Trying Out the New Camera Part 2

It’s late, but here it is! This week I’m posting some pictures of some interesting garbage I saw. I definitely like the second picture better. Kinda looks like some artsy junk with a deeper meaning, but I just liked the composition. And I couldn’t turn down the chance to photograph soemone’s discarded shoes.


Sask Expo Cosplayers!

Last weekend was Sask Expo here in Saskatoon, and on Sunday my good friend Matt and I took some photos and talked photography. Here are some of my favourite costumes from the expo!

This is Matt talking to some friends! He’s dressed as Tintin.
An absolutely adorable Dark Magician Girl from Yu-Gi-Oh!
Velma from Scooby Doo who was selling art in Artist’s Alley.
Two lovely ladies whose dresses I loved! The Tardis on the left, and I don’t know if the one on the right is a specific character or not.
Domino, one of my favourite mutants!
Definitely one of my favourites, Louis Tulley from Ghostbusters!
Sally from Nightmare Before Christmas! I loved her basket.
Matt and a character from an Anime I’m not familiar with.
Miss Frizzle from Magic School Bus!
One of a few factions of Team Skull I saw over the weekend!
An amazing couple of Hawkeyes!
Jay and Silent Bob, boom box and all!
This may have been my favourite of  the convention, a Caterpie! I thought this was so clever!
I see at least one of these ate very convention and I love them so much. San from Princess Mononoke!
A Stay-Puft Marshmallow Woman from the Saskatchewan Ghostbusters booth!
And of course Tintin, Captain America, and Black Widow!

Testing out the new camera part 1

My local photography shop has a back to school sale going on and they had a camera on for 50% off that, while not new, was a major upgrade from mine. It was pretty much the only thing within my price range that was any better than my t3i, so now I’m the proud owner of a Canon EOS M 3! It’s my first mirror less camera and it’s got a 24 megapixel sensor,  six more than my old camera, and some faster video recording capabilities. The only bummer was that I had to shell out some extra cash for a lens adapter. Either way, I went out and took some photos around the area of Saskatoon I now live in. The pictures I took turned out pretty well so I’m definitely happy with the M3s photo capabilities. I was surprised to see how large the files were when I uploaded them before realizing that this camera has a setting for even higher resolution raw photos than the T3i did. I may have to lower the resolution setting next time ’cause these ones were pretty huge! I’m not sure when I am going to get out to take more pictures so I’m going to space these ones out a bit. So, here’s part one!

Not far from my apartment is the North Saskatchewan river. In the first photo I used my 50mm Canon lens to take a picture of a building. I don’t know what the building was, and architectural photography is definitely not my usual go to, but I thought I’d give it a shot.  In the second picture I liked how the underside of the bridge kind of framed it. That picture was taken with my Rokinon 85mm and is my favourite of the few I snapped of this specific building.

I found a few other interesting things on my little walk, which I’ll be posting over the next couple weeks! Come back next Wednesday for more!