Tag Archives: photographic challenges

Crazy Clouds!

Photographic challenges – there are many!  One that I find particularly frustrating is when you are driving along a highway at speeds of around 100 km/hr, you can’t easily pull over, and you see an incredible scene before you.  I … Continue reading

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Where’s the pot of gold?

As you know my youngest son turned 16 this week, which is a pretty special birthday, so we asked him what he wanted to do for his big day.  He decided on dinner at the Mandarin, which is a very … Continue reading

Posted in Atmosphere, Blogging, Celebrations, Clouds, Colours, Curves, Lines & Shapes, Family, Flowers, Trees & Grass, Landscapes, Nature, Photographic Challenges, Photography, Rainbows, Rural Photography, Storms, Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Hidden Rays

I know that one of the standard rules of photography is to never shoot into the sun, but sometimes I see scenes before me that make me want to break the rules.  I absolutely love when the sun is hidden … Continue reading

Posted in Atmosphere, Blogging, Clouds, Contrast, Hotels/Resorts, Landscapes, Nature, Photographic Challenges, Photography, Photography Techniques, Port Loring, Ontario, Reflections, Shadows, Water/Waterfalls | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Fly me to the moon

August 1st – bad day at work and then late baseball game for my son, Daniel, meant that by the time we got home I was really tired and just wanted to relax for a bit and then hit the … Continue reading

Posted in Atmosphere, Blogging, Contrast, Nature, Nighttime Photography, Photographic Challenges, Photography, The Moon | Tagged , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

Boundless Energy!

If you take up photography, you soon find out that there are many challenges to this hobby.  Sometimes the weather doesn’t cooperate, you miss a great shot by seconds, or something gets in the way of a perfect shot.  I … Continue reading

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Big Music Fest continued…

Continuing from yesterday, next up in the line-up at Big Music Fest was Down With Webster, a Canadian rap rock band from Toronto, Ontario.  Now talk about photographic challenges – these guys were definitely the hardest to photograph that day … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Concerts, Memories, Owen Sound, Ontario, Photographic Challenges, Photography, Summer | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Big Music Fest 2012

After yesterday’s trip into craziness, I thought I would tone it down a little today :).  I love music, always have, and when I was a teenager I went to concerts all the time with my friends.   However, over … Continue reading

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Mommy, I’m hungry!!

Since it was so hot this past weekend, my hubby would start off each day by setting up the sprinkler in the backyard to water his vegetable garden and then putter around watering his pumpkin patch and even my flowers … Continue reading

Posted in Birds, Blogging, Camera Settings, Focus, Nature, Photographic Challenges, Photography, Summer | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Does a photo always capture what your eyes see?

Do you ever get frustrated because a photo doesn’t excite you the same way that the original scene did in person?  Driving along a country back road one day, Mike and I came across this area of very tall grasses … Continue reading

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Windsor or Rome??

Yesterday I showed you the outside of Caesars Windsor Hotel and Casino in Windsor, Ontario.  Now it’s time to see the inside.  I was actually surprised that we were allowed to take pictures inside because usually cameras are taboo anywhere … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Blogging, Casinos, Famous Landmarks, Photographic Challenges, Photography, Urban Photography, Windsor, Ontario | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments