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gears of war

Big floats, marching bands, scary clowns, flashing lights . . . of all the stuff to showcase from a parade, I pick out the cool military tech. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 133 mm · 1/400 s · f/4.6 · ISO 400 =)

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Patapon – Topaz

Pata-Pata-Pata-pon! Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 30 mm · 1/200 s · f/8 · ISO 100 Once console’d, I ended up a Nintendo guy, simply ’cause of the nature of their games, which weren’t all driving, sports or shoot-’em-up in nature. The first console game I played was legendary. Nintendo was the only ‘gamery’ in our house …

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nature food

Oh, thanks . . . really . . . only thing is, I’m SO full from that twig I ate earlier . . . Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 17 mm · 1/50 s · f/3.5 · ISO 100 Those who know me know I’m not the biggest fan of getting nature all over me but . …

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astrological particle accelerator cannons

Staring down the business end of the galaxy. The cute, round-edged, primary-coloured galaxy. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 57 mm · 1/80 s · f/5 · ISO 200 Can’t you hear the hum of the chambers powering up to deliver the crushing blast of planet-ness? No? I guess you didn’t watch enough Star Blazers as a kid …

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portrait · Pixie Hoops

Talented Pixies and their funky hoops. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 17 mm · 1/50 s · f/2.8 · ISO 200 Strobist: Sigma EF 530 DG Super, 1/2 power, on-camera, ceiling bounced A promo shot for Pixie Hoops, this was a fun speed challenge to nail down two stripes of a seamless background, get my ladder, camera …

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icelock

Secure your bike with this lock and it’ll be twice as difficult to steal. Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II 50 mm · 1/125 s · f/2.8 · ISO 800 Taken during the mid-December chills of 2007, I dug this photo up to remind me that this Saturday is March 21st. The first day of spring. …

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Who watches the Watchmen?

Fearful symmetry. Canon EOS 1000D (XS) · Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 214 mm · 1/100 s · f/5 · ISO 400 You’ll either know what this is, or won’t. If you do, we’ll probably be doing the same thing on Friday. If you don’t, read on. My tribute to Watchmen, a twelve-issue series of comic books from 1986 which changed my …

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concert ∙ BEAST 2009

BEAST rocks Lucky Bar. Canon EOS 1000D (XS) · Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 17 mm · 1/25 · f/2.8 · ISO 1600 I was lucky (GET IT??!?) enough to be given a photo pass to shoot BEAST at their concert last week, and enjoyed a great show from some very talented artists. While technically cruddy, my final shot of the night, …

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Kairi

Squished against mama, this here is itty-bitty Kairi, introduced to the world last Thursday. Canon EOS 1000D (XS) · Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II 50 mm · 1/50 s · f/2.8 · ISO 400 Happy birthday, Kairi. Welcome to the world. Way to go, Meaghan and Matt. You made one cute kid. Kairi, by the bye, is a Japanese name, …

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Gyro seal

I love me! Canon EOS 1000D (XS) · Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 190 mm · 1/640 s · f/10 · ISO 200 She (multiple “seal experts” in the vicinity referred to her as a “she” based on her somewhat diminutive size) was adorable, inasmuch as a crusty, snot-covered growling, moulting elephant seal can be, playing well for the camera and scratching …