The Rough Draft

If you can't go through it. Go around it.

Yesterday was an open house at Twisted Throttle out in New Dundee. I’ve gone for the last few years because our club’s president has close ties to the ownership out there and we always held one club meeting at this event. As these guys cater to the Adventure Bike community it was good for them …

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I missed last year’s open house because of work. It’s a great day out with vintage cars, bikes and aircraft. I switched over to my Sigma 150mm-500m f4.5 as they were starting to get aircraft in position to fly. I swapped lenses and went back to the Twist 60. I hope you’ve enjoyed these shots. …

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I was interested in the Twist 60 the minute I read about it in the Lensbaby Newsletter. I’ve had a Composer Pro mount for a few years now and have a pretty full collection of their lens inserts to go with it. About my only complaint is I wish the focus ring had a stiffer …

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I’ve had the pinhole lens as part of my Lensbaby kit for a while. I haven’t really worked with it too much because it requires a lot of work to get decent results and it becomes a real process to get the shots coming with any consistency because you’re working at such a high F …

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As many of you know, my next favorite hobby to riding my motorcycle is photography. I truly do love it. Sometimes it’s about capturing that frozen moment and other times it’s a story in a single frame. What that story is, is up to the observer, we all feed our own internal barometer to whatever …

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My Grandmother as previously mentioned was raised Catholic and for reasons of her own left the church when my Mother was a child.  The local lore on Battle Harbour raised two things.  First off, my Grandfather’s family attended the Anglican Church on the Island and while there were Catholics around, they weren’t in the majority …

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The morning fog lifts from Belle Isle to the South of Battle Harbour. Seeing as I was at the head of the Island I decided to get fancy with my tilt shift lens. The tide pools looked kind of cool through the tilt shift effect. As did the abandoned fishing boat. My second day on …

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I started out my day in Plumb Cove.  I sort of figured that I’d work my way down to Port Aux Basques and get a spot on the ferry reserved.  They always whine about reservations but getting a bike on a ferry has never been a problem for me. And seeing as it was my …

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