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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 ∙ 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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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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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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Kitara

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Our wee ninja. Our itty-bitty. Our little dumpling . . . Our Kitara. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II 50 mm · 1/160 s · f/2.8 · ISO 800 Mama’s photo. Papa’s hands. Our new life. There aren’t many more words I can muster to describe her, and the amazing, overwhelming and heart-bursting feelings of holding …