Category Archives: Out and About

The weekend and holiday shots.

Niagara Falls in November

We’re now living in Montreal! The long distance, international move was brutal, but also amazing and eventful. Unfortunately, opportunities to take photographs during the cross country drive, other than quick iPhone snaps, didn’t happen–except during the little side trip we … Continue reading

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Candid shot of my fave guitarist

There was some fine Irish music playing this night and I got a bunch of action shots, but of all the shots I took I really liked this one–John Doyle at Studio E. Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L. Canon 5DM3 … Continue reading

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Sunday dreaming

Watching a man watching the accordion shredders at the Cotati Accordion Festival this past Sunday. Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L. Canon 5DM3 on the outside looking in.

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Food vendors

A couple of characters from the recent Cotati Accordion Festival. Loved these guys. Slaving away all day but still smiling for the camera. Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L. Canon 5DM3 hanging near the food.

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Shapes, sky, shiny stuff

One of the main challenges of shooting everything with a prime lens is that it’s a fixed (aka, cemented in stone) focal length. For the past couple of years I’ve been mostly a zoom shooter. With the EOS M, I … Continue reading

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As seen in an alley

Will do. Lens: Canon EF-M 22mm f/2 STM. 1/100 at f/5.0, ISO 400. Canon EOS M hoping there’s never a fire at this place.

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Sunday short list

In my quest for the fifth image in the “straight on” series I had a short list of candidates that I thought had potential, but… Ray’s Deli & Tavern almost made the cut: The Metro Hotel just looks better from … Continue reading

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Saturday abstraction

Though all of my recent image posts have been “straight on” shots, the majority of what I’ve been shooting while walking around town with my new M has been anything but. Here’s a shot of the Petaluma High School parking … Continue reading

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Palm trees of Petaluma

Even though this is a straight on shot, I’m not including it in the ongoing “straight on” series. Following the pattern, that series needs to be more intimate–more tightly framed. In my around town walking range, “intimate” straight on shots … Continue reading

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High-end appliances

Number four in the “straight on” series, the Miele appliance store on Petaluma boulevard. The storefront has very “mid-century modern” appearance which sets it apart from the other establishments in the immediate area. And Miele vacuums are the bomb. Lens: … Continue reading

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