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lookout

50% right time, 50% right place, 50% right fluke. Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 18 mm · 1/200 s · f/9 · ISO 200 I was traversing the Malahat one rainy Saturday morning when, as I made my way past those huge power lines which would be really fun to zipline across, the sky broke open, …

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Young Tower moon

The clock tower of the Young Building shines against the full moon. Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 18 mm · 30 s · f/8 · ISO 200 The time on the clock tower at *deepbreath* Camosun College Lansdowne Campus’ Young Building *gasp* isn’t wrong. It was, in fact, 5:30 in the morning when this shot was …

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autumn

Sure, autumn officially starts in September, but it really feels like it in October. Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 55 mm · 1/100 s · f/7.1 · ISO 200 From a recent quick trip to Little Qualicum Falls, which was fun and happy on many levels. =)

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wackwack!

A little handful of duckling lets out a “wackwack!” after emerging from a half-body dive. Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 300 mm · 1/200 s · f/5.6 · ISO 100 Due to its perfect cuteness, this could very well be the last duck/duckling photo I ever take. =)

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wedding · Meaghan + Matt ∙ Victoria BC

Happy, happy wedding to our wonderful and decidedly un-boring friends, Meaghan and Matt. Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 18 mm · 1/250 s · f/10 · ISO 400 Rawr! It’s nice, having known folks for so long, to ask ’em to do silly things, and silly things are done without a second thought. Canon EOS 400D …

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updown

Geese in the sunset fly over Blenkinsop Lake. Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 300 mm · 1/400 s · f/7.1 · ISO 100 In my travels, I’ve seen mad ducks. No, not mad, like insane. Mad, like angry. They lower their heads, beak open, and head off in a run toward their target. It’s quite effective. I’ve …

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in loving memory

The gravesite upon which this cross rests has sunken in at the middle, causing its headstone to sink. Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 133 mm · 1/200 s · f/5 · ISO 100 I’ve passed on the periphery many times before (mostly on ghost bus tours =), but this was the first time in all my years …

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Rudy

Rudy welcomes you to happydesigns.com version 3.0, now with larger photos, sharper detail, and more Exif data! =) Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 300 mm · 1/250 s · f/5.6 · ISO 200 Actually, I’d bet a shiny nickel that Rudy would more likely tear the skin off your nose if you got too close. I, on …

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East Sooke Crassula

A spiderweb-covered crassula, well hidden in the middle of the Hiking Hell which is East Sooke Park. At least, I hope it’s a crassula. I’m botanically inept. =)

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mmMMmm . . . snail

This little guy was found wandering recklessly across the Lochside Trail, and was subsequently moved off-trail for his own safety. =)