Tag: low light

Day 1 – The Coffee Shop

Happy New Year to everyone. This year, I’m going back to posting to my daily photo project to see what I can come up with. This is my way of forcing myself to make a picture and not just take a picture. The plan is to use one lens, maybe for the whole week or more. this will […]

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A Night Under the Bridge

This is my first time to use a mirrorless system for long exposure / low light photography. After looking at the photos, I was simply amazed with the result. I did this shot using the OM-D EM-5 with the Panny 14mm F/2.5 Pancake lens mounted on my Joby Gorillapod SLR ZOOm with a fotopro arca […]

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Final Moments with my Canon EF 70-210mm F/4 Macro Telephoto Lens

Friday, Jan. 21, 2011. I have finally decided to sell my Canon EF 70-210mm and posted it on eBay for $155, this includes shipping and handling, and on Saturday at 11PM, it was sold. When I got this lens over a year ago, I said, I wasn’t going to sell it. It’s a keeper, 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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Lunar Eclipse Photos – Tuesday Dec. 21, 2010

Today I spent nearly two hours in the cold around 18-20deg taking photos of the Lunar Eclipse, this is my first time to take photos of an eclipse, and only the second time to witness such an amazing event. I was in and out of the house, there are times that it gets so cloudy […]

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Christmas Lights Bokeh at the Capitol

Taken earlier today. My plan was to create an HDR Photo of this Christmas Tree. Maybe in the next few days I may be able to do it. For now, it’s bokeh spectacular. This wasn’t really on my plan. I was about to pack up and on my way out of the capitol grounds, with […]

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Black and White Creepy Parking Garage

Creepy Parking Garage

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Statue of President Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln Memorial, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. This is a photo of the Statue of President Abraham Lincoln inside the Lincoln Memorial.

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Low Light Black and White Photo of the Linconln Memorial

Low Light Black and White Photo of the Lincoln Memorial Originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8 Taken across the Lincoln Reflecting Pool from the World War II Memorial at around 10 pm at night. You can feel the silence of the surroundings just by looking at it. Taken at 90mm, ISO 100, 10.0sec at F/11 using a […]

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Shutter Speed and Low Light

Photo by : Jay Capilo Believe it or not the photo above was taken by an amateur, that’s according to him, but if you take a look at it, it looks like it was shot for a wine commercial.

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EF 70-210mm F/4 Low Light Performance, Impressive Despite It’s Old Age and Limitations.

Yesterday I had the opportunity to watch the Ringling Bros. Circus. I brought my Tamron 17-50mm F/2.8 VC, EF 85mm F/1.8 and my only telephoto the EF 70-210mm F/4 Macro. 90% of the  time I was using the EF 70-210mm, the 85mm was sleeping in the bag all time. I was impressed with the performance […]

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Night Light

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Power Day 22 – Macro / Close-up

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Keypad – for Day 21 – Macro / Close-up

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Smithsonian Metro Station – HDR using Photoshop CS3

Photo of the Smithsonian Metro Station 1200 Independence Avenue SW Washington, DC 20004. This Station is named for its proximity to the Smithsonian Institution’s Museums and is also closed to the Washington Monument. This station serves the Blue and Orange Lines and the planned Silver Line. This simple HDR was processed using Adobe Photoshop CS3.

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Lights in The Dark – Day 6

These little blinkys are from my raid hard drive, my gigabit switch, voip box and Verizon Fios router. Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera (Black)

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Window Shopping

Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens (Black) Lens : Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Standard Zoom Lens for Canon SLR Cameras Book Recommendation: For those of you who are interested in Documentary Photography / Photo Journalism, here is a great book for you. Witness in […]

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In Motion with Metro

Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens (Black) Lens : Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Standard Zoom Lens for Canon SLR Cameras Book Recommendation: The Digital Photography Book By Scott Kelby Scott Kelby, the man who changed the “digital darkroom” forever with his groundbreaking, #1 bestselling, […]

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Store

Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera Camera shake, took the photo while crossing the street. Lens : Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Standard Zoom Lens for Canon SLR Cameras For those of you who are interested in Documentary Photography / Photo Journalism, here is a great book for you. Witness in […]

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Intersection

Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera Lens : Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Standard Zoom Lens for Canon SLR Cameras Exposure : 1/25 sec at f /3.5 ISO : 800 Mode : Shutter Priority

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