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What I Am Working On: Further Adventures in Custom Settings

About a month ago I wrote a post about creating custom settings in my Canon 80D with the hope that those photos would need fewer steps of post-processing. I’ve used them several times now, and overall am happy with the results. I have a setting in color and one in black and white. Of the two, the black and white setting is my favorite at this point. This week I got this image:

ISO 800 f/5 1/640sec 31mm

It’s rare for me to publish a photo straight out of the camera, but this one is. I was pretty excited about that. Equally as exciting was this photo:

ISO 800 f/5.6 1/640sec 50mm

Do you see the fox? Both these photos were taken at the Missouri Botanical Garden, which is in the city limits of St. Louis in a heavily residential area. The garden is a lovely oasis in the city. A seeing such a healthy-looking fox was a real treat. A great outing all around for me.

Questions or comments about either photo are welcome below.


Written in response to the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, What A Treat.


14 thoughts on “What I Am Working On: Further Adventures in Custom Settings

  1. Good for you Amy – I do like your Chinese Statue and SOOC is always a challenge. I must admit I’d have cropped the fox image a bit to have the little guy a bit more prominent. But excellent catch!


  2. Love your treat, Amy! Love foxes as well, and your capture is an interesting one. Some years ago we had many unhealthy foxes, but the last year they seemed to have recovered – yours is a great specimen.


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