Today’s post features a few images I captured back in late June while in the Des Moines, Iowa area, participating in the ArtsFest Midwest Art Show. On one of my free days, I drove to the nearby Neil Smith NWR. While hiking around the area, I found some nice patches of Spiderwort wildflowers in bloom:
If you live near Des Moines, I highly recommend a day trip to the Neil Smith NWR.
Photographic Equipment Used:
- Canon 7D Mark 2 body
- Canon 100-400mm, f/4.5-f/5.6 IS lens
- Handheld, with IS “On”
- ISO 200 (top photo) and ISO 800
- Aperture f/5.6 (all)
- Shutter 1/250 sec. to 1/1,000 sec.