Kyoto Fall-Color Preview, Part II

Continuing with the Fall Color Preview from last week, here are a few more from Kyoto last year.

A Touch of Orange -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2006 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 70mm — 1/100 sec, f/11, ISO 320 — map & image datanearby photos
A Touch of Orange
Konpukuji Temple ( related post ) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2006 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55 f/2.8 @ 35mm — 1/160 sec, f/9, ISO 400 — map & image datanearby photos
Konpukuji Temple
(related post)

The next few pics are from Enkouji Temple, where I took many of the pictures that appeared in last year's Fall Foliage Desktops post.

Enkouji Garden -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2006 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55 f/2.8 @ 17mm — 1/100 sec, f/7.1, ISO 500 — map & image datanearby photos
Enkouji Garden
To Each Their Own -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2006 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55 f/2.8 @ 55mm — 1/100 sec, f/2.8, ISO 100 — map & image datanearby photos
To Each Their Own
Everyone's a Photographer -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2006 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55 f/2.8 @ 55mm — 1/160 sec, f/2.8, ISO 100 — map & image datanearby photos
Everyone's a Photographer

The next shot is of one of the fusuma (sliding doors) inside the temple.

Enkouji Fusuma -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2006 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55 f/2.8 @ 40mm — 1/50 sec, f/7.1, ISO 640 — full exif
Enkouji Fusuma

The next shot is representative of a common scene around town, with many colors mixed together.

Lotsa' Colors -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2006 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55 f/2.8 @ 24mm — 1/125 sec, f/11, ISO 320 — map & image datanearby photos
Lotsa' Colors

The problem is getting a nice shot without wires, poles, signs, and other visual litter. Here's a wider shot of the same scene, showing that the colors extend quite a ways both directions, but so does the reach of the wires. You don't really notice the wires and such when you're there because you've long learned to tune them out, but you can't tune them out of a photo, so it's a common letdown for me to find a wonderful scene only to find that it crumbles when I try to look at it with an eye for capturing it on film.

Pretty, Sort Of -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2006 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55 f/2.8 @ 24mm — 1/180 sec, f/11, ISO 320 — map & image datanearby photos
Pretty, Sort Of

The next picture, of a monk walking under a canopy of yellow, is from outside the forsaken dorm (Kyoto University's Kumano Dorm). The lighting was a bit flat, but perhaps some of the beauty shows through.

Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2006 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55 f/2.8 @ 55mm — 1/100 sec, f/9, ISO 280 — map & image datanearby photos

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