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  • Archives: 2008 November
    Miniatures November 17th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments As you may or may not have noticed I am having some troubles with WordPress and Windows Live Writer getting along they were happy together but something has happened and I do not know what So updates may be a bit erratic until I get this sorted out sorry for the hassle Steve Problems November 13th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments You guessed it Reflections in the water of Grass and Blue sky with clouds oh yeah and I flipped it upside down too Blue and Green November 13th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments A macro shot of some metal shavings from our machine shop Shavings November 11th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Another action shot of Bif Naked in concert More Bif Naked November 10th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Went to a concert with a buddy a while back Bif Naked Quite the experience Quite the VOLUME Cool thing was she lets people bring in cameras and take pictures Way cool Bif Naked November 7th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Down by the sea Under the boardwalk Lot s of detail in this one looks much better large It is a bit busy for a small print Under the Boardwalk November 6th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Narrow DOF is always effective in making your subject pop I particularly like this one and the detail in the flower would look good blown up Yellow Bloom November 5th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments More rock pictures this time with a little dash of post processing and colour You like You want it on your wall Let me know Between a Rock and a Hard Place November 4th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

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  • Archives: 2008 October
    things MOMA October 22nd 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Farmers market in San Fransisco someone was selling princess headresses a little pink for me but what the heck right Flowing October 21st 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments I always really liked this one the colours the almost symmetry There was another entry way without the mat but I liked this one as it makes you think a little bit more Let me know what you think Welcome Mat October 20th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments The boats in San Francisco being watched over by a seagull This is a bit busy in the top portion I would like to retake but I like the colours and the reflections Boats October 17th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments A quick idea I had saw the lyrics and the ladybugs were on our fridge Lighting is a bit too harsh needs some diffusers and there is too much red on the paper saturation too high live and learn right Crying for the lady bird October 16th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Just some napkins folded and arranged I like patterns and shiny things too Napkins October 15th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments A picture of an umbrella nice vibrant colours cool raindrops It s Raining again October 14th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments It s called a Jones Fracture http en wikipedia org wiki Jones fracture it has it s own name cuz a lot of people are just as clumsy as I am I was turning to take a picture planted my foot didn t see that the cement sidewalk was not totally flat there was a 1 step foot curled under with all my weight on it OUCH Strange how one form of photography

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  • Archives: 2008 September
    perspective on this one and I always like metal wood in B W rusty nail heads help too anyone want this real big on their wall Could make a bold statement The Chain September 18th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Canada Day fireworks 2004 One of my favourite subjects Crash Bang Boom September 17th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Took this picture in P G that s a hint a small one but a hint Think about what you might think this is and if you want to know ask and I will tell you tomorrow Do you know what this is September 16th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Sunny day but close to bedtime she had her turn but wants to swim some more Picture wise I think this one is not the best too many reflection in the glass but I liked the setup story behind it I wanna go swimming too September 15th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Yeah I know it s just a leaf with water on it it s just Green but I like it Green September 12th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Taken of our Dogwood tree in our froont yard kinda jumps out of the frame doesn t it Well the picture could have been a bit clearer in the foreground DOF too shallow perhaps I will try again sometime BTW Did you know you can leave comments Let me know what you think Good or bad I can take it The Mighty Dogwood September 11th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized 2 Comments Again outdoors in the dark holding a flashlight camera while fending off the mosquitoes Three shots of a snail on our Chimney Which do you like better Aaannnd ACTION September 10th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized

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  • Archives: 2008 August
    you get the picture right Bud August 21st 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Do you know what Yahoo Buzz is It is a socal news site Users submit stories and the they can Buzz it Up if they like it or Buzz it down if not this way only the most popular stories rise to the top You will notice a Buzz link to the right if you like my blog click on the buzz icon and Buzz me up Thanks http buzz yahoo com Yahoo Buzz August 20th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments A quick shot on my walk to work I love macros May Flowers August 20th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments More cups this time purple ones More cups August 19th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Sometimes the everyday objects are the best for soem slightly abstract photos Cups and Saucers August 18th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments I saw this window near where I work not sure why but they had different coloured material over each section I tried straightening the shot removing the perspective which do you like better or do you like either Window August 15th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments This is actually a combination of three shots but they were all taken from the same location This is the actual view but I took three shots to get the exposure right on each of the three colours it is not just a cut paste RGB August 14th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Closeup of some plates I liked the angles colours Plates August 13th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Bet you couldn t guess what this was I took it in the food court in West Edmonton mall at the top of one of the pillars where the light fictures shine off of the ceiling I did look a bit strange taking a picture lookiung up at the ceiling but that is the price you pay for a cool picture This one is not toallt symmetrical which bothers me a bit as I think these types of shots chouls be as close to perfect as possible maybe I should go back to Edmonton to reshoot Abstract August 12th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Some cool photos foudn from around the net some photoshopped some are just pictures of art some are just great photos Cool Photos August 12th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments OK the geekier side of me is showing this is a macro of some IC s and resistor packs on a PCB DIP packages Dual Inline Pins I like the DOF but I should have cleaned the board off first some dust is showing this is a common problem with macro shots your eye doesn t see the dust as clearly as a real closeup macro shot will DIP s on PCB August 11th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Do you want one oof my pictures The digital

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  • Archives: 2008 July
    just the right angle I got a huge vibrant rainbow I took another with water drops on it as well which I like even more to be posted at a later date A rainbow July 22nd 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Not my finest shot but I kinda liked how the rear view mirror caught the sunset and the slightly longer exposure blurred the oncomming traffic There can be a picture almost anywhere anytime Traffic July 21st 2008 Posted in Uncategorized 2 Comments Water drops are always a favourite especially when they are as good as these These are not my shots unfortunately but you can see many more right here Water July 21st 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Plates This is not a colourized picture of white plates but this is actually four pictures of four different coloured plates spliced together Looking at it know I think I should have arranged the coloures differently perhaps swapped the green and red positions Plates July 18th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Yup I spent time taking macro pictures of dirt Got these in a new lot cold morning frozen dirt away I went I did get a few funny looks tho Impressions July 17th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Maybe not the type of photo for some but I rteally like this one Perhaps my frame is a bit big heavy for the image but I like the simplicity and colour gradients I always love Power July 15th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments I know VERY pink Orchids have always been a great subject of photographers I this might have been better if I had zoomed in a lot more and focused on the intricate middle of this bloom Well perhaps when I come accross another I will PInk Orchid July 14th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments OK I ll admit it this one was a bit of a mistake I was trying to take shots of my son playing soccer but the camera was having trouble focusing and would not take the shot fast enough Older digital cameras are SLOW I missed the shot I was after and I was mocing the camera closer so I could change the settings and this shot was taken turned out failry good for a mistake Even showcases the NIKE swoosh Accidental photograph July 11th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Once of my first attempts at fireworks The long exposure gives great trails but my camera is limited on the F stop and thus the trails are blown out I have now learned about ND filters Neutral Density If I had one of these then this picture would have been better Happy Canada Day July 10th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Not necessarily the best picture in the world but I think it demonstrates that a picture can be found almost everywhere Carry your camera everywhere an look around If you don t try to take

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  • Archives: 2008 June
    types of shots where the viewer has no real concept of size This is an extreme closeup of a small wooden abacus The beads were about 6mm accross 0 3 for thise imperial types Shots like this really show you how much a narrow DOF can force the eye to a certain area of the image Extreme Closeup June 20th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments This is one of the first pictures I took with our then new camera Canon S30 I know the leaves are blown out and if I had to do it over I would position the leaf alittle differently to follow the 1 3 s rule a bit closer The First to Turn June 19th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Taken at the same place as the sparks fire picture My first attempt at a coming out of frame picture Long exposure very dark at night MacTush Mill June 18th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments OK Ok it is not actually fire it is a long exposure 1 2 seconds I think of sparks just above a fire FIRE June 17th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Last Tuesday Lori Mehmen looked out her front door in Orchard Iowa and this is what she saw She had a digital camera handy and somehow managed to take this photo before crapping her pants and taking cover This my friends is why always having a camera nearby is helpful Oh and no one was injured during this tornado fortunately http tinyurl com 5f5a6b Always have your camera at your side June 17th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Used the same fibre optic wand as in the previous image but this time I used three exposures changed two of them to different colours green blue and then superimposed them atltogether into one image I am always drawn to RGBish images More Fibre Optics June 16th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Which do you like better The first is the original image The following is the perspective corrected version It is amazing what you can do after you have taken the picture You need a picture tweaked Let me knwo maybe I can help steve stevesplace ca The Window June 13th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments I know I know another flower I particularily like this one because of the DOF and I thought the background colours helped boost the vibrancy of the yellow in the flower is vibrancy a word I also tried to apply the classic rule of thirds but I know I am off a bit If you imagine two lines dividing the frame into three equal vertical strips thirds the left line should go through the center of the flower I think I am a bit closer to a fifth line in this one other than that I am happy with this one What do you think Yellow Flower June 12th 2008 Posted in Uncategorized 2 Comments This was a

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  • Archives: 2008 May
    Light Fixture No Comments Jamie Livingston took a poloroid a day from March 31 1979 through October 25 1997 The Story http tinyurl com 5m278c The Site http addresszero com pod html The site has been down due to too much traffic but keep checking it is supposed to be back up soon A Poloroid a day May 22nd 2008 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments Trip to San Fransisco these are the boats near Pier 39 Want the full Res image Let me know steve stevesplace ca The Boats May 22nd 2008 Posted in scenery water Tagged Boats Harbour San Fransisco Seagul water No Comments Just some barbed wire against a bloe cloudy sky Took this while waiting at the ferry terminal in 2003 I kinda liked the perspective Wired May 21st 2008 Posted in Abstract sky Tagged Abstract Barb Wire Clouds sky Wire No Comments Taken a few years ago camping at Green lake took many photos but this was my favourite Looks great printed as an 8 10 Where is Green Lake you ask It s right here Want the full resulution digital image for a windows background Want to make a print for yourself Just send me a 1 and I will e mail the full image to you Sunset on Green Lake May 20th 2008 Posted in scenery Sunset Tagged lake sky sun Sunset water No Comments This is a picture I set up in my garage used a 500W work lamp and a 100W incandescent I can t say the idea was original as I have seen the heart shadow before but this was my first attempt at duplicating the effect Here is another great shot form the PhotoSig web site http tinyurl com 6r2fuo Comments critiques All appreciated Steve Picture 0002 2008 05 19

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