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Big Boy Ryan Rockwell
July and August 2012

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Baby Katie Rockwell
See my sister Katie's website, too!

Born 8:16:30 PM, 15 December 2006, La Jolla, California.

8 pounds, 12.2 ounces (3,975g). 20" (51 cm).

The technical gobbledygook after each shot is the equipment I used for each photo. Many photographer friends ask.


27 August 2012, Monday

Blowing bubbles in ice cream

Blowing bubbles in ice cream. (Canon 5D Mark III, Canon 220EX flash, Canon 28-105mm USM II at 50mm, f/4.5 at 1/60, AUTO ISO 400, 6 sharpening, 0 saturation, AUTO WB A4.)

 

Ryan hugging Katie

Ryan hugging Katie, after ice cream but before washing their faces. (Canon 5D Mark III, Canon 28-105mm USM II at 48mm, f/4 at 1/125, AUTO ISO 2,000, 6 sharpening, 0 saturation, AUTO WB A4.)

 

Since Ryan is recouperating from a broken foot, Ryan and Dada went exploring while Katie was at Gymnastics. Ryan found some dandelion-like plants, and wanted to cut one to blow and make a wish.

Since Ryan is recouperating from a broken foot, Ryan and Dada went exploring while Katie was at Gymnastics. We looked at the sewage plant through the fence, and Ryan found some dandelion-like plants. He wanted to cut one to blow and make a wish. (Canon 5D Mark III, Canon 220EX flash, Canon 28-105mm USM II at 40mm, f/7.1 at 1/200, AUTO ISO 400, 6 sharpening, 0 saturation, AUTO WB A4.)

 

Ryan made his wish: he wished for a door to appear in the fence to the sewage plant so we could go in and explore it.

Ryan made his wish: he wished for a door to appear in the fence to the sewage plant so we could go in and explore it. (Canon 5D Mark III, Canon 220EX flash, Canon 28-105mm USM II at 48mm, f/8 at 1/200, AUTO ISO 400, 6 sharpening, 0 saturation, AUTO WB A4.)

 

Ryan scores two dollars from Dada and wants some Chex Mix from the snack machine

Ryan scores two dollars from Dada and wants some Chex Mix from the snack machine ($1.25). (Canon 5D Mark III, Canon 28-105mm USM II at 30mm, f/3.5 at 1/125, AUTO ISO 8,000, 6 sharpening, 0 saturation, AUTO WB A4.)

 

Katie hugs Ryan; Katie also scored a Rice Krispies Treat from ther machine care of Dada

Katie hugs Ryan; Katie also scored a Rice Krispies Treat from the machine care of Dada. (Canon 5D Mark III, Canon 220EX flash, Canon 28-105mm USM II at 63mm, f/10 at 1/200, AUTO ISO 400, 6 sharpening, 0 saturation, AUTO WB A4.)

Ryan's first front baby tooth is missing. It fell out yesterday at 1:30 PM.

 

Ryan eats two bowls of green tea ice cream

Ryan eats two bowls of green tea ice cream. One melted while he was going potty with Dada; so our server was kind enough to bring a replacement . (Canon 5D Mark III, Canon 28-105mm USM II at 96mm, f/4.5 at 1/100, AUTO ISO 25,600, 6 sharpening, 0 saturation, AUTO WB A4.)

 

18 August 2012, Saturday

Watching Rango on the iPad

Watching Rango on the iPad. (Canon 5D Mark III, Canon 40mm f/2.8 STM, f/2.8 at 1/125, AUTO ISO 3,200, 6 sharpening, 0 saturation, AUTO WB A4.)

 

Pops watching the kids in his pool

Pops watching the kids in his pool. (Canon FTb, Canon FD 50mm f/1.2 L, Nikon A2 filter, Fuji Velvia 50, f/4 at 1/60, NCPS process and scan, cropped from larger image.)

 

16 August 2012, Thursday

Here's a 25MB video clip of Ryan making Legos at 640x480/ 29.97p, made with the Canon T4i and Canon 18-135mm STM.

Here's another 19MB video of Ryan defying death, also at 640x480/ 29.97p, made with the Canon T4i and Canon 18-135mm STM.

Scuba Bath

Scuba Bath. (Canon T4i, Canon 40mm f/2.8 STM, f/2.8 at 1/60, AUTO ISO 640, Auto A4 WB.) © Camera-original SMALL 1 JPG.

 

15 August 2012, Wednesday

Ryan making Legos

Making Legos, 11:52AM. (Canon EOS 3, Canon EF 28mm f/1.8 USM, f/1.8 at 1/40, Fuji Velvia 50, NCPS process and scan.)

 

08 August 2012, Wednesday

Bath Shower in Sink

Bath time! (Canon EOS 3, Canon EF 28mm f/1.8 USM, bounced Canon 540EZ flash, Fuji Velvia 50, NCPS process and scan.)

 

02 August 2012, Tuesday

Guitar Lessons

Guitar Lessons. (Canon 5D Mark III, Canon EF 28-105mm USM II at 55mm, f/4.5 at 1/125, AUTO ISO 800, 6 sharpening, 0 saturation, AUTO WB A4.)

 

Ryan wears the little hat

Ryan wears the little hat. I didn't notice the hat until I zoomed-in on this image! (Canon 5D Mark III, Canon 220EX flash, Canon EF 28-105mm USM II at 105mm, highly cropped, program chose f/4.5 at 1/60, AUTO ISO 400, 6 sharpening, 0 saturation, AUTO WB A4.)

 

01 August 2012, Wednesday

Ryan likes fire

Ryan likes fire! (Canon 5D Mark III, Canon EF 28-105mm USM II at 28mm, f/4 at 1/125, AUTO ISO 1,600, 6 sharpening, 0 saturation, AUTO WB A4.)

 

Ryan likes fire

Ryan LOVES fire! The ladies, less so. (Canon 5D Mark III, Canon EF 28-105mm USM II at 28mm, Program Auto and AUTO ISO chose f/4 at 1/125 at ISO 3,200, STANDARD Picture Style with 6 sharpening, 0 saturation, AUTO WB A4.)

 

31 July 2012, Tuesday

Katie and Ryan and the toy iPod

Katie and Ryan and the toy iPod. (Canon 5D Mark III, Canon EF 28-105mm USM II at 105mm, Canon 220EX flash, Program Auto chose f/5 at 1/100 at ISO 100, STANDARD Picture Style with 6 sharpening, 0 saturation, AUTO WB A4.)

Katie and Ryan and the toy iPod

Katie and Ryan and the toy iPod. (Canon 5D Mark III, Canon EF 28-105mm USM II at 105mm, Canon 220EX flash, Program Auto chose f/7.1 at 1/200 at AUTO ISO 400, STANDARD Picture Style with 6 sharpening, 0 saturation, AUTO WB A4.)

 

Katie and Ryan and the toy iPod

Katie and Ryan and the toy iPod. (Canon 5D Mark III, Canon EF 28-105mm USM II at 105mm, Canon 220EX flash, Program Auto chose f/7.1 at 1/200 at AUTO ISO 400, STANDARD Picture Style with 6 sharpening, 0 saturation, AUTO WB A4.)

 

Ryan, Katie, Noni and Pops!

Ryan, Katie, Noni and Pops! (Canon 5D Mark III, Canon EF 28-105mm USM II at 28mm, Canon 220EX flash, Program Auto chose f/5.6 at 1/200 at AUTO ISO 400, STANDARD Picture Style with 6 sharpening, 0 saturation, AUTO WB A4.)

 

Katie and Ryan, the toy iPod and the hot dog

Katie and Ryan, the toy iPod and the hot dog. (Canon 5D Mark III, Canon EF 28-105mm USM II at 105mm, Canon 220EX flash, Program Auto chose f/5.6 at 1/100 at AUTO ISO 400, STANDARD Picture Style with 6 sharpening, 0 saturation, AUTO WB A4.)

 

Toy iPod and Hot Dogs!

Toy iPod and a Giant Hot Dog! (we had an EMT with us and watched Katie very carefully as she insisted on eating the BIG hot dog. Canon 5D Mark III, Canon EF 28-105mm USM II at 105mm, Canon 220EX flash, Program Auto chose f/5.6 at 1/100 at AUTO ISO 400, STANDARD Picture Style with 6 sharpening, 0 saturation, AUTO WB A4.)

 

30 July 2012, Monday

RYan and bubbles

Bubble time. (Nikon D800E, SB-400 flash, Nikon 5.8cm (58mm) f/1.4 from 1961 (see lens bigger), f/8 at 1/125 at Auto ISO 220, Matrix meter, STANDARD Picture Control at +1 Saturation, 6 Sharpening, Auto White Balance adjusted to A3 M1.)

 

RYan and bubbles

Bubble time! (Nikon D800E, SB-400 flash, Nikon 5.8cm (58mm) f/1.4 from 1961 (see lens bigger), f/8 at 1/125 at Auto ISO 220, Matrix meter, STANDARD Picture Control at +1 Saturation, 6 Sharpening, Auto White Balance adjusted to A3 M1.) Original file.

 

Ryan likes to change batteries

Eggs and Sausage for Dinner at Hot Off the Grill. (Canon 5D Mark III, 220EX flash, Canon EF 28-105mm USM II at 55mm, f/4.5 at 1/60, AUTO ISO 400, 6 sharpening, 0 saturation, AUTO WB A4.)

 

29 July 2012, Sunday

Ryan likes to change batteries

Ryan likes to change batteries. (Canon 5D Mark III, Canon EF 28-105mm USM II at 28mm, f/4 at 1/125, AUTO ISO 10,000 [actually pushed a little further, to about ISO 16,000, in Photoshop CS6], 6 sharpening, 0 saturation, AUTO WB A4.)

 

28 July 2012, Saturday

Ryan plays with Vtech Kidizoom 773

Ryan plays games on his VTech Kidizoom 773.

 

Ryan plays with Vtech Kidizoom 773

Ryan takes my picture, while Katie is excited.

 

Ryan plays with Vtech Kidizoom 773

Ryan shows me the photo.

 

Ryan plays with Vtech Kidizoom 773

Ryan plays more, while Katie is a little more excited. Ryan sprained his ankle last Saturday when he jumped off a play structure with poorly maintained sand that was as hard as concrete — oops!

 

Ryan plays with Vtech Kidizoom 773

All snaps: Canon 1D X, Auto ISO 400, 220EX flash, EF 50mm f/1.8 II USM, f/5.6 at 1/60, AUTO A4 white balance, STANDARD Picture Style, 6 sharpening. Camera in Ryan's hands: VTech Kidizoom 773.

 

28 July 1962, Saturday

28 July 1962: Ron and Kenny Rockwell

Ryan's grandfather (Ronnie) holding Ryan's dad (Kenny) at Ryan's great-grandma's (Jean's) house: 28 July 1962. (Snap probably with a Kodak Instamatic on ASA 80 Kodacolor. Nanny is the name we use for Jean, Ken's grandma, who had been Henry Steinway's personal secretary for the past 20 years at the time.)

 

27 July 2012, Friday

Ryan on our bed.

Ryan on our bed, morning time. (Canon 1D X, Auto ISO 1,000, EF 50mm f/1.8 II USM, f/2 at 1/125, AUTO A4 white balance, STANDARD Picture Style, 6 sharpening.)

 

Ryan enjoys His Royal Breakfast on the couch watching SpongeBob

Ryan enjoys His Royal Breakfast on the couch watching SpongeBob. (Canon 1D X, Auto ISO 3,200, EF 50mm f/1.8 II USM, f/1.8 at 1/125, AUTO A4 white balance, STANDARD Picture Style, 6 sharpening.)

 

16 July 2012, Monday

RYan buzzes himself in

Ryan buzzes himself in. (Nikon D800E, SB-400 flash, Nikon 28-70mm AF-D at 52mm, program auto gave f/8 at 1/250 at Auto ISO 100, Matrix meter, STANDARD Picture Control at +1 Saturation, 6 Sharpening, Auto White Balance adjusted to A3 M1.)

 

Ryan's class: room 5

Ryan's class: room 5. (Nikon D800E, SB-400 flash, Nikon 28-70mm AF-D at 38mm, program auto gave f/5.6 at 1/125 at Auto ISO 100, Matrix meter, STANDARD Picture Control at +1 Saturation, 6 Sharpening, Auto White Balance adjusted to A3 M1.)

 

15 July 2012, Sunday

Ryan attaches the ground-glass back to the Gundlach 8x10" camera

Ryan shows Katie how to attach the ground-glass back to the Gundlach 8x10" camera. (Nikon D800E, Nikon 24-85mm VR at 56mm, program auto gave f/4.2 at 1/125 at Auto ISO 5,600, Matrix meter, STANDARD Picture Control at +1 Saturation, 6 Sharpening, Auto White Balance adjusted to A3 M1.)

 

Ryan, Katie and the Gundlach 8x10" camera.

Ryan, Katie and the Gundlach 8x10" camera. (Nikon D800E, Nikon 24-85mm VR at 29mm, program auto gave f/3.8 at 1/125 at Auto ISO 3,600, Matrix meter, STANDARD Picture Control at +1 Saturation, 6 Sharpening, Auto White Balance adjusted to A3 M1.)

 

Ryan, Katie and the Gundlach 8x10" camera.

Ryan, Katie and the Gundlach 8x10" camera (and Dada's foot). (Nikon D800E, Nikon 24-85mm VR at 24mm, program auto gave f/3.5 at 1/125 at Auto ISO 2,500, Matrix meter, STANDARD Picture Control at +1 Saturation, 6 Sharpening, Auto White Balance adjusted to A3 M1.)

 

13 July 2012, Thursday

Ryan insists on pulling in the empty trash cans

Ryan insists on pulling in the empty trash cans. (Nikon D800E, Nikon 24-85mm VR at 46mm, program auto gave f/4.2 at 1/125 at Auto ISO 160, Matrix meter, STANDARD Picture Control at +1 Saturation, 6 Sharpening, Auto White Balance adjusted to A3 M1.)

 

11 July 2012, Wednesday

Ryan and the Bath Foam

Ryan and the Bath Foam. (Canon 5D Mark III, EF 50mm f/1.8, f/2 at 1/125, AUTO ISO 2,600, 6 sharpening, 0 saturation, AUTO WB A4.)

 

10 July 2012, Tuesday

Ryan defeats a DVD player's safety interlock.

Ryan defeats a DVD player's safety interlock.

Ryan proudly showed me how he learned to defeat the DVD player's safety interlock so he could see the DVD player's LASER working, all by himself. Ryan came to show me, all proud and excited, and Dada is very proud, too. Ryan has passed yet another level in developing an engineer's knack. (Canon 5D Mark III, 220EX flash, EF 50mm f/1.8, f/4 at 1/60, AUTO ISO 400, 6 sharpening, 0 saturation, AUTO WB A4.)

 

09 July 2012, Monday

Ryan lifts a Mercedes

Ryan lifts a Mercedes

Ryan lifts a Mercedes. (Canon 5D Mark III, Canon 20mm f/2.8 USM, f/8 at 1/320, AUTO ISO 100, 6 sharpening, 0 saturation, AUTO WB A4.)

 

07 July 2012, Saturday

Big Chief Ryan

Big Chief Ryan. (Nikon D7000, SB-400 flash, Nikon 18-300mm VR at 65mm, program auto gave f/5.6 at 1/60 at Auto ISO 100, Matrix meter, STANDARD Picture Control at +1 Saturation, 6 sharpening, A3 AWB.)

 

Katie and Ryan in the crazy jumpy house.

Katie and Ryan in the crazy jumpy house. (Nikon D7000, Nikon 18-300mm VR at 21mm, program auto gave f/3.8 at 1/40 at Auto ISO 6,400, Matrix meter, STANDARD Picture Control at +1 Saturation, 6 sharpening, A3 AWB.)

 

Ryan Jumping

Ryan Jumping. (Nikon D7000, Nikon 18-300mm VR at 21mm, program auto gave f/3.8 at 1/100 at Auto ISO 6,400, Matrix meter, STANDARD Picture Control at +1 Saturation, A3 AWB, 6 sharpening.)

 

Ryan Jumping

Ryan Smiling. (Nikon D7000, Nikon 18-300mm VR at 18mm, program auto gave f/3.5 at 1/125 at Auto ISO 3,600, Matrix meter, STANDARD Picture Control at +1 Saturation, A3 AWB, 6 sharpening.)

 

Ryan Jumping

Ryan Jumping. (Nikon D7000, Nikon 18-300mm VR at 18mm, program auto gave f/3.5 at 1/125 at Auto ISO 3,200, Matrix meter, STANDARD Picture Control at +1 Saturation, A3 AWB, 6 sharpening.)

 

Ryan, Katie and Dada sliding down the slide

Ryan, Katie and Dada sliding down the slide. (Nikon D7000, Nikon 18-300mm VR at 25mm, program auto gave f/4 at 1/125 at Auto ISO 2,000, Matrix meter, STANDARD Picture Control at +1 Saturation, 6 sharpening, A3 AWB.)

 

06 July 2012, Friday

Watching the iPad

Watching the iPad in the dark. (Nikon D7000, Nikon 18-300mm VR at 56mm, program auto gave f/5.3 at 1/60 at Auto ISO 6,400, Matrix meter, STANDARD Picture Control at +1 Saturation, A3 AWB, 6 sharpening, very dim light.)

 

04 July 2012, Independence Day

Fireworks!!!

Fireworks!!! (Nikon D800E, Nikon 24mm f/1.4 G, program auto gave f/1.4 at 1/30 at Auto ISO 6,400, Matrix meter, autofocused on Ryan then set to MANUAL focus to hold, VIVID Picture Control at +3 Saturation, A3 M1 AWB

 

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