This year’s Kelby World Wide Photo Walk occurred on Saturday, 6 October 2018. Were you out for the photo walk?
The walk in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories was led by photographer and teacher, Brent Currie. It began at 1:00 p.m. at the Rotary Centennial Park, took our group along ‘Ragged Ass Road,’ made famous by way of Tom Cochrane’s tune of the same name. There was good discussion about photography, several discoveries about what is possible when using a camera, sharing of ideas in question and answer, encouragement to try the same/similar shots and a momentum of photographer camaraderie built through the few hours we spent together. The walk ended with an opportunity to quaff ale or sip wine at the NWT Brewing Company. It was a time to talk through and about photos, consider the need for gear and explore/share in people’s work and endeavors. A good, good crew.
In terms of locale, this second photo walk in Yellowknife was an opportunity to explore Old Town Yellowknife with the group and then, later, on my own.
Yellowknife is a city on the Great Slave Lake, the tenth largest lake in the world with a maximum depth of 614m. It is also a city set on the Canadian shield, on rock that has been smoothed by glaciers (last ice age). The landscape is an intriguing setting for me, a flat-lander. I went to the Bush Pilot’s monument and worked through two photo-stitches from the monument terrain leading out across the lake to Joliffe Island; the image holds most buildings on either side of McDonald Drive – businesses with names like Yellowknife Courier Service, Dancing Moose Café, Aurora Geosciences Ltd., Old Town Glassworks, Bayside Bed and Breakfast, Yellowknife Garage, Old Town Warehouse, Aurora & Inukshuk Olive Company and Yvonne Quick Heritage Wharf. The Yellowknife bay holds the curiosity of houseboats, all are colourful, each is a residence that allows its owner to avoid land taxes.
These images are the first I have edited – have a look.
Quote to Consider / Inspire – “To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place …. I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.” – Elliott Erwitt
Listening to – U2’s take on an Aussie Folk song, ‘Van Dieman’s Land’ and ‘The Miracle (of Joey Ramone).’
And all the life's delightful doses
lifestyle, mommy, and more
A Blog about Music and Popular Culture
The world around through my camera's lens
Wedding Photography, Candid Photography Studio Delhi, Candid Wedding Photographers in Delhi, Pre Wedding Photo shoot, Wedding Photography Studio Delhi !!
travel junkie & horse lover
BY GRACE THROUGH FAITH
thoughts on innovation, startups, photography and bourbon since 2007
I make photographs and poems to please myself (and share them to please you).
Natural, rural and urban images
Surreal Landscapes by Maikhail Buzhinskiy
Exploring open roads without breaking the bank
Expeditions - explorations - adventures
'Why be reliant upon secular media sources, literary works penned by atheists, and embittered hearsay to inform your views on religiosity, or worse still to bring about the lack thereof, isn't that as sensible as asking directions to KFC from Ronald McDonald?' ―T. C. M
What I've always wanted
Born a Yaad | Adventuring Abroad™
He started Writing, The paper started speaking...
L'occhio ritaglia il soggetto, e l'apparecchio deve solo fare il suo lavoro, che consiste nell'imprimere sulla pellicola la decisione dell'occhio
Traveler & photographer with a passion for everything
Ein Tagebuch unserer Alltagsküche-Leicht zum Nachkochen
Peter Joseph Singhatey - "Just Love Flying"
GROUND OR AIR THERE IS NO STOPPING FOR US