Spingtime first journey to Mud Lake

Earth Day, Sunday April 22, 2018 Spring has continued in the National Capital Region. I loaded up my gear and headed out to Mud Lake (Britannia Conservation Area).  During my field trip I crossed paths with numerous friends. Immediately upon entering the trail from Cassells Road was this Midland Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta marginata) Pentax K-3II […]

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Friday Night in Ottawa

On Friday January 12th, 2018 Two of Ottawa’s hottest bands warmed up a frosty Friday. Ottawa Life Magazine’s (OLM) reader poll awarded The PepTides as “Ottawa’s Best Band”, they were opened by OLM’s “Ottawa’s Best Musician” Malak Sound both give high energy sets. “Malak filled the room with her incredible, multi-octave voice, accompanying herself on keyboard […]

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On the beach

July 4th was a warm sunny day, so we headed out to Ottawa’s Britannia beach on the shore of Lac Deschênes. I was with aspiring young model Didi. Pentax K-3II with SMC Pentax-M 85mm f:2 lens, light diffused through a translucent white gobo. Nikon D7100 with AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.4G 32″ HSS sync Westcott soft […]

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Freelensing the Pentax K-3II

Freelensing is a technique used with interchangeable lens cameras in both film-based and digital photography. The lens is detached from the camera and held in front of the lens mount by hand during exposure. This allows the lens to be tilted or shifted creating a similar effect to a perspective control or “Tilt-Shift” lens, only […]

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