While making a purchase on Amazon.com a while back, I found a set of extension tubes for 15$. Because of the price, I really wasn’t expecting much, but bought them to give them a try. They were pretty hard to use, but I had a lot of fun with them. There is no automatic focus with them, so I found the easiest way was to set everything manual and move my camera back and forth the focus. It didn’t work […]
I am starting to realize how in camera composition is so key. While there is a lot you can do in post-processing, you can loose some strength in the image if you leave it to later. If you look at the picture below, you will notice that my alignment with the sign/horizon is off. If I had noticed it while looking through the viewfinder, I could have easily leveled off the sign edge so that it was parallel with the […]
This is the first panorama I created with 10 photos of Old Montreal right before a fireworks display. Thanks Vlad for the instructions, how you included the fireworks in yours is still very impressive.
I had to drive up north again, so I was hoping I could visit Rawdon to try to get my focus in check. The weather was nice and gray again, so after I was finished my errands, I started to drive back home. Off Highway 15, there is this great old drive-in theater. It is now just a vacant lot, but the old metal screens are still there and I have always wanted to stop. I got a little lost […]
On a trip to Ontario with the kids, I really wanted to do some night photography. Landscape & Night Photography is where I really want to shine as a photographer. I had done a few tests with 2-3min exposures off my front balcony, but I really don’t have much of view and there is an orange hazy everywhere. On the first night in Ontario, I set up a lawn chair and my tripod and ran through a couple of 3-5min […]