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Saskatchewan Aerial Photography

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In June I attended the Windscape Kite Festival as and invited 'celebrity flyer' in Swift Current, Saskatchewan. It was my second time invited (last time was in 2011). It gave my wife and I an opportunity to have a mini-holiday out west and we took an extra week exploring southern Saskatchewan in day trips from our accommodation at McMaster Manor Bed & Breakfast near Lafleche, SK. A number of aerial sessions were undertaken. There were also a couple of disappointments where I was at ideal locations with insufficient wind. You win some, you lose some! Here is a sample from...

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How to Make Tiny Town Miniatures!

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This post demonstrates a process known as "Fake Tilt-Shift" carried out in PhotoShop or other image editing software. After a mere two weeks of playing with the creation of these miniatures, I don't imagine I've become an expert yet. However, I took the opportunity to share what I'd learned with my camera club, the Camera Club of Ottawa, and since I had done the work to prepare the slides I'm posting them here for anyone's benefit. What follows are a few examples of the results of applying the technique and then subsequent to that I've included a short demo of...

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