More Early Shots From the Ishiyama-dera Temple
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Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/1000 sec, f/2.5, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Backlit and Sun Drenched
cherry blossoms at the Ishiyama-dera Temple in Otsu, Japan

Picking up from yesterday's intro post on the Ishiyama Temple (石山寺) half an hour away in Otsu, Japan, here are a few more shots from early in the visit to the large mountainous grounds...


Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/640 sec, f/2.5, ISO 2500 — map & image datanearby photos
Group-Entrance Ticket Window

Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/640 sec, f/2.5, ISO 1600 — map & image datanearby photos
Hopeful Carp

Nikon D700 + Nikkor 24mm f/1.4 — 1/2000 sec, f/2.5, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Big Trees
everywhere

Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/1000 sec, f/2.5, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Random Pretty Flower

Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/1000 sec, f/2.5, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Colors

Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/640 sec, f/2.5, ISO 3200 — map & image datanearby photos
Crew Cut
a purple azalea (rhododendron dilatatum) 三葉躑躅
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/800 sec, f/2.5, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Azalea
三葉躑躅 (みつばつつじ) — rhododendron dilatatum
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Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/640 sec, f/2.5, ISO 400 — map & image datanearby photos
Streetlights
a purple azalea (rhododendron dilatatum) 三葉躑躅
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/250 sec, f/5.6, ISO 6400 — map & image datanearby photos
Bud
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a garden at the Ishiyama-dera Temple (石山寺) in Otsu Japan
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/640 sec, f/2.5, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Distant Garden
behind a backdrop of nearby cherry blossoms and azaleas
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To be continued...


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