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Darrell Larose's blog · 3M ago

Thar be Dragons…

Over the last weekend of July, Ottawa was visited by Kumo, a 40 ton robotic spider and Long Ma a fire breathing 46 ton dragon horse. Over 4 days these magical creatures roamed the streets of...
Darrell Larose's blog · 4M ago

On the beach

July 4th was a warm sunny day, so we headed out to Ottawa’s Britannia beach on the shore of Lac Deschênes. I was with aspiring young model Didi. Pentax K-3II with SMC Pentax-M 85mm f:2 lens,...
Darrell Larose's blog · 4M ago

Shooting stitched panorama photos… at a live concert

On Sunday July 9th, armed with my Pentax K-3II, my SMC Pentax-FA 50mm f:1.4, SMC Pentax-M 35mm f:2.8 primes and my AT-X Tokina 60~120mm f:2.8 zoom plus my Backstage pass. I headed down to Bl...
Darrell Larose's blog · 6M ago

Freelensing the Pentax K-3II

Freelensing is a technique used with interchangeable lens cameras in both film-based and digital photography. The lens is detached from the camera and held in front of the lens mount by hand...
Darrell Larose's blog · 6M ago

Patrouille de France & RCAF Snowbirds flypast

Patrouille de France & RCAF Snowbirds flypast, May 2nd, 2017. I forgotten the flypast was weather delayed from Monday May 1st, 2017. I saw a Facebook message at around 10:45 AM that the flyp...
Darrell Larose's blog · 6M ago

Spring 2017

Spring arrived after a long winter… Darrell Larose Ottawa
Darrell Larose's blog · 6M ago

Ottawa Architecture

Spring time and a walk around Centretown Ottawa with my Pentax K-3II. Laurier Avenue West, shadow play. Pentax K-3II SMC Pentax-FA 50mm f:1.4 Pentax K-3II with SMC Pentax-M 85mm f:2 prime le...
Darrell Larose's blog · 8M 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 · 8M 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 · 9M 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...