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A Collection of Rocks


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Exploring the Georgian Bay shoreline in Killbear Provincial Park on a cool Fall evening, a series of small rocks appeared before me. I thought now this would make an interesting composition. The rocks were of different color and texture. The sloping rocky points in background gave depth along with added color. It was still early evening and I decided to keep on exploring. I would return later when the lighting would be much improved.

Returning just after the sun had lowered to the horizon, the above scene was captured with much warmer lighting to enhance the color of the rock structures. I set my tripod up very low. I was on my knees to get the effect I wanted. With a slower shutter speed I was able to smooth out the water to a nice pleasing ripple. The setting sun created a nice yellow glow on the water. The lichen scattered on the slopping rock adds a nice touch. It is all the little things that add up to a good composition. This is a place to just sit and relax to enjoy the view before you before darkness sets in.

I would like to share with you the work of Carole Rodrigue. Carole is  a still life artist specializing in contemporary realism. She is a proud member of the International Guild of Realism.

To view still life art at its best, check out Carole’s Facebook page.

https://www.facebook.com/CaroleRodrigueartist

It is getting cold in my part of the country. Christmas is coming. I have to get my Christmas shopping done. I am working on another book to be published next year. I have been accepted at the American Juried Art Salon’s 19th International Art Contest. One of my photos received a perfect score. More to come later.

For that unique Christmas gift check out my Fine Art Print Page.

https://kenben.org/fine-art-prints/

Or maybe a book of photos and poetry of Northern Ontario wilderness.

https://kenben.org/books-2/

Thank you for stopping in. Until next time happy trails

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~ by kenben on 12/15/2013.

10 Responses to “A Collection of Rocks”

  1. You’re definitely on top of your game in every aspect! I always enjoy seeing your posts show up in the reader. They give me a brief moment of relaxation in an otherwise hectic world. As always, great work Ken!

  2. Reblogged this on Is Pakistan Press really free ?.

  3. The colours are truly lovely!

  4. Love the colors here … just beautiful!

  5. The river with rocks is real stylish.

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