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For when I have something interesting to say, which is not often!
Une scène jolie

Une scène jolie

On a cold and wet January day, wandering the cobbled streets of Bordeaux, Lonely Planet's Best City 2017, my eye was drawn away from the impressive architecture and tempting storefronts to this simple scene. The bicycles leaning casually against steel railings...

Wall of fire

Wall of fire

I loved the contrast between the vivid red, orange and yellow fall colors of the leaves on the trees in the background of this shot, and the muted natural tones of the bed of reeds in the foreground. The fall colors on the East Coast are often spectacular,...

Minister’s Island, Saint Andrews

Minister’s Island, Saint Andrews

One of our favourite places to visit during the summer is Minister's Island near Saint Andrews in New Brunswick. For a short window each day, the tide allows access to the island across a causeway which is revealed when the tide recedes. The island is home...

Little Cooksie Island

Little Cooksie Island

I am fortunate enough to look out upon this view every day, and every day it's different. On this particular morning the fog threatened to envelop Little Cooksie Island out in the bay. I love the subtlety of the scene and wanted to capture the...

In the autumn of it’s years

In the autumn of it’s years

The spectacular colours of autumn erupt onto the landscape for a few short weeks during September and October. It feels like this barn hidden among the trees is in the autumn of its years.

Moorings in the mist

Moorings in the mist

Before I set out on a whale-watching trip with my daughter, we were sitting in the boat waiting for the crew to cast off. It was a summer's day but cold because of the sea fog which was only now beginning to disperse. As the fog rolled away, it...

Spring blooms into life

Spring blooms into life

It didn't take much effort to find these delicate miniature white flowers of tree blossom in the springtime – I just had to put on my boots and talk a walk up through our back yard. There were still mounds of unmelted snow in the driveway, a...

Photography as art

Photography as art

To some, photography is simply not art, it’s just a case of pointing your camera at something and capturing an image which is already there. To others, of course, photography is art. I am bound to agree with the latter statement that 'Photography is art',...