I’ve been working on a personal photography project for the last 2 months and it has finally come to an an end. I’ve always wanted to photograph a trained dancer using stroboscopic flash. This technique has always intrigued me and I love the way it captures human motion! So this year I bought 3 cheap Neewer flashes from Amazon that have the “multi” setting and started looking for a dancer to photograph. I was so so lucky to find Lucy Trepanier, a wonderful young dancer from Nanaimo. I couldn’t have wished for anyone better to work with for my first go at this technique. We did 2 rehearsals on the stage at Beban Park and then finished with a live demonstration at the annual Foto Fun Fair put on by the Harbour City Photography Club. Here are some of my favorite images from our rehearsals and from the Foto Fun Fair.
I’ve been driving past this maple tree out in Cassidy for over 40 years. And every year I’ve marveled at its beauty every fall as it turns orange and drops its leaves. Today I caught it in a beautiful morning fog with the last of it’s leaves hanging on.
Another early morning for the “Sunrise Gang”. Ken La Rose and Glennys La Rose and Sean Sherstone and I met in the dark at Sebastion Beach in Lantzville on Sunday morning. I could start off by complaining about the lack of clouds but it was just too beautiful of a morning to find any negatives! Here are some of my shots from a vibrant dawn that left me smiling for the rest of the day. What a mood lifter to greet the day by watching a starry night fade into a glorious fall morning!
A composite image from our first stroboscopic photography rehearsal. Image is mirrored and blended with a Topaz Impressions filter. Can’t wait for 2nd rehearsal with our amazing dancer, Lucy Trepanier.