Twin Sailboats

Twin Sailboats

This is a pair of sailboats enjoying the late afternoon outside the Victoria harbour in British Columbia. I grabbed the photo when I saw them start sailing adjacent to each other. After a couple of minutes they separated so I was glad that I grabbed the image as soon as I saw it happening.¬† In photography, as in lifes opportunities, a second chance does not happen when an opportunity unfolds. so it is extremely important to “Seize the...

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Sailing

Sailing

The weather was great for black and white photography as the sky had interesting clouds. The bleak mountains in the background were softened by the atmospheric haze and the overcast sky had just started to clear to deliver the sunny day that had been promised but arrived late. A standard telephoto was used and this image is uncropped. I waited for the sailboat to hit the position I wanted but the sailboat turned around before it got to where I...

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Pieris

Pieris

This was taken today to try get a close-up for a theme shoot competition on Tuesday. The high magnification required careful technique: heavy tripod, mirror-up to eliminate vibration, remote release. A 300mm lens on extension tubes was used to provide working distance. The image was backlit. I love the stained glass feel of the...

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The Easter Bunny

The Easter Bunny

I was out late today and then suddenly noticed the easter bunny getting ready for his rounds. One of my best friends is an invisible rabbit named Harvey but people do not want to believe me Рin fact, some people feel I am not normal. However, I am not unhappy with that as I have never been a golden arches person. Happy Easter to everyone and may you celebrate it with family and friends! I may go on a photo outing with Harvey as he is...

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