November 7, 2010
The last rays of the sun shone brightly on the cattail stems at the edge of the Seine River in Winnipeg. The warm, yellow color of the vegetation contrasts sharply with the cool, blue color of the snow.
November 4, 2010
I arrived at the Great Saskatchewan Sand Hills in mid afternoon. I walked about a couple of the dunes making images here and there. I returned to the van after a couple of hours to rest waiting for the evening light. Shortly after, clouds rolled in and it looked like it would not clear that evening. Still, I walked about an hour before sunset, waiting, hoping. Just before the sun would sink below the horizon, the clouds broke just enough to allow strong dramatic light to bathe the landscape
November 3, 2010
“The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera” - Dorothea Lange . To put it in the words of Edward Weston, “Composition is the strongest way of seeing”. What powerful words! Looking at various photographs, I will discuss why some images work.