Looking west across Lake Louise; Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada:
So, with about half of North America, I plan on driving to the path of totality for the upcoming Total Solar Eclipse on August 21. I was originally going to write up some tutorial information on this, but since so much of it is already available, I thought it best to primarily link to the sites I think are most helpful. Continue reading
Canada Day fireworks in Banff, Alberta:
This shot was taken from the Banff Avenue Bridge, with a few seconds’ display reflected in the Bow River.
Olympus E-M1II, 12-40mm M.Zuiko Pro lens @ 24mm
f/8, ISO 200, 3 1-second frames stacked via Live Composite
So, it’s been a busy month for me. Did some travel, took lots of photographs, got ready for this month’s solar eclipse.
Oh, and this site got hacked (while I was on the road, of course).
I’m pretty sure everything’s now back in working order again, but if anything misbehaves for you, please drop me a line via the contact form.
Meanwhile, prepare for a backlog of material to be unleashed…
Here, Olivia McLeod of Blackbird Art is recreating in chalk the painting “Jaroslava” by Alphonse Mucha.
This work won the “Best Reproduction of a Master’s Work” and “Peoples Choice” awards at the Denver Chalk Art Festival 2017. I used a little Lightroom trickery to correct the photo’s perspective.
Another great piece of work from the 2017 Denver Chalk Art Festival.
This one by Karl Horeis tied for third place.
About 3 minutes’ worth of sheet lightning in our Colorado front range neighborhood, captured with my Olympus E-M1II’s Live Composite mode:
E-M1II, M.Zuiko 7-14mm lens
14mm, f/2.8, ISO 200, roughly 180 frames of 1 sec. duration each