Tag Archives: Northern Ontario

Shoreline Mood

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Dark skies, late evening created the mood that is evident in this particular composition.  A touch of lighting by the setting sun. This is my favourite time of day to get those fine art compositions. Watch the weather, cloud effects, but best of all enjoy a pleasant evening stroll on the shores of Lake Superior.

It Hurts

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It Hurts

 

Been working all day

Kids to look after

When the darkness comes

The hurt always returns

I just can’t get

You off my mind

I am so tired of crying

 

So many emotions

Words have failed me

The pain of being cheated on

I gave you so much

Of my life

I never thought

I could be the other women

It sure hurts you know

 

What is it about her?

That I don’t have

You left me bitter

About love

But I got to let it be

Move on with my life

Strong Winds Are Blowing

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This was an evening capture taking at Sawpit Bay, Lake Superior. The waves were four feet high. Heavy cloud cover with detail. A rock out cropping standing alone. I was set up in a small cove. I wanted enough detail in the waves to create the sense of motion. I made sure I had a small piece of shoreline on the left. Thus I was able to tie in the rock outcropping.

Well that is it for this week. Until next time happy trails.

Hotel Room Blues

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An interesting morning shot taken on the Montreal River just off Hwy 17. A combination of mist, color and the darker evergreens makes for interesting contrast.

 

Hotel Room Blues

 

I opened the door

To my hotel room

Beer in hand

Feeling the blues

I am all alone

No one to love

 

I don’t know when

The last time I was kissed

Even hugged, for that matter

I am stuck here

In this hotel room

Lonely and blue

 

Sipping on my beer

Feeling the blues

For love just lost

I hang my head

The tears falling

In that hotel room

 

I have asked myself

I don’t know how many times

As to what went wrong

I am now all alone

Without you at my side

It hurts to say

That you are gone

 

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While exploring the shores of Lake Superior, I came across this location that was all rock. I had dark skies to eliminate the blown highlights. There for I was able to shoot straight through the crevice without concurring light problems. The stunted growth at the top of the photo broke up the predominately brownish color of the rocks. Lichen is always a nice addition to the scene being orange. Another magical location found on the shores of Lake Superior.

Well that is it for now. Happy Trails.

Good Morning

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Good Morning

 

Good morning sun

I greet you this day

I feel your warmth

You brighten the day

 

Good morning wind

You are blowing softly today

I feel you caressing my face

A breath of freshness

On this morning

 

Good morning trees

I hear you murmuring

Like a whisper in my ear

You are still standing

Though many are gone

 

Good morning flowers

You brighten the forest

With your vibrant colors

Gently nodding in the wind

 

Good morning stream

The sounds you make

As you journey through the forest

Gurgling and burbling carefree

To an unknown lake

Your water pure and pristine

 

Good morning sun ray

Filtering through the trees

You bring a ray of hope

To this new day

 

I rejoice in what

You all have given me

The feeling of spirituality

That can only be found

In the untamed wilderness

The feeling of peace and quietude

Mist On The Montreal River

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The following morning after my evening photographing, I returned to the Montreal River. This time it was at dawn. The river was thick with mist. The morning temperature at my campsite in Sawpit Bay, Lake Superior was 12 Celsius. On my arrival at the Montreal River the temperature was 5 Celsius. The distance between the two locations was only 40 Kilometers. I set up at the same location from the previous evening. It was a matter of waiting for the right lighting. Waiting for the fog to lift was a factor. The fog helped eliminate all that blue sky with no clouds. It was a nice setup watching the morning evolve. The crispness of the morning air felt good. It was a fall feeling.

The temperatures are beginning to drop here. Maybe the colors of fall will come on. Fall is the time of year when the air is cool and crisp. The beauty of the land is before you in a spectrum of color.