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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2015 Ottawa International Buskerfest

The Ottawa International Buskerfest held on Sparks Street, July 31-August 3, 2015. Summer in The Nation’s Capital is full of activities and festivals. The Buskerfest, is one of many. © 2015, Darrell Larose, Ottawa Technical Data, all images: Pentax ✩istD SMC ATX-Tokina 60~120mm f:2.8 zoom lens. Darrell A. Larose Ottawa, Canada

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Afternoon project

I was toying with the nice natural light that my living room window has. So I grabbed my Pentax *istD with the SMC Pentax-FA 50mm f:1.4 lens and Manfrotto tripod. I ended up with the classical 1/125 second @ f:5.6 portrait setting on these self-portraits. I decided to try Topaz Lab’s Details plugin on this […]

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Very old portrait study.

Back in 1969-70  I was introduced to the art & science of photography. Maurice Conklin was my mentor, he brought me into the darkroom where I first saw the magic under the amber light of a shiny white piece of paper soaking in a clear liquid magically forming an image. I admit at times I […]

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Sarah: October 18, 2011

I had a test shoot session Tuesday October 18, 2011 with the lovely Sarah.  Here are some of my favourites. Sarah with selective colour. I decided to keep her stunning green eyes in a B&W conversion. B&W High-Key, Photoshop CS2 conversion. The original colour version. t Shot with three Elinchrom strobes  36″ softbox on each. […]

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