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Today Was Beautiful

Posted in Day-To-Day, Photography by matt on Saturday, October 8, 2011

Thought I’d share a few shots from what turned out to be an excellent day. The weather was gorgeous, so my friend Meran and I went down to a local park and hung out.

We ate half a chicken, took a couple hundred photos and I practiced Kurdish and drank tea with a bunch of hysterical old Kurdish guys.

Ducks next to a pond

The sky looked amazing bouncing off the park's duck pond

Meran's reflection

Another reflection shot. My friend Meran looking out over a bridge

Meran and his giant plastic chicken

Meran really liked this silly giant chicken

Studying Kurdish over a glass of tea!

Learning new Kurdish phrases and downing hot tea

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  1. Tobias Mann said, on Saturday, October 8, 2011 at 6:28 am

    The last shot really caught my eye. A bit soft, but I think the composition is quite nice.

    • matt said, on Saturday, October 8, 2011 at 10:46 am

      Thanks! I’m actually having trouble adjusting the focus accurately. I’ve been primarily using the Canon 1.8 50m lens, but the AF isn’t working well and the manual focus is a little gunked up. Hopefully I can learn to compensate for it, because I love the lens.


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