Monday, August 21, 2017

Quiet Places

I've visited a few peaceful places lately, where tranquility can be found in a number of ways. The first was the cemetery in Fort Langley, which contains many historic monuments. I've always loved old cemeteries, and have attempted to capture their essence on several occasions. This time feels like I'm getting closer..... 

Persistence of Memory

James James
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Sunday, August 20, 2017

More Quiet

This time at a beautiful rural property in Chilliwack, on a perfect summer's day.
Reflecting Pool

Lilies
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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Blue Heron Sanctuary

"A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush", or so it is said. At the Blue Heron Sanctuary near Chilliwack, the birds weren't even in the bushes. With winter retreating slowly, they were likely hesitant to show themselves. No matter. The area was lush and tranquil; the wetlands soon to burst into birdsong. Water was everywhere, which is always a joy to photograph. 

Bridge

Awakening Forest

Spring Pond

Woods and Water
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Friday, March 24, 2017

Double Vision

It's been a long, cold winter here, the kind that discourages outdoor photographic junkets. During a recent indoor shoot with the Brass Band Art Group, I explored the camera's "multiple exposure" setting. Some shots were taken on a tripod, others were hand held. All were great fun to do. 

Spring Flowers
Still Life


Indonesian Cloth




Paddle
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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Myra Canyon

In early fall I achieved a life long ambition - to cycle the Kettle Valley Railway. Although I would love to bike the entire route, Myra Canyon, near Kelowna was a great start. Spectacular vistas were at every turn, and it was inspiring to cycle the path of the ancient trains. The historic trestles were destroyed by fire in 2003, but have been rebuilt. Relics of that fire remained; charred tree trunks pierced the lush regrowth, while the autumn color added flames of its own. 

Fire in the Valley

Burning Bush

Turning Leaf

Rain Shadow

Rebirth

Shadow and Light

Trestle

Two for the Rail Bed
Canyon
Copyright 2017, Kathy Neudorf