Category Archives: Photography

Planetary Conjunction

Venus at bottom, Mercury at the top, Jupiter on the left, Earth in the foreground. Four of the 7 visible planets in one shot. We won’t see a closer grouping until 2026.

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Brad Pitt

I have to say that the simple B&W photos of Brad Pitt in the new ad campaign Chanel No. 5 perfume are fantastic. In the Ministro Pistarini International Airport (Buenos Aires), there are huge posters of the ads down the length of … Continue reading

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2012 Capital Pride Parade

Rosa, Mama and I went to watch the 2012 Capital Pride Parade this afternoon. It’s good to see the support the community has in Ottawa.

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2012 Oshkosh Air Venture show

Over time, my father and I have been more and more distant from each other. Of course, the physical distance plays a role in our emotional distance. Over the last year, I have desired to reconnect with him (and my … Continue reading

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Dead Camera

While we were on our recent Danube cruise vacation, my beloved Canon 7D died. It was late in the afternoon in Regensburg. As I have only one DSLR body, I frequently change lenses. I switch between my walk-around EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 to … Continue reading

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Joe McNally: One Light, Two Light Tour

Joe McNally is a photographer and instructor that I greatly admire. I read his blog weekly and watch his videos on YouTube. Before I left on vacation, I was told by a friend that Joe would be coming to Ottawa … Continue reading

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2012 Venus Transit

Today was my last day in Kansas City. Today was also the extremely rare Venus transit of the Sun. I had been planning to find someplace in Kansas City to buy welders glass #14 so that I could take pictures, … Continue reading

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Maygan

I had the pleasure of working with Maygan Wellman, a young model in Gatineau. The evening model shoot was arranged by Denis Duchesne. I attended his natural light model workshop in Gatineau Park last year. Maygan has a great smile and … Continue reading

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2012 ‘Super’ Moon

Tonight was the ‘super’ moon, a full moon that occurs 25 minutes before perigee. It would be within 600km of the smallest possible lunar perigee (356,955km vs ~356,400km). I had some free time in the evening, so I decided to try … Continue reading

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