Month: November 2012

Moody Ocean Water

Moody Ocean Water

I photographed the first photo Tuesday morning as the sun was cresting over the mountain tops across the Juan de Fuca Straight and the other three Tuesday evening as the sun was disappearing behind the mountains of Vancouver Island.  The moody water’s location:  Sooke Harbour Authority.  […]

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It’s Raining

It’s Raining

Today’s gallery theme came to me as I was walking home from my chiropractor yesterday.   I was peering out from under my umbrella at the gloomy sky and noticed how enchanting the raindrops looked through the fabric of my blue shield.  Armed with a spray bottle, […]

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Shabby Shoes

Shabby Shoes

Parting with a pair of well-worn shoes.  They have been worn to run, walk and bike many miles upon the feet of their owner.   Thus, the soles are cracked beyond repair, allowing water to soak socks within seconds.  The stitching is coming apart, granting dirt […]

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Frost Crystals

Frost Crystals

Winter is upon us on the West Coast.  As a result, low lying objects are covered in dazzling spicules of ice.  The two images I present to you today demonstrate how the formation of the ice crystals differ from one area to another.  The thick crust […]

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Neighbour’s Dog

Neighbour’s Dog

My son was asked to take care of our neighbour’s dog for the weekend.  Naturally, my first thought was…fantastic, I can take the dog out and snap a few pictures.  Great project in theory; however, successfully accomplishing this task was quite challenging.  Hope you enjoy the fruits […]

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Soap Bubbles

Bubbles:  perfectly formed,  iridescent films of soap have the ability to bring out childlike wonder in all.  The brief burst of color reflected from within and from out is truly mesmerizing. Click on the following link to view Soap Bubbles – Take Two

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Rain’s impact

Rain’s impact

With all the rain that has been falling in Sooke, the rivers and creeks are swollen, the trees have delicate lichen growing on them and there are water droplets on everything. One word comes to mind for this gallery: serenity.

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Cinnamon Buns

Cinnamon Buns

Feast your eyes on these delectable images chronicling the creation of the most outstanding cinnamon buns ever.  I made these mouth-watering confections following my grandma’s scrumptious brioche recipe.  Indulge yourself and savor these photos.

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Halo collaboration

Halo collaboration

For those of you who are wondering what in the world the following images depict, it is a Halo Lego battle landscape of course.  I asked my son to set up a scene last night using his Halo platform, a few all terrain vehicles and various […]

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Playing with fire

Playing with fire

Today’s theme:  fire and smoke.  Why?  I was looking through my stock photos for an image to use as my header for my blog and found a great photo of a row of smouldering, shriveled matches.  However, that particular image was shot using the lens that […]

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My first blog entry…

My first blog entry…

My first blog post has an equestrian theme to it.  We had a reprieve from the rain yesterday morning, so I made my way to Cherry Lane Equine in Sooke, BC to take a few shots.  Graciously, my friends allowed me to photograph them while […]

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