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Day 303/365: Oxtongue River

October 30, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 50mm f/1.8 II, Pentax Polarizing Filter, ISO 100, 1" @ f/20 I spent most of the day hiking around and p...
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Day 302/365: Abstract

October 29, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 17-40mm f/4L, ISO 1600, 1.6" @ f/4 Today's photo is a bit of an abstract shot of a tree after dark. I u...
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Day 301/365: Tracks

October 28, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 50mm f/1.8 II, ISO 400, 1/2000 & 1/125 @ f/11 I used two exposures for this photo. Due to the shape of...
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Day 300/365: Gray Jays!

October 27, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 400mm f/5.6L, ISO 800, 1/320 @ f/7.1 The Gray Jays returned today, with at least 3 individuals feeding...
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Day 299/365: Black-capped Chickadee

October 26, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 400mm f/5.6L, ISO 800, 1/200 @ f/5.6 For the first time in months, I worked on photographing birds toda...
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Day 298/365: High Traffic Area

October 25, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 17-40mm f/4L, Cokin 3-stop GND Filter, ISO 800, 1/30 @ f/4 This is probably one of the only "Radar Enfo...
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Day 297/365: Basin Lake

October 24, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 17-40mm f/4L, Cokin 3-stop GND Filter, ISO 400, 1/125 @ f/8 I spent a few hours at the Basin Lake area...
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Day 296/365: Veins

October 23, 2013 - Canon 5D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 OS Macro, ISO 400, 1/320 @ f/5.6 Most of the trees are now barren in the Ottawa Valley, and...
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Day 295/365: At the Light

October 22, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 50mm f/1.8 II, ISO 400, 1/1600 @ f/2.2 I spent most of the day in downtown Ottawa today, but unfortunat...
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Day 294/365: Geisha

October 21, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 50mm f/1.8 II, ISO 1600, 1/125 @ f/2.2 It rained all day today, so I decided to do an indoor photo of t...
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Day 293/365: Monoculture

October 20, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 17-40mm f/4L, ISO 400, 1/125 @ f/5.6 I was out shooting around sunset today, and I took a quick walk in...
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Day 292/365: Olympus OM-1n

October 19, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 50mm f/1.8 II, ISO 400, 1" @ f/5.6 The Olympus OM-1n is a 35mm SLR that was produced from 1979-1987. It...
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Day 291/365: The Old Barn

October 18, 2013 - Canon 5D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 OS Macro, Cokin 3-stop GND Filter, ISO 400, 1/1000 @ f/4 There were sporadic rain showers t...
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Day 290/365: The Spire

October 17, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 17-40mm f/4L, Cokin 3-stop GND Filter, ISO 400, 1/250 @ f/4 I made my way back to the Shaw Woods earlie...
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Day 289/365: Lots of Fall Photos!

October 16, 2013 - Canon 5D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 OS Macro, ISO 400, 1/1250 @ f/2.8 While it rained for most of the morning and evening, ther...
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Day 288/365: The Rain is Here

October 15, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 17-40mm f/4L, ISO 800, 1/100 & 1/200 @ f/4 I used two exposures for todays photo. The first was exposed...
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Day 287/365: Fallen Leaves

October 14, 2013 - Canon 5D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 OS Macro, ISO 400, 1/1000 @ f/2.8 I spent a few hours during the afternoon working on fall...
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Day 286/365: Fall Sumac

October 13, 2013 - iPod Touch 5G It rained heavily for most of the day today, and shooting conditions weren't very good. Instead of riskin...
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Day 285/365: Anscoflex II

October 12, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 50mm f/1.8 II, Cokin 3-stop GND Filter, ISO 400, 1/125 @ f/2.2 The Anscoflex II is a pseudo TLR that wa...
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Day 284/365: Kayaking on the Bonnechere

October 11, 2013 - iPod Touch 5G It was a warm and sunny day in the Ottawa Valley today! It was perfect weather for kayaking, which is how...
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Day 283/365: Red on Yellow

October 10, 2013 - Canon 5D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 OS Macro, ISO 400, 1/400 @ f/4 I left Ottawa today, and I am now out near Algonquin again....
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Day 282/365: Cycling in the Park

October 09, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 50mm f/1.8 II, ISO 200, 1/1600 @ f/4 I spent the afternoon downtown in Ottawa again today! It was a rea...
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Day 281/365: Sparks Street

October 09, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 50mm f/1.8 II, ISO 400, 1/800 @ f/2.8 I spent the afternoon in downtown Ottawa today! In between droppi...
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Day 280/365: School's In

October 08, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 50mm f/1.8 II, ISO 1600, 1/25 @ f/1.8 While walking around town looking for things to photograph earlie...
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Day 279/365: Suspended Frog

October 08, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 50mm f/1.8 II, ISO 800, 1/125 @ f/1.8 While walking around town late at night, I was surprised to find...
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Day 278/365: Tree Day!

October 05, 2013 - Canon 5D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 OS Macro, ISO 400, 1/3200 @ f/2.8 This morning, I photographed a TD Friends of the Environm...
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Day 276/365: A Pair of Rangefinders

October 04, 2013 - iPod Touch 5G Here are two of my rangefinder cameras, my Argus C3 and Leica M3. I used a pair of camera bags to positio...
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Day 275/365: Eastern Cottontail

October 02, 2013 - Canon 7D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 OS Macro, ISO 400, 1/80 @ f/2.8 Earlier today there were two Eastern Cottontails eating on...
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Day 274/365: Sunset Over the Hill

October 01, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 50mm f/1.8 II, Pentax Polarizing Filter, Cokin Warming Filter, ISO 400, 1/250 @ f/8 I was out looking f...
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