Tag: canon rebel xs

Floral Friday

Here’s another one from my archives. Shot with my Canon EOS Rebel XS 10.1-Megapixel Digital SLR Camera and the Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG APO Macro Telephoto Zoom Lens  a great lens for the price with close-up capabilities, not bad at all. This one was done in photoshop cc using two plugins, Topaz Detail and Topaz […]

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Add a Little Drama to the Scene

This one is from the archived. This was an old photo I made back in 2009. It was shot by my first DSLR, the Canon Rebel XS with the EF-S 18-55mm Kit lens. I used my all time favorite photoshop plugin, Topaz Detail, to add drama by extracting more detail from the original canon raw […]

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Using Topaz Lens Effects, Before and After Comparisson

The Dreamy Effect via Topaz Lens Effects

Todays #Macro Monday Sub Theme is Dreamy, like the usual, I dug through my archives and I found the photo. It was ok and perfect for today's theme, but I wanted to add a little more lens effect.  Topaz Labs has the right tool for the job, the Topaz Lens Effects. Lens Effects is one the […]

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The Capitol

  Another one from my archives. Taken back in 2009, this HDR photo is composed three exposure shots that I re-processed using Photomatix Pro 4 and tweak using Topaz Adjust. I use my old 10.1mp Canon EOS Rebel XS and the Canon EF 28-90mm F/4-5.6 III Lens, one of Canon’s economy zoom lenses.

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Statue of Benjamin Franklin

This statue of Benjamin Franklin stands on a pedestal in front of the Old Post Office Pavilion on the corner of 12th Street NW and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. It was sculpted in 1889 by Jacques Jouvenal. Franklin's statue was placed in front of the Old Post Office building because he was also a postmaster, appointed […]

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Soldier in the Korean War Memorial in Washington DC

The Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. is located southeast of the Lincoln Memorial and just south of the Reflecting Pool on the National Mall. It commemorates those who served in the Korean War. The memorial has 19 stainless steel statues designed by Frank Gaylord. Each figures represent a squad on patrol, drawn from […]

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My Canon Camera Gear, Batch 2011

These are my camera and lenses after selling some that I don’t use. From left to right, first row: Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Medium Telephoto Lens for Canon SLR Cameras with Third Party Compatible Lens Hood ET-65III from Amazon. – This lens is my go to lens for portraits, it’s small, lightweight, sharp. Also […]

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Color Week: Red. Day 19

More Info: Shutter Speed 1/80 Aperture F/8 ISO 100

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Dry Forest Day 5

So far I’m still able to keep up with my daily photo project for 2011. Two of my photo resolution or my goals for 2011 are to make a new picture everyday and try a new style of photography. So here it is and I hope you like it. Titled Dry Forest. This morning I […]

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Happy 2011 Everyone. Day 1

First Photo Upload for My 2011 Photo of The Day. I made this photo between 12:30AM and 1AM on New Years Day, I was thinking of making it in the morning, but why wait, there are a lot to photograph at this very moment, it’s right in front of me. All I needed to do […]

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Photos of Total Lunar Eclipse – Dec. 21, 2010

It was an amazing Tuesday morning experience witnessing the total eclipse of the moon- Dec. 21, 2010. Armed with a mug of hot chocolate, and my camera gear, I spent the next two hours in the cold(between 18-20deg) staring and taking photos of the this spectacular event. It is also today, that the winter solstice […]

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Tomb of the Unknowns

Honoring Our Heroes, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Tomb of the Unkowns also known as the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Located in Arlington National Cemetery, it is a monument dedicated to American servicemen/women who have died without their remains being identified. The “Unknown Soldier” of World War I is a recipient of the Medal of […]

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Honoring Our Heroes

Honoring Our Heroes Originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8 ” To those who died, we remember; to those who survived, we hear you;to future generations, let us never forget.” ~ Elie Wiesel Commemorating our heroes, the men and women of the armed forces who sacrifice a lot for our country. Have a great Memorial Weekend Everyone.

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One Spring Afternoon – HDR

One Spring Afternoon, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. I was confined inside the house all week because of a heel injury. It prevented me from moving and doing a lot of things, including taking photos, but yesterday, when I look at the window I saw the this tree right out my windows and can’t really resist […]

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Motion

Colors-2, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Taken with my Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera with Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS SLR Lens, in Aperture Priority Mode set at F/5.6 at 43mm using ISO 100. With my Aperture set at F/5.6, the camera automatically set the Shutter Speed to 1/13 of a second, which cause […]

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Canon EOS Rebel XS – 7th most popular Canon Camera in Flickr

tamron17-50mmF28VC-03090, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Canon EOS Rebel XS – 7th most popular Canon Camera in Flickr. Still in No. 1 Position is Canon Rebel XSi, followed by : 2. Canon Rebel XTi, 3. Canon EOS 40D 4. Canon EOS 5D MKII 5. Canon Rebel XT 6. Canon Rebel T1i 7. Canon Rebel XS 8. […]

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Too Late for Sunset – HDR

I was too late. In took me three minutes to setup, but the Sun is gone. Next time I’ll be ready. (^_^)

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A new way to look at things.

Photography taught me to look at life in a different way. I admit it, I’m hooked, photography gave me a new way to look at things. Day after day, I want to see more, I want to shoot more, and now I can see things that I would have not seen in the past. “Just […]

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Circuit Logging Board – Macro / Close-up

This is new Analog Voice Logging board for our new project. I’m really busy for the next two weeks but I still try to take photos everyday, that’s why most of my recent post are those that are found in my work area. Camera and Gear Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera […]

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Power Day 22 – Macro / Close-up

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