Once an enclave for several, now, well known icons of Canadian music – Gordon Lightfoot, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young to name just a few – who would gather and play in the area’s many coffee houses, Yorkville has been transformed from hippie to hip. Hippie to Hip, con't >>
We’ve all been in this situation. We’re on a terrific vacation in a wonderful place. We want to get some photos of the landmarks. We want to get some photos of the architecture. Whatever it may be. But there are just too many people. Others trying to get the same shot we’re getting. Too many people milling about so we can’t get a nice, clear shot of our intended target. What do we do?
As promised, the third article in the Photo Tips series! This one will look at some basics of video.
Whether it’s with a smartphone a compact digital camera or a full size DSLR, pretty much everyone has video capabilities at their fingertips today. And a lot of people are taking advantage of that to record moving images of their families, their vacations and many other things.
It’s been a longer time than I initially anticipated getting this second installment of the Photo Tips series up but you’re getting a 2 for 1 special. :-) This article on still photos and a second one the day after this one’s posted on video. In this article we’re going to talk about some of the issues that people have with compact cameras.
The pixels on the digital sensors of compact cameras are tiny. Obscenely tiny. The pixels on all digital sensors are tiny, for that matter, but particularly so on a compact camera. The sensors in compact cameras and camera phones are smaller than the fingernail on your pinky finger. Imagine cramming 8 or 10 or 12 million pixels into that small an area!
Tulips in bloom. An annual rite of spring. And in Ottawa, the city celebrates with a three-week festival. The Canadian Tulip Festival in its 60th year for 2012 is another rite of spring. But it’s not just about the blooming of the flowers or marking the season. There is some very interesting history behind the tulips in Ottawa.
Growing up in Durham Region, I have to admit that I didn’t necessarily associate the area with more upscale travel. But I figured I had to be missing something. So I sat down with Kerri King, Manager of Tourism for Durham Region to find out what.
This is going to be the first in a series of a few articles on tips to help you get better travel and vacation photos. In this article I’m not going to go much into actual tips as talk a little about philosophy and approach to making photos.
It’s cold. It’s snowy. It’s windy. It’s cloudy. You’ve got the mid-winter blahs. What better reason to have a party and celebrate winter? And that’s exactly what Ottawa does with the annual Winterlude festival.
The hills would be the area around the Niagara Escarpment in the Niagara Region where many of Ontario’s wineries are established. The gold would be the ice wine produced by the region’s wineries. And in more recent years rubies can also be found in the form of red ice wines.