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Msy 23
23-MAY-2012 © Walter O. Koenig

Msy 23

Calla Lily

This one is growing next to our back porch. Took this with my newly repaired 85mm lens.
The lens dropped in our garage when it fell out of one of one of my camera bags which was only a few inches open.
Badly bent the focusing ring and dented the side of the lens. No broken glass even though it took quite a hit.
Took it to George's Camera here in San Diego who sent it to Nikon for me. I had the lens back in 14 days.
My first accident in forty years of photography. Always close your camera bags!

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor 85mm f/1.8D AF
1/2000s f/1.8 at 85.0mm iso200 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
Wilfred Seefeld09-Jun-2012 03:53
Clear, simple, perfect! V
Wilfred Seefeld09-Jun-2012 03:53
Clear, simple, perfect! V
Christy VB26-May-2012 00:17
I agree with others, such an elegant image.
burtmann24-May-2012 15:52
Truly exquisite work Walter. It don't get any better than that. v
fotabug24-May-2012 13:11
So beautiful! V
Pierre24-May-2012 10:32
Un point de vue superbe et une composition magnifique! V
John King24-May-2012 09:14
Evocative and elegant floral image! I'm glad your lens is fine now. V.
Martin Lamoon24-May-2012 08:16
The lily looks wonderful. Great shot. v
Irene Wehrli24-May-2012 08:01
Stimmungsvolles Photo von dieser schönen Lilie Walter, da hattest du nochmals grosses Glück mit deinem Objektiv!
Irene
Tom LeRoy24-May-2012 07:40
Beautiful shot, Walter. Glad you got this 85 repaired, it's one of the best. V
René Gysi24-May-2012 07:31
A very beautiful and elegant Lily composition, Walter. V
rousselziak24-May-2012 07:16
Beautiful and sweet ! -V-
Fong Lam24-May-2012 04:56
That's a beautiful shot of this pretty lily....good advice about closing the camera bag..V
Bryan Murahashi24-May-2012 04:52
Beautiful Lily portrait and a lesson learned. V
Cindi Smith24-May-2012 01:41
The callalilies are in bloom again. :) Love them...love this shot! I had that happen to my 400mm.....really ticked me off. Yep, I make sure there isn't even a crack in mine now.
Jim & Josefina24-May-2012 01:14
Looks good to me!
Frank Brault24-May-2012 00:32
This is very elegant with the lovely 'quiet' colors and uncluttered background. Forty years of photography without an accident is a heck of a record! Glad you got the lens back quickly and based upon this image, it clearly was well worth repairing. V
Jim Coffman24-May-2012 00:29
Just super,Walter..
laine24-May-2012 00:03
Great news that all is well...accidents do happen so advise is always good!! Lily is a delight
Raymond23-May-2012 23:54
Wow, what a beauty, love Callas
J. Scott Coile23-May-2012 23:34
Beautiful.
woody3423-May-2012 23:33
That is a very lovely image...and yes I will also close my bag now..
Stephanie23-May-2012 23:27
What a beautiful lily!!!
Ouch! I can feel your lens' pain but am happy that the Nikon hospital was able to make it good as new! :)
Jean Chiasson23-May-2012 23:26
Wow splendid image Walter vote
J S Quesada23-May-2012 23:20
Very elegant image. Beautiful capture of soft tones and textures. V
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