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Darrell Larose's blog · 1W ago

Bar Rob: Malak Sound/Bella Cat: March 10th

On a frigid Saturday night, the Centretown night spot Bar Robo heated up the night with two great acts. Bella Cat & Malak Sound. First up was Malak Sound (Malak Ghanem) who has an amazing po...
Darrell Larose's blog · 2W ago

House of Targ: Riishi Von Rex/Bella Cat/Nile Grove

Ottawa’s House of Targ is an unique venue, last Thursday March 2, 2017 they had three Ottawa Bands on stage; Riishi Von Rex/Bella Cat/Nile Grove. I used just my new Pentax K-3II with my SMC ...
Darrell Larose's blog · 1M ago

February winter’s day walk with the K-3II

Last weekend (February 18th & 20th) weather was well above normal with the mercury hitting 6° I took my new Pentax K-3II on a pleasant walk downtown. Saturday I mounted my SMC Pentax-FA 50mm...
Darrell Larose's blog · 1M ago

Bella Cat Rocks the Atomic Rooster: January 22, 2017

On Sunday January 22nd, I took my Pentax K-3II and SMC Pentax-FA 50mm f:1.4 to see how it performed in low light, My old Pentax ✩istD was not a good low-light high ISO camera. I shot mostly ...
Darrell Larose's blog · 1M ago

Another outing with the Pentax K-3II

After what seemed like daily cloudy, ice pellets, rain, snow. Ottawa finally had a break from the winter greys. This outing I took my Pentax K-3II and my SMC Pentax-FA 50mm f:1.4 with the Pe...
Darrell Larose's blog · 2M ago

A walk on a winter’s day with the K-3II

Day 5 with my new Pentax K-3II camera, today the weather was a pleasant winter day at -8°, instead of the -21° we have been “enjoying”. I grabbed my 3 kg Marchioni Brothers Tiltall tripod an...
Darrell Larose's blog · 2M ago

First outing with my Pentax K-3 II

Battery fully charged this morning, it was a nice sunny mild day today in Ottawa.  The mercury touched near 5°, it was a good day to walk about in Centretown Ottawa. I mounted my smc Pentax-...
Darrell Larose's blog · 2M ago

My new toy: Pentax K-3 mk.II

Arrived today.. The happy camper… Samsung Galaxy Core LTE photo. The old shot by the new… Now retired, my old Pentax ✩istD, cracked LCD screen cover and all. Shot with the pixel-shift mode t...
Darrell Larose's blog · 2M ago

Happy New Year

Let us hope that 2017 will be a better year. Happy New Year 2017…   Darrell Larose Ottawa
Darrell Larose's blog · 3M ago

Ottawa After Dark December 2016

Friday December 9th, 2016 I grabbed my ancient 6 lb, (pre-1973) Marchioni Brothers Tiltall tripod, design was later sold to Leitz. This is a much sturdier tripod than my Manfrotto 190QCB/222...