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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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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