What does a geek do...

Cottage from dusk to dawn

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It's a town's name. The "Niagara on the lake" is a well kept secret among the Torontonians. 

2 hours away from the metro and 20 minutes away from the Niagara falls , the winery village is a peaceful small town sitting at the corner of the Lake Ontario. 

I booked a cottage by the lake and just spent the past weekend with my family there. 

When reviewing the photos shot at the cottage, I just keep thinking: will I be a happier person if I live there for months or even years?

I guess not.

The reason I am happier at the cottage at the moment is that the rhythm changed (from urban city to countryside). If any living style keeps the same routine for quite a while, I'll be bored for sure. Most people will, I believe. BUT: to make it a getaway, to visit there every so often, seems a super fine idea to me!





Roadside Bush

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It suddenly caught my eyes 2 weeks ago although I've passed by this cluster of bush a MILLION times.

Maybe it's because of the autumn colouring or maybe its curling shape, I don't know.

When I start paying attention to it, feel the amazing part of it: No one cares but flourishing itself... 

Sometimes, I act myself as a documenter of nature.

But really, nobody can fully document the nature...

Furious Cloud

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I've captured 30+ photos on that day's stormy clouds. This one stands out by itself: The pathetic civilization occupies less than 5% of the composing, but it carries a very heavy comparison feeling. Really glad to have this one because I was originally trying to make clouds as big as possible while shooting.

Surprise is part of the fun when devoting to photography...



The sky is the limit

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What gravity?

This photo was taken from my camera-telescope setup by accident.

I was planning sunset shots and adjusting the focus(see my method on how to adjust camera focus on remote object). Right after I got the sharp focus on a 3 kilometers distance object, this beauty came in a reachable composing view. The speed, angle, colour and light were just right at the moment,  might as well capture it, so convenient!

The shot is not super crystal clear, because:

- the atmosphere condition 

- the telescope's optical spec limits

- the original focus is for a closer object

But overall it still captures the stance and momentum of the object, I'm very happy about it.