Posts tagged “Nature

Framing (Two Photographs)

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Regardless of what I shoot I like a natural frame when I can get one. As you can see that with the frame of surrounding objects or the out of focus background. Framing helps the subject stand out by focusing attention. Natural framing is never perfect but it adds a touch of impact.

 


Tulip Festival (Two Photographs)

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The Ottawa Tulip Festival is usually packed with people and this year more so than last. This in spite of the best tulips maturing after the festival was over. My first visit was one of frustration, more people, fewer flowers which led to a lot of jostling etc. When the festival ended it was much easier to get around, and as I noted the flowers had improved.


Mourning Dove (Two Photographs)

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It has been a week of eclectic photographs and I thought I would end it with a surreal bird in interesting surroundings. I have never had a bird pay so much attention to me or my camera and not fly away.


Female Mallard (Two Photographs)

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This duck was preening. I loved the background and her stance. I found myself very close to her so I took my photo and moved away. No sense in disturbing an animal if it can be avoided. Besides one distressed animal can scare off many other things I might wish to photograph.


Tulips (Three Photographs)

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I will not be showing quite as many tulips as in past years, another impact of the weather. We’ve been talking about climate change since the early eighties. It’s here now but it seems we remain deaf to facts and science.


Trees (Two Photographs)

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With the bad weather lingering on we have not seen many trees with leaves yet and I decided to take advantage of this with some slightly surreal images. If the weather doesn’t cooperate why not try something new.


Car Reflections (Three Photographs)

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I went to a local festival recently that was pretty disappointing. The only really interesting thing I saw was this dirty vintage car with its many reflections. I used contrast and detail extraction to make the reflections stand out.