Autumn Leaves on Green Moss in Kamakura

In December I took a trip to Kamakura with a fellow Chiba Prefecture based photographer. We went specifically to photograph the fall colors, and the colors were plentiful! One of the things I love about temples in Japan is just how many photographically interesting areas there are, along with a variety of great seasons to enjoy. The leaves in this picture are Japanese maples, known in Japan as momiji. I really enjoyed the contrast of the fall colors on the vibrant green moss. Combined with a wide open aperture on my 35mm prime, this became one of my favorite shots from the trip.

Camera: Nikon D7000
Lens: Nikon 35mm f/1.8G
Shot Info: f/1.8 | 1/320sec | ISO500 | 35mm

Photo of Japanese Maple leaves

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