This Blog is currently being transferred to work in conjunction with my new website! WWW.STENBERGPHOTOGRAPHY.COM will now direct you to my new "proper" website and blog. If you stumbled across this blog, please feel free to browse but know that updates will take place from my new website and this blog will no longer be used. Thanks ;)

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Wildflowers of Kananaskis Country


I am in-between camping trips and couldn't stop myself from previewing some of the pics I took while away.  I got carried away and thought to heck with it I will just edit them now and put up a post.  
We camped off of the Forestry Trunk road perched up above a big valley with a great view of the mountains as you can see in the last photograph.  It was an almost 180 degree view when we woke up from our tents in the morning.
When we first arrived we immediately noticed the huge number of wild lilly's that were so vibrant red and orange so I knew I had to at least get one shot of them before leaving.  It was pretty cool to have such a variety of flowers all around us and not have to  hike up a  mountain pass to find them for once!  In the end I got a good variety of pictures of many flowers in the area.

TECH INFO: I took all of these shots in the morning shortly after sunrise with a nice cross-light.  I only used natural light for these and didn't bother experimenting with flash.  I wish I would have brought my tripod so I could have opened up the DOF a bit more but oh well.  So in the end I boosted my ISO slightly to 400 F8.0 and shot in a range of 1/60th to 1/500th sec.  In PS LR I adjusted the WB and exposure and adjusted the black values, added some needed contrast and got rid of some of the noise before sharpening.  Some of the photos also have a slight boost in saturation but most of the flower photos didn't need it because they were so vibrant already.

Hope you enjoy.  I will be gone again tomorrow and back after the weekend so I will have another post up after that.  Thanks!  Please leave comments, critique, or let me know which one(s) are your favorite and why.


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Sunday, July 12, 2009

Away on holidays until July 27th 2009

Hello, sorry, another post with no pics.  I will be away on holiday until July 27th.  If you need to get in touch with me for any reason, please do not hesitate to leave me a message on my cell and I will get back to you ASAP


Take care!  

:: Kurt

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Hello everyone! It is now official that I am using this blog as my only website at its new alternate address :: If you are unaware, I was using this page under the address of You can still access this blog through it's old address as well.

My old "" is going to be deleted and I hope to launch a new website this fall. So for now, please enjoy this blog as my main page and current portfolio. In the meantime, please bear with me as I get back up to date and change some things around and add some missing information.

If you require any information that you may have found on my old website please don't hesitate to send me an email at

Thanks everyone!
I promise to post photos in my next post!


Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Edmonton Photographer Stenberg Photography

Hello everyone. Happy Canada Day! Just updated the blog so that anyone can now post comments on my blogposts. You no longer have to be "signed in" or have any sort of membership or username etc etc. So I hope this encourages all of you to leave comments on the blog posts you see on my homepage or archives now and
in the future. I would love the feedback and even some critique! Do you have any ideas? Is there anything you would like to see? Do you have any questions about the post or the photos in the post? Here would be a good place comment or ask any photo tech questions as well. That way I, or other photographers that visit the site can try and help answer your questions.

Take care and don't forget to post post post! I appreciate it.