  • ISO 800 and ISO 1600 (depending on light at the time of shooting)
  • Aperture f/3.5 and f/8
  • Shutter 1/15 sec. to f/125 sec.

 

 

If you enjoyed this post, please share this link with others who you feel may enjoy it!

Posted in 2015, Blog, Nature Photography, Travel Photography
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , .
Permalink bookmark.
Follow comments: RSS feed for this post.
Trackbacks are closed, but you can post a comment.
  • Rachel Cohen

    So lovely, fresh, and vibrant Jim! :)

  • Thanks, Rachel! Was kind of a highlight over an otherwise pretty dreary day :o)