Tag Archives: trees

A final blast of colour

It’s official!  We made it past Thanksgiving without turning on our furnace.  The mornings have been frosty lately, but the afternoons have been so pleasant that our house has stayed quite comfortable.  However, the end is drawing near and their … Continue reading

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My One and Only

Although I don’t care for what comes after Fall, I always look forward to getting out with my camera to capture the colours.  Mike and I love to just jump in the car, pick a direction, and drive until we … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Colours, Curves, Lines & Shapes, Creemore, Ontario, Exploring, Fall, Fall Colours, Flowers, Trees & Grass, Landscapes, Nature, Photography, Rural Photography, Scenery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments

A Guiding Light

I find I’m a woman of few words tonight (don’t you dare laugh :)), so I’ll keep this short and sweet.  Remember me saying that I had a special spot by the water at my cousin’s resort up north where … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Flowers, Trees & Grass, Hotels/Resorts, Muskoka, Ontario, Nature, Peace and Quiet, Photography, Photography Experiments, Port Loring, Ontario, Reading, Relaxation, Rural Photography, Sunshine, Vacations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

Natural Framing

I love the little photography tricks that I have learned over the years from books, seminars, and my blogging friends.  One of my favourites is framing photos.  Whereas years ago I simply grabbed my camera and snapped a photo of … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Composition, Creativity, Flowers, Trees & Grass, Framing, Hotels/Resorts, Landscapes, Muskoka, Ontario, Nature, Photography, Port Loring, Ontario, Scenery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Resistance

I noticed that many people were blogging about the first day of Fall yesterday, and they seemed really excited about it.  Not me!!  Although I must admit that the colours are beautiful, and I love to capture them with my … Continue reading

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Peace and Quiet

I have been meaning to post more pictures from the Fergus Scottish Festival this week, but somehow I kept running out of time each night.  I will get to them, don’t worry, but tonight I’m in the mood to share … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Clouds, Fishing, Flowers, Trees & Grass, Landscapes, Nature, Peace and Quiet, Photography, Reflections, Rivers, Rural Photography, Scenery, Weekend Activities | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Inspiration??

Have you ever wondered where artists get their inspiration?  The following image (courtesy of Google) is “The Scream”, which is one of the world’s most recognizable works of art created by Norwegian painter, Edvard Munch. “It depicts a man in a … Continue reading

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New Life

What a wonderful day!  It has been warm and sunny for a few days in a row now, and it’s incredible what a difference that has made.  What was dead and brown last week has sprung to life all around … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Colours, Curves, Lines & Shapes, Composition, Flowers, Trees & Grass, Focus, Happiness, Macro Photography, Motivation/Inspiration, Nature, Photography, Photography Experiments, Photography Techniques, Spring | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Awe-Inspiring Angel

Today we spent a fabulous day visiting the famous Angel Oak on Johns Island, South Carolina, not far from Charleston.  However, let me start out by saying that you should never believe what you read on the internet.  When we … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Charleston, SC, Colours, Curves, Lines & Shapes, Famous Landmarks, Flowers, Trees & Grass, History, Holidays, Motivation/Inspiration, Nature, Photography, Vacations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 29 Comments

To centre or not to centre, that is the question

I love finding leading lines in nature and never hesitate to grab my camera when there is a shot to be taken looking down a road or a path lined with trees or a fence.  They give the scene such … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Caledon, Ontario, Colours, Curves, Lines & Shapes, Composition, Country Living, Flowers, Trees & Grass, Leading Lines, Nature, Photography, Photography Experiments, Rural Photography, Scenery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 30 Comments