Day 31/365: Silos at Sunset

January 31, 2013 - Canon 7D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 Macro, ISO 200, 1/250 @ f/5.6 Today's photo is another landscape taken with a telephoto len...
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Day 30/365: American Goldfinch

January 30, 2013 - Canon 7D, Canon 400mm f/5.6, ISO 800, 1/200 @ f/7.1 It was unseasonably warm in Ottawa today, with temperatures hitting...
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Day 29/365: Stalks

January 29, 2013 - Canon 7D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 Macro, ISO 200, 1/320 @ f/3.5 The snow is about 2 feet deep in most areas in my backyard ri...
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Day 28/365: Blowing Snow

January 28, 2013 - Canon 7D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 Macro, ISO 200, 1/320 @ f/2.8 We had close to 15cm of snow fall today in Ottawa, so it seem...
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Day 27/365: Tunnel Vision

January 27, 2013 - Canon 7D, Canon 17-85mm f/4-5.6, ISO 200, 1/15 @ f/16 My first street photo of the year was actually taken on ice. I ha...
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Day 26/365: Day's End Over a Frozen Marsh

January 26, 2013 - Canon 7D, Canon 17-85mm f/4-5.6, ISO 100, 1/40, 1/20 & 1/10 @ f/10 Today's photo is an exposure blend, using 3 photos w...
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Day 25/365: Snowballs

January 25, 2013 - Canon 7D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 Macro, ISO 100, 1/15 @ f/8 My Sigma 150mm macro was probably my least used lens last year,...
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Day 24/365: Warmth in a Frozen Landscape

January 24, 2013 - Canon 7D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 Macro, ISO 100, 1/800 @ f/4 Another bitterly cold day in Ottawa. It was around -35C when I...
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Day 23/365: Camera Safety in Cold Weather

January 23, 2013 - Canon 7D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 Macro, ISO 100, 0.6' @ f/10 It was extremely cold in Ottawa today, with temperatures going...
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Day 22/365: American Tree Sparrow

January 22, 2013 - Canon 7D, Canon 400mm f/5.6, ISO 800, 1/160 @ f/7.1 I spent most of today entering my bird banding data for 2012. After...
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Day 21/365: Sumac With Needles

January 21, 2013 - Canon 7D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 Macro, ISO 200, 0.3' @ f/8 Today's photo is a close-up of a snow covered sumac with a backg...
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Day 20/365: Warmth of the Sun

January 20, 2013 - Canon 7D, Canon 50mm f/1.8 II, ISO 400, 1/3200 @ f/2.8 Ottawa was blanketed in snow again this morning! As the day went...
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Day 19/365: Lichen

January 19, 2013 - Canon 7D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 Macro, ISO 100, 25' @ f/14 I used a 25 second exposure to take today's photo. I was in a da...
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Day 18/365: Frost Formations

January 18, 2013 - Canon 7D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 Macro, ISO 100, 1' @ f4 You don't necessarily need a dedicated macro lens to take great clo...
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Day 17/365: Cattail Silhouette

January 17, 2013 - Canon 7D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 Macro, ISO 100, 1/2000 @ f/2.8 Winter returned with a reality check today! It was -17C out...
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Day 16/365: Motegi Racing

January 16, 2013 - Canon 7D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 Macro, ISO 200, 1/640 @ f/4 The recent warm weather has freed my car from it's snowy prison...
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Day 15/365: Dark-eyed Junco

January 15, 2013 - Canon 7D, Canon 400mm f/5.6, ISO 640, 1/400 @ f/7.1 The Dark-eyed Junco is a common sparrow that can be found throughou...
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Day 14/365: The Ice Melted!

January 14, 2013 - Canon 5D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 Macro, ISO 100, 0.8' @ f/16 The warm weather didn't just bring the fog in, it also opened m...
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Day 13/365: Droplets

January 13, 2013 - Canon 7D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 Macro, ISO 100, 1/80 @ f/2.8 Ottawa was covered in a thick layer of fog today, and it made...
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Day 12/365: Pileated Woodpecker

January 12, 2013 - Canon 7D, Canon 400mm f/5.6, ISO 640, 1/320 @ f/5.6 I was able to photograph a pair of Pileated Woodpeckers in my backy...
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Day 11/365: Northern Cardinal

January 11, 2013 - Canon 7D, Canon 400mm f/5.6, ISO 640, 1/50 @ f/7.1 With all of the freezing rain Ottawa received today, I decided to st...
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Day 10/365: Hoary Redpoll

January 10, 2013 - Canon 7D, Canon 400mm f/5.6, ISO 400, 1/1250 @ f/7.1 I was thrilled to find this Hoary Redpoll while out birding in the...
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Day 9/365: Watson's Mill

January 09, 2013 - Canon 7D, Canon 17-85mm f/4-5.6, ISO 100, 1/4 @ f/20 This morning I went birding in the Manotick area. While searching...
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Day 8/365: Black-capped Chickadee

January 08, 2013 - Canon 7D, Canon 400mm f/5.6, ISO 640, 1/200 @ f/7.1 Today's photo is of one of Ontario's most common feeder birds, the...
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Day 7/365: And the Sky Opens Up...

January 07, 2013 - Canon 7D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 Macro, ISO 200, 1/1600 @ f/5.6 Sometimes the best sunsets can be found on cloudy days. Earl...
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Day 6/365: Celica Detail

January 06, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 50mm f/1.8, ISO 1600, 1/4 @ f/2.8 This is a simple setup, with all of the light coming from the car's i...
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Day 5/365: Winter's Light

January 05, 2013 - Canon 7D, Canon 17-85mm f/4-5.6, ISO 200 I had a couple hours to get out shooting this afternoon, so I decided to drive...
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Day 4/365: A River of Ice

January 04, 2013 - Canon 5D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 Macro, ISO 200, 1.3' @ f/14 When editing photos of ice, I always apply a high contrast High...
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Day 3/356: American Tree Sparrow

January 03, 2013 - Canon 7D, Canon 400mm f/5.6, ISO 640, 1/200 @ f/7.1 With the temperature dropping to around -27C with the wind chill to...
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Day 2/365: Motion Blur Isn't Just For Waterfalls!

January 02, 2013 - Canon 7D, Canon 17-85mm f/4-5.6, ISO 200, 1/10 @ f/13 When I was taking this photo, I used a tripod to hold the camera...
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Day 1/365: The Night Sky

January 01, 2013 - Canon 7D, 17-85mm f/4-5.6, ISO 1600, 20' @ f/4 There are a few things to consider when taking landscapes photos at nigh...
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