Thoughts on the shifting landscape of time…

“Antipathy toward time clouds personal and collective thinking.” – Marcia Bjornerud⁠⁠⁠⁠Morning light and blowing snow across the rolling landscape of Southern Alberta, February 2020⁠⁠⁠⁠One year ago we were settling into a new, strange routine. I had already been working from home, and we already enjoyed the occasional convenience of delivered groceries. But now there were […]

Frozen Bubbles

You know those exquisite wintertime close-up photos of ice crystals forming on bubbles as they freeze? These are not those. You are looking at the messy, interesting results of an attempt at such photos though.⁠⁠⁠⁠Despite being plenty cold, it has been too breezy outside for bubbles. I thought the sheltered and well-lit space of my […]

Holding space, looking for light

“I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.” – James Baldwin⁠ Fair warning, this is not a happy post, and beyond a shared mood, the text has very little to do with the image. […]

Winter Light Celebration

As winter settles in, the sun is slipping lower and lower across the sky. During the winter solstice here in Winnipeg, Manitoba the sun barely clears the treetops. Such low-angled rays of light are magical, and to celebrate the season I’ve gathered some winter light photography snapshots from recent years… I find that winter light […]

Summer reflection, Whirlpool Lake, Manitoba

Summer Reflections | Riding Mountain National Park, Canada

“After everything that’s happened, how can the world still be so beautiful? Because it is.” ― Margaret Atwood Blue summer skies and fluffy white clouds mirrored in the water of Whirlpool Lake at Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba. The dazzling colours of summer are fleeting in Canada, and in this scene there are vivid blues and […]

Solitary white water lily flower illuminated by sunlight against dark shadowy lush green leaves

Water Lily & Lotus

With bright flowers emerging from the water, contrasted by the rounded geometry of simple floating leaves, water lilies and lotuses have inspired artists and poets, symbolizing deep cultural meanings for centuries. Exploring the beauty of a water lily or lotus plant through photography is a welcome creative challenge. These aquatic plants are a lovely subject […]

Winter scene of snow blowing at dawn across a highway in rural Alberta, Canada

Uncertain Road

I woke last night in the darkness to the rumbling sound of a heavy train passing through the city, threading through the quiet neighbourhoods with its horn calling a long, keening wail. I lay awake listening as the sound repeated, feeling anxious, sad, wishing that I might wake in the morning to a world no […]


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