Ottawa Architecture

Spring time and a walk around Centretown Ottawa with my Pentax K-3II. Laurier Avenue West, shadow play. Pentax K-3II SMC Pentax-FA 50mm f:1.4 Pentax K-3II with SMC Pentax-M 85mm f:2 prime lens Switched to my Pentax-M✩ 300mm f:4 prime lens. Pentax-M✩ 300mm f:4 prime lens. Truth, Pentax-M✩ 300mm f:4 prime lens. Justice, Pentax-M✩ 300mm f:4 prime lens. […]

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Another outing with the Pentax K-3II

After what seemed like daily cloudy, ice pellets, rain, snow. Ottawa finally had a break from the winter greys. This outing I took my Pentax K-3II and my SMC Pentax-FA 50mm f:1.4 with the Pentax Circular Polarizer. Ghost sign of George Snider’s photo studio that operated around circa 1900. Laurier Avenue West at Bank Street, L’esplanade […]

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Ottawa After Dark December 2016

Friday December 9th, 2016 I grabbed my ancient 6 lb, (pre-1973) Marchioni Brothers Tiltall tripod, design was later sold to Leitz. This is a much sturdier tripod than my Manfrotto 190QCB/222 joystick head. I wanted to try a few stitched panoramic photos and the 3 way pan head on the Tiltall was a better choice. I […]

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Ottawa Autumn at Patterson Creek

The leaves are turning and we have frost in the air. Thursday was a wonderful above seasonal fall day, so I took a walk over to Patterson Creek in downtown Ottawa. It will be drained starting Tuesday for the winter. O’Connor Street Bridge Ottawa, October 7th, 2016. Pentax ✩istD SMC Pentax-M✩ 300mm f:4 prime lens. […]

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AUGUST 17, 2016, Les grands feux Casino du Lac‑Leamy fireworks: Team Australia

The weather sucked on Saturday August 13th, so I skipped Team Eastonia’s show. Last night I walked the extra mile, yes one more mile to the Québec side of the Macdonald-Cartier Interprovincial Bridge. My chosen vantage point was about 50 metres from the Ontario-Québec border. I decided this angle would have the historical Royal Alexandra […]

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Door #1, Door #2 or Door #3

Doors can be interesting.  While wondering about downtown these doors caught my attention. This former bank main branch, has gold (ok brass) doors. Gold Door, Pentax ✩istD SMC Pentax-FA 50mm f:1.4 prime.   This turn of the century apartment block has oak, brass and glass. Oak Door, Pentax ✩istD AT-X Tokina 60~120mm f:2.8 zoom lens. […]

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