&&t Portway Ave : No Exit: June 2006

Friday, June 30, 2006

Dave was a drummer and he was always red

Red drums
Red drums, originally uploaded by khiscott.

The dude from Raising the Fawn playing drums during the Broken Social Scene set. Nightfall really made the lighting that much more spectacular!

2 Comments:

At 10:43 PM, Blogger david said...

the crazy fish sense!

 
At 11:38 PM, Anonymous alex said...

damnit, for once i am at a loss for words...

 

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Thursday, June 29, 2006

Toronto from the Toronto Islands

TO Skyline
TO Skyline, originally uploaded by khiscott.

Another shot from the weekend. Finally my very own TO skyline photo!
There's a little helicopter flying on the right side if you look carefully.

5 Comments:

At 8:22 PM, Anonymous Alex said...

i think the spec is really a giant canada goose. lets fight.

 
At 8:38 PM, Anonymous Kate said...

Clearly it is neither a helicopter nor a canada goose, but in fact superman.

 
At 9:28 PM, Anonymous Chris Ing said...

I think I see a shark fin!

 
At 9:32 PM, Anonymous Palex said...

BEWARE THE HARBOUR!
do do do do doooooo

 
At 1:07 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

looks like it belongs on a postcard.
-nats

 

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Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Assignment Break

Chris loungin
Chris loungin, originally uploaded by khiscott.

After a late night of computer science homework, today's computational scientist likes to sit back and relax with his yellow construction equipment.

2 Comments:

At 8:23 PM, Anonymous Alex said...

know what else would be really good to do with that machine? thing dana porter...or canoe... :)

 
At 9:33 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

also chris looks pensive

 

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Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Olympic Island Fesitval Part 2

Bloc ball
Bloc ball, originally uploaded by khiscott.

I was stuck in line waiting for a hot dog and pop for a lot of Bloc Party but they still sounded awesome by the BBQ :p The sun was getting low but they're awesome tunes kept everyone energized


Rock face
Rock face, originally uploaded by khiscott.

Broken Social Scene was on last with a spectacular 2hr+ set. The sun was going down and the sweet lighting was really starting to stand out. They played every great song and kept the crowd going late into the night.

I will definetly be posting some more from the day (I took 250) in the near future!

2 Comments:

At 10:31 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

it's awesome to see how good you've gotten at photography. i want to see all the pics you took at the show.

good job hiscott.

-nats

 
At 1:40 PM, Anonymous Alex said...

the last guy looks like he's about to hock a loogie on the crowd. enchanting...

 

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Monday, June 26, 2006

Olympic Island Fesitval Part 1

I went to the Olympic Island Festival in Toronto this past weekend and had a blast. After the nervousness of bringin the SLR in (the event wasn't so keen on them) wore off I settled into an awesome 8 hrs of live music on a beautiful day. I saw a lot of awesome people and enjoyed 5 incredible bands.

Fawn singing
Fawn singing, originally uploaded by khiscott.

This is Raising the Fawn. They started off the day with some sweet tunes. They are always great live and were a nice opening act.


J Mascis
J Mascis, originally uploaded by khiscott.

J Mascis then played with Broken Social Scene as his backin band. Some of the songs were really awesome and he's a pretty sweet guitarist.


Feist Singin
Feist Singin, originally uploaded by khiscott.

Leslie Feist came on and things really started picking up. She played a wonderful set mid-afternoon and got the crowd moving and involved. Everyone was clapping and havin fun.

The last two bands will follow soon :)

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At 8:28 PM, Anonymous kristy said...

wow shes hot if i were a man...i would totally try to date her. but i am not so i will wait for a sunny day or a man. i want to go to a concert.

 
At 8:24 PM, Anonymous Alex said...

i told kristy she isn't allowed to hit on other women, damn it...or construction workers!

 

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Friday, June 23, 2006

This way

This way
This way, originally uploaded by khiscott.

A bird hopping around on top of a sign. He was a little camera shy ;)

Happy anniversary to My Life Through Glass! It feels like only last summer that you started the blog ;) How time flies!

2 Comments:

At 1:19 AM, Anonymous CEING said...

The early bird..catches the gallery!

 
At 10:31 PM, Anonymous alex said...

its clearly a stuffed bird. I'm on to you!

 

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Thursday, June 22, 2006

Oakville Panoramic

oakville panoramic
oakville panoramic, originally uploaded by khiscott.

The skyline the night Dave and I were testing out our new cams!

Click to see it larger and if you have a giant 23" widescreen monitor try this XL version.

Photoshop has become a good friend and teacher this week. Decided to try photomerge instead of photostitch and really liked the result!

1 Comments:

At 8:27 PM, Anonymous Alex said...

this one is really pretty... we should go cloud gazing...i think i see a camel!

 

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Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Sailboat

Watchin the sailboats
Watchin the sailboats, originally uploaded by khiscott.

The sky has been kinda bland and rainy recently it seems. I will totally get out and take some new photos soon. I have some sweet ones of Chris stored up too ;)
This was back in Oakville after a Wed sailboat race!

3 Comments:

At 5:00 PM, Blogger Neil said...

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At 5:01 PM, Blogger Neil said...

I Remember The Good Old Days - When I Had A Link On Your Site. Anyways, I Like This Picture But I Don't Know Why. Maybe It's Because Of The Awsome Sky, Or Perhaps The Boat, Maybe The People Up Front That Really Seem To Pop, COuld Be A Combination Of All Of Those. But I Think It's Mostly Because You Took This Picture With A New Camera And Anything New Just Turns Me On. Vote "Consumerism" In The Next Election And If Their Platform Doesn't Appeal, Maybe Try The Maroon Party, Or The Party For People Who Want The Leafs To Win The Cup - I Hear They've Got Some Great Ideas And A Solid PLatform.
Cheers

 
At 8:28 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

PUSH THEM IN!

 

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Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Checkin Exposure

checkin exposure
checkin exposure, originally uploaded by khiscott.

Remember kids: Real photographer friends never let other photographer friends leave their flash at home because 'they won't need it' !

4 Comments:

At 9:36 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

another awesome pic of your cute friend. good job hiscott boy.

 
At 9:36 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

oh, that was me, nats. :P

 
At 8:31 PM, Anonymous kristy said...

ohhhh.... i recognize that character... he seems to be oddly familiar. strange. where do i know him from.

 
At 8:32 PM, Blogger alex_hooders said...

its a baaaaabbbeey.

 

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Monday, June 19, 2006

Wild sunset

Wild sunset bw
Wild sunset bw, originally uploaded by khiscott.

So sad about Edmonton. Next time!
This sunset hopefully will make everything better.
I tried it out in colour on my flickr but liked how the b+w turned out after all!

1 Comments:

At 12:57 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

i liked the color one better.
sad about edmonton. :(

 

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Friday, June 16, 2006

Math Building Heiroglyphics

Math Building Heiroglyphics
Math Building Heiroglyphics, originally uploaded by khiscott.

Yesterday I worked on a chem lab for hours in the afternoon and then a computer science assignment in the evening unitl early in the morning. Chris and I went on an adventure to hand them in and wound up with some neat pics.
You may recognize Chris from his many appearances on Dave's blog! He was also the star model for my photo in U&I Magazine!
Plus he's also just an awesome guy :)

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Thursday, June 15, 2006

Company Limited

Company limited
Company limited, originally uploaded by khiscott.

Another attempt at HDR. Still handheld but this one lined up really well. The building looks neat... the sky was a bit of trouble but I think it turned out dece. Tell me what you think of this HDR business.

New version of the Adobe Lightroom Beta is wonderful. Native support for the 30D, proper Photoshop export (profile managed), RGB values, history, neat before and after, web development. I swear, I applied to Adobe but they rejected me :p Point is, give it a shot especially if you're a RAW person. Quickest, easiest way to process.

1 Comments:

At 2:35 PM, Anonymous schmee said...

the bricks are nice and even, but the sky has some mixed saturation / luminosity going on. maybe an overlay gradient map would have helped to even it out

 

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Wednesday, June 14, 2006

72 Victoria St

72 Victoria St
72 Victoria St, originally uploaded by khiscott.

Some neat architecture and construction going on in downtown Kitchener.
This is just down the street from a pretty sweet Apple authorized reseller.

2 Comments:

At 9:07 AM, Blogger EssPea Photography said...

Nice color in that sky.

PS You are on the front page of photoblogs.org

Crazy.

 
At 7:48 PM, Anonymous kate said...

I spy with my little eye...a 'no exit' sign.

 

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Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Stare into the Sun

stare into the sun
stare into the sun, originally uploaded by khiscott.

I just think this looks cool!
I might add that this is how the photo looked originally more or less. The sun was directly behind the subject which caused the neat glowing effect.
What do you think?

1 Comments:

At 10:52 AM, Blogger W. Milwain said...

Very mysterious...

 

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Monday, June 12, 2006

Crane

crane
crane, originally uploaded by khiscott.

This is my first try at those funky HDR images. I don't think its really THAT dynamic looking as it's a merge of only 3 images and was handheld. However, it still turned out cool looking :)

3 Comments:

At 11:49 AM, Blogger EssPea Photography said...

http://www.photoblogs.org/hot

Congrats on getting the #21 spot (dave is #78! Haha). I have no idea how we all got on there, but I noticed a ton of traffic coming from photoblogs and low and behold we are all there.

Your right about the HDR not being too dynamic (the sky looks amazing but eveything else is dark). At least it doesn't look like the muddy, contrast free ones that you always see on flickr.

What did you use to make it?

 
At 11:54 AM, Blogger EssPea Photography said...

PS I posted up a bookmark for your blog and that bumped you up to #20. Only 10 more until the front page of photoblogs.org!

 
At 8:36 AM, Anonymous topvar said...

wow1 nice shot!!

 

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Friday, June 09, 2006

Steph

Cutie
Cutie, originally uploaded by khiscott.

Playing around with the cam before eatin some delicious wraps that Steph made.
Stephanie has awesome eyes.

1 Comments:

At 8:05 PM, Blogger Neil said...

AWSOME Shot Duder!!!

 

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Thursday, June 08, 2006

A boy and his 1D

dave thinkin
dave thinkin, originally uploaded by khiscott.

Everyone is full of new cameras this weekl!
Dave got his 1D on Monday and I moved to a 30D on Wed... so we took our cameras out for a test spin yesterday evening. Dave already talked about it on his blog and his shots turned out awesome. We played around with fill flash (which I was smart enough to bring) and learned to love it!
I got a small scan of my page in U&I Magazine today! Check it! Go here to purchase a copy. Please try to support them. It's an incredible independent magazine with fantastic photographers. It's also available at a few stores around the GTA so check the site out!

3 Comments:

At 11:49 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

cute picture of dave, picked out by me. therefore, i rule! but then again, you did take it so... good job kev!
-nats

 
At 11:57 PM, Blogger Kevin said...

dave also pushed me towards this one :p

 
At 9:53 AM, Blogger david said...

who wins now?!!?
that's right ...
ukwgrgk

 

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Wednesday, June 07, 2006

North Campus Sunset

North Campus Sunset
North Campus Sunset, originally uploaded by khiscott.

This might be my last picture with the 10D... It was a pretty sweet one... despite moquito bites!

2 Comments:

At 12:01 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

another hit hiscott. good job.
-nats

 
At 12:06 AM, Anonymous 19 Seconds Of Spring said...

Nice capture... Beautiful sunset!
Michael

 

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Tuesday, June 06, 2006

Gone fishin

Gone fishin
Gone fishin, originally uploaded by khiscott.

I haven't fished in years... maybe one lazy day this summer.
This guy was the only person getting any sweet fish! He's got talent.

1 Comments:

At 7:46 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Where did you take this ? i like it as it captures the quietude of fishing

 

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Monday, June 05, 2006

Perimeter Institute for Theoretical People

PI reflection
PI reflection, originally uploaded by khiscott.

I had fun taking these pictures even if I was being eaten by mosqitos!
Dave got a new cam, I may be doing the same thing this week. This should yield me taking more pictures! Watch out! :o

1 Comments:

At 7:48 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

So this is how one gets bitten ... by the bug ... the photography bug ...

 

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Friday, June 02, 2006

Yum

Yum
Yum, originally uploaded by khiscott.

Jack is so punk rock.

This post is for Photo Friday! I'm number 32 if you want to vote for me come next week... I'll try to remind everyone :)

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Thursday, June 01, 2006

Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

PI bridge
PI bridge, originally uploaded by khiscott.

Late night doing some hard quantum.
Nothing like some good old fashioned wave functions and infinite square well problems!

2 Comments:

At 11:32 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

pretty.

 
At 7:47 PM, Anonymous schmee said...

i've got a very similarly composed shot in my photoblog from a while back: http://www.thinsite.net/photoblog/?showimage=41

 

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