Clearing Storm

Clearing Storm

This photograph was taken after a photographic field trip with a camera club that was quite the soaking adventure. I was at Botanical Beach taking pictures, with my favourite daughter, during a heavy rain storm that got me completely soaked – I was very ill-prepared for the heavy rain and wind. Afterwards, we (mostly I) got lost driving home as the rain was heavy and it was very dark with the heavy cloud cover. It turned out we were on...

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Stone Bridge

Stone Bridge

This is a lovely bridge in Beacon Hill park in Victoria that I enjoyed viewing from a park bench while eating a picnic lunch. The challenge was to capture it without a bunch of people looking over the edge as the park was packed with tourists and locals enjoying the Labour Day weekend. Fall is starting to appear but it was a wonderful warm sunny day and that is the feeling I wanted to create. I used the wonderfully light Sony Nex – 7,...

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Ocean Spray

Ocean Spray

I made this photograph two years ago and still remember being there as if it was yesterday – that is a wonderful aspect of photography because everything is more memorable when looking for images. It took over half an hour to make this photograph. I set up a tripod to frame the scene and then waited for the wave to crash. Another photographer noticed the scene I was taking and then raced over to take handheld photos of the scene. In their...

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