Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Winter Monochromes 2011

3 Images in a unique light.
All shot in my backyard at aprox 4:30pm today
It was snowing and if it was clear there would be a sunset.
Well it was overcast, but the light at that level came through
the overcast and illuminated the scene.
Very cool! 

I will repost these in natural colour for interest sake.


Automotive Night

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Christmas Glad Parade

A Christmas Parade for you!
Gladiolus my favorite flower in our garden
This is the past summers beauties
12 images for the days of Christmas
and 1 more to make a bakers dozen!













Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Away in a Manger

The Christmas Carol circa 1885 by James Ramesy Murray

The Image circa 2009 by James Edward (T-bone) Gardner

Small Horse Barn In Muskoka, Canada
I'll bet its warm inside.
                                    

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

An Artists Impression

This is a painting by a friend in Mexico
He is a regular friend here and used one of my images
of a Blue Jay as inspiration!
Thanks Rousz...I love it!


Friday, December 9, 2011

The Future is Bright

With every winter day so dark and white
one must remember the future is bright
A splash of colour will brighten your day...
your patience will be needed
because its six months away!



Many Seasons Have Past


An old rake that I have used as garden art for many summers
now finds its place as winter interest
Its close to a bird feeder and on many occasions a Blue Jay
will perch on the missing tines, and someday I will get my shot!

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Nocturnal Steamship

At my company Christmas party recently held at a hall
on the Gravenhurst Wharf I noticed the restored steamship
The Segwun across the bay
So with my trusted point and shoot on my belt I captured
these images...wish I had my big boys with me.
but I think they still show what my eye did.


Sunday, November 27, 2011

A Storm in Your Future


Like winter, there is a storm in our future.
Hard to believe that in a month or so this beautiful colored water
will be dark blue and grey and about 2 feet of frozen ice!
Brrrr!


November Rains

Todays weather report.......

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Whats to come...


So dark and grey,  so very stark
to see the beauty look past whats not
for its in the dark of white and sparse
that nature shines, to live or not
spring will come no matter what
so enjoy this scene, because in winter
its all or not...


Friday, November 25, 2011

Mallard Brood in motion...

This image was captured early morning in July on Lake Muskoka.
The camera was handheld  with low light and a slow shutter speed.
I was looking for motion. I think i got lucky as the colours were rich around the scene.
A crop job and simple adjustments in light, shadow, and contrast gave me this!!
It has a painted effect without any major edits

I offer the original for your suspicions.


Thursday, November 17, 2011

Winter's Garden at Night

Winter is knocking at our door!
We expect up to 30 centimeters by tomorrow
and winter's true arrival is not til December 21st.
These shots were all taken this evening after dinner
The Black Eyed Susan's are like little cupcakes
Hope to give you some shots in daylight tomorrow.





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