Category Archives: Edmonton

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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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Edmonton Photowalk Final

A few more images from our 14 August Edmonton Photowalk. These have no connection to each other, just pleasing eye-catchers along the route.           The next post will be a continuation […]

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Edmonton Photowalk IV

The benefits of an early morning urban Photowalk are many, with great light and low traffic being among the top. We had started at about 6AM on the older edge of downtown and had worked our […]

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Edmonton Photowalk III

The posters advertise a recent release of the album Morning Report by the Arkells. I couldn’t resist playing with the perspective and repetition. This small building is attached to the Ernest Brown Block (1912) on […]

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Edmonton Photowalk II

Hyatt Place Hotel, Edmonton. Although I was up early to photograph the old Gibson Block, I kept my eye on the Hyatt Place Hotel to see how the dawn was affecting the reflections in the […]

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Composition: Finding the Frame

Previous article in this series: Assessing the Subject “Finding the frame” seems to be what composition is all about, but it is different because it concerns the image ‘container’ rather than how elements inside the […]

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Edmonton Photo Walk

  An interlude for the ‘Composition’ series… Last weekend I joined up with two compatriots from MacEwan U. to do a photo walk in downtown Edmonton. I wanted to start early to catch the first rays […]

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