Logging Steam Engine

Logging Steam Engine

I love the character of the old steam engines. The only steam engines that I do not like are steam driven (old )PCs. This is a logging train at a museum. Tried to make a photo of it 3 years ago with my daughter in December and we froze to death in the bitter wind and I never managed to make an image that I was happy about. Going home late yesterday, I saw that they had it “operating” which I had never seen before so I circled back...

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A nip in the air.

A nip in the air.

We experienced fabulous warm sunny weather, with absolutely no rain, until early October which is unusual for Vancouver Island. The weather has suddenly chilled and fall is clearly here! It has been overcast or pouring rain everyday since I made this photograph. I am glad I pulled off the highway during an errand to take the photo or my opportunity would be gone. “Seize the Moment” is a good maxim! This photo was taken at a...

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The Solitary Pier

The Solitary Pier

This image was on my bucket list a long time – a pier  taken with a long exposure to make the water glass-like – but I have finally  captured one. I have admired wonderful piers in pictures but found it extremely difficult to find a photogenic one. It was a beautiful day with not a cloud in the sky and I had found my pier! It was a challenge getting set up with my trusty tripod on a rocky slope and positioning it where I wanted it...

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