Bike Pickup in the Black Hills

The Dakar has me all dual sport fixated at the moment.  To pass the never ending Canadian winter I've been looking up hard to find bikes and then seeing what it would take to go get 'em. For $3000US there is a Yamaha Ténéré for sale at the Power Brokers of…

Autumn in the Canadian Woods

Autumn colours and mushrooms in the wet Kawartha Highlands woods. All photos taken with the Olympus EPL-3 micro four thirds camera in October of 2014. These are the typical settings for the macro shots below: E-PL3f/5.6   1/20   42 mm   ISO400 Long shutter night shots with flaming sticks and flashlights! The ruins…

Toronto Zoo Photography

The trick to zoo photography is to catch your subject without the enclosure, which becomes an exercise in framing.  The Toronto Zoo is a particular nice place to do zoo photography because of the quality of the enclosures.  It also happens to have one of the finest plant collections in…

Butterflies & Flowers

Macro shots of butterflies & flowers from our local butterfly conservatory.  A welcome break from the crippling cold of a Canadian winter.  All done with the Olympus PEN EPL5 micro four thirds digital camera, most using the stock lens. from Blogger http://ift.tt/2Cb3qrx via IFTTT

3d Modelling & Imaging

Through work I've done a fair bit of 3d modelling and imaging.  A cheap and easy to use 3d scanner is the Structure Sensor, a laser scanner that clips on to an ipad and quickly builds a 3d model by painting it with a distance sensing laser.  It takes the…