View Post

Johnson Street Fest

In photography by webmeister Bud

Moments from Johnson Street Fest. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 14 mm · 1/80 s · f/6.3 · ISO 400 Johnson Street Fest is the kind of event, like JumpShip, that we need more of in this city. Shut down the street, bring in some entertainment, inject some cash into the local businesses . . . …

View Post

Super Shot

In photography by webmeister Bud

YEEEAAAAAAAAA— Oh, wait. It’s over? Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 10 mm · 1/20 s · f/22 · ISO 100 The big draw at this year’s Saanich Fair was touted to be this beast: the Super Shot. Prepromotion of its awesomeness consisted of people describing how you’d be slingshot upwards, leaving your breakfast on the ground, …

View Post

event ∙ Snowbirds 2010

In photography by webmeister Bud

The Snowbirds perform over Esquimalt Lagoon during the Canadian Navy International Fleet Review. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 10 mm · 1/400 s · f/13 · ISO 200 Kayakers watch the Snowbirds perform over Esquimalt Lagoon during the Canadian Navy International Fleet Review. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 250 mm · 1/800 …

View Post

event ∙ Stayin’ Alive!

In photography by webmeister Bud

The main stage at the 2010 British Columbia Association of Broadcasters Gala Awards. Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 10 mm · 1/60 s · f/3.5 · ISO 800 I don’t shoot event photography all that often but, when my schedule allows, I always enjoy the quiet before the public/guests are let in. Empty stages, perfectly set …

View Post

vrooom!

In photography by webmeister Bud

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 …

View Post

event ∙ Snowbirds 2006

In photography by webmeister Bud

The Canadian Forces Snowbirds fly over the skies of Oak Bay during the BC Day Long Weekend. Thanks to a last-minute opportunity, I was afforded an extra-special viewing venue for this year’s Snowbirds show: the Oak Bay Beach Hotel, immediately stage right of Willows Beach — the “main stage,” if you will. Like many others, I was treated to many …