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Come Rain or Shine....

15 Sep 2022 12:35PM   Views : 249 Unique : 175

Come rain or shine, the photography continues. Of course, it always could, but it depended on intriguiing solutions with plastic bags and rubber bands to keep the water out of our cameras and lenses. One of the major advances in more recent years, in my opinion anyway, is the advent of Weather Resistance. Sue also quite likes Shake Reduction as it is emblazoned as SR on all our Pentax cameras, so she assumes they all belong to her.....Anyway, armed with WR cameras and lenses even the incessant Scottish rain at Falkland Palace could not keep us away from a wander through the gardens.

Here's a sample of the flower images that appealed to me, the gardens actually being a bit more interesting than a first glance suggested.

Smooth Hydrangea
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Spanish Heath
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Michaelmas Daisy
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False Sunflower
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Canada Goldenrod
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Hemp Agrimony
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Fernleaf Yarrow
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Pearly Everlasting
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White Sagebrush
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Camera was the Pentax K-3 II and the lens the SMC Pentax-DA 18-135mm WR.

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3 203 11 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2022 5:50PM
The first camera and lens stated as Weather Sealed was the Olympus E-1 and 14-54mm f2,8 lens, which I still own today Smile
It's very first outing from new was a local village fete and it persistently rained hard all afternoon, as all the photographs illustrate
perfectly.
Camera and lens got drenched and were just wiped dry. Camera still works perfectly, lens motors died at approx 48,000 acctuations,
but can still work om manual.
Think that maybe Olympus got it right Grin
David
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