Happy Thursday loves! So if you read my post yesterday these are the pictures I was talking about. I was SO excited to get to do some pictures in Key West, especially with my new lens, but word to the wise. When going to an area that is high heat, high humidity and you're keeping the hotel room cold... your camera lens is most likely going to cloud up. And I'm not talking "just wipe it off and you're good to go" cloud up, I'm talking full on cloudy mess INSIDE the lens. We started taking these pictures not even realizing the lens was cloudy (because we always use the viewfinder instead of the screen to shoot) and after a few I asked to see what we were working with. That's when we noticed the pictures looked a bit "foggy". No big deal, I wiped the lens down, we moved and took a few more. Still cloudy. At this point I'm thinking "what is going on here??" so I took then lens off and looked in the back side and bingo, there was our problem. After doing some research this happens a lot to people going to tropical destinations because the room will be less humid and much colder than outside and the lens has natural moisture in it that will cloud up and condense when going straight from inside to outside. Good to know, right? After a minor freak out, investigating how to clear it and just sitting around trying to decide my next steps the lens finally cleared on its own and I was able to continue with the pictures. Unfortunately by that point it was almost time to go to Hemingway House so I only managed to snap a few pictures before it was time to get ready to go.
I included some of the cloudy pictures (and edited them to the best of my ability, which actually turned out a LOT better than I thought) just so you can see the difference... plus some of them were cute! So if you're ever in a tropical location with a DSLR with detachable lenses keep that in mind! This was the outfit I wore out during the day on the 4th of July in Key West. It was the perfect breezy dress to combat the extreme FL heat but still be festive. I ended up rocking red, white and blue bangles with it to get my full American spirit on but I forgot to grab them for these pictures, whoops! When you're trying to sneak out of a hotel room with people still sleeping it can be tough ;)
*Linking up with Tara from Mix & Match Fashion*