Beautiful Rural Waterloo Region

Taken earlier this year... I love the misty look and vantage point from the hill!

It almost reminds me of a Grandma Moses type painting - there are a few spots in our area that have such scenes.  

 

Greetings Cards for sale

Hello! It's been a long couple of months since I have posted anything.  I have been flat out busy with my day-to-day real estate photography work.

One thing I want to talk about today is that I am offering greeting cards now.  These are great ways to own or share a piece of fine art photography, perhaps before you purchase a larger version.  The cards are put together by hand and are blank on the inside.  These are for sale at the Uptown Gallery in Waterloo.  Or contact me directly.

November birds in Flight

It was brought to my attention today that this photo is in my site banner but not in a post!   How easy it is to forget things so obvious.

This photo comes with a story.

As artists we sometimes have our dry spells where we don't feel inspired to produce anything.  This spell of mine lasted a year or so.... until.... one day in November 2015 I was pulled over to the side of the road in a rural area between Kitchener and Guelph.  I was swamped with appointment requests and other emails - and I needed a break.   As I sat in my car I noticed that every time a car drove by this group of birds (starlings?) would all take flight and then re-settle.   I always have my camera by my side so it was easy to snap this one!  I am thrilled how sharp the detail came out on the birds as they are flying.  Some of them look rather comical to me -like little pocket sized rockets.  They all have a different flying position which makes this a fun photo to peruse.  I also like the fact that the background is very natural and somewhat disorderly.  Quite often we like to produce "clean" images but this one is exactly how I saw it.

I'm happy to say after this day my dry spell had broken and I haven't had one since then)))

So much fun to share this story.

 

This photo is also displayed (plaque -mounted)at the Uptown Gallery in the Waterloo Town Square!   

One last note, this and most other photos can be cropped to a panoramic size photograph if that is the look you want in decorating your home.  Typically all my photos are cropped to one extent or another.

Cold day in Waterloo County

Another one of my snow, fence lines and winter photos... Waterloo County.  I have returned to this same spot in other seasons, believe it it doesn't not always look like this.  Still, despite the cold, there is great beauty to this landscape.

Snow, fence lines, winter, Waterloo county

Winter Farm - Waterloo Region

One of my favourite photos.   I drove past this on my way to an appointment,  thought about it, turned around and returned to the spot to photograph it.  So glad I did.  This one looks amazing printed on aluminum.

Art Exhibition of Photography, Mixed Media, Glass and Jewelry - Uptown Gallery Waterloo

I am happy to announce that I am now a member of the Uptown Waterloo Gallery- with the Chesley House Label!  

The gallery is easy to visit- located in the indoor mall, Uptown Waterloo.

I am thrilled to be a featured artist at this event!