Tag Archives: Canada

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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Judging a 4-H Club Photography Competition

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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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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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Jennifer & Jordan’s Engagement Shoot

I love a wedding enquiry that starts with ‘I came across your website and was absolutely blown away by your wedding photos’…  That’s how I came to meet Jennifer & Jordan. As with many grooms, Jordan wasn’t convinced he wanted … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Happy

As the Canadian Thanksgiving is upon us, it seems this week’s Photo Challenge is perfectly timed with its theme “happy“.   As Canadians we have a lot to be happy about, and thankful for – universal healthcare, a reasonably strong economy in … Continue reading

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Weekly Travel Theme: Foliage

Ailsa’s weekly travel theme focuses on foliage this week.  As Albertans only have about 5 months of foliage per year (May through September) if we’re lucky, we enjoy it while we can.  I love fall foliage (just keep hitting next … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Solitary

“Solitary” – via dictionary.com… 1. alone; without companions; unattended: a solitary passer-by. 2. living alone; avoiding the society of others: a solitary existence. 3. by itself; alone: one solitary house. 4. characterized by the absence of companions: a solitary journey. 5. … Continue reading

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Sneak-A-Peek: Trish & Michael

What an amazing evening!!  Heritage Park is a fabulous venue at the best of times, but tonight Mother Nature added her magic with spectacular skies, no wind and an incredibly mild night for September. Trish & Michael are highschool sweethearts … Continue reading

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Globalfest 2012 – the faces…

Just this morning I read a blog about the Ku Klux Klan still being alive in the USA.  While I’m saddened, I’m not naive and know racial intolerance still exists world-wide…. even here in generally accepting Canada. That said, I’d … Continue reading

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