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gym star Kitara

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Kitara, flanked by her friends Mr. Buzzybug and Mr. Horsie in her fun and colourful Tiny Love activity gym. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II 50 mm · 1/160 s · f/2.8 · ISO 200 Strobist: Sigma EF 530 DG Super, 1/8 power, on-camera 3′ camera left, wall bounced Well, my heart’s bursting. How ’bout yours? …

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portraits · Kaitlyn · Victoria BC

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Kaitlyn spends her last full day in her apartment, and her vintage-ly cool bathtub, before moving out. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II 50 mm · 1/200 s · f/3.5 · ISO 100 And then, she’s off to the United States and America . . . just because she can. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon …

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concert ∙ Blue Man Group 2009 · Victoria BC

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Rock Concert Movement #6: The Two-Armed Upward Thrust with Yell. Ready? Go. Bonus Friday photo from the Blue Man Group show, now with photo accreditation! That’s right, for my third photo cred ev-ar, and my first in the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, I, along with photographers from the Times Colonist, News Group and elsewhere, was given free reign to shoot from …

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bipedal Kairi

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Little Kairi, now seven months old, nearly walking. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II 50 mm · 1/125 s · f/2.2 · ISO 100 Yes, only after did I become a papa did I actually analyze and break apart the word ‘toddler.’ See, they ‘toddle’ around, right? And now, my little niece is toddling around almost …

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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. =)