Life Stages of a Dandelion
Final Moments of a Dandelion -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2008 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 — 1/200 sec, f/5, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Final Moments of a Dandelion

While on a bike ride the other day, we stopped to watch a bit of hubbub as 15+ people doing a photo shoot for a catalog spent the better part of half an hour for just one shot.

Watching the Hubbub -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2008 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8 @ 55 mm — 1/320 sec, f/5, ISO 320 — map & image datanearby photos
Watching the Hubbub

Of course, Anthony doesn't care that they had a Nikon D3 or how they did the lighting, etc., so he was soon off to investigate more important things...

Fist Full of Dandelions and searching for more -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2008 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8 @ 19 mm — 1/500 sec, f/5, ISO 320 — map & image datanearby photos
Fist Full of Dandelions
and searching for more
Spared for the moment ( my focus is way off on this one... very disappointing ) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2008 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8 @ 55 mm — 1/500 sec, f/5, ISO 320 — map & image datanearby photos
Spared
for the moment
( my focus is way off on this one... very disappointing )
Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2008 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8 @ 38 mm — 1/350 sec, f/4, ISO 160 — map & image datanearby photos
Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2008 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 — 1/100 sec, f/5, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos

He eventually noticed the ones I was photographing, and he came over and got it (that's the first photo above). He also had one that hadn't yet turned fluffy, and was surprised and interested that they could both be the same plant...

Piqued Interest -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2008 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 — 1/320 sec, f/5, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Piqued Interest

But, he's five years old, so “piqued” goes only so far. His interest was soon captured by some birds in apparent need of being chased...

Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2008 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 — 1/320 sec, f/5, ISO 320 — map & image datanearby photos

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