Saturday started off bad but ended wonderfully after getting the chance to meet my first Greyhound. She was so calm and beautiful and graceful that she just took my breath away from the moment I first laid eyes on her. For those unfamiliar with the plight of the Greyhounds, I would encourage you to look… Continue reading Of Greys and Artists
Having spent more time wandering around through the streets of my new community, I am once again blown away by the friendliness of the residents here. People mowing their lawns feel the need to greet me as soon as I pass by on my daily walk around the neighborhood. It’s lovely, don’t get me wrong,… Continue reading Stepford Wives, Eat Your Hearts Out
I am happy to report that my first few days here in Ottawa have been mostly productive. Between the heat, my exhaustion and of course the expected nervousness, it’s difficult for me to get settled. But the first couple of days I braved the heat, explored the community I’m living in and even found a… Continue reading Heat Wave in the Capital
I had done some experimenting with my homemade lightbox recently. I’m not particularly confident with setting up the lighting for indoor shoots, but using the lightbox was a lot of fun. These are the two best shots from my experiments.
Last year I went to Toronto with Dad for a couple nights. I didn’t have that many opportunities to take pictures that weekend, until the last day when I went a little snap-happy outside our hotel.
Once again, some pictures taken months ago. These were shot in October 2009 when I discovered we had some nice looking flowers in the backyard :) No clue what they are, but I loved the colors so I had to snap off a few shots. You can see more flower shots on my flickr.
Once again, here are a couple of my favorite pictures from a trip to Quebec City back in the summer of 2009. As I said in my last post, this was my first full day of shooting with my new camera so there was much trial and error. Though I was definitely more satisfied with… Continue reading Quebec City