Category Archives: Photography

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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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Pools of Blue and Gold

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Fiery Áísínai’pi Morning

You can’t escape it. To get those early morning sunrises means you have to be in position before it happens. Being in the right spot at the right time can happen by chance, but scouting […]

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Matryoshka

As I have said before, outside of macro nature photography, one of my favourite photography jaunts is strolling through old junk or antique stores and finding interesting ‘as-is’ subjects and vignettes. The challenge is to […]

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Great Sandhills revisited

In 2009 I did my first solo photographic trip. The destination was the Great Sandhills in Saskatchewan, and the resulting photographs formed the basis of my first magazine article with Photo Life. It didn’t cause […]

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The Last Table-top Class was all Wet…

After the flu delayed the last class of the Table-top course for a week, I was afraid that some of the momentum may have been lost. But, heck no, everyone showed up and we had an […]

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Entering the Dark Side

  Next in the Table-top course, working with darkfield lighting. Not just a black background, this technique is also favored by microscopists to reveal detail in translucent subjects.

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Old Poplar

Bowl on black velvet, in window light only. See the “…wormy poplar deadfall…” this came from, and how it was made at Adrian Thysse Photography.

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