Tag Archives: landscape photography

If These Walls Could Speak

In keeping with the theme of my previous post, I have a few more Intentional Camera Movement (ICM) images I’d like to share. These are architectural in nature and were taken near my home in Crowsnest Pass. I enjoy photographing old buildings and it gave me an opportunity to try something different. Continue reading »

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It’s All a Blur

Recently, I’ve been trying my hand at creating blurred, impressionistic-style images using Intentional Camera Movement, or ICM for short. Like all forms of photography, there’s been a learning curve involved but I’ve been getting some interesting results of late.
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The Colors of Autumn

Autumn is the most colorful and spectacular time of year in southwest Alberta. In early September, the mountains and foothills begin to transform from one season to the next. Within a couple of weeks, the surrounding landscape becomes illuminated in shades of red, yellow, orange, and gold. Bathed by the sun’s warm rays during the day, and chilled by freezing temperatures at night, the colors of autumn become more intense with each passing day. Continue reading »

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Ice-Out Observations

Waiting for the ice to melt on a frozen lake can be like watching paint dry. You have to be patient because sometimes it can take a while. Ice-out is a few weeks late this year but it appears to be starting on several of our local lakes. Continue reading »

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Canada Through the Lens

If you were to ask a dozen people to define what “Canada” means to them, you would likely get a dozen different responses. When I think of Canada, one of the first things I visualize in my mind is its vast and diverse landscape. Continue reading »

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December Cold Snap

Crowsnest River In Winter

For the past couple of weeks, much of western Canada, including southern Alberta and Crowsnest Pass, has been under the influence of an Arctic air mass. It’s been bitterly cold, with temperatures well below normal. In some areas, the mercury has dropped to more than -30°C. With wind chills reaching -45°C, the weather has not been fit for man or beast. Continue reading »

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The Perfect Light

Photographing Crowsnest Mountain & the Seven Sisters

Robert Appleby photographing Crowsnest Mountain & the Seven Sisters,
with his buddy, Tucker, at his side

Last weekend I had the opportunity to get out with a friend, and local photographer, Robert Appleby. We’ve known each other for quite a few years, but it was the first time we’ve been out shooting photos together. Continue reading »

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Crowsnest River Panorama

Crowsnest River Panorama

Crowsnest River Panorama
(click image for larger view)

Crowsnest Pass is a great place for photography. There are countless areas and spaces around here to explore with a camera. I always enjoy seeking out new and different vantage points, and angles, from which to photograph our local landscape. Occasionally, I’ll come across photo opportunities where I least expect them. Continue reading »

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