Month: December 2012

Hoar Frost

Hoar Frost

We spent the night at my husband’s aunt’s and uncle’s farm in southern Saskatchewan and I was lucky enough to get up the next morning and photograph the hoar-frost on the Caragana bushes.  These tiny deposits of water vapor had beautifully coated each branch.  If […]

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Wipeouts

Wipeouts

Christmas holidays are all about having fun.  We (the big kids, that is) took the kids to a small embankment for some sledding.  We spent more time falling off our crazy carpets and tubes rather than riding them all the way down the bank.

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Christmas Lights 2

Christmas Lights 2

I wanted to try something a little different using a string of Christmas lights and different objects from around the house.  Reflective surfaces + varying exposures + Photoshop = the following images.

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White Christmas

White Christmas

It snowed in Sooke, BC the night of December 17th and the morning of the 18th.  So off I went to one of my favorite places (the potholes) to photograph the freshly fallen snow.

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Well Read Book

Well Read Book

I had left the book I am currently reading on my coffee table and my friend picked it up to look at it.  I explained to her that I am reading this book for about the fifth time, telling her that it is an easy […]

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Poinsettia

Poinsettia

I received this lovely poinsettia from wonderful friends who came for dinner Saturday night.  We have an excellent evening of good food, drink and merriment.  Sunday morning I was inspired to photograph my Christmas plant in order to capture the details of its colorful red foliage.

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Ocean Surf

As I stand on the seashore, the waves are crashing, bringing up debris from the ocean floor.  The wind is howling and chilling me right through to the bone.  The ocean beckons me to get closer, daring me to capture the finest details of its waves as […]

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Elf

Elf

This little elf dressed in tattered green felt, sporting a bedraggled beard and a stained face used to hang on my grandma’s tree as I was growing up.  I completely forgot I still had him; he was tucked away in the bottom of one of […]

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