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Lethbridge Winter – Japanese Gardens

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Frozen Henderson Lake in the foreground with a warm sunset behind Lethbridge’s Japanese Gardens.

Written by Lethbridge Photographer Jaime Vedres

February 4th, 2018 at 4:27 pm

Lethbridge Winter – Henderson Lake

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Written by Lethbridge Photographer Jaime Vedres

February 3rd, 2018 at 4:33 pm

Jonny Bean

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Written by Lethbridge Photographer Jaime Vedres

February 1st, 2018 at 11:42 am

Scenic Drive & Whoop Up Drive

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Trying some new things: Here’s a quick 360 snapshot from Scenic and Whoop Up Drive.

 

Written by Lethbridge Photographer Jaime Vedres

January 31st, 2018 at 4:10 pm

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Crowsnest Mountain

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An amazing day exploring the forest around Crowsnest mountain.

Written by Lethbridge Photographer Jaime Vedres

January 29th, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Exploring the Crowsnest Pass

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Written by Lethbridge Photographer Jaime Vedres

January 28th, 2018 at 6:06 pm

Allison Chinook Rec. Area

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Cross Country Skiing across the lake at Allison Chinook Rec. Area.

Written by Lethbridge Photographer Jaime Vedres

January 27th, 2018 at 6:27 pm

Hutterite Truck Stuck

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A few people lend a hand downtown with a stuck Hutterite Truck.

 

Written by Lethbridge Photographer Jaime Vedres

January 22nd, 2018 at 7:33 pm

Chief Mountain Zoom Timelapse

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Written by Lethbridge Photographer Jaime Vedres

January 19th, 2018 at 10:14 pm

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Frozen Lethbridge Skyline

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Written by Lethbridge Photographer Jaime Vedres

January 11th, 2018 at 1:02 am

West Lethbridge Oil Service Rig

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Was surprised to see an oil service rig working within city limits on the edge of the westside. Didn’t know we had wells within city limits.

Written by Lethbridge Photographer Jaime Vedres

January 9th, 2018 at 12:01 am

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Timelapse Work

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I initially became interested in timelapse work after seeing the film Baraka years ago. While I don’t think I will be shooting timelapse work on 70mm film with Philip Glass scores, I do love to experiment and work toward shooting long term timelapses over several days, up to months. I’ve started to build a small GoPro rig that I will be able to secure in remote areas. Here’s the start of the build and test footage, be sure to change the quality settings to 4k.

The timelapse rig is built into a Pelican 1120 case. I used a drill press to cut a circle the same size as a GoPro lens filter and then used epoxy to glue the filter in place. I’m using an older GoPro Hero +3 B as my camera, connected to a scheduler that plugs directly into the back of the gopro. The scheduler will eventually be programmed to turn the camera on at sunrise and off at sunset to conserve battery for longer projects. I’m currently using a cellphone power pack to keep the camera running longer than an hour.

The next steps in the project are a custom 18650 lithium-ion battery array, and a secure mounting system. As you can tell bungee cords, a bike lock and mastercraft lock on the case will only work for short tests. Stay tuned.

 

Written by Lethbridge Photographer Jaime Vedres

January 8th, 2018 at 2:17 pm

University of Lethbridge Construction

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Written by Lethbridge Photographer Jaime Vedres

January 7th, 2018 at 2:26 pm

University of Lethbridge Construction

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Written by Lethbridge Photographer Jaime Vedres

January 6th, 2018 at 2:34 pm

University of Lethbridge Buffalo Sculpture

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Warm colours on a cold morning on the UofL campus.

Written by Lethbridge Photographer Jaime Vedres

January 5th, 2018 at 3:43 pm

Super Moon setting behind Lethbridge Mine Site

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This morning I planned on catching the super moon setting behind the West Lethbridge mine site. I got a slow start to the morning scraping my windshield and braving icy roads with my less than ideal non winter tires. (buying studded tires next winter!) I pulled up to the location just as the moon was starting to tuck behind the mine site. I barely set my Fuji camera up in time to shoot a short timelapse, then fumbled to get out my 5dmk4 and shoot a few frames before it was too late! Here’s the results:

Photo: Canon 5D mk4, 70-200 2.8 w/ 2xTC at 400mm F5.6, Cropped in post. | Video: Fuji X-E2S 1600mm achieved with manual focus 500mm F8 Mirror lens, 2xTC and Canon FD to Fuji X adapter.

Written by Lethbridge Photographer Jaime Vedres

January 2nd, 2018 at 2:18 pm

Canadian Geese

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Written by Lethbridge Photographer Jaime Vedres

October 11th, 2017 at 2:53 pm

Utility belts

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Written by Lethbridge Photographer Jaime Vedres

October 3rd, 2017 at 10:18 am

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Autumn in Galt Gardens

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Written by Lethbridge Photographer Jaime Vedres

October 1st, 2017 at 10:26 am

Galt Museum Autumn Sunset

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Written by Lethbridge Photographer Jaime Vedres

September 29th, 2017 at 11:36 am