Little Skateboarder – Stills & Video

On Saturday afternoon my 6 year old son Cameron and I went for a little skate downtown. We were heading to the very popular Peace Bridge to get a shot of Cameron on his skateboard in the middle of the bridge. However, when we got there the wind was blowing like crazy and it was kind of a bad scene. We decided to hit the streets in search of a new spot to shoot a photo. We found a spot with smooth cement, places to leave our gear and set up our cameras with very little interruption from passerbyers.

Not only did we shoot photos, but we were also rolling video on the whole thing for my vlog. I didn’t realize how many times I had Cam push off on his skateboard for the photo until I was going over the video footage at home. I didn’t count how many times he did it, but it was a at least 30 times! For a 6 year old to have that kind of patience on a photo shoot is amazing. I also noticed he took direction very well. I was super impressed by all of this at the time, but even more so after the fact. I think he’d make a good little actor or model if he wanted to go down that road. For now I think we’ll just stick to the skateboarding though ;).

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A Shot with Joshua

exif-data-rob-moses-canon-eos-6d-70-200mm-f4-isIt’s not often I get to have a picture with my son Joshua. You would think I have tons, but unfortunately I don’t! I have decided that is all going to change and I am going to make more of an effort to get in pictures with my children. They grow so fast and it seems like I barely have any pictures of me with them. Here’s to a good start. 🙂

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A Friends Camera

rob moses exif data canon 6d 70-200mm f4 isI was out shooting the skyline with a friend of mine over the weekend when this idea popped into my head. At first I shot this photo at f4 and slowly made my way to f14. At f4 you couldn’t tell what was in front of the camera, but here in this shot I think it’s a little more clear :).

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Michelle

exif data rob moses Canon 6D 70-200mmMy wife Michelle needed a head shot for something or other, so I took this picture of her yesterday. The lighting set up I used consisted of 3 Canon Speedlites. I had one 580EX ii to camera right shot into a white bounce umbrella, one 580EX ii to camera left shot into a smaller white bounce umbrella and one 580EX point down from above for a hair light.

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Lake of the Stars

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Last thursday night I took a little trip to the mountains in and effort to escape the city lights. With me being an urban type of guy, this is some what out of character for me. However, I do enjoy a bit of fresh air and a starry sky from time to time and I have a friend who is all about this type of thing. I gave my friend a call and we hit the road.

After shooting a number of shots from above a little cliff and then in the other direction all together, I decided to try getting some shots down by the lake. I had a square shaped LED flashlight with me and decided to try to see how it would look pointed at my back. I was happy with the first few attempts, but I knew I needed something just a little extra. I thought a little light on the water and in the trees would be just right, so I waited. . . And waited and waited until a I could hear a car approaching. I had the camera on a 10 second timer and a 13 second exposure, so I had hit it just at the right time for me to get the light where I wanted it. Lucky for me my estimation was about right and the light landed right where I wanted it too! That bit of light didn’t exactly make the photo, but it sure helped and was worth the wait.

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Joshua & I

Camera: Canon 5D & 24-70L @ 64mm ~ Settings: f/2.8 – 1/160th – ISO 100

This picture is an insane 3 years old. I can’t even believe that. Time is just FLYING! This is one of my favourite pictures of my son Joshua and I and I never posted it here. I had the camera set up on a tripod at the end of the bridge and had it set on a 10 second timer. The bridge we are on was destroyed in during the 2013 flood. I’m not sure if they got a new bridge up there yet or not, I’ll take a look next time I’m in that neighbourhood.

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Happy Cammy

This shot with an iPhone 4s.

This shot with an iPhone 4s.

Yesterday I decided it was a good day to take a picture of my younger son Cammy. He is always a good sport when it comes to getting his picture taken, so this shot didn’t take to long :).

The picture on the right just shows the set up I used for this photo. I had a Canon 580EX ii Speedlite shooting into that white bounce umbrella. I was using that heavy Manfrotto tripod instead of a light stand so the wind wouldn’t tip the set up over (I have had that happen before). I triggered the flash with Yongnuo YN-622C transmitters.

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Boy child kid Mariners smile happy Cameron 580ex ii flash - Rob Moses Photography - Vancouver Seattle Calgary Photographer Photographer Native American Famous Tlingit Ojibawa Top Popular Best Canadian LifestyleCamera: Canon 6D & 135L ~ Settings: f/2 – 1/3200 – ISO 100

Bright City Sky

A little before Christmas my friend and I went out to shoot some photos when we came across this little lookout park with this nice view of the city. It’s a little uncommon of a view of Calgary, so I kind of like it for that reason. I do prefer the view looking south of the city, but this is nice too. I mainly like this vantage point because you also get a good view of the neighbourhood bellow. Anyhow, kind of an odd picture, but it’s not bad ;).

Calgary Alberta Winter Skyline Night - Rob Moses Photography-1-4Camera: Canon 5D mark ii & 17-40L ~ Settings: 25 seconds – f/22 – ISO 800

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Big Head in The City

Calgary has a lot of public art and this massive head is one of my favourite. You can go inside of it, but you cant get one hand or foot onto it to climb with out a security guard running out to tell you there is no climbing! haha. If your ever in Calgary, it’s worth a look ;).

Big Head Art Calgary Alberta Canada Bow skyscraper downtown uptown urban - Rob Moses Photography Camera: Canon 5D mark ii & 17-40L @17mm ~ Settings: 25 seconds – f/10 – ISO 100

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