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Wave and Icicles

Travel Tuesday is continuing my look back at some of the photos from the 52 week photo project I did in 2018.

This week I’m traveling to a section of the Colpoy’s Bay shoreline at sunrise to photograph waves forming icicles.

A week earlier Colpoy’s Bay was frozen but after some thawing the wind had pushed the ice out of the bay. A week after this photo was taken the wind had pushed the ice back into the bay and it was frozen again.

The tripod was frozen to the shoreline when I packed it away.

Travel Tuesday: 2nd March 2021
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Photo Challenges

Motion

This is my contribution to the A Photo a Week Challenge: Motion prompt.

I quickly had a rather long “shortlist” of around a dozen images but wanted to go with four. That four changed twice before I decided enough was enough and stopped swapping photos.

One Word Sunday: Bright
Motion blurred racer entering the start/finish straight shortly before midnight during the Le Mans 24 hour motorcycle endurance race in France.
Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: You Pick It!
Motion blurred wave on the Georgian Bay shoreline at sunrise.
Lens-Artists: Striped and Checked
Motion blurred trees using intentional camera movement.
Clouds moving across Colpoy's Bay at dawn
Motion blurred clouds due to a 346 second exposure of Colpoy’s Bay at dawn.
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Weekly Prompts

Camera Support

This is my contribution to the Weekly Prompts Wednesday Challenge: Support.

As is frequently the case with me I took a sideways look at the prompt. Because the first thing that came to mind on reading the prompt was camera tripods.

I am possibly something of a rarity these days in that I still frequently use a tripod or other form of camera support.

Fan Of... Olympus OM Zuiko 350mm

Using my home made ground pod allows me to support a telephoto lens while getting down to eye level with birds and mammals.

July Squares: Eye Level with an Eastern Chipmunk

Portrait of an Eastern Chipmunk taken using the ground pod.

Fan Of... Uni-Loc tripods

A tripod set up on the Colpoy’s Bay shoreline at sunrise photographing waves forming icicles. Two of the tripod legs were frozen to the pebbles by the time I packed up the equipment.

Cosmic Photo Challenge: Liquids

Motion blurred wave forming icicles on the Colpoy’s Bay shoreline at sunrise.

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Lens-Artists

Motion Blur

This is my contribution to the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge prompt You Pick It!

I thought about some of my experiments since being restricted to what I could do due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Some of the experiments involved using the live composite and the live time settings of my Olympus camera to show motion blur of clouds at dawn and dusk.

As I have been experimenting with motion blur for years I decided to add a couple of earlier images to this post.

Clouds moving across Colpoy's Bay at dawn

A 346 second exposure of clouds moving across Colpoy’s Bay, Ontario at dawn in the summer. Taken using a strong neutral density filter on the lens and using the live time feature of my Olympus camera.

Water Water Everywhere #22

A wave breaking over a rock on the Lake Huron shoreline in Southampton, Ontario 18 years ago. Isolated using the long telephoto I use for birds and mammals.

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: You Pick It!

A wave breaking on the Georgian Bay, Ontario shoreline at sunrise 35 years ago. The camera was set up on a tripod and the shutter tripped when a suitable looking wave was about to break on the stones.

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Cosmic Photo Challenge

Splashes and Colour

This is my contribution to the Cosmic Photo Challenge: A Splash of Colour prompt.

I initially went with a splash of colour before going with splashes in colour.

Cosmic Photo Challenge: A Splash of Colour
A selective colour treatment of a wave on the Georgian Bay shoreline.
Wordless Wednesday: 18th December 2019
A wave breaks over the Colpoy’s Bay shoreline at sunrise.
Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Morning
Waves and rocks on the Lake Huron shoreline at sunrise.
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A Photo a Week Challenge: Water

This is my contribution to the A Photo a Week Challenge: Water.

Having been living and photographing around water for decades I decided to go with a small selection of my favourites.

 

A Photo a Week Challenge: Water

Storm clouds and light beams over Loch Arkaig, Scotland.

 

Cosmic Photo Challenge: Through an Opening

American Avocets feeding on a slough near Punnichy, Saskatchewan, Canada.

 

Water Water Everywhere #28: A Wave at Dawn

A wave and ripples on Lake Huron, Ontario, Canada at dawn.

 

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WWE #28: A Wave at Dawn

This is my contribution to Jez Braithwaite’s Water Water Everywhere #28 Photo Challenge.

Simply a wave and ripples on the Lake Huron shoreline at dawn photographed at the Long Dock in Southampton, Ontario.

Water Water Everywhere #28: A Wave at Dawn