This journal documents my experiences with a Canon 50D, my first DSLR camera, purchased on Oct. 16, 2008. The camera was end-of-lined by Canon in July 2010 and the 60D was announced.

Friday Foto: Architectural Strata


Fri 05 Aug 2011 09:07:34 AM EDT


Two-image panorama. I didn't notice the man, which gives the photograph scale, until I got home that evening and was reviewing the photos. My only regret is not photographing more of the digger on the left.

Passing Fancy No. 30


Mon 08 Aug 2011 01:26:40 PM EDT

From Passing Fancy

Friday Foto: Tulip Bed


Fri 12 Aug 2011 12:12:58 AM EDT

From Friday Foto

Shooting with the light coming from the rear makes the flowers translucent.

You Are Not a Photographer

technique humour

Sat 13 Aug 2011 11:20:30 AM EDT

A blog about fauxtography.

LIFE Lessons

photos technique

Wed 17 Aug 2011 04:46:04 PM EDT

Tyler Stalman offers insights on the art of portraiture— or how to take pictures of people that really feel alive. After portraits, this series continues with vacation photos and composition.

Friday Foto: Larva


Fri 19 Aug 2011 12:29:41 PM EDT

From Friday Foto

Very likely ladybug larva.

Friday Foto: Sunset


Fri 26 Aug 2011 10:31:14 AM EDT

From Friday Foto

luis fernandes / August 2011 Canon 50D Journal