Throwback Thursday

Last Mountain Lake at Dusk

Throwback Thursday: 2nd December 2021

A section of the Last Mountain Lake National Wildlife Area at dusk in autumn.

My Throwback Thursday post this week is continuing my look back at Last Mountain Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada in the late 1990s.

Photo Challenges

An Autumn Maple Leaf

2021: Maple Leaf

An autumn Maple leaf in the studio.

One light behind and below the leaf to provide backlighting and rim lighting. A second light on the right providing some modelling.

This is my contribution to Cee’s Midweek Madness Challenge: December Close Up or Macro prompt.

Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday: 1st December 2021

Wordless Wednesday: 1st December 2021
Photo Challenges

Forms Of Water

WWE: Forms of Water

Water, snow, ice and cloud shortly before sunrise at Berford Lake on the South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario a few days ago.

Forms of water for Jez’s Water Water Everywhere #105 photo challenge.


All One Colour

This is my contribution to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: All One Colour prompt.

Two autumn leaves photographed on my table top studio. The start of one of my winter projects.

CFFC: All One Colour
Center of an autumn Maple leaf.
CFFC: All One Colour
An autumn Oak leaf.
Weekly Topics

Shortly After Sunrise

Travel Tuesday: Berford Lake at sunrise

My Travel Tuesday post this week is visiting Berford Lake on the South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario last Saturday.

There was a dusting of snow on the shoreline and a thin layer of ice on the shallow water along the shoreline.


One Image/One Story

This week Ann-Christine has given us the prompt One Image/One Story for the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge.

After some thought I drew up a shortlist of around ten images/situations. I then whittled the list down to four.

Tuesday Photo Challeng - Number

15 hours down, 9 to go. A dawn pit stop on Sunday morning for Team Bike during the 1982 Le Mans 24 hour motorcycle endurance race in France.

Lens-Artists: One Image/One Story

Is this the new universal litter? Has the disposable facemask replaced the plastic water bottle as the universal piece of litter? Photographed recently on the Colpoy’s Bay shoreline.

A Photo a Week Challenge: Summer Vacation 2020

Peeping at the photographer. A summer plumage male American Goldfinch peeps around a fence post near Punnichy, Saskatchewan, Canada. The old license plate is being used to stop the fence post splitting further.

On the Hunt for Joy: Put Your Collections on Display

45 years using Olympus cameras. A selection of the Olympus cameras I have owned and used over the years. Having got interested in photography in the mid 1970s I purchased my first Olympus camera in 1976. Taken with a Sony mirrorless camera after I became unhappy with the direction Olympus were taking with their camera design.