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Hi All, I am Stephen; a hobbyist photographer based in Toronto, Canada. I picked up photography about 6-7 years ago and have fallen in love with it ever since. With a full time job and life getting in the way, as with everyone, I don't really get to go out and shoot very often but I try. Thanks for visiting :)
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark ii
  • Canon EOS 40D
  • 24-105mm f/4 L IS
  • 50mm f/1.4
  • 70-200mm f/4 L
  • 100mm f/2.8 Macro
  • Sigma 10-20mm
  • Sigma 150-600mm

Photos capturing day turning into night

Published August 17th, 2011

Just found this incredible post on Petapixel.

Stephen Wilkes has seamlessly stitched a bunch of photos which capture day turning into night. Check it out - great stuff.


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500px photo party..!

Published August 7th, 2011

...turned out to be great. Wasn't sure I was gonna be able to make it but am sure glad I did! The photo party kicked off at 1pm today at Yonge & Dundas. We were welcomed by Jen and Andrey and given a tour of the 500px.com HQ. Amazing seeing the kind of product they've been able to give us with what they're working with; a surprisingly tiny space with all of 6 people. Kudos guys! A few questions and answers at the office followed by the walk kick off...

It was great seeing the turnout and meeting and talking with everyone. I hope they'll do this more often. Could not talk to everyone today but it was a great mix of people with newbies and amateurs to professionals.

Thanks everyone for joining and thanks to 500px for organizing this! Loved walking around - maybe one for the fall when it is nice and pleasant.

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Photographing the stars tutorial

Published August 2nd, 2011

Fantastic tutorial on photographing static and star trails at night by Floris van Breugel.


Thanks to Miles Morgan for sharing it in his post.

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Share your EXIF data

Published July 6th, 2011

I love browsing through the incredible photos on 500px but lately seems like more and more people are choosing to hide their EXIF data... not sure what is the reasoning behind this but I sure don't like that... I hope people would be more keen to share their knowledge with the rest of the community.

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Loving the site so far

Published June 21st, 2011

I am loving the site so far. Brilliant artists on here... the community is still vibrant but I am guessing only until the site is still in take off mode. I wish and hope it doesn't end up being like flickr.

I don't necessarily like the "dislike" button though. That, first of all, is a very harsh word and there are quite a few photos I found which I didn't really care for, for a variety of reasons but hitting the dislike button is not really something I want to do. Should probably be changed to something a little less harsh/rude sounding.

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