Bare with me here, I’m going to get nerdy. The Canon 5D Mark 2 at ISO6400 with a 50mm at F1.4 is basically night vision. This photo is brighter than it actually was there by a wide margin. Though it’s not grain-free, it’s completely usable and I am rather impressed by the whole deal. Likewise […]
This is Caycuse Bell in Lake Cowichan. The town of Caycuse has an interesting history as a floating village on the south west end of Lake Cowichan. Caycuse had 400 loggers/residents at its peak in the 1900s. Not yet a ghost town, 13 people currently live on the land in that area, though I’ve seen […]
I am not usually one to give much attention to celebrities or any of the inconsequential things that seem to surround them. But today I am taking exception to one. Earlier today I had the displeasure of listening to one of the worst interviews I have ever heard. It wasn’t because the interviewer was bad […]
Chill set at the Whitebird Lounge on Yates St. from 9:30 – 11:30ish. More info on the lounge here: whitebirdlounge.com
This is the Knot Garden in Centennial Square in downtown Victoria. It’s a sunken garden on the west side of the square, right beside the Macpherson Theatre. By June 2009, it will be gone. I’ve always liked this little garden, but I can’t deny the need for change in Centennial Square. Here are the plans […]
This week I went to a discussion on homelessness facilitated by the Downtown Residents Association. The new police chief Jamie Graham spoke, as did Jill Clements and Charlayne Thorton-Joe from the homelessness coalition, and Ken Kelly from the DVBA. A summary of the talk can be found on Robert Randall‘s website. Update: Read more on […]
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