Evening at the beach

The weather the night before had been stormy and quite depressing, so I decided to take the family for a drive down to Port Stanley in my Wrangler. It ended up being a complete one-eighty with the suns rays and twenty-four degree temperature. An ideal evening to pull the camera equipment out from the back …

Mothers Day 2011

Mothers Day Sunday was wonderful this year. The temperature had been just right at 24°C, and the weekend had been full of the suns radiant rays. The neighborhood full of budding plants of which I did not manage to get any pictures of; unfortunately. The only frames I manage to have taken were of the tree that …

Cokin Grey Neutralizer

The following is a side by side comparison of two images both taken with a Tiffen Haze-1 filter, and one using a Cokin 154 Grey Neutralizer filter. Both photos were taken using an ISO/ASA setting of 500 with a Pentax K-x DSLR using a SMC Pentax-M 1:2 50mm lens @ F/2. This first image is …

Halloween Self portrait

A quick self-portrait for Halloween using the Pentax M 1:2 50mm lens on my camera. I did some post-processing using gimp to fix a small over exposure problem from the mirror I was shooting at. All-in-all, I am extremely pleased with the results of portrait. In case anyone is wondering what jacket I am wearing it is the Elegant …

Dr. Pepper, an iPhone 4, and Depth of Field

I spent part of the night, and a little of the morning, figuring out how to apply depth of field in practice. With a little Dr. Pepper in my system, some music on my iPhone 4, and a little bit of experimenting I came up with some quick ideas for testing out the depth of …

Shooting with the iPhone 4

During the week I managed to pick up an iPhone 4 after my last smart-phone decided to die on me. BSODed! Thanks Microsoft and your crappy Windows Mobile! Who knew a phone would let alone could get the blue screen of death?! Anyways back to the iPhone and it’s built-in 5-megapixel camera; with auto-focus :D. …