Category Archives: Fine Art Photography

The new blog is up and running…

It’s now here: http://www.photoswithfinesse.com/blog/ We’re tweaking a few issues with it – like having the ability for people to Follow Me again! (Ok – just got that fixed – you can subscribe via email down at the bottom right!) Some of … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: The Four Elements

Earth, Air, Water and Fire – the challenge of Ailsa’s Travel Theme this week.  All but fire feature prominently in my collections – but I do have those too! Earth – Haleakala Crater in Maui – always leaves me with … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Beaches

How could I resist Ailsa’s travel theme this week?  Beaches have to rank pretty highly on my list of all-time favourite places.   I consider myself fortunate to say my ‘life’s a beach‘ – despite having ended up in land locked Calgary! Born in rugged Cornwall, … Continue reading

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The Colours of Puerto Vallarta – weekly photo challenge Color

Turquoise seas, pink Hibiscus, blazes of yellow amidst dusty landscapes, tablecloths in every colour of the rainbow – and then some, vivid costumes and vibrant streets festooned with colourful flags sums up our recent vacation.  WordPress’s weekly photo challenge of Color couldn’t have … Continue reading

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Winter can be beautiful – mini road trip.

I get restless this time of year.  Calgary is known for it’s Chinooks – warming winds which can make winter snow disappear and leave ‘blah browns’ around for another 3 months.  (Sadly, no matter how mild the winter, the green … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Glass

Ailsa’s inspiration for a blog this week presents us with the theme of glass. I’m a huge fan.  Whether it’s stained glass in churches, simple glass candle holders, or the incredible glass art sculptures from the likes of Dale Chihuly,  vacations … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Multiples

This week’s travel theme focuses on ‘multiples’ – go forth and ‘multiply’, or find multiples to photograph.  My mind immediately traveled to flowers – abundant fields of Tulips, bright groupings of Daisies, fragrant Plumeria, all of which I’ve captured endlessly over … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: My 2012 in Pictures

What better way to end the year than going back through all the photos taken and reminding yourself that, despite ups and downs, there was a lot to celebrate.   Thank you Weekly Photo Challenge! Many of my ups have been … Continue reading

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Walking in a Winter Wonderland

I know, it’s not officially meteorlogical or astronomical winter. That said, nobody told Mother Nature. Even though Bowness is less than 10 minutes drive from my house, somehow their community managed to get about triple the light fluffy snow that … Continue reading

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Photos With Finesse – 2013 Scenic Calendar – makes a great gift!

A few years ago I created calendars as Xmas gifts for friends and family as a way to show the relatives abroad some of the local sights.   I was surprised, and pleased with the response from folks outside the family.  After … Continue reading

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