What is Art?

In listening to a professional photographer this weekend I began  pondering what  really is “art”.  Is it simply a good picture of a beautiful scene, a portrait of a mother and child or a stunning moment captured on “film” (for the sake of argument over the medium used). Is it a perfectly clear shot of […]

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Treatment “Creating is not finding of a thing, but the making of it after it is found”                                                                    James Russel Lowell How to […]

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Theme for the Holidays

Theme for the Holidays Portraits and chairs!!  This is part of the portrait section with two shots from Ladysmith, B.C. The Travellers  The Floating Clock ; Ladysmith Denman Island Librarian #1 Denman Island Librarian #2 Local: “Been here 20 Years” Marc the Book Binder from the Dragonfly Gallery

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The Three Chairs Just off Dallas Road in Victoria is a small park area by the shoreline.  Driving by I have noticed that there were a couple of painted Algonquin chairs perched on the rocks facing the ocean.  Sometimes there were people sunning themselves, other times reading or chatting.  I’ve always thought that it they […]

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Side Trip

First Time Stopper On the way to Victoria I decided that caution was better than valour so made plans to stop at regular intervals to stretch my legs and take the time to do whatever needed to be done.  Usually Golden, which is about three hours from Calgary, is the first stop but just after […]

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Three Images of Hawaii

Lunch, Lookout and Luau Rosie and I had a wonderful trip to Oahu and took many pictures of blue water, grass skirts, pounding waves, turtles in the surf and even selfies, one with our promised cocktail with and umbrella in it.  Following are a few that stood out. Two Presidents Ate Here … Really! Diamond […]

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Following the Deluge

 Following the Deluge:  City Calming This morning I went for a two hour bike tour  by the Bow River to view the flooding. It was eerie and quiet throughout the city with traffic restricted to emergency vehicles in the downtown. Optimistic Fisher No Passage Across the Bow River You Must Be Kidding Fly Over No […]

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