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Rob's Photo Blog — falls

KAP 2013-23 - Rideau Falls, Ottawa, Ontario - May 3, 2013

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Rideau Falls are where the Rideau River empties into the Ottawa River, nearby the old City Hall on Sussex Drive not far from downtown Ottawa. These photographs were taken using a remote-controlled camera suspended below a kite line (Kite Aerial Photography - KAP). Visit my website gallery Rideau Falls, Ottawa, Ontario - KAP 2013-23 - May 3, 2013 to see more images from this session. Images from this session are available for licensing through Latitude Image, a stock photography agency specializing in aerial stock images. Click the website gallery link above for more information. © Rob Huntley Photography / STOCK Photography...

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KAP 2013-21 - Britannia Water Purification Plant and Deschênes Rapids, Ottawa, Ontario - May 1, 2013

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The Ontario side of the Ottawa River at the Deschênes Rapids is the location of several features: the community of Britannia, the Britannia Water Purification Plant (serving the city of Ottawa), the Britannia Yacht Club, and Mud Lake which has become an urban wildlife watching location. Not too far upstream is Britannia Beach, a popular recreation area. The town of Deschênes, which shares the name with the rapids, is on the Quebec side of the river.  Visit my website gallery Britannia Water Purification Plant and Deschênes Rapids, Ottawa, Ontario - KAP 2013-21 - May 1, 2013 to see more images...

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Bridal Veil Falls. Mackenzie King Estate in Gatineau Park near Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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New in my Getty Images portfolio: Bridal Veil Falls. Mackenzie King Estate is found in Gatineau Park near Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Click on image to go to the same image in my Getty Images portfolio. RobHuntley.ca

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KAP 2008-20: Luskville Falls, Luskville, Québec, Canada. April 26, 2008.

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These shots were taken during a field trip to Luskville Falls, Québec (near Ottawa, Ontario) with the Flickr Ottawa Group. I walked into the falls first of all and took several image of the falls (at ground level). Later I went to try some Kite Aerial Photography but I couldn't get close to the falls due to trees. A south wind would have taken the rig somewhat closer so perhaps I will try again one day. These aerial shots are taken from beside the parking and picnic area as I was determined to take some aerial pictures that day. Unfortunately...

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KAP 2008-18: Merrickville, Ontario, Canada. April 13, 2008.

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Always double check your settings before launching your camera before launching it for an hour. I believed I had set the camera correctly at home before leaving but was wrong. This session was shot incorrectly at aperture f8 (aperture priority) making shutter speeds considerably slower than I would have preferred. This error resulted in a number of images with slight motion blur making them appear out of focus. They had to be discarded, particularly those when the sun disappeared behind cloud. F4 or lower would have been more appropriate. This was a group KAP, to coincide with the California KAP...

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