A frozen and partially snow covered slough at sunrise for Debbie’s One Word Sunday prompt Ice. There’s also a weak sun pillar just visible in the sky.
This is my contribution to the Cosmic Photo Challenge: Nature as Art prompt.
As soon as I read the prompt I had several ideas for the challenge. I decided that any effects in photos I selected had to be done in camera, no heavy editing to get an effect. I also decided that all the photos had to be square, although I can’t really explain that decision.
The centre of a Coneflower. A mix of subject and camera movement coupled with very thin depth of field from the high magnification macro lens.
Autumn tree trunks. Subject isolation with a telephoto lens turns the tree trunks into a pattern.
Isolating a small section of a sunrise with a telephoto lens turns it into a graphic image.
Motion blurred tree trunks. An experiment with moving the camera vertically during exposure.
Shadows of tree trunks across the snow. A straight forward shot with the fallen branch close to following the rule of thirds.
Cloud movement over Colpoy’s Bay. A 60 second exposure at dawn allows the clouds to move across the sky and makes the water appear calm.
Colpoy’s Bay and the Niagara Escarpment.
Winter on the South Bruce Peninsula.
My contribution to Six Word Saturday.
I had a couple of ideas for the A Photo a Week Challenge: Three Angles before thinking of the old wooden piles sticking out of the water on Colpoy’s Bay at one of my sunrise locations.
A colourful sunrise reflected in the water around them.
Only the tips visible at dawn when the water level was high.
With their reflections on calm water.
This is my contribution to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Summer Scenes.
The first image that came to mind wasn’t really a “scene” in the sense of a landscape. It was more to do with the memory of a hot summer day and sitting in the water with a large group of American White Pelicans. They were fishing in a channel where a marsh drained into a section of the Last Mountain Lake National Wildlife Area in Saskatchewan, Canada.
An early summer morning on the Lake Huron shoreline in Southampton, Ontario, Canada.
The low sun of a summer evening illuminates the tops of the trees on Bickerton Hill, Cheshire, England.
The low evening sun casts long shadows and illuminates an old barn on the South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario, Canada.
This is my contribution to the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Leading Lines.
The prompt gave me a bit of a challenge, while I know about leading lines I rarely seem to use them. Going back through my archives it appears I have never used them regularly.
Clouds zigzag, leading the eyes to the rising sun on Colpoy’s Bay, Ontario.
A tree trunk leading the eyes to the autumn colour.
A section of the Lake Huron shoreline leads the eyes towards the sunrise.
A row of trees disappear, leading the eyes towards the sun shining through the fog.