Category Archives: History

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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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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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Edmonton Exhibit: China Through the Lens of John Thomson

I should have mentioned this earlier, but better late than never! Still a month to go with an exhibition of photos by traveller and photographer John Thomson, now on display in downtown Edmonton. University of […]

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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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Ballycarbery Castle, County Kerry

Ballycarbery Castle is an ‘enter-at-your-own-risk’ property, and we did. Some of the lower chambers are still whole, so you could scramble up to a higher level. There is turf and small trees growing there, and on […]

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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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St. Aidan’s Cathedral, Enniscorthy, County Wexford

This is a vertical panorama of the interior of St. Aidan’s Cathedral in Enniscorthy, Wexford, Eire. It was designed by Augustus Welby Northmere Pugin (1812-1852) in the Gothic Revival style. Construction began in 1846, however, […]

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Deep Sleeper

I tend to neglect this blog, not out of lack of interest, but only because developing macro workshops and running Splendour Awaits takes up so much of my time. For a short while, I am […]

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