Finding The Sunset in a Flower

To the naked eye, this flower appears canary yellow. I moved the plant around and allowed the bright sunlight to move across and through the petals, then I started to see they were actually made up of many colours. I didn't achieve this sunset range with vibrancies, not saturations, they were all hiding in the … Continue reading Finding The Sunset in a Flower

Shadows at Sunset

I don't recall how or when I took this shot. It must have been when I was shadow hunting around the house. It was a very blurry shot, to begin with and the light in the original was at sunrise, not sunset. I usually don't see so much red in the morning sun, but this … Continue reading Shadows at Sunset

Hellish Night

I returned at sunset to see what colours might have changed on previous images. The gargoyle looked different. There were more colours on the surface of the stone, but it was the glow of the sky that changed the whole mood of the picture. I cropped the image more to the right to highlight the … Continue reading Hellish Night

Sunset Time

I am simply fascinated by this plant. The intricately interwoven filaments that form a nearly perfect sphere are gorgeous. I zoomed in and focused on the sphere itself, contrasting out the greenery behind it. The final effect was that it appeared as if the setting sun was illuminating it. I fond it beautiful! For more … Continue reading Sunset Time

Sunset From The Top of the Ferris Wheel

The blessing of being a tourist in your own town is that you have the opportunity to fall in love with your city all over again, Family was visiting from out of town and their kids asked to go on the ferris wheel at the Old Port of Montreal. As it happened, it was close … Continue reading Sunset From The Top of the Ferris Wheel

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #367 – Al Ain Desert #37

Al Ain Desert #37 Imaginings from what is perceived: The dunes seam like cut-outs with the sun behind them, but they give off a subtle light and heat. The sun scatters lights through the humidity in the air and reflects off my camera lens, like an impressionist painting with a post-modern nod to greater simplicity. … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #367 – Al Ain Desert #37

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #366 – Al Ain Desert #1

Al Ain Desert #1 Imaginings from what is perceived: The tree was my main reason for this composition, but as I was examining the different shots I took of it, I saw the small shadow on the sun and a series of images came to me. From the helicopter scene in Apocalypse Now to the … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #366 – Al Ain Desert #1

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #365 – Al Ain Desert #5

Al Ain Desert #5 Imaginings from what is perceived: Are we still in the desert, or have we moved to Mars? This glimmer shot across the window, just as we came around a dune and heading straight for this hill when I got this shot. It’s easy to imagine John Carpenter walking hand in hand … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #365 – Al Ain Desert #5

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #364 – Al Ain Desert #12

Al Ain Desert #12 Imaginings from what is perceived: Look at how the sun is pushing down on the horizon. It feels like there's a barrier trying to keep it in the sky. The romantic in me, wants that to be the clouds of desert diamond-dust floating in the sky and holding the sun captive … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #364 – Al Ain Desert #12

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #363 – Al Ain Desert #15

Al Ain Desert #15 Imaginings from what is perceived: The sun seems to flare the closer it gets to the horizon as it sets. Just keep shooting and you will surely catch these flares. Say goodnight back to the sun, as I’m sure he’s waving goodnight to you before going to bed. What inspires an … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #363 – Al Ain Desert #15