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Shaking off Cabin Fever

  What a huge relief in the weather on Saturday! And what made it even better than having a minus 14 degree day bathed in sunshine was our neighbour coming over and plowing out our driveway! Even the dogs were excited to be able to move without bulldozing through a couple feet of snow.   […]

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Natural light, camera, action …

Just a few old action shots for your enjoyment. Have an action-filled weekend! {Austin, one of our Australian Shepherds. He is crazy about leaping after the snow! A little sepia version.} {A mule deer escaping from a scary looking human dressed like the Goodyear blimp (me)! A bit of selective desaturation: deer left as-is but […]

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Inspired by the Past

Ever since I was young, I have been intrigued by photographs. When I was a little girl, the only photos I saw were black & white and a few were sepia. Photographs held my attention perhaps because they focused on the subject and not the colours. To this day, I’m still drawn to black & […]

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A Year of Moving Forward

I don’t make New Year’s resolutions. I do set goals for myself, however. Most of the time my goal setting is related to my writing and now with my photography. Those are all good & necessary things, of course. When I was visiting a few Flickr friends the other day I was struck by one […]

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So cold

It continues to be in the minus 30’s and warming in the minus 20’s during the day. Depending upon the time of day, the snow has different colour casts. I’ve chosen not to remove the natural tints to demonstrate that cold and snow have different colours. You can see more examples of this in my […]

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What 35 BELOW C. Looks Like

Yes, that’s 35 degrees below zero on the Celsius scale (equivalent of minus 30-32 Fahrenheit). Here’s another similar photo of what it looks like. Keep your pets warm and report those who don’t.

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