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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Napanee Rapeseed Fields

I’ve always been enamoured by the bright and beautiful yellow fields that pop up during the summer months in Ontario. Until recently, I had no idea what type of flower or crop it was that created this picturesque scenery (It’s called “Rapeseed” and it’s typically used in the production of Canola Oil) but I…

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The Road to Perth

The road to Perth is a wonderfully scenic drive winding through streams, ponds, fields and trees, complete with just about every known piece of vegetation and wildlife Eastern Ontario has to offer. It’s a drive I do a lot, not because of anything specific but because it’s as relaxing a drive as you can get…

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Lilac & Tett House ICM

Today was the perfect day to get creative! Spending some time outside this morning creating photographs that incorporate the Intentional Camera Movement (ICM) and Double Exposure techniques really got my creative juices flowing! I absolutely love the contrast of the purple lilacs against the white…

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Sunset Over Yellow Flowers

Experimenting again. This time, a gorgeous sunset illuminated some yellow flowers on the hill overlooking the mill pond. With a little bit of skill, some trial and error, and a lot of luck, I was able to create some images I’m happy with. This really helps when you are having a morning like I’m…

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Spring Property Exploration

It’s a well-known fact that many photographs feel they are only inspired if they travel to an exotic destination. The inspiration comes from exploring a new place or a new culture. Well I’m here to tell you that doesn’t have to be the case. There is plenty to be inspired about right in your own…

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Westport Road Touring

As I continue to explore my new area I call “home,” I’m struck by how different some of the landscape can look from each other. I drive (or hike or paddle) 15 minutes one way, I have nothing but lakes filled with blue water and huge, tall, coniferous trees as far as the eye can see. I go…

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