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lifeless

Lifeless flowers decay on a tombstone. Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 168 mm · 1/320 s · f/5.6 · ISO 100 Another from Ross Bay Cemetery. And the flowers, in case you were curious, have this interesting blend of colour and, er, wilt-less-ness, it’s because they were never alive to begin with. =)

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3, 2, 1, Dodgeball!

If you can dodge a wrench . . . Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 40 mm · 1/200 s · f/7.1 · ISO 400 This Saturday, the fourth annual Victoria Open Dodgeball Championships will bounce off the walls of the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. C’mon down and see if The Zone Rangers can dodge their way to the …

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portrait · Rock Band

Don’t we kinda look like a rock band? Or like we’re trying to look like one? Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 17 mm · 1/6 s · f/11 · ISO 400 This photo was taken at Niagara Falls. No, the other one. There are times of panic — such as the Rainbow fire — where I put …

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Rainbow fire

A fire rages through a barn at the foot of Christmas Hill. Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 17 mm · 1/400 s · f/10 · ISO 400 Bonus Friday photos ’cause, damn.  You could not deny this fire its moment. Right place, right time, right Magical Pictobox 3000™. Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 17 …

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Gyro Beach Birthday

After a tough day of activity, the gang relaxes on the beach. Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 17 mm · 1/500 s · f/11 · ISO 400 Yeah, the rigours of GPS treasure hunting, candy eating, castle construction, castle destruction, and sand burrowing was a pretty grueling way to spend Nome’s birthday, so some well-deserved relaxation time …

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finally, flight

This past weekend, we finally got some kites into the air. Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 17 mm · 1/1000 s · f/14 · ISO 400 This photo represents the triumphant end of a weeks-long battle against nature to fly some flippin’ kites. After several attempts to sustain more than three seconds in the air at various …

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higher flight

The Island Highway as seen fr— Holycrap! How the hell did I get up here??!? Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 17 mm · 1/400 s · f/10 · ISO 400 A few weeks back, I went to Vancouver for a meeting. Let’s re-analyze the ridiculousness of that statement. I (the guy-with-a-camera) went to Vancouver (land of the …

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face off

Team Canada faces off against the North Island Silvertips. Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 119 mm · 1/125 s · f/4 · ISO 800 After defeating the South Island Silvertips 7-1 not two days ago, it was a bit surprising to see Team Canada women’s hockey team lose 5-3 this past Saturday at Bear Mountain Arena. But …

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The Zone’s family portrait – Big Bad John’s

Meet The Zoners. Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 17 mm · 1/10 s · f/8 · ISO 800 Strobist: Sigma EF 530 DG Super, on-camera, 1/2 power, reflector bounced L-R: Adam, Bryan, Sara, Dylan, Shayne, Tessa, James, Bud, Jeremy, Pol, Rozie. This is the third incarnation of the “Family Portrait” I’ve shot of Zone staffers, and I’m …

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glowy Gyro goodness

This is what free time, a blue LED light, a quacking white LED light, a Nintendo DS Lite and a pair of glow poi can create. Be afraid. Fear the Cadborosaurus. Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 17 mm · 30 s · f/5.6 · ISO 400 And yes, I said ‘quacking.’ The animé tears are created from …