kclvictoria:


We are pleased to present @stevesimon who is coming to Victoria, and the Victoria Camera Club will be hosting an evening with him, door prizes are courtesy of @KCLVictoria . The event will take place on Tuesday August 27th, from 7:30-9:30pm; at Norway House (1110 Hillside Ave, Victoria BC) 
I was fortunate enough to meet Steve Simon during the 2010 Winter Olympics, and I have been listening to him be a guest speaking on podcasts such as TWiP and others for many years now. He is a great photographer, a great presenter, and a very nice fellow to speak with in general. 
I am sad that I will personally be out of town during this event, I would have loved to talk to Steve more, but I welcome all of you to attend if you can. 
Admission is only $15/person if you are a non-member, and $7.50/person if you are a VCC member. Well worth it in my opinion. 
Tickets are available now, and you can get them here! We hope you are able to attend!
Cheers
John R. 


Just cause I cannot go, does not mean you should miss this event!

kclvictoria:

We are pleased to present @stevesimon who is coming to Victoria, and the Victoria Camera Club will be hosting an evening with him, door prizes are courtesy of @KCLVictoria . The event will take place on Tuesday August 27th, from 7:30-9:30pm; at Norway House (1110 Hillside Ave, Victoria BC) 

I was fortunate enough to meet Steve Simon during the 2010 Winter Olympics, and I have been listening to him be a guest speaking on podcasts such as TWiP and others for many years now. He is a great photographer, a great presenter, and a very nice fellow to speak with in general. 

I am sad that I will personally be out of town during this event, I would have loved to talk to Steve more, but I welcome all of you to attend if you can. 

Admission is only $15/person if you are a non-member, and $7.50/person if you are a VCC member. Well worth it in my opinion. 

Tickets are available now, and you can get them here! We hope you are able to attend!

Cheers

John R. 

Just cause I cannot go, does not mean you should miss this event!

Scan-130412-0001 on Flickr.Taken with my new Shen-Hao 4x5, Nikkor-W 135mm F/5.6, Ilford Harman Direct Positive Print (ISO-3). 
1 minute @ F/45
Ilford Multigrade Developer: 1:14 dilution to not have the contrast go too nuts.

Scan-130412-0001 on Flickr.

Taken with my new Shen-Hao 4x5, Nikkor-W 135mm F/5.6, Ilford Harman Direct Positive Print (ISO-3).

1 minute @ F/45

Ilford Multigrade Developer: 1:14 dilution to not have the contrast go too nuts.

Victoria Harbour at Dusk on Flickr.Victoria, BC inner harbour at dusk. Long exposure, taken with the Olympus OM-D E-M5 and the Panasonic 25mm F/1.4 Summilux.

Victoria Harbour at Dusk on Flickr.

Victoria, BC inner harbour at dusk. Long exposure, taken with the Olympus OM-D E-M5 and the Panasonic 25mm F/1.4 Summilux.

Some of my latest film scans, taken at Royal Roads University in Victoria, BC. 

Mamiya RB67 Pro-S

Remember about a month ago, I spent the afternoon with @Meg_Oram shooting some long exposures. Well, finally got around to scanning the negs. 

Remember about a month ago, I spent the afternoon with @Meg_Oram shooting some long exposures. Well, finally got around to scanning the negs. 

Some more film scans from my Contax G1 and Zeiss 45mm F/2 Plannar T*

A photo a took with my Contax G1 and the 45mm Plannar back in Jan when we actually had a day of snow here in Victoria.
I just scanned some film the other day. I am horrible about scanning. I get the film developed, just never take the time to scan. 

A photo a took with my Contax G1 and the 45mm Plannar back in Jan when we actually had a day of snow here in Victoria.

I just scanned some film the other day. I am horrible about scanning. I get the film developed, just never take the time to scan. 

HOLY CRAP! The @BCFerries & @BC_Transit was nuts today due to the high winds having canceled a few sailings yesterday. 

The BC Ferries staff were amazing at dealing with a crowd this big, and getting over a 1000 passengers onto the ship in so little time. The sailing had a little bit of chop just after departing from Tsawwassen, but smoothed out a lot after getting into Active Pass. Slept most of the sailing. 

Photos 2 & 3 were taken on the Victoria side, and that was the lobby where people waiting to get on the ferry we had just gotten off of. The line up went all the way up around the corner, up the stairs and almost to the door just after you pay. 

We waited a for the crowd to die down for the buses before we caught one, we caught the 3rd double decker bus, the first 2 were just packed. In photo 4 you can see the first one leaving, and the line up for the second bus. 

In all, a great weekend. 

"Shut up or Put Up", something that my grandfather used to say to me, and it is a lesson I learned well; so I have to give credit to the Instructors at Western Academy of Photography ( @westacadphoto ) here in Victoria, BC, they are doing just that! 
In a showing of their own personal work at Dales Gallery (537 Fisgard St) from February 9th through to the 23rd.  
Personally, I think it is important for all instructors to show they know what they are teaching about; and I think it is great that these set of instructors are ‘Putting Up’, as my grandfather would say. 
So I know for sure, that I will be going to see this showing of photos, and I hope if you will make the effort to go in as well. 
Cheers
John R. 

UPDATE: I know the leaflet says here that the opening night is February 10th, but it is in fact, on Thursday Feb 9th. Be there!!!

"Shut up or Put Up", something that my grandfather used to say to me, and it is a lesson I learned well; so I have to give credit to the Instructors at Western Academy of Photography ( @westacadphoto ) here in Victoria, BC, they are doing just that! 

In a showing of their own personal work at Dales Gallery (537 Fisgard St) from February 9th through to the 23rd.  

Personally, I think it is important for all instructors to show they know what they are teaching about; and I think it is great that these set of instructors are ‘Putting Up’, as my grandfather would say. 

So I know for sure, that I will be going to see this showing of photos, and I hope if you will make the effort to go in as well. 

Cheers

John R. 

UPDATE: I know the leaflet says here that the opening night is February 10th, but it is in fact, on Thursday Feb 9th. Be there!!!

Some of my Street Photography