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Wednesday, September 30, 2015

365 ~ Day 82 ~ Halloween is Coming!!

Went out to do a little shooting today and ended up in front of Twigs!!  Love this Store and their display that they have out.  They have some really neat stuff!!

September 30th ~ Something Transparent

Ahhh … something Transparent … Water!!  Oh somethings coming up with something is so very hard. But it is a great way to challenge yourself and look at the world around you.  The more you look the more you can open your mind and come up with something different ideas.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

365 ~ Day 81 ~ Picnic!!

Early last spring, headed out to Kananaskis Country to have a picnic and well, came across this little group!!  

Monday, September 28, 2015

365 ~ Day 80 ~ Water Grasses

I wasn’t able to get out and do any shooting the last couple of days.  Readjusting to working life after being off for some time.  Decided that I would share an image from my trip to Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan last August.

September 28th ~ Something Pink

Snap Dragons!!  Love Snap Dragons!!  They are just little character looking to be loved!

Sunday, September 27, 2015

365 ~ Day 79 ~ Old Tractor 

Went out to the Saskatoon Berry Farm, just outside of Calgary.  Cool place, didnt haven’t a lot of time to explore but did find a few things along the way!!

September 27th ~ Close up

Close up of a Rush color moss on a rock.  Thought it looked really rather cool!! How different the world is when you give it a good look!!

Cityscape View

We have some great view here in Calgary!!  This was taken from Nosehill!!  I haven't been up here in ages and so glad that I did!!  Looking forward to going up there again sometime soon!!


Saturday, September 26, 2015

September 26 ~ Texture

Textures can be fun but it is hard to find a good definition of what a texture is.  

The characteristic physical structure given to a material, an object,etc., by the size, shape, arrangement, and proportions of its parts:  soil of a sandy texture; a cake with a heavy texture.

365 ~ Day 78 ~ Awesome Colors!!

Wow!!  Really fallen in love with the fall colors this year!!

Friday, September 25, 2015

365 ~ Day 77 ~ The Moon!

Its Almost Full!!  Will be doing a few shots over the moon over the weekend.  Suppose to be full moon Sunday night!  And it is suppose to be big!!!  

September 25th ~ From a Distance

Zoo Bridge is very much in the distance.  It won’t be there for much longer from what I understand.  Sad but its time I think has come … especially if it may become dangerous to use.  I love the colors that are slowly coming along the river!!  Will head down again next week to see how things are changing.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

365 ~ Day 76 ~ Traffic

Just playing a little tonight!!  Was having a hard time coming up with ideas and then I think I haven’t done light trials in a while!!  

Can you See the Bus!! 

September 24th ~ Bokah

Bokeh has been defined as "the way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light”.  I love playing with bokeh but down always get the results that I like.  However, I do like what I was able to create … its not overwhelming just simple and I think adds to the image.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

September 22nd ~ Out of Focus

I don’t usually post out of focus images but this one I really do like.  It just pulls me in, it is soft and bright!!

Saturday, September 19, 2015

365 ~ Day 71 ~ Leaves & Patterns

I love photographing the fallen leaves and to make them interesting with some patterns or texture behind them!!

September 19th ~ Something You Love

Yes, this is what I love and I miss it when I don’t have the opportunity to head out and Capturing the World Around Me!!

Friday, September 18, 2015

365 ~ Day 70 ~ Sunflower Setup

Needed to play a little and come up with the sunflowers again.  I set up a backdrop for the sunflowers which I picked up at the dollar store … I should never go to the dollar store by myself!! I have way to much fun hahah :)

September 18th ~ Vertical Lines

There are a few “Vertical Lines” in this imagine.  I count at least 8 if not 9!!  

Thursday, September 17, 2015

365 ~ Day 69 ~ Brilliant Colors

Went for a walk along the river today to see how the colors are coming for fall.  Some spots are quite brilliant and others are things haven’t quite started to change yet!!

September 17th ~ Trees

Trees haven’t started changing yet, but I don’t think it will be to long now.  Love the love of this tree at Olympic Plaza.  Never noticed it before … has a very interesting shape to it.  A lot of character!!

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

365 ~ Day 68 ~ End of The Day

Didn’t a chance to get out and do any shooting today but the sunset couldn’t be resisted!!

September 16th ~ Long Exposure

Long exposure or slow shutter speed … Can be fun, if the wind cooperates with you!!  

Freeman Patterson teaches the style of Impressionism and I have a couple of his books and I just love his work.  

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

365 ~ Day 67 ~ Horse ?

Found this wandering through TD Square. Now to be honest I have no idea what the store was, I was just totally intrigued with the sculpture.

September 15th ~ Flower

Ohh Sunflowers!!  I went out for a bit today to do a little shooting and came across the Sunflowers at the Fort Calgary Community Garden.  They always do such a nice job … a lot of hard work goes into this garden every year.

Sunday, September 13, 2015

September 13th ~ Sunflares

Just a slight sunflare can be a very creative thing.  Just the little add splash of light.  Loving the evening light at this time of year.  Its the Best!!!

365 ~ Day 65 ~ Rainy Sundays

Nice relaxing rainy day … not a lot of rain but thats ok … made everything look nice and green and my plants are happy!!

Saturday, September 12, 2015

365 ~ Day 64 ~ Ahhh, Autumn You have Returned Much to Soon!

Ahh, Autumn creeps up much to fast for my liking but you can’t be sad, the colors are so bright and colorful!!  All you can do is smile and enjoy every minute!!

Friday, September 11, 2015

365 ~ Day 63 ~ Nash

One of the older spots in Inglewood.  And I have a thing for signs … this one really isn’t all that old I don’t think but I still like it anyway!!

September 11th ~ Heart

Can you is the two Hearts?  LOL  Love these sculptures!!  Very very Creative pieces of Public art in Downtown Calgary.

365 ~ Day 62 ~ Evening Shadows

Beautiful evening and beautiful skies … how can one complain.  I love the colors in the sky at sunset at this time of year.  

Quote ~ Light

"It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light." 

Aristotle Onassis

Calgary, Alberta

Thursday, September 10, 2015

September 10th ~ Movement

Yes, Movement … Most important to keep one healthy, happy and moving!!  I don’t run but I do my best to walk just about everyday.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

September 9th ~ Sunset

Autumn Sunsets have got to be some of best sunsets there are!!  The colors and richness of the sun and sky and light … just can’t beat it!!

365 ~ Day 61 ~ Close Up

Beautiful Evening Light!!  Perfect for a walk and finding something to shoot!!  Love this time of year, even though the days are shorting and the air is cooling. You still can’t complain how wonderful things are can be.

Quote ~ Listen

The quieter you become, the more you can hear!
Ram Dass

Waterton Lake

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

365 ~ Day 60 ~ Life is in the Details

Took me all day to come up with this!!  Forget that sometimes you don’t have to go far from home to find something pretty.  My sunflower that I just about picked as a weed this summer is still growing.  I love sunflowers!!

September 8th ~ From a High Angle

Well, this one took me forever!!  I couldn’t come up with an idea to save my soul!!  And today, (September 15th!! LoL) I was in TD Square downtown where there are several layers to this mall and went to the top layer and low and behold I found my “High Angle” Photo!!!

Monday, September 7, 2015

September 7th ~ Low Angle

Low angles are so much fun!!  You can do so many things!! Here is my first attempt at something at a low angle.  Will be fun to see what else I can come up with.

365 ~ Day 59 ~ My Little Friend

Well, My Little Friend … It has been fun but it is time for us to go our separate ways.  Until next time!!  Fingers crossed ... ages and ages from Now!!!

365 ~ Day 58 ~ Rather Dreary Huh!!

Well, even though I spent the weekend in the Hospital, I decided that I was still going to try and keep up with my 365 Project.  Not the easiest thing to do, and wasn’t sure what I would find find photos. But it got me off my butt and doing some walking which is really.

As I was off wandering some, mostly going for coffee!! LoL  I come across this scene.  Thought the clouds were rather dramatic.