Travel Tuesday

Blue Hour Clouds

Travel Tuesday is traveling back to Colpoy’s Bay at dawn one year ago this week.

This is a small park in the town of Wiarton on the South Bruce Peninsula. Bylaws introduced at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic put the park out of bounds. Then a big construction project on the highway through town also means a significant detour to access the park now there is some access.

Travel Tuesday: Blue Hour Clouds
Lens-Artists Photo Challenge

Found in the Neighborhood

This is my contribution to the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Found in the Neighborhood prompt.

I decided to keep it simple and go with a selection of photos taken on my walks around the neighborhood starting shortly after Ontario had gone into lockdown in the spring.

I then decided to select one photo from the spring, one from the summer and one from autumn.

Cosmic Photo Challenge: From an Unusual Angle

Paper Birch trees against a blue sky. Taken in the spring after a lot of the world had gone into lockdown. I noticed that the sky seemed bluer, possibly due to the lack of aircraft flying at the time.

A Fern frond with the 7artisans 55mm lens.

I spent part of the summer experimenting with photographing flowers and plants with various unusual lenses when out for my walks around the neighborhood. This fern frond was taken using a fast portrait lens.

2020: Red Maple Leaf

A small, red Maple leaf amongst Ivy leaves taken on one of my walks around the neighborhood this autumn.


Some Local Autumn Colour

Taken on a side road on the South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario last Friday evening.

2020: Some Local Autumn Colour
Weekly Photo Challenge

Mist in the trees at dawn

My contribution to Six Word Saturday.

Six Word Saturday: Mist in the trees at dawn
Throwback Thursday

A Solitary Conifer

Throwback Thursday travels back to Bickerton Hill in southern Cheshire, England in the mid 1990s.

I noticed the tall, blue green conifer sticking out of the surrounding Silver Birch trees and isolated it with a telephoto lens.

Throwback Thursday: A solitary conifer.
Weekly Photo Challenge

Cosmic Photo Challenge: Abstract

This is my contribution to the Cosmic Photo Challenge: Abstract prompt.


Coneflower detail

The center of a Coneflower.


October Squares: Abstract Lines

Tree trunks.


One Word Sunday: Dream

Curtains and a window.


Monthly Squares

Telephoto Perspective 3

This is my day 26 contribution to Becky’s July Squares on the theme of Perspective and the third of my telephoto perspective series.

Looking Down on Silver Birch trees in snow from the top of Bickerton Hill in southern Cheshire, England. I was isolating interesting sections of the trees with a telephoto lens.


July Squares: Telephoto Perspective 3