Photography after Dark

Night time can be the right time for some very interesting photographs - with the right technique and tools.

A tripod is essential for steady images, as shutter speeds have to be extended considerably. The general rule of steadiness calls for a shutter speed of a fraction of a second divided by the lens focal length. For example, with a 200mm lens, the slowest shutter speed you should use would be 1/200 th of a second.

Night time shots of West Kelowna forest fire (as seen on the right) called for exposures of 10 to 30 seconds. Given the high winds of the night, an extra weight hanging on the tripod is helpful to provide greater stability.

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GeoMetrik Manufacturing moves into Kelowna

APRIL 2018 - After years of success in West Kelowna manufacturing specialty wood finishes with improved acoustic qualities for ceilings and walls in commercial buildings, Vladimir and Natasha Bloshakov were featured in Business Development Canada magazine. The company is also expanding operations now in a new plant near the Kelowna Airport making it easier to send products to customers around the world. I photographed the couple in the new office with my Nikon D800 camera fitted with a 14mm lens.

Kelowna Portrait Photography

Kudos to Caroline

JUNE 2018 - Caroline Weilandt-Lohn was profiled in WorkSafeBC's magazine for her fine work in the Kelowna office. I captured a portrait of her with my Nikon D800, 150mm f3.5 @ 1/250; flash unit triggered with RadioPoppers.

Banking on Kindness

JULY 2018 - Bank of Montreal employees stepped out from their financial desks to help out at The Bridge Family and Youth Services in Kelowna, volunteering to paint the fence and spruce of the yard.

Kelowna Photographer Desmond Murray

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