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Salton Sea November ’16

The other day, 3 friends and I set off early in the morning to photograph birds at the Salton Sea.  We arrived at the State Park just before sunrise so as to take advantage of golden hour. While it was … Continue reading

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite.  The name is magical.  The scenery is amazing.  An area perhaps most made famous by photographer Ansel Adams, it is place to which landscape photographers flock for good reason. A little over a month ago I joined some fellow … Continue reading

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Tone & Focal Point

In last week’s session of the composition course I am taking, we learned about tone and focal point as elements of good composition.  Tone is the relative lightness or darkness of an object.  Areas of greatest contrast or bright objects … Continue reading

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Back to School

In my quest to improve my photography I registered for a Creative Design course through Metro Continuing Education in Edmonton.  This will be my fourth course through Metro and they have all been excellent so far. The more I learn … Continue reading

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The Snowflake of Trees

Yesterday, Sunday, was pretty much a day off – from touring and from blogging. In the morning we attended a Marriott Vacation Club pitch. It actually seems like a pretty good deal and at a different time of our life, … Continue reading

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Palm Desert – Day 2

The sound of the alarm woke me from a deep sleep.  It was pitch black.  What had I been thinking planning to get up before dawn, on the second day of our trip, to take photos?  Why not just roll … Continue reading

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