148. Sweet fruit

Sweet fruit. 5.57 pm, 4 August 2011

Patience is a bitter plant, but it has sweet fruit. –  Chinese proverb

The new crescent waxes and each evening is higher in the sky. Through a wide angle the early moon is barely visible; waxing a night or two later it is more conspicuous. Being higher in the sky it is harder to frame in the landscape – except on hillsides, and here I’m crouched low on a grassy slope. The tripod was optional at this point, but sharp results are more certain and for me working more slowly leads to greater concentration.

28mm, ISO 2000. 1/60th at f11. Incandescent light balance