Drop The Bass

I was out kicking around the streets of Calgary last weekend shooting some photos with a friend of mine. I spotted this guy from across the street and knew I had to get a shot of him. He was drop’n the bass on some funky tunes and was real cool about a picture. Love people like that!

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The video bellow has a bit of action from the streets that a night 🙂

Thanks for stopping by, Rob

Surfer Dude

Sony a7ii

Sony a7ii

I was wondering around the streets of Isla Mujeres (a small island off the cost of Cancun) on day when I noticed this guy sitting here. He looked like a surfer dude who came straight out of the 1960’s to me. Well if they had cell phones in the 60’s haha. Anyhow, the dude has a real vintage vibe and I thought it matched up with the scene just perfect.

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Mexican Stars & Streets

exif-data-rob-moses-canon-6d-28mm-1-8I shot this one last year while I was staying at some resort between Cancun and Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. I didn’t have a tripod with me at the time so I couldn’t get the composition exactly how I would have liked it. I just rested my camera on a ledge and shot a long exposure. Turned out ok, good enough to share anyhow ;). Oh and I just thought I’d add a few random street photography shots from one night when I was walking around Playa Del Carmen.

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Enjoy The Lights

exif-data-rob-moses-canon-5d-mark-iii-50mm-1-4I took this picture right when I showed up to this location. These two were standing right in the perfect spot for me take a picture of them. They seemed to be enjoying the lights and from what I could tell they didn’t mind me taking their picture. I was shooting with a 50mm lens, so as you can imagine I was quite close to them and I am certain they could hear my camera clicking away. I suppose they were just another friendly couple in Edmonton, which I am sure there are many :).

Thanks for stopping by, Rob

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Colorful Alley

Sony a7R

Sony a7R

Just a random shot of a colorful alley in Sandpoint, Idaho. I was just walking around this little town one day when I was passing through and thought the alley looked pretty cool. It’s probably a little bright for your typical alley shot, but I thought it worked because of all the color.

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Thanks for stopping by, Rob

Happy Halloween

Canon FD 50mm f/1.2

Lens: Canon FD 50mm f/1.2

Now this is one heck of costume! I saw this person walking around downtown in Calgary this past weekend. I spotted this big happy looking red thing walking down the street about a block away. I quickly scurried over to the corner of the street I thought they were going to cross at, then a train went by and they were across on the other side! I ran over just in time to get the shot. Since I was shooting manual focus, it was no easy feat to get the shot in a hurry! Lucky for me it all worked out. 🙂

Thanks for stopping by, Rob

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Pieces to the Puzzle

This picture is kind of cool because of all the action going on. At first glance you might not even notice, but there really is a lot happening. First off and most importantly, the couple walking across the bridge. Then of course the people on the boat and the other people about to launch their boat. Another important piece to this photo is the train going by in the background. I waited quite a while to get that train going by and to have a good shot of some people on the bridge before shooting the photo. All these little things might not be much interest to most people, but to me they all come together to make this picture something I can appreciate.

Thanks for stopping by, Rob

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Camera: Canon 6D & 300mm f/2.8

Pictures on the Bridge

Sony a7ii & Canon FD 50mm 1.2

Sony a7ii & Canon FD 50mm 1.2

Just got a couple of people having their picture taken twice! I doubt they will ever see this one though ;). I shot this one in manual focus with my Canon FD 50mm f/1.2 at 1.2. I love that lens! The 2nd photo isn’t as cool, but I thought it was still worth sharing.

Thanks for stopping by, Rob

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Evening Stroll

Sony a7ii & Canon FD 50mm f/1.2 @ 1.2

Sony a7ii & Canon FD 50mm f/1.2 @ 1.2

Just barely caught these two walking by. I wanted to get the front of them, but I could get my settings were I needed them to be in time. I shot this with my awesome 1970’s Canon FD 50mm f/1.2 wide open. I took 2 shots, the first one was a little out of focus and this one hit pretty close :). The 2nd shot is just a random picture from the same set up and same night.

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Shiny Night

Sony a7ii with Sony Fisheye Converter

Sony a7ii with Sony Fisheye Converter

These buildings are super shiny! The reflections in these buildings windows gives a pretty cool effect. This part of town feels very modern and I love looking at the view with in the reflections. Pretty cool buildings on a pretty cool block! . . . This picture actually looks better in a larger size. I’d suggest clicking the one bellow to get a better look.

Oh and that 2nd picture, well I just tossed it in there for the hell of it. I took this picture on my way to the location with the shiny buildings. Just some girl waiting for the bus or something. 🙂

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Portland’s Red Baron

rob moses exif data canon 6d 50mm 1.4I saw this kid burning around Portland on his (non-hovering) hoverboard. He looked like he was having quite the time! While he was waiting for the light to change he just kept spinning and moving back and forth. He was doing all of this while downing what looked to be a tasty Starbucks drink haha. Good times I’m sure. 🙂

Thanks for stopping by, Rob

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Sony a7ii & Canon 50mm 1.2

I recently got a grip for my Sony a7ii. The grip is an aftermarket brand called Vello. The grip makes holding onto this camera feel way better and I am sure because of it I will reach for this camera more often than I do. The lens I have on the camera is a Canon FD 50mm f/1.2 manual focus lens from the 1970’s. Not only does this combination look awesome, it’s  produces awesome results! I added a photo I shot bellow that I took with this set up right after I took a picture of the camera. Oh and FYI, I shot the photo bellow handheld in the dead of night around 11:30pm!

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Shot with a Sony a7ii & Canon FD 50mm 1.2 – Settings: f/1.2, 1/15th, ISO 2000

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Thanks for stopping by, Rob

 

Walk of Art

exif data rob moses canon 5d mark iii 135mmI was out for a little street photography action last night in Calgary. I was walking by a train station and noticed this beautiful painting on the security gate of a store. I thought it would look cool to have some one walking out in front of it, so I waited for the right person and came away with this shot. I don’t usually like placing people dead center in my photos, but for whatever reason I think it works for this shot.

Thanks for stopping by, Rob

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