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CaroGuitar ’98

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The Legislature behind Carolyn Neapole’s guitar in 1998. Carolyn Neapole. Dear old (not “old” as in “old,” just “old” as in “we’ve known each other going on eleven years”) friend, amazing singer/songwriter/performer/producer and happydesigns‘ first real live design client! And, above, a scanned photo of her guitar at the Legislature. This shot was used on the cover of The Q!’s …

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Lucas

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Lucas, one year later. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II 50 mm · 1/25 s · f/2.2 · ISO 200 You may remember him from when he looked like this. This was my sixth attempt, taken in rapid succession, to get a clear shot of him. What? A kid, holding still? It is to laugh! And, …

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happy box is happy!

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This box was staring at me on the last day of the Sidney Summer Market, so I took his photo. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II 50 mm · 1/160 s · f/3.5 · ISO 400 Okay, so . . . he looks more surprised than happy, but “surprised box is surprised!” just didn’t roll off …

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vrooom!

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The imposing visage of a vehicle at the Blethering Place Collector Car Festival. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 10 mm · 1/200 s · f/9 · ISO 200 This is a car. A car in Oak Bay. It’s red. It has wheels. That’s about all I can tell you, except what I can see from its …

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funkybug

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The aliens have landed. On my car. Okay, there’s only one. And it’s not really an alien. But STILL! Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II 50 mm · 1/2000 s · f/2.2 · ISO 100 Imagine my surprise when, at a stop light on Quadra Street one fine warm day, the craziest, creepiest, most awesomiest bug …

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sun dog

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Hello, hella halo! Erm, again! Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 · 17 mm 1/4000 s, 1/4000 s, 1/4000 s (three-shot bracketed composite) f/22, f/20, f/14 · ISO 200 I’m allowed one gratuitous moon photo. I’m allowed one gratuitous sun photo. =)

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wedding · Krista and Stephen · Sidney BC

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Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 53 mm · 1/320 s · f/10 · ISO 400 Do not disturb the wedding. Y’know, if you use a chair as something else (like a sign), it’s gonna get sat upon. Sure enough, five minutes after I snapped this photo, somebody’s uncle was lounging in the sign-chair. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) …

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Round Table

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King Arthur would be proud. If he stood two feet tall, anyways. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 44 mm · 1/80 s · f/8 · ISO 200 Strobist: Sigma EF 530 DG Super, 1/8 power, on-camera 3′ camera left, umbrella diffused Perhaps it’s the ‘guy’ in me, but there’s just something turbo majestic awesome about swords. This …

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mushcakes

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Doo-doot doot doo-doot DOOT! Doot. Canon EOS 1000D (XS) · Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 40 mm · 1/60 s · f/4.6 · ISO 400 Strobist: Sigma EF 530 DG Super, 1/4 power, on-camera, ceiling bounced Going back to a great New Year’s Eve party, here is some gastronomicawesomeness from friend Steph. Steph is one of those. Half the time, she buys …

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CPR heads

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So, one day, I walked into this room, and there were 50 decapitated plastic heads on the floor . . . Canon EOS 1000D (XS) · Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 17 mm · 1/40 s · f/3.2 · ISO 200 I learned CPR that day. But it didn’t make this image (which burned into my head, so I figured I needed …