A blurred photograph of Venice

Venice, Blurred II

Another experiment, this time a second take similar to the previous post. Taken during the last weekend of Carnival in Venice, Italy. Field Notes With my Lee filter system mounted and Big Stopper attached, I held the shutter open manually while blindly trying to frame what was ahead of me. It …

A long exposure in black of white of the pink flamingos at the Artis, the Amsterdam Zoo

The Pink Flamingos Artis, the Amsterdam Zoo

Something a little different this week. Weeks ago in a cold winter day, I had the idea of making a long exposure of the flamingos at the Artis, the wonderful zoo in Amsterdam. I had hoped that most of them would be standing still and sleeping, and I got lucky, as …

A long exposure of a toronto subway tunnel from a moving train

Toronto Subway Tunnel at the Speed of Light

When I first moved to Toronto, I was fascinated with the Subway. I used to make sure I would sit as close to the front car as possible, so that I could look out into the subway tunnels as the train moved from stop to stop. As the years went …

A couple of masked and costumed carnival attendants pose for photographers at sunrise in venice

Sunrise Photoshoot in Venice at Piazza San Marco

You have to be crazier than the rest of the people in Venice in order to get the best shots, which means getting up even earlier than what most people think is already an early time to wakeup. Waking up at 5am to capture the early morning scenes in Venice has …

A long exposure image of a ferry doc in Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Veer Distelweg Long Exposure

Just before 2014 came to an end, I travelled to Amsterdam Noord and made this long exposure of the Veer Distelweg ferry stop. The weather was terrible and I did not manage to capture a log of cloud movement, but I am pleased how this turned out. I decided to process it in …

long exposure of a ship in the wesport, port of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam Wesport long exposure

For the last few days, I’ve been participating in the 5 days of Black and White challenge over on Facebook.  As such I’ve been looking through my archives for suitable images to use in the challenge. Which brings me to this image. Taken a while back, it’s been sitting pretty …

Self portrait in black and white, long exposure in the palace of fine arts in san francisco

Project 52: Week 3

A little late posting, but officially taken during week 3 of this project. Week 3 was interesting, as I felt it would test my resolve to continue this project. Yes that early… I was traveling, and wasn’t sure when and if I would be able to pull something out that …

Photograph of the interior of the Basilica Cistern in Istanbul

The Basilica Cistern (Yerebatan Sarnici) in Istanbul

My first post from Istanbul featured a detail from this impressive structure, today it’s the main hall of the Basilica Cistern. It’s hard to imagine that hundreds and hundreds of years ago, this was all full of water. Today, there is only a tiny bit of water towards the main …