Dyrhólaey Arch – Lighthouse

I was in Iceland a year ago. The time was opportunity to move within and over unexplored terrain, alone. I would respond to it all, feasting my eyes through my camera lens, always working to understand the visual narrative of the land, its weather and people. The windward-leeward interaction of mountain weather is a visible…

Summer Look-back

” … southward from High Level, camping around Alberta ….”

Skyline Silhouette

A summer image, looks west from Baseline Road at 17th Street to Edmonton’s skyline; it appears as silhouette. To the left and right are various petroleum-based industries – the road is known also as ‘Refinery Row.’ Quote to Consider – “Just put on the lens and go.” – Miroslav Tichy Listening to – Bruce Springsteen’s…

Land’s Next Use

Timber, pushed down, lies strewn throughout a farmer’s field, a first step in clearing the land. Timber has also fallen across the structure of a homestead house yet has not crushed it. The house and a water-filled dugout suggest that a previous owner, another farmer, had initiated and abandoned a similar project in an earlier…

Manning, Dixonville & Blue Sky HDR

Images this morning are from a farming community in the region that lies between Manning, Dixonville and Blue Sky, Alberta. Grain bins done in HDR with swirling, heavy clouds above and a set of HDR photos of an early fifties grain truck at the pioneer museum minutes north of Manning. Listening to the Candid Frame…

That Thought, Complete

The following text is excerpt, core invitation to a cousin to interact with me through my photo blog and exposes intentions for the blog and posting. “My photoblog’s URL is http://www.lumensborealis.com , written from the point of pseudonym, also most often written at day’s end … a mind saturated, releasing the day; sometimes this can…

Metal Geometry

High above a creek running in spring’s thaw, a train trestle’s metal geometry, angles bolted and welded together, contrasts against water’s fluid state and creek bank flora … colourful, yet still to come alive. Listening to – Ibarionex Perello interview Walter Plotnick on ‘The Candid Frame,’ a discussion of wet photography and digital process –…