Posts Tagged: Automattic

A Curious Seagull

A Curious Pigeon

A seagull on the pier in Santa Cruz, California.

This was taken early one morning on a sunrise photowalk with Marcus. It was so early I almost slept in and had to hurry to catch up with him!

Star Trails in Utah

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Star trails around the North Star, Polaris in Utah, United States.

This is a long exposure shot of 930 seconds shot at f/8. The night was fairly clear but cloud crept in during the long exposure. It was a glorious night. We were up in the mountains and away from most light pollution apart from the huge hotel 200m away to the right but you have to have some comfort, right?

Next time I’m going to try stacking shorter exposures using StarStaX and I have to avoid “bright” foreground objects. This photo was pushed too much and shows too much noise. 🙁

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Focal length 17mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 930s

Hydrant in Shadow

Hydrant in Shadow

A fire hydrant in the shadow of a tree in San Diego, California a couple of years ago.

Street furniture of the world delight.

Aperture ƒ/5
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 48mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/500s

Braving Warm Waters at Seaside

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Seaside, the town where The Truman Show was filmed is in Florida. Automattic held a Grand Meetup there in 2010. It was so warm and humid during the day that I rarely went out.

We went for a photowalk at 7:30am one morning before the heat got unbearable. By the time we finished an hour later it was just getting too uncomfortable.

Bye Lenny!

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That there is Lenny as he runs back to the support vehicles after we took off in a hot air balloon in Morocco last year.

Aperture ƒ/4.5
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 11mm
ISO 200
Shutter speed 1/200s

Look Straight Down!

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Afraid of heights? Don’t go up in a hot air balloon!

Aperture ƒ/6.3
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 21mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/80s

Crossroads

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Two roads diverge. Morocco 2013

Aperture ƒ/7.1
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 179mm
ISO 400
Shutter speed 1/250s

Cow in the Berber Village

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A cow in a Berber village, Morocco 2013.

Aperture ƒ/6.3
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 179mm
ISO 400
Shutter speed 1/200s

Fire Dancers in Santa Cruz

Fire Dancers in Santa Cruz

One from a few months back. Automattic held their annual grand meetup in California this year and we split our time between San Francisco and Santa Cruz. On our final night in Santa Cruz there was a small party for everyone and fire dancers appeared to entertain us. I was across the poll from them and guessed a long exposure might work better than an instant of time frozen by a brazen flash in the dark!