How Carnivals are Born

Sam General, Night, Outdoors, Sports, Street Life, Toronto 2 Comments

CNE, Canadian National Exhibition, is opening in less than a week, I happened to walk by while they were assembling the various rides and booths. Very interesting to see how the rides fold together and for transporting to different venues. Advanced tickets are $11, anyone interested?

SamHow Carnivals are Born

Pretty Bright Lights – HK

Sam Home Header, Hong Kong, Night, Outdoors, Street Life, Thoughts, Travel 1 Comment

Time is flying by and things have been pretty hectic. This past week I was playing around with the Lensbaby Composer with a custom made aperture with some really cool effects. Recently I just wander around the city without worrying about how to compose the shot or think about what lens to bring. Sometimes I kick myself for not having …

SamPretty Bright Lights – HK

A Week In Beantown

Sam Aquarium, Boston, Friends, Night, Outdoors, Photoshoot, Street Life, Thoughts, Travel 2 Comments

Time flies when you are having fun. I spent some time wandering around Boston in the wee hours and it had a very different feel compared, the street performers and crowd has disappeared, leaving the historic buildings behind. Quincy Market, I got in trouble for ‘wandering’ in while they were cleaning…I didn’t know any better :P The Rosebud Diner near …

SamA Week In Beantown

Nights Filled with Longer Hours

Sam Home Header, Night, Toronto 10 Comments

I am in Boston this week visit fellow Azure Dynamics co-workers as well as doing some photoshoot for the New England Aquarium. I think the feeling of being done school has finally sunk in. This animation was taken from Brian’s balcony near Yonge & Bloor. Lens used was a lensbaby with a home-made spiral aperture. If the animation is slow …

SamNights Filled with Longer Hours

Gustav Bakos Observatory

Sam Mechatronics, Night, Outdoors 2 Comments

Many students come and go without knowing that University of Waterloo has an observatory that is located above the Physics building. This Wednesday I participated in the monthly public tour and it was a clear night to see the Orion Nebula. Even though it was it was -20degC, there was quite a big crowd to learn a bit about astronomy …

SamGustav Bakos Observatory