An active sky can add movement and colour and drama to a photograph … and sometimes skies ARE the photograph, as the landscape pales in comparison to the dance of light and cloud that is happening above. This one taken in Normandy added such beauty to our autoroute drive.
Driving the Cape Breton Trail in Nova Scotia we saw some beautiful turbulent skies, this one at 4 Mile Beach at Aspey Bay.
While my daughter and husband sat up front chattering I was busy in the back snapping shots through the window at 100 km/hr of some tremendous skies over Alberta. Continue reading “Liquid mountains of the sky”
The weekly photo challenge is to share a photo that features a light source … I took this shot at an angle to capture the reflection of the electric wall lamp rather than the oil lamp – rather like a time warp or a look into the future. Continue reading Now and Then
Harry’s (abandoned) Hideaway – the same place from which I produced my study in rust also provided some window shots.
From the shot above of the shattered windshield I produced these abstracts …
Continue reading “Black and White: Glass”
A rusted trailer abandoned behind a shed on Superior’s north shore … became a photo shoot for a study in rust … “If you rest, you rust.” – Helen Hayes Continue reading “If you rest, you rust”
My favourite time to walk in the woods is in the fall. I stride out across the open field where the summer crop is brittle and dry awaiting harvest, or the stalks are limp remains after the first heavy frost. I purposefully shuffle through the leaves dropped from the hedgerow because I delight in the rustle and crackle. But it’s the woods I head … Continue reading Heady scent of autumn
And … Vivid Venetian glass Vase Aaahhhh Boy in Blue on Bike Carousel de la Cité Carcassonne Dilapidated Door in Dinan Elephant on Elegant Egg First Frost in Flower garden Guard Gait in Gamla Stan Hero on High Horse Irish wolfhounds In St Ives Jaded Johnny Jump-up Knocking Knees with unKnowns Lamp Light and Lines & Last Leaves Lingering Marazion from St Micheal’s Mount Nothing … Continue reading Verandah with a View in Venice
“There are intangible realities which float near us, formless and without words; realities which no one has thought out, and which are excluded for lack of interpreters.” – Natalie Clifford Barney Fine Art Photography Abstract by Lynne Ayers Inspired by Ese’s Shoot and Quote: Intangible Continue reading Visual Quotation 36: Intangible
“There are times when a leader must move out ahead of the flock, go off in a new direction, confident that he is leading his people the right way.” – Nelson Mandela Ese’s Weekly Shoot and Quote is: Direction Continue reading Visual Quotation 35: Direction
I flew north for a few days to visit family and friends. We were flying at 25,000 feet when I looked out my window and unexpectedly, saw this … Weekly photo challenge is: Unexpected Continue reading Wing Walking
Aaahhhh Boy in Blue on Bike Carousel de la Cité Carcassonne Dilapidated Door in Dinan Elephant on Elegant Egg First Frost in Flower garden Guard Gait in Gamla Stan Hero on High Horse Irish wolfhounds In St Ives Jaded Johnny Jump-up Knocking Knees with unKnowns Lamp Light and Lines & Last Leaves Lingering Marazion from St Micheal’s Mount Nothing Near Nomansland Ostentatiously Ornate Onion Domes … Continue reading Unaccompanied Under the Umbrella
I am excited and happy to say I made a couple of sales recently. Both are photographs that I worked on with various photo editing programs. This one sold at a local showing that was actually held in the building pictured, which is in Martintown, Ontario.The Grist Mill 21 x 15″ The next one sold from an art gallery in Ottawa so that is doubly … Continue reading I’m Happy
The Cathedral of Saint Mary the Virgin, also known as Toomkirik – Dome Church, located on Toompea Hill in Tallinn, Estonia, is the oldest church in Tallinn. Aaahhhh Boy in Blue on Bike Carousel de la Cité Carcassonne Dilapidated Door in Dinan Elephant on Elegant Egg First Frost in Flower garden Guard Gait in Gamla Stan Hero on High Horse Irish wolfhounds In St Ives Jaded … Continue reading Toomkirik on Toompea Hill in Tallinn
My daughter called me to the porch telling me a chickadee was lying there and it looked dead. I picked up the poor unconscious little thing and gently stroked it … and it responded, struggled to its feet and tottered there … “Don’t be afraid to fly…” “Spread your wings and prepare to fly” little bird I settled him safely out of the way and … Continue reading A bird in the hand
I took a series of shots at the marsh just as the sun was going down – they had a big effect on my painting and inspired a number of attempts at capturing this scene in watercolour. I thought I’d try some of them out in black and white … The Cooper Marsh Conservation Area is on the shores of the St. Lawrence River … Continue reading Black and White: Cooper Marsh
Admiralteyskaya subway station in St Petersburg, Russia St Petersburg’s subway system is the deepest in the world and Admiralteyskaya is the deepest station – this escalator is the beginning of the descent to 282 feet. Aaahhhh Boy in Blue on Bike Carousel de la Cité Carcassonne Dilapidated Door in Dinan Elephant on Elegant Egg First Frost in Flower garden Guard Gait in Gamla Stan Hero … Continue reading St Petersburg Subway System
This week, digital art to illustrate my quote
“In my mind I am eloquent; I can climb intricate scaffolds of words …
to reach the highest cathedral ceilings … Continue reading “Visual Quotation 34: Intricate”
New-camera-snapping-everything-in-sight-mode caught this reflection hanging in the sky over the open sea. The weekly photo challenge is: eerie Continue reading Who believes in UFOs