Category Archives: Garden

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Principles of Composition

Previous article in this series: Finding the Frame The principles and elements of design first came to my attention years ago when I began studying horticulture and landscaping. We learned that there are certain concepts and […]

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Photography Display and Workshops

Coming up in August, and in collaboration with the Ellis Bird Farm, I will have a photographic display at the Bug Jamboree, followed by two workshops. Visit the macro photography blog for more information! The […]

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Showy Asclepias

I came across a plot of this showy milkweed (Asclepias speciosa)  while exploring the Devonian Botanic Garden just west of Edmonton. They were in a section of the garden called ‘Plants of Alberta’, just on the […]

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Garden Visitor

Young squirrels have begun entertaining us in the garden this year.

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Scheduled Workshops for 2015

The photography workshop schedule for 2015. Please click the links for more details. June 13, Getting to know your Canon. Ellis Bird Farm. July 4, Intermediate Macro Photography. Ellis Bird Farm. July 7, Garden Photography at […]

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Cahir Castle Rose, County Tipperary

I could not resist posting this pristine rose with foliage, growing within the Cahir Castle walls. Some may wish to see the actual castle, but it was the quality of this rose that captured my […]

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Interlude

I emphasized both the shadows and the highlights in this photo, then added some soft-focus effects with a light-toned vignette. It is almost abstract, now, which suits my purpose. I will be busy over the […]

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Hatley Garden

With Hatley Castle is the distance, this lute-playing cherub directs his gaze into the garden… Full sun afternoons and clear blue skies are not the best conditions for subtle garden or landscape photography, so let […]

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