… in the badlands of Alberta … Cee’s Black and White challenge: Large subjects Continue reading Once upon a time …
My Odd couple series Badlands of Alberta The original for those that like to see my editing choices Continue reading Odd Couple 13: The Hikers
I wanted to see if I could make this into an image with a more artistic feel to it; to see what I could accomplish without using one of the one-click apps that convert photos to oils or watercolour.So I brought up the details and liked what was happening in the sky and the branches of the tree. I adjusted the colour in the sky I added … Continue reading Photo Editing: Artistically speaking
“The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.” – Christopher McCandless Ailsa’s travel theme is: Horizons Continue reading Visual Quotations 64: Horizon
Nothing says ‘room’ quite like the open prairie. Click to enlarge Alberta, Canada The Weekly Photo Challenge is: Room Continue reading Room
“He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.” – Harry Emerson Fosdick Policeman’s Point, Medicine Hat, Alberta There is a new challenge on the horizon. Ese’s Voice is sponsoring a Shoot and Quote each Sunday. Her choice, for this her first week is: Beginning Continue reading Visual Quotations 21: Beginning
To Canadians, the Prairies means Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta – 138,997 sq miles … to give scale, England is 50,346 square miles. The population of the three provinces is 5,886,906 … the population of England is 53,013,000.
Primary industries include agriculture (wheat, barley, oats) and cattle and sheep ranching – sheep ranching, that surprised me. Canada is the world’s third largest exporter of wheat (behind the US and … France? (businessinsider.com) – that’s a surprise too. We export on average 20 million tonnes, or about 21% of the world market. (wiki.answers.com), primarily to China, Japan, Iran, South Korea and … US? (businessinsider.com). Apparently they export more than we do and then import from us … go figure.
The prairies are pretty flat … no trees, only the odd rock to break the never-ending flow of the landscape. Continue reading “The Canadian Prairie”
In the woods … Fall in the Gatineau in Ontario, Canada …
In our parks … Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada … Continue reading “The Beauty of Trees”