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This is not an original idea for a photo project. I’ve seen it a few places, finding letters of the alphabet in everyday objects. My sister in law in Colorado has started collecting them too. I’ve said it before, but it is amazing what you find when you are looking for it. Letters are everywhere, […]

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My husband and I went out to Niagra Falls in Goldstream Park last Sunday with our dog, Saxon. It had been years since I had been there and I really needed a date with my camera. I don’t know what it is about waterfalls that are so soothing  – the white noise? the raw energy? […]

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This week I went back to my 50 Projects book for inspiration. I picked one of the most unusual themes in the book – walls. This is not something I ever would have considered interesting or a source for pictures. The author says that when he travels he always photographs walls. To him they tell a […]

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This week’s project was inspired by the photos in the P90X workbook. I love the way the photographer used light to sculpt the anatomy of the models; it’s absolutely stunning. I thought I would experiment using one light on my subjects to see what I could get. It is very harsh, dramatic lighting, and tricky […]

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This week’s project was a fun idea. Walk ten minutes from your house and photograph what you see there. That’s exactly what I did. I set my watch for 10 minutes and stopped when the timer went off. It’s fortunate that I live right next to Thetis Lake. A ten minute walk yields a myriad […]

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I’ve collected a few images of birds in the past couple of months. I decided to share them as my project for the week. These two were taken in Kauai. Yes, roosters do run wild on the beaches there. This is my favourite shot, taken at Langford Lake last week. Starlings covered shopping carts at […]

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The idea for this week’s project came from a dinner out with my husband at “Original Joes”. On the wall were two photographs of things that are uniquely Langford – the trolley stop sign and bike lane markers. Unfortunately, I never did get a picture of the actual trolley itself. It runs by donation through […]

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