Ninth Concession ICM 02

Another trip down the Ninth Concession just outside of Westport Ontario yielded some amazing new pieces of art. I love using the Intentional Camera Movement (ICM) technique along side a fogged lens, some double (and triple) exposures, and a lot of luck, to create something unique (at least to my eye)…

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Foley Mountain Before the Storm

Standing on Foley Mountain watching a storm approach Westport was a sight to be seen. The heavy rain clouds I saw approach Bedford Mills earlier in the afternoon led me to believe there was a system of storms coming towards the area. While others might have said: “good time to hunker down and hide away…

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RMG Exposed

I was feeling pretty good about the art that I was creating. Maybe a little too good. The Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa Ontario holds an annual event called RMG Exposed where they ask artists to submit works and then a jury of art influencers select pieces that will be sold in an art…

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Wolfe Lake Rd ICM

Making progress with my photo impressionism. Driving down another local road, I found rolling hills and glowing fields of amber and orange from the late day sun. It was a perfect time to stop and not just admire the beauty, but interpret it in my own way. I love using movement in my photographs. It can not only be…

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Ninth Concession ICM

My Intentional Camera Movement (ICM) work has been expanding in both scope and results this past month. I’ve been taking heavy inspiration from Monet and Turner (as always), with a little J.E.H. MacDonald mixed in. More recent artists such as Valda Bailey, Chris Friel and Andy Gray have helped in shaping…

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Skyfire 02

A couple of blog posts ago (see Skyfire 01), I started making photographs of the bright sun, contrasted against some heavily wooded areas. By shooting the sun through the trees using the Intentional Camera Movement technique (with a little double exposure thrown in to boot) yielded some very interesting…

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Hutchings Road ICM

There is a wonderful little road close to where we live and it has the most breathtaking (swampy) area I’ve ever seen. Lots of wild flowers, reeds, tall grass and shrubbery fill about 3 acres of land on the side of the road. It’s a tough place to stop to make photographs, as there is a blind corner that you…

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Skyfire 01

At the end of my latest shooting session (click here for Tett House ICM 02), I stumbled upon creating some images of the bright sun through a heavily wooded area. When I used a slow shutter speed on my camera and a neutral density filter on my lens, I could move my camera every which way during the exposure…

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Tett House ICM 02

There is just so much to see and document walking around our property. The image that I created of the Mill (above) is one of my favourite Intentional Camera Movement (ICM) images I’ve ever created. I love the way it looks like a painting. I also love that I’m able to do this with my camera because I…

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