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You can't take a photo of this, it's already gone.

This week I have been mostly... sleepy

I have been mostly playing with my new Canon 5D Mk II

I'm currently reading... White Gold Wielder, Stephen Donaldson

I am mostly listening to... Muse

I am currently... Writing a paper

When I should be... Working harder

I am most looking forward to... The Muse concert on Thursday :)

This weekend I am... probably cooking an Easter dinner for everyone.

The website for my lab

My brothers website

An amazingly good program that can recover lost/deleted photos

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snow covered flora...

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Most of the plants/birds have been quite confused by the weather, so
they were flowering/not flying south during the snowfall at the weekend.

Snow macro's

I've been trying to take good photos of snow. The best I could come up
with is taking a macro shot (focusing on my hand first) with a flash
half obscured by my finger. They still didn't come out that great

Snow at the weekend!

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It had disappeared by Monday, but was great while it lasted! I wasn't
sure which of these three should be used as the advent calendar photo,
but chose the middle one despite it being a bit more eerie than the

Painful self-portrait

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I was showing my friend Julie a few tricks to using her new camera at
the weekend. I was trying to demonstrate how to get an extreme d.o.f.
using the macro, but hadn't realised the flash was on. I think she
burnt out my retinas while taking this shot, but it came out pretty



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I hadn't realized my camera was sec to 1/2 second exposure, so moved it
just before the photo had taken. It meant that only the bright lights
blurred, while everything else stayed relatively in focus.

The Vancouver Orpheum

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Went to see the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra on Monday. It was really
good as it goes.

Incredible sky

I was walking back from the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra on Monday and
the sky was amazing. There was a big gale, so I froze my arse off, but
the clouds were moving so quickly that they blurred on longer exposures.