• Art
  • Why do I get so excited about Line!

    Continuing my walk , the contrast I was looking at yesterday (previous blog post), also revealed lines. Lines can be curved, straight, diagonal, or oblique, and each evokes a different emotional response. Light also plays a role in our response; direct light creates a different feeling than diffuse light.  You can check this out by […]

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  • Creative Vision and a Sense of Place

    Creative Vision and a Sense of Place A key aspect to developing one’s personal vision in photography, is to acquire a profound Sense of Place for a chosen landscape.  Deep understanding comes by frequently visiting and exploring a place that is personally meaningful over a long period of time. One becomes familiar with different weather patterns […]

  • Chilcotin Ark
  • The Story Behind the Image

    How Ancient is this Piece of Wood? I was exploring a new Canadian landscape at the foothills of the Coast Mountains; one which was being revealed for the very first time by the retreating Fyles Glacier. As I roamed with my camera, marveling at new soils and first generation vegetation, I came across this small […]

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  • A Night Amongst Skeletons

    One night last year I slept out in a burnt forest. The mood of the place took over my mind; it was an uneasy feeling. At one point an owl, silhouetted against the sky flew through the trees and past me. That was a visual I will never forget. I wish I could have captured […]