As I write wrote this I’m was cruising along at 485 mph, just over 30,000 ft. Over the Rockies. This vista was shot with my digital camera, and wirelessly uploaded to my flickr account. The tech that let’s me post this (delayed, as my airline doesn’t have in-flight wi-fi yet) is pretty commonplace these days — […]
The big snowstorm that hit Edmonton on December 4th and 5th was accompanied by rather high winds, which deposited and sculpted the snowdrifts in my yard. Interesting shapes resulted.
Since this is Blog Action Day, I thought I’d take a look at how I perceive my morning routine is impacting climate change — no real hard science here, but just my pedestrian perspective on my potential impact on the planet.My thinking may be wrong-headed in places (please let me know) but this post is […]
It’s been said that the best camera is the one you have with you — heck it’s even the title of a book on iPhone photography. Which makes sense, because you can easily stumble across a nifty scene, as I did here, and not be able to capture it if you don’t have a camera […]
Only in Canada ‘eh? Pity! The recently announced Canadian Budget seems to have a direct boon to me. I wasn’t expecting it. I was expecting more of the same general economic stimulus packages, etc. But here’s something that applies to me directly. Temporary 100-Per-Cent Capital Cost Allowance Rate for Computers In light of the economic slowdown, […]
After a great Friday evening with our good friends, we returned home to find this incredible ice fog over the city. The fog caught the über-bright lights from a local RV dealership, creating this rather nifty lighting effect.
A friend pointed me to this BBC article about tonight’s full moon. It seems that tonight’s full moon event will occur when the Moon is the closest it’s been to the earth (during a full moon) in 15 years. Well, methinks. A perfect time to get out the photography and telescopy equipment and capture this event. […]