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 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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