These photos are some of my earliest photos taken with camera loaned to me by my good friend and photography mentor Marty Ginter (martyginterphotography.com). He loaned me a Nikon D300s and a zoom lens and said go take some pictures. I proceeded to inundate him with photos from every turn in my day. Since it was late September fall foliage seem to be an easy subject, turned out not so much, as the colors were not all awe inspiring. But I pressed on. He helped learn about things like aperture, shutter speed, ISO and how the 3 make up photography’s holly grail. He introduced me to developing digital images in Lightroom and tried to show me Photoshop. My first shots desperately needed post processing to salvage shots that anyone but a total rookie would have deleted. Eventually some of what he was saying started to stick and the pictures got better. The fall images below where taken on various days and locations. Some of the best were taken at a state park near Derry Pa where my brother lives.