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End of the Road
© Miles Hecker

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SEASONS

The best time to shoot the Palouse is when things are green in late spring. The beginning to middle of June is usually about perfect for late spring color.

An alternative to this is the late summer wheat harvest. If you prefer amber waves of grain to the electric green of spring, mid August is probably the best time visit the Palouse.

TIMES

Normally the best time to shoot from the butte is during the golden hours near sunrise and sunset. The shot above was taken at the equivalent of a 300mm focal length lens on a 35mm full frame camera.

LENS & FILTERS

LENS: 70-300 mm on a full frame or crop sensor camera

FILTER: none needed

 

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Concepts: Photographic lens, Focal length, Sunrise equation, English-language films, Photography, Optics, Lens, Magnification

Entities: Miles Hecker, wheat harvest

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