Tag: Halifax

Saunders Park, Halifax

Sometimes I take a long time until I come to execute a project. And this is one of those times. I’ve been planning to shoot this monument since the first time I saw it, probably around 2013. I pictured what I wanted from the start, low wide angle view of this flying arrow. In long exposure. It’s strange how sometimes… Read more →

Cruise’s reflection

Halifax, Nova Scotia, being the main port in Atlantic Canada we receive many cruise ships visit during summer. Where they dock is very accessible and close to the city downtown buildings. So close that I was able to capture this reflection. Read more →

Get dramatic skies without HDR

I used HDR a lot in the past and loved it. But as time passed by and I learned more about photography my taste also changed. So I stopped using HDR. But I always liked the dramatic skies that HDR creates. I recently learned a nice simple technique to achieve the same without having to shot bracketed and create HDR… Read more →

Nature is a stand-up comediant

A macro shot of a small flower. I used my 24-70 mm with extension tubes. They don;t have the electrical connections so the camera defaults to a max. aperture and focus is manual. I find it easier to move back and forth to focus. DoF is razor thin!   Read more →

Green Lips

A close-up shot of a leaf in my backyard. Used my Canon 24-70 mm f/2.8L that has a magnification of 0.5x. Some vendors call this a macro lens. I don’t think so 😉 I always use DPP to convert from RAW and sometimes, like on this one, I transfer the file to Photoshop to do some extra editing. here I… Read more →

Generations

This shot shows a huge blackboard where people would write where they where coming from. It was places outside Pier 21 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Pier 21 was the main port of entrance for immigrants to Canada in 19th and 20th centuries. Read more →