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Gyro seal

I love me! Canon EOS 1000D (XS) · Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 190 mm · 1/640 s · f/10 · ISO 200 She (multiple “seal experts” in the vicinity referred to her as a “she” based on her somewhat diminutive size) was adorable, inasmuch as a crusty, snot-covered growling, moulting elephant seal can be, playing well for the camera and scratching …

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happy pills

Take one. =) Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 300 mm · 1/40 s · f/5.6 · ISO 400 I was just going to post this stock-esque shot of these li’l pills, but then, it hit me: happy pills! Dorkity-dork-dork, I know. But, I don’t do a tonne of photomanipulation-for-the-sake-of-it here, so forgive me my moments of extra …

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. . . and gone

Flowers left unattended during a workmate’s vacation. Canon EOS 1000D (XS) · Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II 50 mm · 1/50 s · f/2.2 · ISO 200 Sometimes, it’s better to leave a handwritten note than to write an e-mail. Handwritten notes get you walking around to other folks’ offices where photographic opportunities lie in wait. =)

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Warrior

You’ve, um . . . you’ve got a cement barge stuck in your channel, y’know. Canon EOS 1000D (XS) · Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 17 mm · 1/2000 & 1/4000 s (bracketed composite) · f/8 · ISO 400 Happy Gnu Year! Unless you’re Lafarge, the cement and construction materials company which owns this barge. The year might not be starting so …

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frozen 2008

As it begins to melt away, here’s a quick look back at some frozen moments in our usually snow-less city. Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 70 mm · 1/320 s · f/4.5 · ISO 800 Cold enough for ya? *thwap* Ow. Okay, I deserved that. Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 17 mm · 1/4000 …

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concert ∙ NIN 2008

The mind-blowing life-altering religious musical experience of nine inch nails, live at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre in Victoria BC, December 5, 2008. Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II 50 mm · 1/200 s · f/3.5 · ISO 800 nine inch nails could very well have been the single most incredible performance I have ever seen in …

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dewfleur

Dew-covered flowers found outside Chez Mouse one Saturday morning. Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 238 mm · 1/500 s · f/7.1 · ISO 400 =)

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fading

Autumn is in the air like a low cloud. No, wait. That is a low cloud. Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II 50 mm · 1/125 s · f/2.2 · ISO 400 This was another one of those pull-over-and-shoot-it-NOW moments which, ironically, happened on the same block as my last pull-over-and-shoot-it-NOW moment. With everything around me …

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portrait · Rozie: raaawr

Rozie sez RAAAWR! Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 53 mm · 1/100 s · f/4 · ISO 400 This was taken during a summer session with Rozie and friends, and I was torn deciding between the photo above and the photo below. Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 36 mm · 1/160 s · f/4 …

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Summit Park

The creepy, creepy swings at Summit Park. Canon EOS 400D (XTi) · Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 17 mm · 0.4 s · f/8 · ISO 400 Strobist: Sigma EF 530 DG Super, 1/4 power, on-camera 3′ camera right, STO-FEN diffused =)