February 28, 2007
28. Snow Drift Composite
Digital composite of my snow drift photo I posted February 5th.
February 27, 2007
27. This is Me
Another self portrait of myself.
February 26, 2007
26. Breaking Out
I have been away at the NFRCC annual convention for the past couple of days. While there, two of the four prints I had in for competition received honourable mentions. Also, I was awarded the Dorothy Sharpe Award for service to the club. This is the first posting I have done in few days. I will get back on schedule shortly.
This of course is a self portrait as well.
February 21, 2007
21. Iron Fence in the Snow
Iron fence in the snow.
February 20, 2007
Another Out of Bounds image. The photo is of two skippers I shot last year. I entered this into competition on Monday night and received a score of 14 out of a possible 15 for the photo. That is a Diamond award in the club.
February 19, 2007
The past few photos were shot in my living room using either window light through sheer curtains or as the sun dropped, a small light box for illumination. I used my 24 x 36 diffuser with the light box for a soft light and colour balanced my white balanced setting to the flourescent tubes.
On the other side of the flower I used a 22" reflector, rotating between silver or soft gold to add some light back into the dark side of the flower.
This photo of a Gerbera was a long 30 second exposure using the lightbox for a light source, f 25 for maximum depth of field and ISO 100 for the least amount of noise.
February 18, 2007
February 17, 2007
February 16, 2007
16. A Rose by Any Other Name
One of the most common ways to photograph a rose. Probably with good reason.
February 15, 2007
15. The Far North
Well not really, only Port Colborne, which is south of Niagara Falls. The conditions on Sunday sure made this feel like the far north though and given how this photo looks, might even be able to pass for it.
February 14, 2007
14. Valentine's Day Roses
Happy Valentine's Day Leanne.
February 13, 2007
13. A Cold Winter's Morning
Another photo of the frozen Lake Erie. Some of the ice built up here was close to 5 feet thick by my estimates.
February 12, 2007
12. Frozen Lake
A frozen Lake Erie. The photo was taken in Port Colborne this past weekend.
February 11, 2007
11. Snow Drift
February 10, 2007
10. Niagara SkyWheel
The Niagara SkyWheel ferris wheel. This is a night photograph of the 183' ferris wheel on Clifton Hill in NIagara Falls. A long exposure and good timing gave this photo a nice effect of motion as the Skywheel came to a stop.
February 9, 2007
09. Morning Blue Out of Bounds
First attempt at an Out of Bounds image.
February 8, 2007
08. Grasses in the Snow
Grasses in the Snow. I think what makes this photograph is the shadow of the grasses.
February 7, 2007
07. Snow Detail
February 6, 2007
06. Shadow On Snow
The past few days have brought some welcome sunlight and for many, some unwelcome cold temperatures. I believe the temperature went down to -17 C (1 F). As an aside, I won the recent weekly competition with my ongoing photo competition with Dave over at Jorg.org Photo Hunt. My image Aww Nuts was chosen last week as the winner so I am now leading the competition.
February 5, 2007
Patterns of snow drifts. Mid morning light emphasizes the texture of the snow, visible in the patterns on the snow and creates a pleasing photograph.
February 4, 2007
04. Snow and Grasses
This photograph was shot on a cold morning. Although dressed warm, the chill still cuts through all the layers of clothing.
For this photo, I was lying on the ground with my face almost in the snow to get this particular perspective.
Happy Birthday Leanne!
February 3, 2007
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February 2, 2007
02. All 730 Images (well, close)
This is a composite of almost all of the 730 images posted prior to yesterday's two year anniversary. I used Picasa for this one and it did not like two of the panorama's I did back in 2005 so they have been omitted.
A larger version may be viewed here.
Tomorrow I return to posting new photos.
February 1, 2007
01. 730 Days, 730 Images
Today marks two years since I first started posting my images here. 730 days, 730 images. Some times the images came easy, others not so easy. The initial reason for the site was to provide further incentive for me to get out and shoot.
This image, one of my self portraits, is a composite image made up of all of the 730 images I have posted over the past two years. This particular image is based upon Self Portrait #6. A larger version of the composite can be viewed here.
Some stats for the past two years worth of images:
107 Black and White Images
97 Macro entries
61 Photos of the Niagara Falls Area
107 Photos categorized as Scenery
217 Nature photos which include:
20 Misc. Insects
On top of that, I have had a little over 60,000 unique visitors to the site from 121 different countries with 1,681,853 hits and 94.84 GB of traffic.
I have also started writing a weekly digital photography tip. I now have 69 tips online (http://potd.chrisempey.com/tips)
Today's image was produced with AndreaMosaic.