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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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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Green Christmas lights in Ottawa

In Ottawa this time of year the “Blue Hour” is between 4:30-5:00 PM. Although it was +7°C, and not a snowflake in sight. The Canal is not frozen, and had ducks swimming around Parliament in the “Blue Hour” Pentax ✩istD SMC-FA 50mm f:1.4 prime lens. 4 seconds @ f:22 Parliament lights. Pentax ✩istD SMC-M 35mm […]

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Ottawa After Dark II

On Saturday November 28, 2015, I went out for a dusk/night shooting outing, here are a few of my images that I like.  Photos Pentax ✩istD SMC-FA with 50mm f:1.4 prime lens, or my 14mm f:2.8 wide-angle lens. Last rays of the setting sun on a crane. Saturday November 28, 2015, Pentax ✩istD SMC-FA 50mm f:1.4 […]

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Ottawa After Dark

On Monday November 16, 2015, the Camera Club of Ottawa had a night shooting outing, here are a few of my images that I like.  All photos  Pentax ✩istD SMC-FA 50mm f:1.4 prime lens. © Darrell Larose. On the way to Ottawa City Hall, where the group was starting out from I was intrigued with […]

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