Category Archives: Intimate landscape

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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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Composition Principles: Hierarchy and Gradation

Previous post: Dominance or Emphasis. Gradation is a  gradual change, an increase or decrease in the strength of  visual elements such as value (brightness or darkness), color, saturation, clarity, texture or sharpness. Gradation can add a feeling of […]

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Tawatinaw Gallery

This years collection of photos of the Tawatinaw valley is now up in the gallery. Check it out!

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Opal Spring

While HDR is a useful solution to dramatic lighting, nature often demands a more subtle touch. The crocus pushing through kinnickinnick was photographed at ground level from a tripod in cloud-diffused early morning light.

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Inis Oírr, Aran Islands

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Devil’s Club

(Mt. Revelstoke National Park, British Columbia. Canon 5D MKII with EF 16-35mm f2.8 L lens, HDR by Nik)

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Over the Bridge–Kurimoto Japanese Garden

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Lacework and Leaves (Kurimoto Japanese Garden)

A scene from the Kurimoto Japanese Garden…one of the best places in Alberta to experience autumn. Related articles Autumn 2013 in Tokyo Top 14 Spots for Autumn Color in Japan The 10 best places in Japan […]

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