Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Thursday, October 21, 2010
continuous mode as these girls raced around the barrels...of over 180 shots this was my favorite...the sun lite up the dry scattered earth as these horses cut around the barrels, hoping of course not to knock them over....I'm just amazed how these huge animals can cut so sharply around an obstacle...some came so close but never touched that barrel...it's a timed event and if you can accomplish a run in less that 18 seconds...you are flying...the pros at the big rodeos do it in less than that.....we had an action theme for our camera club last night and this was a huge hit!!!!!
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
I'm sure anyone who has travelled through Algonquin Park, has stopped for a so called" Kodak Moment" at this very spot on Smoke Lake, it's right before you turn to go on Arrowhon Road and the ministry float plane hanger....Well my last visit over a week ago was a sad one, a huge white pine at that very point has fallen to it's death....one of my header shots above shows the way it use to look ( the 3rd. header down) there is still a single pine but it just doesn't have the fullness now.....I love the chaotic tangle of these roots and I believe the B&W version is the best format to appreciate them......
Sunday, October 17, 2010
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
fascinated me as a child!!!!!
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Our colors were short lived and the leaves dried up so quickly this Fall....but as I walked through a Golden Forest, and enjoyed the amazing canopy and colorful carpet, I truly appreciate the changes we enjoy here in our region...soon we will feel the chill of frosty mornings and the first dusting's of fresh snow....and again I will feast on the beauty of another season through the eye of my lens....and Thank my Maker for the scared gifts he provides.
Monday, October 4, 2010
I've been playing around with a ND filter and slower shutter speeds, trying to perfect my silky water effect....I still see how important a gradient filter plays in such a shot....the upper falls still has too much light....in a matter of just a few days the colors are now gone, especially the reds....I wish they could have lasted a bit longer......