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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AUGUST 20, 2016, Les grands feux Casino du Lac‑Leamy fireworks: Grand Finale

Saturday was the Grand Finale for Les grands feux Casino du Lac‑Leamy. I had a photo pass for the site, at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau. Pentax ✩istD SMC Pentax-FA 50mm f:1.4 prime lens. 1/60th second f:11. Canadian Museum of Civilization, 4 frame panoramic stitch. My chosen vantage point was about 400 metres from […]

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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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2016 Canada Day Fireworks

On Canada Day, I like to avoid the crowds in downtown, so I wander over to Victoria Island. This places me 800 metres from the launch point. All photos © Darrell Larose, all rights reserved. I shot in RAW (Pentax PEF), and during post I set the white balance to 3400° Kelvin as it renders the […]

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Bella Cat rocks Zaphod’s

Up and coming singer songwriter Bella Cat appeared live at Ottawa’s Zaphod Beeblebrox night club. She is a powerful performer. Pentax ✩istD SMC-M 85mm f:2 Prime lens. ISO:1600 noise cleaned with NIK DFine2 © 2016 Darrell Larose, Ottawa. Pentax ✩istD SMC-M 85mm f:2 Prime lens. ISO:1600 noise cleaned with NIK DFine2 © 2016 Darrell Larose, Ottawa Pentax ✩istD […]

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