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Elk Island Winter

My wife and I had a captivating winter visit to Elk Island National Park recently, quite magical and refreshing. It was a cold morning, completely overcast and about -20 C. Hoar frost had decorated all […]

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Respect your subject

Sometimes the continuous drive to take photographs creates an incongruity: we are so focused on photographing the subject that we don’t actually see the subject. What I mean to say is this. We see something […]

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Photography on Sunday

Only one link today: For a couple of years now I have been visiting and enjoying the website, Brain Pickings. It’s a great place to visit on a slow day, a Sunday perhaps, when you […]

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Dawn is fleeting: wait for it.

I was going to visit Muttart Conservatory in Edmonton’s river valley with a friend and we decided to leave early to see if we could capture the city in the early morning light. I was a bit […]

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My Olympus OM Era

Continuing from In the Beginning, with more nostalgia… The Olympus OM-2 was the first in a set of tools that allowed me to begin taking true macro photographs. Handed down to me by my father in the […]

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Respite

An unusually mild spell of November weather encouraged me to take the kayak out one more time. Areas of the park infrastructure are being renovated, but I soon left the sounds of working equipment behind […]

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