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Lighting with a Cookie

My homework for last week’s class was to experiment with lighting my subject with a “cookie” to create an interesting pattern of light, in addition to playing with the direction of the light. I am looking forward to this week’s class and what I will […]

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Raining in the Garden

It seems like it has been raining non-stop on Vancouver Island. So, I wrapped my camera in plastic today and set out in my little flower bed in the back yard. I changed things up a bit and used my flash off camera fitted with […]

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Good Evening Sooke

I read a post the other day about returning to the same place and shooting the same thing over and over again until you get it right. I think I am on the right track. Once the grey, dreary cloud cover that has been present […]

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More Prairie Sunsets

I shot these in August of 2014 while visiting home. Due to the ongoing forest fires in the northern regions of the province, the sunsets were more subdued than normal. In the first image, the sky appears to have been brushed with the soft strokes […]

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Prairie Coneflowers

According to the local weather forecast, we are in for a week of clouds and rain. So today, I am infusing myself with a splash of colour with this image I shot this past summer while visiting home.

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Flash vs No Flash

I attended a workshop this fall, where I learned how to use the smallest amount of light to my advantage. In the first image, I used the light from an overhead spotlight at the skate park to illuminate my model. I bumped up my ISO […]

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Sunday Skateboard Session

As of a few weeks ago, my son struck a deal with me. He asked for a three dollar fee for every edited photo I produced of him. I found his proposal reasonable, so we shook hands to finalize our agreement. As a result of […]

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