Yellow Weeds

Photos by Donaville Herrick

Photo Info

  • Location: Old Town Temecula, California
  • Camera used: Nikon D40x (retired)
  • Lens used: Nikkor 50mm f1.8 
  • Shot at f1.8

The very first lens I purchased, after I made the transition from a point and shoot to a DSLR, was a 50mm f1.8. It was probably the best $100 or so I ever spent and I highly recommend it to anyone looking for an affordable first lens (outside of the kit lens that might be bundled with a DSLR).

That lens stayed on my camera about 75% of the time, until I upgraded cameras and lenses. The 50mm f1.8 lens gave me the ability to hone in on a subject in the foreground and blur out the background to the point where the objects in the background looked unrecognizable and abstract.

About Donaville Herrick

Donaville is the Founder of Dearest Nature and also Co-Founder and Creative Director of Hello Hello Hi. When visions of nature and web design aren't dancing in her head, she enjoys spending time with her three munchkins, baking cupcakes, and trying her hand at various crafts. Follow her on Twitter to stay updated with her day-to-day musings.

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