Category Archives: Nature

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Respite

An unusually mild spell of November weather encouraged me to take the kayak out one more time. Areas of the park infrastructure are being renovated, but I soon left the sounds of working equipment behind […]

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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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Mt. Amery on the Headwaters of the North Saskatchewan River.

My wife and I drove by this site on the way to Saskatchewan Crossing. The small aspen with autumn-gold leaves caught my eye more than the mountain. After refueling and heading back north on the […]

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Nature Photography Challenge III

Not the most popular on Facebook, but Day 3’s photo lives strong in my heart. I like how the sweep of the land is mirrored by the cloudy sky, and the warmth of the light […]

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Nature Photography Challenge II

Signs that spring is coming: geese overhead, buds fattening, people working around their homes, bundles of tree prunings in the back lane. I’m not ready for nature photography yet, so I’ll fall back to my […]

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Nature Photography Challenge I

I was invited to take the Nature Photography Challenge (one image a day for seven days) on Facebook by two friends, so I decided to go retro and post older images that were not bug […]

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