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Day 243/365: Petals

August 31, 2013 - Canon 7D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 OS Macro, ISO 100, 20" @ f/8 I framed today's photo with the center of each flower in a cen...
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Day 242/365: Self

August 30, 2013 - Canon 5D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 OS Macro, ISO 800, 1/15 @ f/2.8 I decided to take a self-portrait for today's photo, but th...
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Day 241/365: Droplets

August 29, 2013 - Canon 5D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 OS Macro, ISO 400, 1/2000 @ f/5 I was attracted to the patterns on this leaf. I decided to...
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Day 240/365: Black-and-yellow Garden Spider

August 28, 2013 - Canon 7D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 OS Macro, ISO 400, 1/50 @ f/4 Keeping with the recent spider theme, I found my first Black-...
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Day 239/365: Bronze Jumper

August 27, 2013 - Canon 7D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 OS Macro, ISO 400, 1/160 @ f/5.6 I found this Bronze Jumper in the garden earlier today. It...
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Day 238/365: Cross Orbweaver

August 26, 2013 - Canon 7D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 OS Macro, ISO 400, 1/25 @ f/4 I found this spider (which I believe is a Cross Orbweaver) in...
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Day 237/365: White-marked Tussock Moth Caterpillar

August 25, 2013 - Canon 7D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 OS Macro, ISO 400, 1/30 @ f/8 My Mom found this White-marked Tussock Moth Caterpillar earli...
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Day 236/365: Yashica Electro 35 GSN

August 24, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 50mm f/1.8II, ISO 400, 1/3 @ f/2.2 The Yashica Elecro 35 is a rangefinder camera that was originally re...
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Day 235/365: Silent Lake

August 23, 2013 - Canon T3i, Canon 17-85mm f/4-5.6, ISO 400, 1/60 @ f/11 I'm back in Sauble Beach this evening, and I'm back to being abl...
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Day 234/365: Round Lake

August 22, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 17-40mm f/4L, Cokin 3-stop GND Filter, ISO 50, 2" @ f/18 I went out to Foy Provincial Park to see the s...
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Day 233/365: Green Frog

August 21, 2013 - Canon 7D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 OS Macro, ISO 400, 1/60 @ f/4 I spent a few hours looking for herps earlier this evening. I...
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Day 232/365: Eastern Forktails

August 20, 2013 - Canon 7D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 OS Macro, ISO 400, 1/800 @ f/2.8 Eastern Forktails are an example of a species of damselfly...
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Day 231/365: Pickerelweed at Night

August 19, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 17-40mm f/4L, ISO 800, 25" @ f/7.1 I had been planning on taking a night-sky photo earlier this evening...
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Day 230/365: Slaty Skimmer

August 18, 2013 - Canon 7D, Canon 400mm f/5.6L, ISO 400, 1/1000 @ f/5.6 When photographing dragonflies and butterflies, sometimes a telep...
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Day 229/365: Windswept Pines

August 17, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 17-40mm f/4L, ISO 200, 1/1000 @ f/11 While at Killbear Provincial Park earlier today, I stopped to view...
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Day 228/365: Violet Dancer

August 17, 2013 - Canon 7D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 OS Macro, ISO 400, 1/500 @ f/4 Violet Dancers were abundant in Awenda, and it was hard to g...
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Day 227/365: Lone Elm

August 17, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 50mm f/1.8 II, Cokin 3-stop GND Filter, ISO 400, 1/800 @ f/2.8 I was in the Midland area for the past t...
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Day 226/365: Goldenrod Crab Spider

August 14, 2013 - Canon 5D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 OS Macro, ISO 400, 1/320 @ f/5.6 I was out taking macro photos at Isaac Lake earlier this a...
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Day 225/365: Praktina FX

August 13, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 50mm f/1.8 II, ISO 400, 1/30 @ f/2.2 The Praktina FX is a 35mm SLR that was produced by Kamera-Werke in...
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Day 224/365: Yellow Coneflowers

August 12, 2013 - Canon 5D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 OS Macro, ISO 200, 1/10, 1/20 & 1/30 @ f/2.8 & f/5.6 It's currently raining in Sauble Beach...
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223/365: Milky Way

August 11, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 17-40mm f/4L, ISO 1600, 30" @ f/4 I was out watching the Perseid meteor shower earlier tonight, and nat...
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222/365: Sandfest

August 10, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 17-40mm f/4L, ISO 200, 1/1000 @ f/5.6 I spent a couple of hours walking around Sandfest at Sauble Beach...
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Day 221/365: Long Exposures

August 09, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 17-40mm f/4L, ISO 1600, 25" @ f/4 One nice thing about being fairly far away from major cities is that...
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Day 220/365: Emerald Spreadwing

August 08, 2013 - Canon 5D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 OS Macro, ISO 400, 1/200 @ f/4 Earlier today, I was out hiking on one of Sauble Beach's man...
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Day 219/365: Afterglow at the Beach

August 07, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 17-40mm f/4L, Cokin 3-stop GND Filter, ISO 50, 30" @ f/11 I decided to work on capturing the afterglow...
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Day 218/365: Cruising

August 06, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 17-40mm f/4L, ISO 100, 6" @ f/16 It was a rainy day on the Bruce Peninsula, and I took that as an oppor...
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Day 217/365: Gravelly Point

August 05, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 17-40mm f/4L, ISO 100, 1/320 @ f/8 I was out hiking along the Gravelly Point Side Trail earlier today....
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Day 216/365: Sauble

August 04, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 17-40mm f/4L, Cokin 3-stop GND Filter, ISO 100, 6" @ f/16 Due to the shadow that was being cast by the...
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Day 215/365: Pelecinid Wasp

August 03, 2013 - Canon 7D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 OS Macro, ISO 400, 1/60 @ f/4 The American Pelecinid Wasp is the only North American specie...
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Day 214/365: A Stormy Week

August 02, 2013 - Canon 5D, Canon 17-40mm f/4L, Cokin 3-stop GND Filter, ISO 400, 1/500 @ f/5.6 Earlier today I went down to Southampton...
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Day 213/365: Dahlia

August 01, 2013 - Canon 7D, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 OS Macro, ISO 400, 1/4 @ f/4 I came down with a fairly bad cold today, and because of that...
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