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My 100 & Me [Week 03]

This was the week of the deer. It seemed like everywhere I turned, there was another doe (or fawn) looking back at me. There was a family of five that was frequenting our yard last year and we’re happy to see that they are back again. They are nature’s lawnmowers. In other news, there was…

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My 100 & Me [Week 02]

Continuing my weekly project “My 100 & Me,” this week was just some more exploration indoors. It’s amazing when you start to look for interesting light and shadows, how they will pop up for you. My goal is to hopefully take a bit more time when I am out and about to shoot some interesting scenes…

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My 100 & Me [Week 01]

Starting my new weekly blog feature “My 100 & Me.” This is where I carry my “pocket-size” Fujifilm x100f with me wherever I go, with one battery and one small memory card. I plan to shoot what I find most interesting during that week, download and process the images at week’s end…

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The Fuji x100f

I don’t talk a lot about gear in this space because even though I enjoy technology as much as the next guy (or girl), I don’t believe in acquiring new gear to “make me a better photographer.” The gear I use are tools to allow me to capture what I see in my head and share it with…

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Winter Tree of Life

If you frequent this blog, you’ll know that I found this amazing tree that I’ve called the “Tree of Life.” It has these long reaching branches that entwine and feel like they reach on forever. I love photographing this tree using the Intentional Camera Movement (ICM) technique because it adds movement to my…

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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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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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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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