Yesterday I was talking to some photographers about how photography is similar to writing in that the things you choose to leave out are as important as what is left in. Sometimes when you tell the whole story at once you take away the mystery. That led me to this photograph I made at Hopewell Rocks in the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick. If you look closely at yesterday's … [Read more...] about The Spaces Between
Walking on the Ocean Floor
At the Bay of Fundy, the shape of the coastline dramatically increases tides resulting in the largest tidal range in the world. At Hopewell Rocks in New Brunswick, giant rocks are perched on the shore. The shifting of the earth's crust ripped the layers of rock apart, glaciers carved into the cracks, and the sea continues to erode the base. According to MicMac legend, the … [Read more...] about Walking on the Ocean Floor
I think I am addicted to colour. When I browse through my portfolio it stands out. All of my images have bright colours. Many years ago I used to roll my own film and make black and white images in my home-made darkroom. They had to be extremely dark always including areas of total blackness. I thought I would keep that black and white vision but now when I try to convert … [Read more...] about White out
Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia – Is it really all that?
Today’s photo comes from the infamous Peggy’s Cove in Nova Scotia. Coming from a fishing family on the west coast, I have always wanted to go to Peggy’s Cove. I’m not sure why, it’s just the place everyone talks about. But now that I have been there I cannot help but wonder: Why Peggy’s Cove? Please click to view larger. Don’t get me wrong - it’s a cute little village and … [Read more...] about Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia – Is it really all that?
Many people that do not live in the north have never seen an Inuksuk (pronounced Inukshuk). Perhaps their first exposure was the logo from the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. In Canada they are common navigational markers used by the Inuit and are even becomming commonplace among hikers. Inuksuit (plural of Inuksuk) are used to mark travel routes or a specific place of interest … [Read more...] about Inuksuk