Slow Road to Squamish: Long Exposures on the ...

A couple of weeks ago my friend Eli and I did a photohunting trip from Vancouver to Squamish.  The goal was to capture some long exposure shots along the way, below are some of the results.  Eli’s Gitzo tripod was conveniently lost by WestJet, and a loaner fell through at the last minute.  A stop at the Salvation Army saved the day though as he was able to pick up a “pro quality” tripod for $9!       First stop was the Lions Gate Bridge.  Not a great day for long exposures as it was mostly clear skies.  We gave it a shot though.   A shot with my iPhone 5S first. The resulting long exposure shot with my...

Vancouver Long Exposure Black & White

A few long exposure black and white photos from a night in...

Sony RX100 Black & White : Camera vs Sil...

I love this new Sony RX100, it’s a fantastic little camera.  I’m impressed with the quality and that is saying a lot since my other camera is a Nikon D800.  The D800 does spoil you with pixels and huge dynamic range, and you really notice the advantage when you start processing raw files from another camera.  However, the RX100 takes infinitely better images when I leave the big camera at home because it doesn’t fit in my pocket. This post is just showing three images from the RX100,  I was shooting in RAW+JPG in black and white mode.  The first image is straight from the camera.  I used default settings, but you can...

Gastown Photo Walk

I took a short walk around Vancouver’s Gastown with friends recently.   Here are some photos from my walk which started at the Irish Heather and ended at the...

The Old Man In Mumba...

    One of my favourite images from Mumbai.  I came across this gentleman while wandering the streets, sitting in a flashy metal carriage.  I asked to take his photo, he just smiled and nodded.  I think it looks best as a black and...

Photo: Greaser Picku...

This truck is described as a ‘greaser pickup’ by the owner.  Looks fantastic to me.  Taken at the East Van Show and Shine outside the Whip Restaurant in...

Photo: Sand Abstract

I came across this interesting natural sand sculpture at a Vancouver beach.  It kept changing as sand and water ran down, very mesmerizing and...

Photo: Amsterdam Can...

A black and white conversion from Amsterdam.  I didn’t get to spend enough time here, warrants a return visit.  Beautiful and vibrant...