Lighting

Lately, I’ve been playing around with lighting setups in my basement. Using a white backdrop, I’ve been taking what I like to call “product shots” of various things around the house. It should be noted that the photos below are not cutouts pasted on a white background – they were shot that way. One of…

Lighting

Lately, I’ve been playing around with lighting setups in my basement. Using a white backdrop, I’ve been taking what I like to call “product shots” of various things around the house. It should be noted that the photos below are not cutouts pasted on a white background – they were shot that way. One of…

William

This is the reason why I haven’t posted anything in a while. Our family was given the best Christmas gift of all recently. His name is William. Not Willy. Not Bill. Not Wills. Not Will.I.Am. Just William. It took a little bit to get back into the swing of changing diapers and all that other…

Top Ten of 2012

I took over 5,000 photos in 2012 and since a lot of people do a top 10 or 12 photos of the year, I thought I’d follow suit. Below are my favourite 10 photos I took during 2012. I found picking just 10 photos was a difficult task, so I tried to make my decisions…

Photo of the Week: Week 51

This past Wednesday, my wife and I welcomed our second son into this world. Although he came two weeks earlier than expected, it was a fairly straight-forward birth and we were home the next day. I haven’t had a chance to take many photos of him yet, but I did grab a couple while still…

Shooting Portraits

The other night at our camera club meeting, we spent a couple hours shooting portraits with back drops, lighting, reflectors, etc. I got a couple good portrait shots, but spent a lot of time shooting people with their cameras. I was using my 50mm f/1.8 and was trying to capture the whole scene and draw…