Toronto Ice Storm – Macro Shots

Sam Macro, Toronto, Winter 1 Comment

On Sunday people in Southern Ontario woke up to an ice covered landscape. Many trees & power lines were damaged from the weight of the ice. Fortunately the downtown core was not affected much, in the afternoon Carmen & I took a quick walk around the neighborhood to see the icy scene. Anything left outside was covered by a thick …

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Macro – Jumping Spider

Sam Macro 1 Comment

A fun little post on something that crossed my desk. This little jumping spider was wandering around my keyboard one night, it was so small that Carmen even chose to ignore it instead of requesting that I squash it. I decided to have a little fun and do a macro setup with the K-5, Sigma APO Macro 180mm F2.8 EX …

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What the bug?

Sam Macro 1 Comment

Found this interesting bug while out in the backyard today. It seems to have characteristics from a few different species, maybe they are conspiring against us with a super advanced species! It was trying very hard to cling onto the fence but eventually the wind swept it away.

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Terracotta Workers

Sam China, General, Macro, Work 1 Comment

Archaeologists discovered the tireless Moon Sand workers at a factory situated at Zhongshan, Guangdong (中山市, 廣東). The numbers are estimated to be in the thousands and continue to multiply! Flying out tomorrow to Toronto, Karen is getting married!

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First Snow of 2008

Sam General, Macro, Toronto 1 Comment

It is always so quiet and peaceful after snowfall. The blanket of snow give everything a new surface. Lester Street. I predict in a few years all these houses would be torn down and be replaced by high-rise apartments. Some interesting images while walking around. With 2 weeks of classes left before finals, the sports teams also concluded their seasons. …

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Kimchi Diet

Sam Animal, Macro, Thoughts 8 Comments

So a while ago, we realized that Kimchi is getting fat. AJung performed the fat test (see if his can fit all his legs into the shell) and Kimchi failed spectacularly. The instructions on the turtle food container suggested “Feed as much as the turtle can consume for 15minutes.” Well Kimchi can probably finish the entire container in 15minutes. When …

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