Lock 25

I haven’t been to a camera club meeting since last November. Honestly, I thought I was done with the club but started thinking back to all the outings and how they actually got me out shooting – something I’ve been struggling with lately. Last night we went to Lock 25 on the Otonabee River between…

Photo of the Week: Week 22

This past Friday marked a new beginning in the chapter of photography as my hobby. For the past year, I have been putting money away each week to eventually purchase a new DSLR camera. Initially, I was aiming for a full frame sensor camera such as the Nikon D600, but over the past couple weeks…

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…

Jackson Park

I’ve devised a new plan to get out shooting more. With the arrival of our newborn before Christmas, it’s getting more difficult to find free time to get out and shoot… especially in the daytime hours. My new plan involves taking my camera gear to work and heading out on my lunch break – it’s…

Photo of the Week: Week 3

I had planned on getting out shooting early this morning, but the weather had other plans, and my nice, warm house won. I stuck my camera out the front door and snapped this shot while being blasted by 40km/h winds. Chilling.

Killbear Provincial Park in Black and White

There’s something about black and white photography that I love. By removing the colour from a photo, your mind gets to focus on the other, more subtle aspects of the image such as composition, shape, form and texture. The original photographs below were full of rich colour, and I wanted to try something different with…

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…