Tag Archives: Canada

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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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Scheduled Workshops for 2015

The photography workshop schedule for 2015. Please click the links for more details. June 13, Getting to know your Canon. Ellis Bird Farm. July 4, Intermediate Macro Photography. Ellis Bird Farm. July 7, Garden Photography at […]

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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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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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Channeled Light

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, […]

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Book View — Beyond Auto Mode by Jennifer Bebb

Mystified by the dials on your DSLR? Have you ever wondered why so many choices are available, when Auto seems to work for most situations? Released early in 2013, Beyond Auto Mode by Jennifer Bebb is a […]

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Fall in the Kurimoto Japanese Garden

Canada’s Thanksgiving Day is the last day that the Devonian Botanic Gardens are officially open before the arrival of winter. My wife and I took the opportunity to take some photographs of the fall colours […]

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Reynolds-Alberta Museum Harvest Festival (Up-close)

I know the harvest festival is about how the harvest has been taken-in through Alberta’s history, with the Reynolds-Alberta Museum’s amazing collection of mechanical agricultural equipment in the forefront, but as usual, it was the […]

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