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Yukon Gold, Pomme de terre

These ‘apples of the earth’, pomme de terre, are freshly dug from my garden. Yukon Gold are absolutely my favourite potato. They’re ideal baked, boiled or fried. They have a lovely almost nutty flavour and I love the consistency — they’re never gummy or mushy. I’ve always enjoyed digging up potatoes. That’s never been a […]

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After Thanksgiving

The photo workshop I did last night was very well attended and the participants had some great questions. A pair of simple photos for your viewing pleasure while I’m busy, busy, busy. These I took several weeks ago while on a creativity break and before all the leaves were gone. Enjoy. “Even if something is […]

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Experimenting Revs up Creative Juices

In recent weeks I have finally been able to resume work on a part time basis. This has allowed me time; time I’ve spent getting out and experimenting with my camera. Any time I have the freedom not to worry about technical details and simply get out and take photographs for the fun of it, […]

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Autumn in Black and White

“Sometimes I do get to places just when God’s ready to have somebody click the shutter.” ~Ansel Adams “Life is like a good black and white photograph, there’s black, there’s white, and lots of shades in between.” ~ Karl Heiner ~ ~ ~

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In the Photography Boutique plus Unique Corporate Gift

Two quick things today. First, a simple reminder that I do sell some my own photographic art if you’re looking for something beautiful for your home or office. Photographic prints can be purchased as mounted prints ready for framing; already matted & framed; or for a real classic look they can be ordered as a […]

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The Simple Things in Life

The day I photographed this trio of oranges, I had been making our morning cup of cappuccino. I noticed how the sun was beginning to cast shadows on the wall so turned around to have a look at what the sun was up to. I grabbed my camera and took a few photographs of these […]

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