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: Sunset with Construction Equipment


Fri 04 May 2012 01:03:47 PM EDT

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Second in the series.

Notable Links

technique photos

Fri 04 May 2012 01:12:09 PM EDT

Amazing Motorcycle and Trailer


Fri 04 May 2012 05:07:22 PM EDT

From 2012

I had to stop and take a picture of whatever this is.

Friday Foto: Oak Trees Reflected


Fri 11 May 2012 11:59:17 AM EDT

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Shooting the Ordinary


Fri 11 May 2012 11:59:58 AM EDT

Everyplace is ordinary to someone. You need to find out what is extraordinary about where you live and shoot that.
—Nicole Rae

A couple of posts on making the best of a situation. I subscribe to this ethos because I hate travelling.

Friday Foto: Caracol


Fri 18 May 2012 07:05:10 AM EDT

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On my way to work on a rainy day, I found a snail (Cepaea vindobonensis) crawling on the sidewalk. It moved surprisingly fast because I had to keep re-focusing the camera during the 2 minutes I spent photographing it.

Victoria Day Fireworks


Tue 22 May 2012 12:33:46 PM EDT

From Victoria Day Fireworks (2012)

These are fireworks from the enthusiast down the street, photographed from my balcony. I played with various exposures (I forgot how to enable Bulb Mode again; I think it's found in the Manual mode).

Friday Foto: Orange Tulips at Sunset


Fri 25 May 2012 09:55:17 AM EDT

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luis fernandes / May 2012 Canon 50D Journal