Category Archives: Framed Prints

Frosted Maple Leaf

This print is from last evening’s darkroom work.  I like its rather strange look.  It’s partly the product of the muted, sharp-angle sunlight falling on the scene, and partly the result of the frost coating everything, which gives the picture … Continue reading

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White Fawn Lilies

This region has its share of beautiful wild flowers (including several lilies), each taking its turn to enliven the forest floor at different times of the year. One of the first to emerge in the spring is the White Fawn Lily. … Continue reading

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Rock and Kelp

This shot is from my most recent roll and was taken during a relatively brief walk at Devonian Regional Park, here on Vancouver Island. I’d been feeling a bit unproductive lately since my last couple of rolls didn’t yield any … Continue reading

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San Fran Art Deco

One of the great joys of having your own darkroom is that you can reach back in time to make a new print from an old negative. I made this photo while visiting San Fransico in 1989, shortly after the … Continue reading

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Ferry Man

I shot this on the ferry one morning in August during a voyage from Vancouver Island to the mainland. The car decks are usually deserted but for a few people slouched in their vehicles texting or talking on their cell … Continue reading

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Abstract Grass

One of the aspects of black-and-white photography I enjoy the most is that, with the slightest adjustment in composition, you can turn the most ordinary subject into something beautiful. And what could be more ordinary than a bunch of dried … Continue reading

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Twisting and Turning

I love trees.  I find the endless variety of their shapes and textures fascinating and, without getting all anthropomorphic here, I’m  struck by how often their features suggest the human body.  It seems somehow appropriate that our arms and legs … Continue reading

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All Mod Cons

I pulled this negative from my archives and decided to have a go printing it the other night. It was a relatively straightforward print to make since the limited tonal range that initially attracted me to the image didn’t need … Continue reading

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