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Shutter Sisters

Several months ago I came across the Shutter Sisters blog/website in two different ways: from a link at one of the blogs I had happened upon and visiting some of the photographers on Flickr. I didn’t have to read any further than the first entry to become hooked and feel a strong affinity to the […]

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racing season

the need for speed … taken at Hythe Speedway in Hythe, Alberta Canada. Yes, even ‘girls’ love to take photos of race cars and other speed events. You can hire me for your next event. I had a blast doing this shoot. Smack dab in the infield, surrounded by guys and gals whose passion is […]

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put on your dancing shoes …

While doing a photo shoot I heard a band and spotted people dancing in the open air … I was drawn to them and this is my favourite shot from the ones I took (this is not a crop). Even though there is a lot of shadow here, it’s the obvious dancing motion, the sense […]

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capturing the essence of the moment

Taken at the end of summer: enjoying and soaking up every memorable moment. Isn’t she adorable? She has the most vibrant personality. She can converse like an adult, she has an innate sense of humour, and she has a beautiful aspect to her personality that will take her a long way: she’s genuinely concerned about […]

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summer’s bounty

Taken at Gatzke Orchard Market in Oyama, British Columbia. While visiting with my son and his family while they were on their summer vacation, we visited this diverse and abundant market. As usual, I took far too many shots of the food, the preserves, our meal … I had a hard time picking just one […]

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Explore on Flickr

These are the photos from my Flickr photostream that have been chosen for Flickr’s Explore. 1. art by nature, 2. web of light, 3. after the rain, 4. Untitled, 5. Heuchera n’ bokeh, 6. foxtail 2, 7. “mamas, don’t let your babies grow up to be cowboys…” (lyrics by Ed & Patsy Bruce), 8. for […]

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