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Category Archives: Nature
When you walk along the steep western shores of parts of the island, the coastal rain forest is like a wall above you. But in some spots a creek has carved a gully for itself, an opening in the wall where no trees grow. That channel allows a stream of light to come through.
(15 July, 2013. Somewhere along the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Canon 5D Mk II with EF 24-105mm F4 L lens set at 50mm. ISO 50, f22)
If you are a photography watcher, you soon see that images can become clichés, and when I am struck by the fact that the image in my viewfinder is just another prosaic view, I try to turn things around for a fresh perspective. In this case I have tended towards the dark and brooding, but you can’t dismiss the lightness of the up-side-down angel.
(Mt. Edith Cavell and the Angel Glacier, Jasper National Park. 12 Sept. 2013. Canon 5D MkII with Canon 16-35mm F2.8 L lens, ISO 125, 1/15 sec @ f22)