Another one from the archives, a frame within a frame. We're looking at rodeo hands getting ready for the next bull ride, 8 seconds of furious action as the rider attempts to cling onto the bull and then not get stomped when he, inevitably, has to get off (voluntarily or otherwise).
Each day - at least two or three times - we take our dogs for a walk. I'll always have my iPhone with me and I've taken many shots with that. The iPhone might not be a 'proper' camera in some people's eyes, but with a bit of simple editing in something like Snapseed it… Continue reading Photographing the morning walk
I confess, I rarely read my camera manuals unless there's something specific I need to know. For instance, I knew that you could change the default output picture style on a Nikon DSLR - everyone knows that, right? - and I knew that you could adjust those default styles. But then I had never taken… Continue reading In Praise of Nikon Picture Control
For the past couple of matches of the Toronto Wolfpack rugby league team I've taken my D7100 and Sigma 70-200 f2.8 lens and got some shots that I've been very pleased with. Obviously the range of the 70-200 is limited so this week I took the 2x Extender and used that on the D610 in… Continue reading Toronto Wolfpack (sports photography again)
This weekend I went to Algonquin Provincial Park with a couple of friends/family from our little photography group. Our plan had been to see the spectacular fall colours that, on average, reach their peak on the last weekend of September. Well, unfortunately, Nature has been so good to us over the summer that she's now… Continue reading Making the most of any light
I don't know why I would go back to shooting film again. A couple of months ago I found my old F60 and it still had a roll of film in it, only half-shot. I wondered, this last decade of shooting digital, of learning how to shoot, had it actually made me a better photographer?… Continue reading Film Photography
...is not always a dangerous thing. Yesterday, en route to Rockwood to take some shots there, I passed this fellow sitting on a telephone wire. Quickly circling back, I got out of the car with camera in hand and tried to snap him sitting on the wire. As I did, he, how shall we say… Continue reading A little bit of knowledge