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lightning lizard

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Behold, the 3″ lightning lizard. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II 50 mm · 1/200 s · f/4 · ISO 200 Strobist: onboard flash, full power And holy CRAP, this little guy was fast. I spent a good twenty minutes chasing him inside stacks of cinder blocks, under burnt logs and through grass, and this is …

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Christmas angel

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Happy, happy Christmas, everyone. Be good to yourselves and each other. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II 50 mm · 1/60 s · f/3.2 · ISO 200 Strobist: Sigma EF 530 DG Super, 1/4 power, 0.5′ behind Kitara, STO-FEN diffused, remote triggered =)

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portraits · air bear · Victoria BC

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Jackson, in the bear outfit, gets some high altitude above mom (Emily) and dad (John). Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 19 mm · 1/400 s · f/4.5 · ISO 100 This is from a family session I shot at Saxe Point two weeks back. I’m thrilled I got the shot, and it’s funny as all get …

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like Papa . . .

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. . . like dumpling. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II 50 mm · 1/50 s · f/2 · ISO 400 Guest photographer: Mama. The expensive-but-totally-worth-it-’cause-of-all-the-NUMMY-goodies afternoon tea at the Empress Hotel has become something of a Christmas-ish (and March-ish, and summer-ish) tradition for us and, now, with offspring in our midst, it’s becoming both better …

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round and round

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That’s a lotta circles. I’m woozy. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 10 mm · 5 s · f/3.5 · ISO 200 This is, believe it or not, the inside of a dryer. The red is the warming element aglow. Cool, eh? Or maybe just dizzying. =)

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concert ∙ YAAAAAAAAAAAA

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And the crowd goes wild. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 10 mm · 1/50 s · f/4.6 · ISO 400 Believe it or not, this was my favourite shot from the Three Days Grace show last week. But what a shot. There were several shots of the band members themselves which I liked, but this shot …

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Star Guitar 7.0

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The seventh iteration of The Zone’s Star Guitar. Signed by rockstars, then given away as a prize. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II 50 mm · 1/200 s · f/4.6 · ISO 100 Strobist: Sigma EF 530 DG Super, 1/4 power, 2′ camera right, STO-FEN diffused, remote triggered Yeah, I knocked out the background; I’m not …

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Zombie Walk 2009

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Another Hallowe’en, another zombie walk in Victoria. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 10 mm · 1/200 s · f/3.5 · ISO 200 Strobist: Sigma EF 530 DG Super, 1/8 power, on-camera pointed forward, STO-FEN diffused Recently, the gallery has gone from cute to utterly terrifying, back to cute and then, with today’s photo, utterly terrifying once …

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Hallowe’en with Vincent

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Boo. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II 50 mm · 1/125 s · f/2.8 · ISO 200 Strobist: Sigma EF 530 DG Super, 1/128 power, 0.5′ below camera, STO-FEN diffused, remote triggered Thankfully, not quite as terrifying as Hallowe’en with Slipknot. While Hallowe’en is, traditionally, a favourite holiday of mine for going overboard, I’ve been somewhat …

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concert ∙ Slipknot 2009 · Victoria BC

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Some legitimate Hallowe’en fear. Slipknot at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 19 mm · 1/160 s · f/10 · ISO 1600 I feared for my safety last Friday. It started when I got out of my car and realized I could hear the opening band from the street. Quadra Street. Almost two …