Category Archives: Antique

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Reynold’s-Alberta Museum, with details.

The Reynolds-Alberta Museum in Wetaskiwin is one of this provinces finest, a museum dedicated to the interpretation of, “…the impact of technological change in transportation, aviation, agriculture and industry from the 1890s to the present.”  Most […]

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Composition Principles: Symmetry and Balance

Previous: Principles of Composition Symmetry is from the Greek symmetria, meaning, “…agreement in dimensions, due proportion, arrangement“. So while the original intent seems to be more about proportion–how a part relates to the whole– today many […]

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Back to the Old Railway

One of our local treasures, perhaps underappreciated in Edmonton, is the Alberta Railway Museum. In 2011 I did some photography there, including inside a few dilapidated cars which are now closed to the public. While I […]

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Matryoshka

As I have said before, outside of macro nature photography, one of my favourite photography jaunts is strolling through old junk or antique stores and finding interesting ‘as-is’ subjects and vignettes. The challenge is to […]

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Fading into Fascination

Antiques and junque. I love visiting an antique store, and the more disorganized and mixed the collection is the better. Looking for odd juxtapositions and the patina of age is a feast for the photographer. Recently I visited […]

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