Thursday, October 22, 2015

Contrast vs Sigma : dltphoto

I enjoy contrasty days and the lower sun of autumn but it does come with its photographic challenges.


Three shots of the exact same scene from the Sigma DP1s just metered differently to gain the true detail of the white wall and the rich blue of the sky. One cannot have the perfect exposure in this scenerio without the use of split neutral density filters or manipulative photoshopping... unless you have an amazing sensor!

Here is a poorly edited combination of the first image and last image to make the exposure more even.

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Blood Moon, September 27th, 2015: dltphoto

Recently there was a lunar phenomenon know as the Blood Moon.
Here are a few of my shots with the Nikon 1 V1 with 70-200 2.8 VR attached however I am not a very accomplished astrology photographer so don't expect award winning shots. They are merely a visual reference of the different stages we witnessed here in Abbotsford, BC

 these were all as shot except for selective cropping on lower two.

Airplane photobomber


Monday, October 05, 2015

Friend or Foveon? :dltphoto

I've slammed this dump camera for sometime yet I still continue to use it.The Sigma DP1s has to be the slowest of the slow in the camera world. Despite this, the layout of the camera is brilliant and the limitation of the fixed wide angle lens is very appealing to a street photographer like myself. Sure I'd love to own the more modern equivalents such as the Nikon Coolpix A or the Ricoh GRII but since I cant justify that kind of expense and being that I won the Sigma, I shouldn't really complain and I should just use it and be happy... and I am.

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Moving Slowly : dltphoto

Clearly I need to be whacked with the tardiness stick. My lack of interest of sitting at the computer for hours on end has resulted in an utter lack of posts. I have many images to post but since my new career change doesn't really have any bearing on photography anymore my urgency to post my strange images seems less important now. Its kind of hard to explain but I need to get back to my posting ways. All 3 of my followers are probably missing me.

So as not to rush into 100's of boring posts with images I'll start light and hopefully gain momentum and post more in depth thoughts in the future..

 Ill start with this little guy... just chilling at Green Lake covered in the weird foam created by the wind forced ripples on a sunny day. Shot with the brilliant little Olympus  TG-850. No editing needed but just a little cropping.

The Thompson River, BC

Sunset at Green Lake, BC (Olympus Dramatic Tone Filter) because I've  never used THAT before...


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