With just two days allocated to Halifax and the surrounding area, we planned two night photography outings to make the most of our limited time: Halifax Harbour and the Halifax Explosion Memorial Bell Tower.
What's it like to spend a day photographing Banff with like-minded Olympus enthusiasts? Tons of fun and lots of learning! Thanks to The Camera Store and Olympus Canada for organizing/sponsoring the "Discover Banff" event with Olympus Visionary Peter Baumgarten.
As of August 2017, humans take somewhere around 93 million selfies per day. The average millenial will take more than 25,000 selfies in his/her lifetime. I'm definitely not a millenial, and if there's a trick to taking flattering selfies, I haven't figured it out; a phone camera lens in close proximity to my already angular face is not a recipe for success. So I generally turn my back on the whole idea of selfies. So in the spirit of the photo blogging challenge, I got creative and used some old school methods to craft a handful of self-portraits for September.
About ten days before we headed off to celebrate our twenty-fifth wedding anniversary, I received an email from someone at LensBaby asking if I was going to be at PhotoPlus Expo 2014. If so, they'd have a little something for me at their booth. I was just about to click delete when my brain registered …