observed by Diane » photo journal for those who enjoy vignettes of an ordinary life

Monthly Archives: January 2010

Architecture :: Grande Prairie, Alberta freelance photographer

“There are three forms of visual art: Painting is art to look at, sculpture is art you can walk around, and architecture is art you can walk through.” ~ Dan Rice I’m enjoying going through my archive of photos. When I visit different places, it’s both the people and the architecture that strike me as […]

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Designed by Time

I was on vacation in Victoria, BC when I took these photos. I was meandering, taking in the intriguing sites and architectural details. The window is a very old building at the harbour and obviously once opened up from an active place of commerce. It’s now more decorative than functional. Numerous buildings had beautifully detailed […]

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Alberta Winter

Sometimes it’s best to let the picture do the talking. I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape – the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of winter.  Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn’t show.  ~Andrew Wyeth One kind word can warm three winter months. ~Japanese Proverb

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Austin, Australian Shepherd :: Alberta Dog Photographer

Meet Austin in the daylight and then with a bit of dramatic lighting. If choosing an Australian Shepherd, or any breed that was originally bred to herd, hunt, or otherwise work, you should have a VERY active lifestyle that includes the dog. To do otherwise, will mean your dog will be bored and become destructive […]

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