Category Archives: Lakes
One of the best aspects of nature and landscape photography is serendipity. Regardless of the planning, you just never know when an unexpected image will present itself, completely without warning. Such was the case last week when I went … Continue reading
On a trip to Ontario to visit with relatives we stopped at Pinecroft, a pottery studio outside of Aylmer, in southern Ontario. The owners are relatives of my wife and she has visited this place for as long as she … Continue reading
The morning dawned cool and very calm. I took one of my Springers for a walk, and when we reached Spectacle Lake a light breeze started to stir the mirror-like surface of the water. Beautiful ripples disturbed the reflection of … Continue reading
This is the 365th image in the project, and should be the last, but because 2012 is a leap-year there’s one more to come. Over the last year I have taken you on a journey into my mind and … Continue reading
This brackish pond is cut off from the sea at Pembroke Cove, Yarmouth County, by a small sand and stone peninsula that can be seen at the distant, far left. Sony A-900 – Sigma 24-70mm – f 2.8 – 70mm … Continue reading
Spectacle Lake is the source of the Beaver River. The water flows from Spectacle Lake to Cedar Lake via this stream, known locally simply as “the brook.” Almost 200 years ago my ancestors damed this spot to build up pressure … Continue reading
On Valentine’s Day, even the ducks get into it. These two were spotted on Second Lake in Dayton, just outside Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Sony A-900 – Tamron 70-200mm – f 2.8 – 200mm – ISO 200 – f4.5 – 1/350.
If there is a secret, magical place at this end of the Province, this is it. This remote, pristine lake, deep in the remote backwoods, was originally home to a private hunting and fishing lodge, known as Birchdale, used by … Continue reading
This ice is just below the gates of the Raynardton Dam on the Tusket River. I can only assume that the strong currents created excess water is allowed to escape causes the ice to form in these near-perfect circles. It’s … Continue reading
In this still, sun-lit pond a birch sapling floats, crowned by a slowly melting sheet of ice. Sony A-900 – Tamron 70-200mm – f 2.8 – 70mm – ISO 200 – f4.5 – 1/500.