I took the amazing Pentax K-3II with the equally amazing Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM for Remembrance Day 2017. The snappy auto-focus captured these fast movers. The RCAF and a pair of CF-18 jet fighters (Quill 11 callsign) from 433 Tactical Fighter Squadron nicknamed the Porcupines out of 3 Wing Bagotville, Québec. RCAF CF-18 Remembrance Day flypast, over […]Read More Bigma goes to Remembrance Day 2017
Patrouille de France & RCAF Snowbirds flypast, May 2nd, 2017. I forgotten the flypast was weather delayed from Monday May 1st, 2017. I saw a Facebook message at around 10:45 AM that the flypast was delayed until 11:15. So I grabbed my Pentax K-3II and my SMC Pentax-M★ 300mm f:4 prime telephoto lens. I knew […]Read More Patrouille de France & RCAF Snowbirds flypast
I recently added several Topaz Photoshop plugins to my computer. I’ve added Detail, De-Noise, Clarify and Clarity. This small sample are a few where I tweaked the images to a pseudo-HDR effect. Last Autumn form the balcony, a scene that as of March 21, 2014 is still snow laden. Lot’s of chrome. Downtown reflections. Carshow […]Read More Pseudo HDR with Topaz Detail plugin
Just posting some aviation photos that I took over the past couple of days. Now I didn’t make it to CYOW today, but I was able to get a RCAF C-17 (CC-17701) that did 3 “tough-and-goes” off rwy 32 at Ottawa Airport. I was close enough […]Read More Ottawa Air traffic September 5-6, 2013
December 21, 2012: 12:00 noon local. I guess Quetzalcoatl (the flying snake) has trouble in bad weather, VFR conditions were poor today. Darrell Larose Ottawa, CanadaRead More Mayan apocalypse canceled due to snow storm!
AviaLeasing AN-12BP arriving at CYOW Uzbekistan UK-11418 ANTONOV 12BP (Cub) Antonov An-12 (NATO reporting name: Cub) is a four-engined turboprop transport aircraft designed in the Soviet Union. It is the military version of the Antonov An-10 and was made in many variants. An-12BP An-12B fitted with the two extra underfloor tanks of the An-12P, […]Read More Antonov AN-12BP (Cub) at CYOW
Pot·pour·ri (p p-r) n. pl. pot·pour·ris. 1. A combination of incongruous things. Just a random selection of recent stuff.Read More Photo Potpourri
Just an experiment of an airliner on a night landing Runway 14, CYOW. I treated this the same way I would do a night time fireworks display. Air Canada AC470, Airbus A320. Pentax *istD, SMC Pentax-FA 50mm f:1.4, exposure 30 seconds @ f:5.6. Darrell Larose Ottawa, CanadaRead More Night landing
I was out at Rockcliffe Air Port, I took a few studies of the buildings.Read More National Aviation Museum, Ottawa.